Category Archives: Comic Books

Nick’s Picks – Headlocked: A Single Step & The Last Territory

Headlocked Vol. 1: A Single Step Headlocked Vol. 2: The Last Territory Publisher: Visionary Comics Writer: Michael Kingston Artists: Randy Valiente, Michael Mulipola Throughout my life, there are two hobbies that have remained my most passionate ones: comics and pro-wrestling. … Continue reading

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Nick’s Picks – Andre the Giant: Life and Legend

Andre the Giant was a very big man. If there’s one thing you get out of reading Box Brown’s graphic novel biography (Amazon link) on Andre the Giant, it’s that Andre was a very big man. Now, that’s not a slight … Continue reading

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Spoiler: Superheroes are Silly

Recently, film writer David Goyer made some disparaging remarks about She-Hulk and Martian Manhunter. Chris Sims over at Comics Alliance wrote about it recently, which you can read here. In short, Goyer believes She-Hulk is basically a porn star character … Continue reading

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If You Liked…Captain America: The Winter Soldier

“If You Liked…” is a new series where I’ll take recently released or upcoming movies, games, or TV shows and make some comic book recommendations. Earlier today, I had the chance to see Marvel’s latest superhero flick, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. … Continue reading

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My Ideal Superman Game Part 3: Gameplay Mechanics

Part One discusses the story. Part Two deals with side missions. Oh, and I should mention that I made one addition to the side-mission article: collectibles! This time, let’s tackle game mechanics.

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My Ideal Superman Game Part 2: Side Quests

Last time, I discussed the main story in my ideal Superman game. It’s still a rough idea that could definitely use fleshing out, but it gives you the general gist. This time, I want to talk about side quests. In … Continue reading

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My Ideal Superman Game Part 1: Theme & Story

It seems like this blog has unintentionally become more about wrestling than comics. Which is strange because the latter is a hobby I’m closer to than wrestling these days. Still, for those who may not be aware, my favourite superhero … Continue reading

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Comics for Everyone, Comics for Anyone!

Jason Arnold, the manager at my local comic book shop Strange Adventures, is likely one of the only people I’ve met more passionate about comic books as a medium than I am. An artist himself, Jason wears his love of … Continue reading

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Jack Kirby Would Have Been 96 Years Old Today

If he lived to today, Jack Kirby would be 96 years old. Jack Kirby not only broke the mould when it came to drawing comic books, but has influenced dozens, if not hundreds, of artists. His amazing, dynamic style added … Continue reading

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Man of Steel

Most people who know me know that Superman is my absolutely favourite character. I love that he’s this powerful being who chooses to do the right thing on a regular basis. I love that he’s just a farm town boy … Continue reading

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