Category Archives: Essays

The Sculptor – Series Consideration

Welp, here we go! The debut episode of Series Consideration, a video essay series where I study and discuss graphic novels and completed comic book runs. This episode, I look at Scott McCloud’s THE SCULPTOR. And don’t forget to see … Continue reading

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10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics

Welp, I’m branching out a little, kiddies. The Casual Geekery invited me to write articles for them. For my first article, it’s a 2-parter called 10 Things I’d Do If I Ran DC or Marvel Comics. Here’s Part One. And … Continue reading

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Theo Moudakis’ Fort McMurry Cartoon: A Criticism

As of this writing, it seems the massive fire in Fort McMurray is dying down. 80,000 people in the area were evacuated while the town was decimated. It’s fortunate – and a little amazing – that no lives were lost … Continue reading

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Regarding The Punisher

Ever since his debut in the second season of Netflix’ Daredevil, I’ve been thinking a lot about Frank Castle; a.k.a.: The Punisher. So much, in fact, that I broke down and bought the first complete collection volume of Garth Ennis’ … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

I’ve noticed an increase in “IT’S MERRY CHRISTMAS, NOT HAPPY HOLIDAYS!” postings on Facebook by various friends. And I need to get something off my chest.

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Thor & Batman: Marvel’s Science vs. DC’s Myth Reversed

I had a discussion with a friend of mine recently regarding DC vs. Marvel. They felt that DC was more reality-based than Marvel. In regards to the movies, that’s unquestionably true. Especially in the case of Batman. Christopher Nolan’s take … 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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