ARTICLE ARCHIVE: Commentary

Why ‘Normals’ in Comics Worry Me

Why ‘Normals’ in Comics Worry Me

There’s a problem that exists in the Marvel and DC universes which just freaks me the hell out. Beyond the monsters, both scientific and fantastical, there are beings whose existence in those worlds is just “wrong.”

Faith in the Force

Faith in the Force

So there’s an element of the original Star Wars trilogy that has stuck out in my mind before, and I figure I’d finally try diving deep into the subject. It all revolves around the line: “I have altered the deal. Pray I do not alter it further.”

Marvel and DC Films: A Comparison Essay

Marvel and DC Films: A Comparison Essay

In the last few days, it was announced that Gal Gadot has been cast to play Wonder Woman in the upcoming Superman/Batman film. For the first time since she first appeared in comics, Wonder Woman will be on the big screen.

Super Misconceptions

Super Misconceptions

The moment that I realized the extent of DC Comics no longer understanding how to depict Superman was not in a movie theater. Nor was it reading a comic. It was in a Michael’s Arts & Crafts store looking for a poster frame.