Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. Spider-Woman (no relation to Peter Parker) is pretty amazing. She doesn’t want to stop fighting crime just because she’s going to have a baby, so she spends most of the first trade beating up bad guys while six months pregnant. Maternity leave is boring, anyway. It doesn’t help that … More Spider-Motherhood
Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. The first thing I noticed about The Vision was the covers. Mike Del Mundo, one of my all-time favorite comic book artists, has a command of color and a unique style of painting that creates beautiful and intriguing images. The comic’s inside art, by Gabriel Hernandez Walta, is strikingly … More Do Androids Dream of Electric Families?
Guest review of Black Panther: A Nation Under our Feet (Issues #1-6) by George S., ‘17 T’Challa, the Black Panther, is a man of many accomplishments. He is a superhero, an Avenger, an Ultimate, and the king of Wakanda, a technologically hyper-advanced society somewhere in North-Eastern Africa. The primary plot in Black Panther: A Nation Under … More Oh, I Just Can’t Wait To Not Be King
Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. Mockingbird was an eight issue series published by Marvel Comics in 2016 written by Chelsea Cain with art from Kate Niemczyk. It featured Bobbi Morse (Mockingbird), a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent with a little bit of the Super Soldier Serum that made Captain America and a PhD in Biochemistry, in an … More Mockingbird Takes Flight
Our first installment for Banned Books Week takes a look at some of the most challenged, complained about, and banned comic books. What do you think? Do these comics deserve to be banned? Do the challenges have any merit? Why or why not? To learn more about the issues, see the Comic Book Legal Defense … More Banned and Challenged Comic Books: 2016
Stranger Things has become the hit TV show of the summer, and for good reason. With its Steven-Spielberg-by-way-of-Stephen-King sense and old-school nerd sensibilities, it has appealed to a wide swath of viewers looking for something different yet familiar. Alas, there is only 1 season of Stranger Things so far – season 2 is greenlit! – … More Stranger Books for Stranger Things