Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows

It's no secret, I'm a huge Spidey fan but byass aside (if that's possible) the mini series Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows was simply fantastic!  There is a ton to say about how well Dan Slott and Adam Kubert nailed the essence of Peter Parker through the art and writing in this story but instead of doing that I'm just going to say go read it and share some of my favorite panels. 

I know what you're thinking and yes I wish Stan Lee officiated my wedding too!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Recent Reading: Batman and Robin #2

This was such a powerful panel for me. How wonderfully wicked to have the book open up on Batman and Robin drugged and tied into a rotting car in an abandoned drive in watching as a montage of their enemies killing innocents plays, bringing into question Batman's vow not to kill. This is a classic controversy endlessly argued among geeks in corners of comic book stores and cons for years and Peter Tomasi knocks it out of the park in this arch using the process of Bruce teaching Damian the value and purpose of that vow to drive the story line. If you haven't read this run yet go do now.

Seriously go. NOW!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Recent Reading: Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #1

This first issue of Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #1 was nothing less than amazing!  This one panel represents the very thing that drives this story line and Adam Kubert just nails Venom and Spidey.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Live Long and Prosper - RIP Leonard Nimoy

Science fiction legend and pioneer Leonard Nimoy has passed.  May he live long and prosper in the realm eternal.

See the article

Seriously sad,

Re-imagining Superhero Body Types

Check out the article on CBR - Robot 6

My Thoughts:

Okay here is the problem with this. Yes the boobs are ridiculous there is no arguing that but these are SUPER HEROES people! They work out and beat up bad guys for a living! Just imagine if you were kicking ass 24/7 you would have a physically fit chiseled body equipped with washboard abs, big biceps and super cut legs. You want unrealistic I point you towards a kinda chubby Power Girl and Wonder Woman. Any normal human being (which neither of these woman are they're Kryptonian & Amazonian but I wont go there) with the activity level clearly shown in these comics would be an animal with nearly perfect physic! So yes the boobs are too big and some waists may be too small but these depictions I call BS on.

Kinda irritated by this,

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Rereading The Walking Dead Arch 2!

Hands down the single best panel among many in The Walking Dead issues 7-12:

So much emotion and desperation.  In one page everything changes and their priorities shift.  Another testament to the fabulous writing and art in this series.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

75 Years of Batman Video

If you're a Batman fan this is a must see.  This video released on DC's All Access YouTube account is an awesome look at Batman throughout the last 75 years.

Wishing I was Batman,

The Walking Dead - Rereading Awesomeness

The Walking Dead in my opinion is the best zombie comic ever created.  There are many reason why but I wont go into them all right now.  In preparation for The Walking Dead season 5 like many others I re-watched season 4 just to refresh my mind before diving into the new season.  In doing so I built up this overwhelming desire to reread the comics because they are just so good!

After reading the 1st arch again one of the things to stuck out the most to me was the art.  Tony Moore just kills it and even in black and white creates some of the most fantastic and memorable panels in modern comics.  So I thought I'd share with you some of my favorites from that first story arch that spawned the huge success that is The Walking Dead.

Amazing right?  If these don't get you syked to read this series for the first time or the forth time I don't know what will.  Now go and READ.

Thanks about leaving work to finish reading the next arch,

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

New THOR #1 Thorina, Lady Thor, Thorette, Female Thor

So my first reaction was, "Thor's got boobs?!?"

Eh hem.  Ok now that that is out of the way, seriously a female Thor?  Look don't get me wrong I was on board with the female Loki.  That made sense, trickster god of mischief who can shape-shift, no big stretch.  But how exactly can they justify turning Thor into a lady?  We'll find out shortly since it's slated for publishing in October but I don't know how they're going to pull this off believably.  (And yes I do see the irony in asking a comic book plot line about Norse Gods to be more believable)

Look I know what the hammer says, it's like an incantation we chant at Geekaholics Anonymous: "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor".  But lets get literal.  It says, "shall possess the power of Thor" not "shall become Thor".

Jerk: But if you have the powers of Thor doesn't that make you Thor?

Me: No!  If you got the powers of Superman would you be Superman? No! You'd just be some jerk with Supermans powers.

See more @ Here and Other Here.

Wondering what the female version of myself looks like,

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