It’s time to point the Finger. Who really wrote Batman?

Self confessed documentary geek here! When in doubt I always go to documentaries, see what ever obscure fact I can find, and increase my knowledge about. This one absolutely blew my mind. As previously mentioned in other posts (I think) I love comic shows and comic movies, but I have never read one until this […]

The secret life of Wonder Woman

I recently (yes recently- as in two weeks ago) FINALLY watched Wonder Woman! And I LOVED it. And although I can’t imagine anyone else fitting the role as perfectly as Gal Gadot, the Wonder Woman that was brought to the big screen is not the original Wonder Woman. Photo credit: io9.gizmodo.com The Wonder Woman created by […]

Catholicism in Comics

Catholic representation in comics was brought back to my attention when reading Watchmen for class. I immediately recognized the Lord’s prayer at the Comedians funeral, and decided to look into what other ‘superheros’ were Catholic, and where else in the comic world has Catholicism popped up, when it wasn’t specifically a Catholic graphic novel. http://wulibraries.typepad.com/mghlnews/2013/09/a-look-at-the-watchmen.html […]

Graphic Novel illiterate

For someone who loves TV shows based off of graphic novels I had never read one until this class.  I quickly learned it’s a whole new level of literacy. My prior experience with comics had been limited to the Sunday comics in the newspaper I use to read at my grandparents house growing up. I […]