Black Panther is Overrated (and here’s why) – Part 02

Continuing the same sentiment as the previous article, I’d like to reiterated the same sentiments I had.  I don’t think Black Panther is a bad film, but I simply don’t see it as deserving the overwhelming amount of praise that it has received for many reasons.  In particular, the film isn’t that well thought-out.  A […]

What Makes a Comic/Graphic Novel Interesting?

Throughout the course of the semester we have seen a variety of comics and graphic novels. The interesting thing about those were how vastly different they all were. In class we looked at different examples of different comics and the many paneling options, word bubbles design, etc. that they come in. The same goes with […]

Our Favorite Collaborators are Collaborating again in Americanah

I am super excited to see my two favorite Wakanda women, Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia) and Danai Gurira, who starred in Black Panther together and have collaborated in many projects, work together again in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah. I read this book in English class my junior year of college and liked it a lot. The theme is about two […]

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 […]

I Really Like This One

We’ve read some really amazing graphic novels in this class. A Contract with God made me think about expectations from life and the reality of human beings, Watchmen made me consider how time is always running out, how rules and order aren’t always right, and so much more, Fun Home visually showed me the complexity of human relationships and […]