How Far is too Far? A Comic that Pushes It

Trigger warnings: Murder, Graphic gore, Rape, suicide, extreme language to include some slurs, pedophilia, child murder, nudity, necrophilia, cannibalism, self mutilation, incest (family ties)   You have to say to yourself sometimes while consuming content: there’s no way they would go there. Right? Well, Crossed goes there. I read some of these comics quite a few years ago and needless […]

The First “Graphic Novel” I Ever Read

Back when I was a little kid, I wasn’t the biggest fan of reading. It was a huge accomplishment when I finished a multi-chapter book cover to cover. I was also in a mother-daughter bookclub, and we would read some heavy books! When I was 10 or 11, we read Marley & Me. I should also […]

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 […]

Mental Illness As Illustrated By rubyetc Through Silly Comics

I’ll just get straight to the point. This whole article is dedicated to silly drawings of vaguely humanoid blobs, and a chicken. These are comics by rubyetc (or rubyetc_ on Instagram) depicting some of her experiences with mental illness. Typically, when we imagine an illness, we think of the flu, or tuberculosis, etc. Something related […]

Is New Always Better?

In 2002, Bill Jemas, the president of Marvel at the time, and Peter David, one of Marvel’s head writers, made a bet. Both men were going to write a small comic series and then would let the public decide which was better. Peter wrote Captain Marvel, which lasted for 25 issues. Jemas wrote Marville, which […]

Not Like the Orginal-Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel recently released the newest trailer to the upcoming Marvel movie, Avengers: Infinity War. The highly anticipated movie has fans wanting to know what will happen in this movie but it was said in this article from Screenrant that it will not follow the story that was in the original comics. Cast members of the […]

Black Panther: Yet Another Great Marvel Movie

Introduction So, Black Panther, the lastest Marvel installment has been out for just around a month. It already has stellar reviews by fans and critics alike and has just recently reached over a billion dollars in box office. I’ve already outlined why marvel movies are inherently great but now I want to figure out why Black […]