Y’all, I’ve Got a Question.

The Question I’ve seen every single MCU movie except for Thor Ragnarok. I’ve seen Watchmen and I’ve seen the Dark Knight Trilogy and DC’s Justice League bundle of movies except for the titular Justice League. I’ve experienced almost every popular movie adaption so I’ve only got one question. Why do some movie adaptations of graphic […]

We need to talk (about depression).

Depression has always been something difficult to talk about. It’s really something you need to have experienced to really understand and even then it effects everyone differently. Person A and Person B could both have depression but have completely separate stories and feelings than one another. Depression isn’t the only mental illness that is like this […]

The Return of the (Printed) Comic Book

On September 18, 2016, an article was published on the Comichron website detailing the rise in comic book orders. According to the article, “Since 1998, Diamond Comic Distributors has never shipped more than 10 million comic books to comics shops in a single month. That changed in August, as DC‘s “Rebirth” resulted in shipments of […]

Archie Forever

As a child, I had an obsession with a particular comic called Archie. My father first introduced it to me around the age of 9 or 10 and I instantly became hooked. Archie was something my father and I bonded over, due to the fact that he had read it as well when he was younger. […]

Western Influence in an Eastern Comic

When Hirohiko Araki began JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure in 1987, his goal was simply to lampoon the hyper-masculinity of the male interest manga of his time, like Fist of the North Star. 29 years and 95 million copies sold later, JoJo has become a cultural phenomenon, owing much of its massive success to global accessibility. JoJo’s […]

Calvin and Hobbes and Everyone Else

Calvin ad Hobbes was a daily comic strip by American cartoonist Bill Waterson, that was syndicated from 1985 to 1995. These strips were also compiled into a series of books that served as an archive for the newspaper strip collection, although some offered some new material as well. Calvin and Hobbes is about an adventurous […]