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Batman Unburied: Spotify Original Series

Cycling through my Spotify playlists to get me through a week of OT at work, I saw an add that suggested I try DC Comics latest outing. With the boom in popularity of podcasts & audio books, it comes to no surprise that comic publishers would want to test the waters in providing content of […]

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William Moulton Martson: Co-creator of Wonder Woman

Kk looks at the history of William Moulton Martson, the man who gave us the most iconic female comic book character: Wonder Woman.

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DC and Webtoon: The Gentrification of Webcomics

DC Comics, home to the World’s Greatest Superheroes announced on August 17th, 2021 that they would be entering the world of webcomics through a partnership with Webtoon, the internet’s premiere source of webcomics. While little has been said about the future of this deal, or any of the “several” titles planned, DC has already released […]

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As Fast as Lightning

So approximately one month ago, I attended a track and field meet at the UW Dempsey stadium, called: The UW Invitational. It’s a rather special sporting event, seeing so many different yet talented athletes ranging from high school all the way up well into the professional ranks specializing in various events. You have throwers, sprinters, […]

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Frank Under Fire

A look at the warranted criticism of renowned comic book creator, Frank Miller, alongside his lifetime of works. Should one hold sway over the other?

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Max Reacts: Wonder Woman

As I wrote about in a previous article, Wonder Woman with Lynda Carter was my jam when I was a kid. I wanted to watch it with Max and see what he thought of it. Getting Max's opinion on shows I loved as a child or remakes of shows I watched is fun, and I […]

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A Warrior, A Cat, and A Harlequin

One of the most popular sections at libraries and bookstores is the young adult graphic novel section. When I was a young adult, this section was tiny and tucked away in dark corners. Now these sections are allowed to be in the light, and they are full of wonderful stories for young adults to read. […]

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Bloodlust: An Obsession With Violence

Violence, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “the use of physical force to injure, abuse, damage or destroy.” In many stories, it is easy to identify the protagonist (hero) or antagonist (villain) because of how they approach the use of violence or the lengths they take to avoid it. However, life isn’t so cut & dry […]

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You’ll Believe A Man (of Steel) Can Fly

“They are a good people, Kal-El, should they choose to be. It is for this reason, their capacity for good, that I send them you: my only son.” Many actors have played Superman, but only one of them IS Superman. Christopher Reeve embodied every aspect of the Man of Steel and his alter-ego, mild-mannered reporter […]

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Bi Exposure in Mainstream Comics

I assume that anyone with a passing interest in comics has by now heard that Tim Drake, the current Robin, has come out as bi. Some people are probably wondering why that is a big deal or why you should care. Here are the facts: there is a lot of misinformation and bias against people […]

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