Now that Thanksgiving is over we are now in the close-fisted grip the Christmas season. The sights and sounds of the season are everywhere you turn. The halls are filled with the sights and sounds of jingling bells, Ho Ho Hos, fat men in bright red suits, and Christmas tree vendors up and down every… Continue reading The Sartorial Geek: It’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Season
One of the best parts about being a comic book lover is the escapism they sometimes provide. Comics have told stories about mere mortals who can fly, swing from building to building, as well as garnering other breathtaking abilities. What has always been somewhat confounding, though, is that when issues facing the world become front and center in the headlines, there have been a few comic book fans that fully expect that these issues stay out of comics. For some, comics is their safe space and issues of the world should not affect the latest installment of Superman’s fight against Zod, or Spider-man trying to foil Doc Ock’s latest plot.
The problem is, many comic book fans seem to forget that comics, as well as nearly all forms of entertainment from gaming to movies, have at some point or another been a mirror of the sociopolitical climate that we live…
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Went into this movie with low (very low) expectations and it was better than expected but not great. The story was pointless and totally wasted a good cast. There was plenty of action and laughs, but there was just a hollow feeling because of the pointless plot. Takeaways: 1. Will Smith shines in any movie… Continue reading Suicide Squad Micro-Review
We featured Kill Shakespeare in our feature The Bookshelf: Comics for the Urban Man a few months back. While at the Baltimore Comic con, we where able to talk with series co-creator Conor McCreery about the future of Kill Shakespeare now that it's 12 issues run is coming to a close. @websterstyle
Recently DC comics announced that they would be revamping and relaunching much of the DC universe with new number 1 issues starting August 31st. The relaunch of popular character such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman has sent the world ablaze with the unprecedented coverage in mainstream media outlet such as USA Today. The announcement… Continue reading Webster Culture: The DC comics “The New 52”