It seems like we jump from Halloween to Christmas with a very brief pause for Thanksgiving along the way. As we are now in the Christmas season, one of the most guilty of pleasures that the season has to offer had officially reared its "ugly" head. The ugly Christmas sweater has changed over the years.… Continue reading Ugly Christmas Sweater season has begun with a bit of @fundotcom_
We have covered many different styles of fan targeted clothing from suits to socks and as Autumn begins we start to look toward those warmer items in our closet. With that very notion, designer Josh Bennett has teamed with Marvel to create a Nordic themed line of sweaters inspired by the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok. The… Continue reading Sartorial and Geek: Josh Bennett & Marvel unite for Thor: Ragnarok sweaters.
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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