Monday Munch #2

Another cool webcomic to follow this week!  Continue reading

Pickups #2

Apes #5 (of 6), Aquaman #40, Daredevil v3 #14 and Daredevil Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 (v2 #82-93)

Apes #5 (of 6), Aquaman #40, Daredevil v3 #14 and Daredevil Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 (v2 #82-93)

Daredevil heavy this week, which is appropriate since the Netflix Series is drawing ever nearer! Can’t wait for April 10th. Anyway, issues this week were all right, but mostly underwhelming.  Continue reading

A “Grittier” Nostalgia Scrapyard

Popular opinion these days seems to dictate that I should re-launch my blog with a darker, more visceral, “grittier” tone. With a dynamic shift to a sepia toned, blood stained, doom and gloom approach where the hero (me, clearly) doesn’t always succeed and he becomes a jaded, brooding dictator of justice that hands out viscous, violent punishment to evil-doers, straddling the line between hero and villain to become the ever trope-y and perpetually boring “anti-hero”.

All of that sounds well and good (and helplessly overdone), but I take particular umbrage with one specific word from that spiel… can you guess which? Continue reading

Hip-Hop in 2015: So far, so good

I haven’t been really interested in new Hip-Hop releases, aside from standouts like Shad or Childish Gambino, for a long time. To be fair, I was weaned on A Tribe Called Quest, Ghostface Killah, GZA, Mobb Deep, Nas, Large Professor – 90’s rap is what I’m trying to get at here – and I just never really caught a taste for modern mainstream rap. Continue reading

Monday Morning Munch #1

Another Monday is here, with all its splendor and… bleck. Mondays stink. Continue reading

Pickups #1

Saga #26, Revival #28 , Silver Surfer #10, TMNT #44, Superman #39, EXiles Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 (1-19) and The LoZ: A Link Between Worlds

Saga #26, Revival #28 , Silver Surfer #10, TMNT #44, Superman #39, EXiles Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 (1-19) and The LoZ: A Link Between Worlds

What an awesome haul I have on my hands. For starters, a 3DS game from one of my most beloved franchises and a slew of my favourite ongoings, capped off by a huge Exiles omnibus that I picked up for a mere $9.95! Continue reading