3 Things We Learned From Latest Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer

The latest “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” trailer has finally dropped, giving a further glimpse into the second chapter of Marvel’s intergalactic, sci-fi, action, comedy blockbuster. This trailer introduced characters and weaved new themes that set the tone for what may be a more serious, but still funny sequel. So lets look at three […]

More Than Comics: The Importance of Backmatter to the Reading Experience

While the days of mail order ads and snail mail letters are gone, comic book backmatter is as important as ever. Particularly with creator-owned comics, single issues and collected editions are coming with all kinds of extra content that provides readers a more immersive experience. Story Related Writer Jonathan Hickman is notorious for putting his […]

The Rise of Comics as the Birth Place for Pop Culture

From Peanuts and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to The Avengers and The Walking Dead, comics have long been fertile ground for fresh ideas, birthing some of the most beloved properties in American entertainment. Whether due to the budgetless nature or singularity of vision, comics have flourished as a place where distinct voices, creative concepts, and […]

The Walking Dead: What We Hope To Learn From The Season 7 Premiere

Since the season six finale of The Walking Dead, speculation has been flying from every corner of the internet claiming to have decoded the mystery of who fell victim to Negan and Lucille. While sneak peeks and interviews have given hints of who got the bat and glimpses of what’s to come, I’ve tried my […]

Not Preaching to the Choir: Thoughts on AMC’s Preacher from a Person Who’s Never Read the Comic

Father, I have a confession. Apart from the free reprint of issue one that recently hit comic shops, I’ve never read Preacher. I know this is sacrilege in the comic’s world, with the Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon classic considered by many to be the greatest series ever. But to me, it’s always been that […]

‘Walking Dead’ Season 6 Midseason Finale: Three Loose Ends to Tie Up (includes episode seven spoilers)

So far, season six of The Walking Dead has been a rollercoaster of intertwining plots, all taking place in a couple of days. While we got closure on the Glenn storyline in the last episode, there are still a number of balls in the air, and they may all hit the ground on the midseason […]