STAN LEE & JACK KIRBY / COMICS SATIRE & POLITICAL CARTOONS [Comic-Con@Home]: Decoding the Dynamic.

DECODING THE LEE/KIRBY DYNAMIC - Comic-Con@Home It's one of those “chicken and egg” questions, one that ardent Marvel fans will argue about: who created the Marvel Universe as we know it? Was it Stan Lee? Was it Jack Kirby? Or, was it truly a mixture of the two with a few other ingredients mixed in (Steve …

MARVEL’S NEXT BIG THING [Comic-Con@Home / Reviews]: Boardwalk ‘Empyre’.

COMIC REVIEW I don’t know about you, but I’ve been starving for new comics-- especially from Marvel! During the quarantine I caught up on all of my comic reading and even read some stuff I previously had no interest in prior to COVID-19. Now enter: Empyre, the next big multi-title, "Fate of the Universe, Epic …

HIP-HOP AND COMICS [Comic-Con@Home]: Rap Legends x Comic Creators x Visual Artists Assemble!

Rap Legends, Comic Creators, And Visual Artists For the past eight years, the ‘Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining’ panel has been a highlight of San Diego Comic-Con’s programming, occupying a prime-time place of honor on the Friday evening of the annual pop culture gathering. And on Friday, July 24th, at 6PM PDT/9PM EDT, an all-new …

SNAKE EYES / TRANSFORMERS ’84 [IDW Comic Reviews]: A Deadgame’s Secret and Lies!

There's a been a surge of populairty in IDW properties as of late. With the pandemic forcing many an action figure-collecting nerd at home (with lots more time and perhaps some stim-cash to consume), the resurgence of Transformers, TMNT, and -- especially -- G.I. Joe is clear. Transformers has a hot new War For Cybertron …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 6]: ‘Soul’ Brother Supreme

One of the main objectives with this series of articles is to shine light on black superheroes that don't really get talked about. Case-in-point would be today's subject who was created around the same time as other well-known black Heroes like Luke Cage and Black Lightning but has never gotten that same level of recognition. …

EMPYRE / MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS [Reviews]: High & Mighty.

Over the past decade and a half there's been a lot of talk of event fatigue, particularly with Marvel Comics who have a "world ending" event nearly every summer. While I've generally enjoyed most of these events and absolutely loved two (War of the Realms and Secret Wars), I understand the sentiment and somewhat agree …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 4.2]: The Red, White, and New.

The Many Faces of The Patriot After the creation of Captain America in 1941, his popularity inspired a bevy of similarly themed heroes like Fighting American, Miss America, The Spirit of '76, Jack Flagg, Free Spirit and so on.  One such superhero was The Patriot who debuted in The Human Torch #4 (Spring 1941) with …