To say I love comics is probably an understatement. It’s hard to believe I’ve only been reading them for the last nine years. Even in my short time as a comic fan, I’ve noticed that there has been a noticeable, and mostly positive change in the industry when it comes to the diversity of titles. To be clear, when I’m talking about diversity, I’m not talking about diversity among characters and those creating the comics (writers, artists, etc). While there has been some strides in that particular arena, there is certainly room for further improvement, and that’s a topic that deserves its own post. No, what I’m talking about is the fact that there are comics available to fit nearly any possible taste–nearly every genre is represented. We may not be in a comic book renaissance, but this is still a pretty awesome time to be a fan. Therefore, here are some of the best books I have found within various genres. Continue reading
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In which, Tracy, Andrew, Kyle, and Shane McNulty converse about stuff from our childhoods that has been rebooted, specifically Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, and GI Joe. We also get a little sidetracked into discussions of Game of Thrones, Hannibal, Blair Witch Project, and whether or not Jason Statham is actually a good actor. Shane would also like to shout out to his niece Rhiana for getting into Harvard!
In which, Andrew and Tracy sit down with Sarah Wilde to discuss the girl who is arguably the most influential female figure in geek fandom in the past twenty years. I say “sit down” because Andrew doesn’t get many words in edgewise. From the “Spike or Angel” question, to complex plot twists and the universality of the growing up experience portrayed in the show, Sarah and Tracy cover most of it. (Let’s be honest, we can talk about Buffy for MUCH longer than this!) Continue reading