Thor: Love and Thunder 2022

Thor: Love and Thunder 2022

Natalie Portman revealed that filming will begin on Thor: Love and Thunder in 2021. She also mentioned the release date for the film will be in February 2022. Chris Hemsworth returns as Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Taika Waititi as Korg, and the director of the film, along with Christian Bale as a yet to [...]

Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Welcome to another installment of "Side-Notes", where I just share meaningless observations. Today's observation is about people whining over things that don't really matter. I reign myself in when I want to address this directly, because internet arguments are never constructive. Have there been things that have been done to some of my favorite characters [...]

Side Notes: The Old Guard

Side Notes: The Old Guard

In this Side Note I want to talk about my first impression of "The Old Guard". It's different but it also feels very familiar. This could easily be branded as a Highlander reboot with a twist... instead of fighting other immortals they band together to fight for the world. I think the concept of The [...]

Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

We’ve lost another great from the Golden Age of comics…

Love this piece by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

In My Not So Humble Opinion

Legendary comic book artist Joe Sinnott passed away on June 25th at the age of 93. Sinnott had such a long and distinguished career as an artist that I really could not do him justice in a short blog post. I will touch upon a few highlights, but for a much more detailed examination of his career I strongly urge everyone to get a copy of Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life & Art of Joe Sinnott written by Tim Lasiuta from TwoMorrows Publishing.

Fantastic Four #57 (Dec 1966) cover artwork by Jack Kirby & Joe Sinnott

Joe Sinnott was born in Saugerties, NY on October 16, 1926, and he lived in that area for almost his entire life. Following service in the U.S Navy during World War II, Sinnott attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School (now known as the School of Visual Arts).

One of his instructors was…

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Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Check out this deep-dive into the many faces of Robin, Batman's lil' chum. There is one of my favorite Robin's that wasn't listed, Bruce Wayne's "proto-Robin" from Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4. The year was 1939, and Bruce's first outing was as Robin? I love Else-Worlds. Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4 As kid [...]