Former ComiXology head David Steinberger and a group of industry veterans have launched DSTLRY, a new comic book publisher prioritizing fair compensation, creative ownership, and creative control for comic creators.
John Carpenter’s “Escape from New York” is a cult classic film that has been influential in shaping popular culture. The movie is set in a dystopian society and features an antihero character, Snake Plissken, who rebels against the corrupt system. This essay will explore the film’s themes and motifs, with specific attention to its representation […]
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
“Doctor Who” is a long-running British science fiction television series that first premiered in 1963 and has since become a cultural phenomenon. The show follows the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through time and space in the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) spaceship, often accompanied […]
This is welcome news! A new Godzilla film in November 2023. The King of the Monsters will be celebrating its sixty-ninth anniversary. Shin Godzilla was an imaginative departure of the dai-kaiju, but I look forward to seeing a return to the older style of the creature. Monstrosities of YouTube takes us through a few early […]
Remember when Marvel’s New Universe was the coolest thing on the spinner racks back in the day? Yeah, me neither. Sure, bagging on the MNU is low-hanging fruit, and there may actually be fans of this imprint, I am not among them… yet I don’t go out of my way to hate any of these […]
Superman… but which Version? There are two pre-existing characters that can be featured in the upcoming project produced by J.J. Abrams and penned by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The search is on for a director and it seems like Michael B. Jordan is being sought out to play the title character, Superman. As I have stated before […]
How often to we read the phrase “… was better when I was a kid”, or “… was the best time to grow up”, or something to that effect? I call this Nostalgia Bias. Doc For some reason the ages between six and nine are a time that many of us latch onto. Whether it […]