In organized fandom, “continuity” can be a trigger word for many fanboys and fangirls out there. Continuity is what ties a universe full of stories together. But it can also be a detrimental roadblock for anyone attempting to understand and digest 30, 40, 50…hell, even 80 years worth of content. No matter what corner … Continue reading Does Continuity Matter In Comics?
In 1977, a movie was released that changed the world of filmmaking and fandom forever. That movie was George Lucas’s Star Wars. It was groundbreaking and had all the right ingredients to create a universe filled with epic stories and larger than life characters. Since then, audiences and fans have been treated to a … Continue reading Star Wars: The Disney Trilogy!
In the comic book industry, the hip thing to do nowadays is to take a book, doesn’t matter if it’s a team or solo title, end its run and then start up a brand new volume. And not just every once in a while, but all the damn time! They think sales will go … Continue reading “Don’t Call It A Relaunch!” – Volume 3 Begins
This is it. The end of another geek filled volume of My Big Fat Pull List Podcast. But every ending is just a new beginning in disguise. While Mister X, Smurphy and Pistol Danger tie up dangling plot threads, YOU, the fans, will get to share in discussions covering Gears Of War comics, dead … Continue reading Our Giant-Size Annual #2
Spider-Man. Batman. Spawn. Wonder Woman. Doctor Doom. Savage Dragon. The Flash. Captain Marvel. Some comic book characters need no introduction. They’ve been around so long or have gotten so much media attention, just seeing an image of them brings thoughts of their origins, their greatest victories and most crushing defeats. Then there are those … Continue reading Our Most Wanted – Maggott
A lot can be said about a person by what their hobbies are. Not too long ago, having a geeky hobby like collecting comic books, playing with action figures or buying trading cards could get you picked on and bullied by your peers. Now, the tide has changed. Geeks have slowly inherited the earth and … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 2
Inside geek society, comic books, cartoons and movies are some of the most powerful gateway drugs into collecting pop culture. The amount of merchandise that comes out of popular shows and films is staggering and as technology advances, so do the awesomeness of the products released. During this first part of a two part episode, … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 1
Comic books have given readers amazing characters and fantastic storylines. As time goes by and the decades pass, those characters and stories get retold, reimagined and sometimes retconned completely. It’s times like these that fan boys and girls across the land need a few tough as nails private eyes to gather the facts and deliver … Continue reading Our Most Wanted – Thanos
The End. Fin. The Magilla. The Piece de la Resistance. The end of things is supposed to be a time for rejoicing. A time of reflection. A time of appreciation of what you have. Inside this last series of 8 episodes of Marvel’s Inhumans – there’s not a whole lot to be thankful for, a … Continue reading Inhumans: Episode 8 – Reviewed! …and finally – It’s Over
One of the most important parts of storytelling is – crescendo – the arrival of getting to – something. Anything. Inside this most-recent episode of Marvel’s Inhumans – you know – the one before the series ends? We Find – nothing in the way of arriving at – anything. The build up? Completely absent. Worse … Continue reading Inhumans: Episode 7 – Reviewed! Havoc In The Hidden Land aka – The Writer’s Room