TW: Sexual assault, violence As I was thinking about what I would write my blog about, a clear topic rose up in my mind. One of the most impactful moments I have had while reading a graphic novel was when I read the Killing Joke. This was one of the first graphic novels I read […]
Spiderman was first published in the 1960s. It was then that he started to become one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes. The audience could relate to the character because of his natural wit and his underdog mentality.
When I first walked into a comic book store, the first thing I thought was how huge the space was. The walls were lined with comics that reached the ceiling and rows were made to have just enough room to walk, not wasting any of the space comic books could occupy. As I walked through the […]
In April, 1954, Frederick Wertham published his book called Seduction of the Innocent which changed the realm of comic books forever. Wertham was a respected psychiatrist who questioned the morality of comic books. According to Comic Alliance, “[Wertham] wrote several studies about the harms of racial segregation, to the point that his writings were used […]
In 2019, Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios opened their newest themed land: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The park took place on the new planet Batuu, and is considered canon in the current Star Wars stories it’s been referenced in at least one movie (Solo), and part of one of the new Thrawn books. […]
When talking about Dr. Manhattan’s love life, it is evident that he has been very unlucky in lasting relationships. From Janey Slater to Laurie Juspeczyk, Jon Osterman (aka Dr. Manhattan) has been unable to keep his girlfriends by his side. Many factors contribute to his inability to connect, but the one I want to focus […]
With more and more people opting for digital comics they can read on the go, it’s no surprise that the platforms for webcomics have increased. Some of the popular ones include Tapas, Webtoon, and Lezhin, which are all South Korean based companies. What’s the benefit? Since each of these platforms are available in app […]
When we explain anything to any person, we usually use a lot of emotion and use a type of language that is easy and simple. Imagine when a parent is playing with their infant and hides behind their hands and repeatedly shows themselves saying, “Where’d I go? Here I am!”. Yet, instead of saying it […]