How To Fix Batman

I have loved comic books ever since I was three years old. My favorite character has always been Spider-Man from Marvel Comics (though his character could stand to be fixed as well) but one of my other favorite characters for a long time was always Batman from DC Comics. I loved Batman for a lot ...

With All Due Respect, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Dorman, Mr. Broderick – You’re Wrong.

There has been a point of contention recently between professional comic book artists (and their spouses) and the cosplay community. This is strange and troubling because not only do these professionals and other naysayers have the wrong idea about how cosplay artists work and function within a comic book convention, but also – these professionals ...

New Beginnings and Sad Farewells

I’m a creature of habit. I have a certain routine which I adhere to pretty strictly every day. If I’m working late in the day, I tend to sleep in a little (unless I have errands) and relax up until I have to go to work. If I work early in the day, I come ...

How Social Media (And Friends) Saved My Life

I often see people growing frustrated with their social media accounts. Do any of the following sound familiar? – “I had to get off the grid for a while.” -“Facebook is so lame. Everyone posts dumb stuff.” -“Everyone’s ‘opinions’ are so annoying. I have no idea why I’m friends with some people on my list.” ...

In Defense Of Manara (NSFW)

We’ve all seen the ALTERNATE cover of the upcoming Spider-Woman solo comic book by Marvel Comics. Jessica Drew – aka Spider-Woman – ┬áis crawling up over the edge of a building in New York City in a classic Spider-Man pose – but with a more sexual edge than normal (or is it?). Her butt is ...

Is The Glass Half-Empty Or Half-Full?

“Is the glass half-full or half-empty?” This is not as simple a question as some would have you believe. Often, we’re forced to choose either the optimistic side (with the glass being half-full) or the pessimistic side (with the glass being half-empty). I refuse to choose either side. Instead, I believe the world is not ...

The Joys Of Cosplaying

I’ve always had a thing for Halloween. I didn’t always have the best childhood and Halloween was one of those days out of the year where I not only got free stuff to eat but I also got to dress up and be creative. Dressing up was an escape from the realities of my life ...

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