November in Pop Culture History

Observances: Academic Writing Month Annual Family Reunion Planning Month Movember Fun With Fondue Month Transgender Awareness Month Native American Heritage Month Epilepsy Awareness Month Blog Posting Month NaNoWriMo National Pomegranate Month Impaired Driving Prevention Month Men Make Dinner Day (First Thursday) Daylight Savings Time Ends (First Sunday) World Quality Day (Second Thursday) Barack Obama Day…

Longbox Select: Slingers #1

Let’s look back at a comic that had a lot of potential, but far too many obstacles in its way. The Slingers are part of a struggling time in comic history.

Comic Review: Gideon Falls #6

Gideon Falls has been a complex story already. But, the conclusion of the first chapter brings up the intensity and breaks the mold of artistic choices.

Superhero Zodiac Signs

As I delve deeper into my own personality and how the stars aligned to help carve my nature, it interests me to see other peoples traits come out based on their birth. As I wrote up Augusts Pop Culture History, I found it a bit shocking that Spider-Man was first seen in August, and he…

Top Ten Hopes for Fantastic Four

Just one more sleep until the return of the Fantastic Four. The comic book that started it all for Marvel should have never been pulled off the shelves, but after all those terrible movies I suppose they felt there was nothing left to do. No worries anymore though as they are finally coming home and…

Comic Review: Amazing Spider-Man #2

The Background- There is no doubt that there is something special in the air surrounding Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley’s fresh run on Amazing Spider-Man. The comic nerds are excited, and for good reason. With only one issue down we already have this overall sense of things going back to the basics for Spidey. When…

Comic Review: Avengers #5

The Background- The Marvel Legacy launch is well underway now. Amazing Spider-Man seemed to be the culmination of all of our hopes from this new era, and all we need now is that Fantastic Four book just a couple weeks away. But, what is happening at the core with the Avengers? It has been something…

Longbox Select: The Thing #9

Welcome, to the very first Longbox Select. A fresh series where we will explore the obscure, colourful, creative world of comic books.

Comic Review: Gideon Falls #5

The Background- This is a major week for Gideon Falls. It was just recently announced that the rights have been sold to adapt the new series into a television show. Considering that reports say there was a massive bidding war, this tells us that the series is about to get better than we already expect….

Comic Review: Avengers #4

The Background- The Avengers are the biggest talk of the summer with Infinity War blowing our collective minds, but back in the comic world, the team is in their own shake-up. As part of Marvel’s new Legacy project, each of Marvel’s mainstay titles have been re-launched once again. Unlike some of the hard to swallow…