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…

October in Pop Culture History

Observances and Celebrations: International Walk to School Month World Blindness Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month Health Literacy Month National Bullying Prevention Month LGBT History Month National Pizza Month Oktoberfest Mental Illness Awareness Week (First Week) World Space Week (Week of Oct. 4) Thanksgiving (Second Monday) International Music Day (Oct. 1) International Day of Non-Violence…

September in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebration: National Ovarian Cancer Month National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month National Wine Month Mushroom Month National Piano Month Self Improvement Month National Hispanic Heritage Month Rice Month Potato Month National Suicide Prevention Week (Week of Sept. 10) Tolkien Week (Week of Sept. 22) Banned Books Week (Last week of Sept.) Random Acts of…

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.

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…

Longbox Select: Fantastic Four #178

Okay, it is only the second week of the new Longbox Select series and I know I did the Thing last week. So, why am I doing Fantastic Four this week? Well, besides being some of the best stories out there. Next week, on new comic book day, it is the official return of Marvel’s…

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…