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.

Complete Ranking of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Films

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is jam-packed with amazing movies. So much so that I have found myself claiming over a dozen of them are in my top five favourites. The problem is, I have been certain about which films are my absolute choice favourites, and I know which ones are swimming at the bottom, but…

Comic Review: Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2018)

The Background- It’s yet another brand new day for the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man as the Amazing Spider-Man title is the latest of the Marvel re-launches. After an epic finale by long-time – in fact, a record-breaking run from Spidey scribe Dan Slott, Nick Spencer is at the helm of one of the most important Marvel…

Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Ten years and seventeen major motion pictures have all lead to this moment- well, sixteen movies, but I will get to that. Avengers: Infinity War is the culminating moment that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been leading to. Sitting in the theatre waiting for the show to begin you can feel the anticipation of something…

April in Pop Culture History

Observances: Financial Literacy Month Jazz Appreciation Month National Poetry Month National Volunteer Month National Prevent Child Abuse Month National Food Month National Soft Pretzel Month Sexual Assault Awareness Month   National Library Week (First Full Week) Pan-American Week (Week of April 14) Canada Book Week (Week of April 23) World Immunization Week (Last Full Week)…

5 Must See Movies in April ‘018

With today marking the official release of Ready Player One, nobody really cares about what flicks are dropping in April.  Oh, wait!  A last-minute move by the Marvel Cinematic Universe has suddenly made the 27th the most important date in the cinematic calendar.  Set for a May date, the culmination of all those Marvel movies…

Must See Movies in 2018

Whether you felt that 2017 was full of disappointing films, or it was a great year, there is no denying that this next year will have some treats in store. Long-awaited sequels, major stand-alones, and the culmination of significant franchises, it is all happening in the next twelve months. Here is a quick list of…

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

I went into today planning on doing a review on Thor: Ragnorak. Which I will do right now: So. Bloody. Good. I wanted to talk about the fantastic cinematic adventure it was, and how Marvel has made movies an absolute blast. How Thor had a perfect blend of action, adventure, comedy, and stakes. Plus, the…

Deconstructed: Silver Surfer #14

It is the cosmic entity Silver Surfer vs. the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in today’s Deconstructed! A battle of epic heroes. Two of Marvels biggest headliners going toe to toe. In all honesty, Spider-Man doesn’t stand a chance against the powers cosmic. But, for the sake of putting these two heavy hitters together in one book,…

Deconstructed: NFL SuperPro #1

I have a special treat in store for todays Deconstructed. A book that has been referred to as the worst comic ever created. I recently wrote about a panel at Edmonton Expo that featured legendary creator Bob Budiansky. During a recap of his all-star career, he brought up SuperPro as one of his most silly…

Zyler’s Birthday Top 5 at Age 7

Happy birthday to my little man, who is no longer so little. Going from 6 to 7 seems like such a big transition. It’s like he is no longer a small child, he can just be referred to as a child. Zyler woke up today to a new crystal lamp from Jenn, and a sick…