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GLAAD Nominates Saga, Love Is Love, Black Panther, Midnightetr, Supergirl, Black Mirror, Star Trek Beyond, Frank Ocean & More

la-et-hc-love-is-love-comic-orlando-20160920-snapGLAAD has released their annual media award nominees this week and as per the usual, it’s straight fucking fire. Comics nominees are Saga, Love is Love, Black Panther, Midnighter/Midnighter & Apollo,  DC Bombshells, Lumberjanes, Kim & Kim, The Woods, Patsy Walker aka Hellcat & All New X-Men. Other nominees include Star  Trek Beyond in film; Super Girl, Black Mirror, Wynonna Erp, Orphan Black & Stevens Universe in TV & former podcast recommendations Blood Orange Freetown Sound & Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange in music. Wow. Details at GLAAD’s website

Our Reflection in The Black Mirror

         DTC_Cv871_ds.indd Hello friends, this week at the Banana Stand the topic is Scott Snyder, Jock, and Francesco Francavilla’s fantasic run on Detective Comics with The Black Mirror.  This is one of my favorite Batman stories, and there are a few reasons why that I’d like to discuss.  The story and it’s structure, the rotation of two amazing artists, and the bittersweet aspect of it being Dick Grayson’s last great hurrah under the cowl.  I think those three aspects really separate this tale in my mind, and are the biggest factors in making it easy to go back and re-read it after it ended nearly three years ago.   As an added bonus and a nod to Pull List Playlist use THIS LINK to get my choice for a soundtrack to this entire 11 issue run provided by Arcade Fire Continue reading Our Reflection in The Black Mirror