Since late 2017, sexual harassment has been dominating cultural discussion in Hollywood and the media. Men are using their positions of power to exploit women and cover up heinous acts. Unfortunately, the comic industry is not immune to this, and has been hit with a string of high-profile incidents.
I tried playing a mental game last week, where charted the companies that own DC Comics upwards to the top. It went DC Comics, DC Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Time Warner, and possibly AT&T in the future. Of course I got all this wrong without the help of the internet, but I did it to illustrate how hard its become to track where our media is coming from. That becomes important because increasingly, its changing in absurd ways and everyone wants your web cookies so they can predict what you will buy next week or even next month. Take that same game that I started with, and do it with Marvel Entertainment/Lucas Films/Pixar/ and Disney. Now add 21st Century Fox to that list. It’s not a linear thread, its a spider web. One which is about to become twice as big… Continue reading Is Disney becoming Alchemax?
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Imagine placing Grant Morrison created characters into a Christopher Nolan written film. Sounds awesome, I know. Then imagine the story revolving around a teenage girl being telepathically guided by an older, dead version of herself. Throw in some expressive art and perfectly restrained coloring and you have Jean Grey #8.
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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.Tyler’s Recommendation… Punisher: The Platoon #1 “Garth Ennis. Goran Parlov. Frank Castle. I don’t think I have to say anymore, do I?”
The guys are back together with a special episode describing their favorite years reading comics. Alex, Pat & Dean describe their personal memories of that time, what they were reading, important comics moments from those years, how it affected them, and it the way it shaped them as comic readers going forward. In addition, Alex recaps the rest of his trip and the culture shock he experienced from large cities in the Mid-Atlantic (apologies to people from Baltimore in advance) culminating in an unsettling hotel experience.
There is a flurry of announcements coming out San Diego Comic Con, this is some of the news that’s been revealed so far from the largest comics convention Continue reading San Diego Comic Con News & Things 7/22/2017