Way, way back in the 1990’s DC Comics launched their mature readers line Vertigo Comics. If that sounds familiar…It’s because it is! I could recount what’s come before but I’m here for the 31 Days of Horror and we’re taking a look at DC/Vertigo’s Swamp Thing!
It’s the morning of July 13 here in Toronto, and the iPhone weather app is telling me we’ve got a high of 33 degrees Celsius to look forward to today. That’s … Continue reading The Dog Days Of Summer Brings “Millarworld Annual 2016” On The Wednesday Run
Oh, how this generation is such a disappointment. They couldn’t possibly live up to the ideals, pride and fervor of those that wrote the book on the twentieth century. Not … Continue reading A New Generation Of Surprising Underachievers With “Jupiter’s Legacy Vol. 2 #1” On The Wednesday Run
We’ve all heard the hype about Marvel Comics next big event, a sequel to the acclaimed mini-series that inspired the biggest movie of the year so far, yeah, I’m talking … Continue reading Marvel Sets The Stage With Their Prelude to Civil War II
In the first part of this essay, I briefly sketched the construction of American memories of World War II that began slightly before the war and continue into the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II
When we last left Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, they had reunited and defeated A.I.M.’s super Super-Adaptoid, only to find the evil scientist cabal had also awakened the Avengers’ deadliest foe, Ultron. … Continue reading Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E02: The Ultimates
Mark Millar and Stuart Immonen, these two superstar creators are launching a new series as part of Marvel’s ICON imprint. Meet me after the jump for your first look at … Continue reading Mark Millar & Stuart Immonen Unite – Your Look Inside EMPRESS #1!
Today (Wednesday, January 27th) sees the publication of Old Man Logan #1, written by Toronto native Jeff Lemire, who picks up the reigns of this alternate universe Wolverine from Mark … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop Exclusive: Jeff Lemire talks Old Man Logan
Everybody remembers that scene, in that movie, don’t they? Revered American comic book superhero creation, a fictional emblem for those who believe in truth and justice and all things inherently … Continue reading Aw Shucks, It’s Millar With His HUCK #1 On The Wednesday Run
This week, Steampunk Granny got to see two movies, one with hubby and one with the youngest of the nine grandchildren. Kingsman: The Secret Service I was excited to see … Continue reading Kingsman vs. SpongeBob SquarePants
When a comic book company advertises one of their new publications as the comic book event of the year, you’ve got to assume that it’s just hyperbole. Heck, it happens … Continue reading Hyperbole Abounds With Jupiter’s Legacy #1 On The Wednesday Run – April 24, 2013
Also premiering today is the special Hit-Girl spotlight trailer for Kick-Ass 2: Kick-Ass 2 opens on August 16th, 2013, stars Chloe Grace Moretz as Hit-Girl and Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kick-Ass, … Continue reading Trailer Time: Kick-Ass 2