It seems protests are being held almost daily and the world feels—almost—hopeless as people express their hatred for one another. In such turbulent times, a positive story about overcoming challenges—despite the politics standing in the way—is needed, and Dreams in Thin Air provides that. Dreams in Thin Air, written by Michael M. Nybrandt and illustrated… Continue reading Nybrandt touches past experiences
Let’s admit it—every time a new update for any Apple product pops up on a screen, most people scroll through the dozens of paragraphs to the bottom, and check the damn box. Rarely does anyone read the entire document. Then, a nagging anxiety wells up. What did we really agree to? Did we just fork… Continue reading Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions
An African-American woman wearing a white, short-sleeved dress, winking at the reader and toting a handgun, is quite the opening for Peter Bagge’s newest offering. And the title practically screams off the page— Fire!! The book documents the life of writer and trailblazer, Zora Neale Hurston, who lived in the first half of the 20th… Continue reading Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story presents a big personality with a classic comic feel
A monthly round-up of the various pop culture events happening throughout the Edmonton area. September at the Metro Throughout September Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre September means colder weather and warm drinks. Which is great because the Metro Cinema is located beside Transcend Coffee, La Poutine and several other warm places to grab fall-related… Continue reading September’s YEG POPNOW!
I love Batman. I thought he was the coolest hero around along side Spider-man. I watched the original Batman: the Animated Series and would rush home to catch the latest episode. This routine continued through Batman Beyond and the various Batman animated/live-action/comic/video game stories that have come out since. Rarely ever did my interactions with… Continue reading Why You Should Read “Detective Comics”
Each week, I will be posting the newly released comics I have read and why you, gentle reader, should be reading them and why I loved/hated them and to justify buying them. The comics will vary from various publishers and will span genres and will never give away spoilers. Green Arrow issue 1 / Benjamin… Continue reading The Weekly Comics Binge – June 16