Over at the Washington Post, there is an article on the inevitability of the Superhero-Movie bubble bursting. Oddly enough, it seems to mostly be a condemnation of Warner Brothers trying to get their characters on screen when Marvel has so much charisma.
Twice recently, I've seen a great Wonder Woman page posted, where she demonstrates the difference between her and Superman or Batman. I see it as a beautiful and concise piece of writing that adds depth to her character by not only showing that she is willing to kill, but also that her decision-making process is…
Over at fivethirtyeight, they've written an article on the inclusion of women and LGBT characters in Comic Books. The title of the article is a little misleading, but the content is very interesting.
I enjoyed making the flipbooks so much, I've made another round. The stories:
I decided to make some flip books. These are quick attempts, but I'm just trying to make something shorter than a story. Trying to keep them true to the flip books that I might have made a long time ago.
With Bill Murray wading into whether there should be a reboot/sequel to Ghostbusters with all-female leads, I figured I'd just share my thoughts on why the time for this idea is now.
CAUTION: DON'T SEAL THE CONTAINER TOO WELL! THIS COULD RESULT IN HIGH PRESSURE, BREAKAGE, AND PEOPLE BEING HURT! ALSO DON'T DRINK THE DRY ICE!
Spoilers are a touchy area for a lot of people. Gawker had an article the other day, claiming that they don't diminish viewers' enjoyment. I like to avoid them, because when watching movies and TV series, I engage in wild speculation (while watching and out loud). I like to predict how the story will play out.
I enjoy twists and turns in a story a lot. A big surprise from a character who has been hung out to dry is just a blast. Minor characters being set up for greatness is a thrill. However, the resurrection of dead characters and the requirement that readers/viewer see a character die on page/screen is a pet peeve…
Comics are referenced in songs and other media pretty frequently, which is great. Readers get a little window into the people who are writing songs and other material. I also find songs and other stories subtly referenced in comic books and I love it. It takes me out of the story, but when it's done well, it…