CBU Quick Shot Reviews: Mech Cadet Yu and more! — The Comic Book Underground

Comic Book Underground’s Quick Shot Reviews – by Daryll Benjamin – Deathstroke #22 by Christopher Priest, Diogenes Neves, Jason Paz, Jeromy Cox via CBU Quick Shot Reviews: Mech Cadet Yu and more! — The Comic Book Underground Advertisements Continue reading CBU Quick Shot Reviews: Mech Cadet Yu and more! — The Comic Book Underground

Out of the Package: Wave One – The Birthday Bargain Shopper — The Comic Book Underground

In this episode of Out of the Package by Joe Gardner, the birthday boy shares an (almost mis)adventure in bargain bin toys shopping. This past weekend I celebrated another birthday. My 43rd, to be exact. And with it I added more toys and collectibles to my ever-growing collections. But the way I came about these additions made […] via Out of the Package: Wave One – … Continue reading Out of the Package: Wave One – The Birthday Bargain Shopper — The Comic Book Underground

One Man /// Riot #5: Brand Rehab – The Legion of Super-Heroes — The Comic Book Underground

One Man /// Riot is a CBU column by Daryll Benjamin. In this episode he once again applies his personal brand rehab, this time to the seldom published, cult-favorite, far-flung future teenage heroes of DC’s Legion. Plus other thoughts. Welcome to another edition of Daryll Brand Rehab! Last edition I tackled the Fantastic Four and did the […] via One Man /// Riot #5: Brand Rehab … Continue reading One Man /// Riot #5: Brand Rehab – The Legion of Super-Heroes — The Comic Book Underground

Top Comic Book Sales for April 2017 | Comic Spectrum

If you’re Marvel, then yes, shipping 93 comics, many of which are $4.99, when your biggest competitor is shipping 78 comics, at least half of which are $2.99, will always help your chances in being the market leader — especially when you’re playing the 1st issue onslaught game that retailers have absolutely no choice in playing if they want to continue to generate revenue. — … Continue reading Top Comic Book Sales for April 2017 | Comic Spectrum

Asians ARE NOT ‘Oriental’, Co-Creator of Iron Fist! | Legion of Leia

Asians ARE NOT ‘Oriental’, Co-Creator of Iron Fist! Earlier this week, I argued how casting an Asian-American as Danny Rand might have benefitted Marvel/Netflix’s adaptation of Iron Fist. It seems Co-Creator of Iron Fist, Roy Thomas had a few words of his own as well. And they were…. Well, let’s just say that my blood boiled. In… via Asians ARE NOT ‘Oriental’, Co-Creator of Iron Fist! … Continue reading Asians ARE NOT ‘Oriental’, Co-Creator of Iron Fist! | Legion of Leia

10 Comic Books Are Nominated in the 28th GLAAD Awards [Reblog]

  2016 may have been a dumpster fire of sorts, particularly in the political ring, but you can’t deny some of the awesome things we got too. For one, it’s been a great year in genre entertainment. GLAAD took note of plethora mediums that highlighted positive representation of the LGBTQ community and announced their nominees for the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards… via 10 Comic Books … Continue reading 10 Comic Books Are Nominated in the 28th GLAAD Awards [Reblog]

Reading Comics As An Experience of Mythic Time | Hannah Means-Shannon

by Hannah Means-Shannon Over the holidays, I visited a number of bookstores as I traveled around for festivities, and was particularly interested in history and anthropology books since non-fiction is my current trend in prose. In comics, I seem to be jumping off the deep end in fantasy world-building, particularly impressed when a creative team seems to be able to present the logic behind the … Continue reading Reading Comics As An Experience of Mythic Time | Hannah Means-Shannon

Guest Blog | One True Geek | DC Comics Rebirth: The Missing

Written and Edited By Michael Tennant In a recent column from Comic Book Resources, they reported on some of the upcoming changes at DC Comic including the full Rebirth Line. While Rebirth issues and upcoming books were mentioned, no creative teams were announced. We truly know little more than the names of the upcoming books for what that is worth. I am not here to … Continue reading Guest Blog | One True Geek | DC Comics Rebirth: The Missing

ORiGiNALiTY = CREATIVITY + COMICS

? Hello, greetings, and salutations Internet! I go by Terrence Sage, and this article you have before you is my own twisted form of propaganda on getting the message out on creativity when it comes to the source of the latest Hollywood Movie Trend. Comics. The logo you see is that of what I consider the third piece of the “Big 3 of Comic Book… Continue reading ORiGiNALiTY = CREATIVITY + COMICS

Guest Blog: The ‘Alternate Universe’ Excuse

Originally posted on James Harrington's Blog of Geek and Writing:
In one form or another be it Marvel, Star Trek, Star Wars or even many book series out there, we see writers wanting to change things and thus creates an alternate universe where they can explore things if they’d happen differently. Some do it better than others… Let me explain. I’ve seen two ways… Continue reading Guest Blog: The ‘Alternate Universe’ Excuse