Comics: Batman: The Cult

In the preface to the trade paperback of The Cult, writer Jim Starlin reveals that he liked Superman better than Batman when he was growing up in the late 50’s, because his persona seemed less lame in the context of the wholesome, lighthearted adventures that both were having in that time. He writes that in […]

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Comics: Batman: Gothic

Warning: the following contains some spoilers for Batman: Gothic. I’ll post another warning at the actual spoilery bits. Curious about how everyone’s favorite bat-garbed vigilante hero was used in media other than film (my experience there is the campy Adam West flick Batman, Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Saga and the absolutely terribleĀ  Batman and Robin), […]

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Book: A Game of Thrones

I could go on about this book for quite a while, but I’ll try to make this short, because it all boils down to this: it’s good. Really good. The basic premise: It’s about 14 years after (most of) the nobility of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros (that’s the continent) rebelled against the insane King […]

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Wow! It’s been quite a while since I posted anything. Not for lack of ski training or video games or books to talk about, just because of this whole “work” think compounded with spending time with friends and family in real life while I still can. And by that I mean “while I’m still in […]

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