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Brent Chittenden

Brent Chittenden is a Canadian freelance writer currently writing for alancross.ca, geekhardshow.com and his own pop culture podcast, TATANS. He is readily available for writing and speaking gigs. Brent like sandwiches.

Retro Review: Union Jack

Union Jack is a character that I love the costume design but up until recently, I’ve never really read much of the character. To be fair, he’s never had an ongoing series but I started into Brubaker’s run on Captain…

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A Place For My Stuff

I just moved. I hate moving. Seriously. The lady and I moved into our first home of our own (no more land lord HUZAH!) and we went from thinking “Eh, it’s our first place, we’ll stay here, five or ten…

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Comic Book Gay Weddings

Please Note: The following column only represents the views of columnist Brent Chittenden and not necessarily the views or opinions of Comic Book Daily, its writers, editors or owners. Please read the entire column before commenting. I go away two…

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Review: Bizarre Comics

Reviewing indy comics can be a tough business, that’s why I tend to shy away from it. The problem I see a lot of mainstream reviewers have is that the try to hold independently produced comics to the same standards…

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Random Rumblings

I’ve been off for a few weeks. The lady and I are currently in the process of house hunting (like buying a house… I feel so grown up) and it’s taking up a surprising amount of my time.  Since WonderCon,…

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Reflections on the Industry

Take a look at the comic rack of your local store. Now, take look at the Previews catalog. And finally, take a look through various comic book news websites. Now if you’re around the age of 30, a lot of…

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Elseworlds

The comic book era of the 90’s gets crapped on a lot. And for good reason. It’s not so much that things like chrome covers, variant covers, inter-company crossovers or Image style artists were or are a bad thing, it…

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To Boycott Or Not To Boycott?

The word boycott has been floating around our universe a lot lately, and rightfully so in some cases. “We should boycott The Avengers! Marvel’s treated Kirby like a second class citizen!” “Everyone shouldn’t buy Before The Watchmen because DC screwed…

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Rock and Comics (revisited)

* I’m on a bit of a music geek kick this week and I thought it’d be interesting to revisit something I wrote for somewhere else and maybe spruce it up a bit and update it. The following article was…

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Crossovers I’d Like To See

Last week, a rumor made the rounds about a possible Spider-Man/Batman crossover. This rumor turned out to be false but it got me thinking, what crossovers would I like to see? If I could match up characters and licences from…

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2012’s Potential

Now that 2011 is in the books, it’s time to look forward to what’s coming up in the world of comics. Some of these things are confirmed, some are rumor some are just speculation on my part. The Return of…

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