Category Whosoever Holds This Hammer

Rob Liefeld and the D-List

Whenever I have a bit of writer’s block or simply can’t think of a topic for a column, the internet provides. Last week Rob Liefeld set Twitter abuzz with his comments about Deadpool, or more specifically about how Deadpool is…

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Disney and Marvel

Since the announcement of Disney acquiring Marvel was made, I have been wondering when we would see some comic book action at the Disney Theme Parks. This isn’t as much of a slam dunk as some might think: Universal currently…

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Vacation

Hello all, I am on vacation this week. Until next time please enjoy this picture of Tony Stark and Nick Fury on the beach (from the Marvel Swimsuit special).

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I Heart New York

New York is a great city. I know that isn’t exactly groundbreaking news, but every introductory sentence I write can’t be a winner. On a recent trip to New York I noticed how seeing the city in person gives you…

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Artists and Writers

When I was first reading comic books there wasn’t much talk about who wrote or drew a comic book. I’m sure that some people knew the artists and writers but mostly you just bought comic books because you liked the…

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Mainstream VS Indie Comics

A visit to TCAF always gets me thinking about small press comic books and their relationship with “mainstream” books. Like other artistic media there is a divide with the mass-market popular books that make a tonne of money and those…

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Creators and Fans

One of the most positive aspects of the comic book industry is that conventions and events allow a continual opportunity for fans to meet and interact with their favourite creators. It can be somewhat of a surreal experience to hold…

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The Mighty Thor

So a while back Andrew basically threw down the gauntlet and double dog dared more of us here at CBD to write reviews. I don’t think that I have the testicular fortitude to dissect a comic book with the surgeon…

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All Ages Means Kids

A few weeks ago Scott corrected Walt and Chris when, on the Comic Culture Radio Show, they referred to some upcoming title from Marvel’s All Ages rating as kids comics. Scott was correct in noting that these comics are rated…

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I still don’t like Tintin

I finally got a chance to check out the Tintin movie the other day and in light of my previous column on the source material I thought I would share some thoughts. As the Vulcans say “only Nixon can go…

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