The Vulcan Hello/Battle at the Binary Stars Review (Discovery Episodes 1 and 2)

2017 became my year of Star Trek. It's good timing with the return of Star Trek to television, but it wasn't planned at all. I didn't even know a show was coming out this year when I started watching. I've decided to do a weekly short review of Discovery episodes as they come out. These … Continue reading The Vulcan Hello/Battle at the Binary Stars Review (Discovery Episodes 1 and 2)

Ideology and Allegory (Batman: The War of Jokes and Riddles)

A single man trapped in a war he doesn't understand. That's the story of Omega Men, Sheriff of Babylon and Mister Miracle. That's also one of the stories of Tom King's life, and many other Americans involved in the Middle East. This story has finally permeated King's Batman in the latest arc, "The War of … Continue reading Ideology and Allegory (Batman: The War of Jokes and Riddles)

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Jack Kirby (Kirby 100)

I'm taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you something Timely. Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jacob Kurtzberg, known to the world as Jack Kirby. This isn't a technical analysis or a history lesson or a list of favorites, but a bit of everything. If you enjoy this … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Jack Kirby (Kirby 100)