Interview with Brady Roberts: creator and star of the upcoming webseries “Nightwing: Prodigal”

nightwing-prodigal-sonI am a nerd. Loudly and proudly. I am also a huge procrastinator and scatterbrain. Put these two things together, and this is what you get…

The Procrastinerdor Presents:
Brady Roberts: creator and star of the upcoming webseries Nightwing: Prodigal

They say it’s a small world, and when it comes to the acting community in Vancouver, it’s even smaller. With FanExpo Vancouver coming up, I … Continue reading

News & Things: Things (Not News) Thursday

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XX-Men: The Failures of Brian Wood’s All-Woman X-Men

Osvalda Oyola writes,

There is no effort in this “new” series to establish the characters, but even worse there is no effort to establish or explain why this particular iteration of X-Men…X-Women…exists. It seems like these characters just happen to be the ones who are around when Jubilee calls to say she needs help. If anything, the fact that Jubilee’s problem includes a baby she has … Continue reading

TW: Bryan Singer Accused of 1999 Rape and Assault

TW: Graphic descriptions of rape, assault, and child exploitation.

A lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges that X-Men director Bryan Singer, along with convicted sex offender Marc Collins-Rector, physically and sexually abused a teenage boy over a period of time in 1999, in Los Angeles and Hawaii. Firearms, drugs, and alcohol are said to have been involved. Collins-Rector is not a defendant, but is accused of “initiating the sexual abuse of Egan and arranging for Singer to … Continue reading

Con Diary: Emerald City Comicon Day 2

art by Peter Laird, words by Kevin Eastman

I was taken to my very first con in 2011 by my unapologetically geeky, big sister. Back then, Emerald City Comic Con’s exhibition floor spanned only half of the fourth floor’s ballrooms. In 2014, the entire Washington State Convention Centre is home to the northwest coast’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention. With so much to see and do, how will a 3 day pass begin to cover it?

Day 2: Today was the … Continue reading

Noelle Stevenson Signing at Challengers Comics

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Lumberjanes, the highly anticipated new mini series from Boom! Studios, made its debut this past Noelle Stevenson, Challengers Comics 2014Wednesday. Co-writer Noelle Stevenson stopped by Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago, IL for a flannel filled signing.

On our way to Challengers for the Noelle Stevenson signing, I began to suspiciously eye each person on the bus wearing flannel. Were they heading to the … Continue reading

Review: All-New X-Men #25

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Brian Michael Bendis
David Marquez, Bruce Timm & Laura Martin, Arthur Adams & Justin Ponsor, David Mack, Skottie Young & Jason Keith, Robbi Rodriguez & Justin Ponsor, Lee Bermejo & Marte Garcia, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell & Nei Ruffino, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max Wittert, Jake Parker & Matthew Wilson, Jill Thompson, … Continue reading

Con Diary: Emerald City Comicon Day 1

I was taken to my very first con in 2011 by my unapologetically geeky, big sister. Back then, Emerald City Comic Con’s exhibition floor spanned only half of the fourth floor’s ballrooms. In 2014, the entire Washington State Convention Centre is home to the northwest coast’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention.  With so much to see and do, how will a 3 day pass begin to cover it?

Day 1: The first day … Continue reading

Reading Diaries: Much Ado About YA, and Some Top Five Bad Books

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Of Comics and Men coverWhen last we spoke I was reading Crazy Town. I’m ashamed to say that between work and school, I just didn’t get through it. I recently picked up an interesting book on a research trip to a bookstore (book cover research, aw yeah!). Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books by Jean-Paul Gabilliet looks at aesthetics, production, and creators. … Continue reading