• Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories

    Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories1

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Action Comics #1 gets Superman’s origin story and “a scientific explanation of Clark Kent’s amazing strength” out of the way on the very first page, and the rest of the issue is devoted to his activities as a grown-up “champion of the the oppressed.” Though obviously his

  • Buckaroo Banzai Rides Again…Maybe?

    Buckaroo Banzai Rides Again…Maybe?0

    Kevin Smith…? That Kevin Smith? My feelings for Kevin Smith and the type of media he produces change with the most recent thing he’s done. My relationship with his work covers the full spectrum between love and hate. The overwhelming majority of his work in the ’90s is lost on me, despite how popular it