Iron Man, Iron Man Does Whatever an Iron Can

So you come out of Iron Man 3. You’re excited. You’re jazzed. You look down, you have jazz hands you’re so jazzed. You want to buy Iron Man action figures, you want to buy Iron Man…comic books. But what should you buy? Well, to kick things off, let me start by saying that there isContinue reading “Iron Man, Iron Man Does Whatever an Iron Can”

Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics 4: Transmet Wrap-up, Gender-izing, and Superman Origin Stories

It was way longer than we said this next chat would come, and possibly even longer for me to edit and post it. To be fair, we’ve been busy not only with our work lives, and comic book reading, but we each also were enrolled in an online course called “Gender Through Comic Books.” ItContinue reading “Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics 4: Transmet Wrap-up, Gender-izing, and Superman Origin Stories”

Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics: 3 Fast 3 Furious (Transmetropolitan Volumes 5 & 6)

It’s been awhile, but it’s time for another round of Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson’s¬†Transmetropolitan discussion with my good pal, Forrest! As always, there are spoilers, but at this point we’re really just calling out our favorite moments from the book while going off on tangents…whiiich, I think we’ve already been doing, but you shouldContinue reading “Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics: 3 Fast 3 Furious (Transmetropolitan Volumes 5 & 6)”

Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics 2 (Resisting Electric Boogaloo Joke): Transmetropolitan Volumes 3-4

This is something resembling a feature, “Folks Talkin Bout Comics,” where I’m joined by a friend via Google Chat to talk about a comic book that we both enjoy. Maybe it’ll entice you to read this comic, maybe not. In the case of Transmetropolitan, by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson, it’s a book that inspiresContinue reading “Folks Talkin’ Bout Comics 2 (Resisting Electric Boogaloo Joke): Transmetropolitan Volumes 3-4”

Hey, You Should Read This!

So, Mai said: “Pauly, I really like 50s-60s Sci-Fi —¬†¬†Isaac Asimov and Phillp K. Dick. What should I read?” (NOTE: she didn’t actually phrase it that way, but this is my site, so I will quote you as I see fit!) Now, I must admit to not having read anything by those authors. I didContinue reading “Hey, You Should Read This!”