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Next in GORYO DOG Episode 02

What is the Yamato No Orochi Secondary School of Japan, and why is it here? No one can remember when it first appeared in Little Tokyo. Is it a school, or a force of darkness? And, Willie Jackson enters THE GAUNTLET. Read Episode 1 Here!

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Is “Man of Steel” Too Dark?

I've read and heard people claim MAN OF STEEL is “too dark.” I held my breath until I saw the movie. Now that I have seen it, and LOVE it, I am convinced more than ever that people, especially geek culture, suffer from short-term memory, and base their judgments on the nostalgia from what little they do remember. Goyer and Snyder’s Superman is no more “dark” than Siegel and Shuster’s original creation, or Donner’s 1978 adaptation. Henry Cavill’s Superman is just as much of an ideal as any version that came before. Man of Steel takes place in the “real world” of 2013 just...

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Looking for Inspiration: Steve Ditko

In the second installment of this series, I focus on an artistic icon that many of us have heard about, but not a lot of us really know a lot about. A quiet man who did not say much, but what he did say, he said through his artwork: Steve Ditko. Who is Steve Ditko? Even to many comic book enthusiasts and artists, this name remains a mystery. To many it is just a credit on the splash pages of some of the most famous Spiderman stories ever told. To many it is the name of the creator or co-creator of some of the most famous comic book characters in history: The Amazing Spiderman, Captain Atom, The Question,...

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The Crotchety Old Man Returns!

It’s 2013 and time for New Year’s resolutions. For me, 2013 is the time I start acting my age with abandon. I’m old. I’m an old man, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

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Amazing Spider-Man #700 – Some Things Are Worse Than Death

The reign of the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is over with the release of #700, and I’m of two minds about it. First, for those not in the know, Amazing Spider-Man has been building towards the end of the series and the introduction of a new Spider-Man since #698. Yeah, Marvel will say this was a year(s) in the making, but it doesn't read like it.

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