It was 10 years ago this month that the world was introduced to Dave Lizewski and his superhero persona Kick-Ass in comicbook form. He was a teenager sick of crime who wanted to do something about it. And when he realized he couldn’t do it alone, Dave joined forces with some other street heroes, most notably Hit-Girl, who ultimately got her own comic series as well. Continue reading Comics Cosmos – Kicking Ass Again
If you’re like the majority of the movie going public, you saw Black Panther this past weekend (it is one of the highest grossing opening weekends ever, after all). And sure, I could do a review of it, but that’s what everyone else is doing – plus, you already know it’s a fantastic movie. What I want to talk about is female representation in the film and what Marvel has done right, where so many other movies have failed. (Don’t worry if you haven’t seen the movie, there aren’t any plot spoilers.) Continue reading She Geek Critique – Wakanda’s Warrior Women
There was certainly a lot wrong about Batman v. Superman – the plot, introduction of characters, the climax. The one thing that was in no way wrong (okay, maybe a few tiny exceptions) though was Wonder Woman. This introduction of the character said immediately that she was badass, didn’t care about anybody’s preconceived ideas, and she had been fighting for a long time to protect those she loved. She was Diana, princess of Themyscara. Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Wonder Woman!
It’s official: Black Panther fever has hit and no one is safe! Marvel’s latest entry into the MCU is poised to be a blockbuster and will add another win in the MCU success column. But unless you watch the animated shows, follow the MCU or read Marvel Comics, the character may be a mystery for you. Outside of occasional mentions on various shows the general populace knows very little, if anything, about King T’Challa and his nation of Wakanda. So here is a crash course. Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – Who Is The Black Panther?
Occasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.