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by Joane - 1 week ago

ONE DAY A DOT Review: Scientifically Adorable

ONE DAY A DOT: Written by Ian Lendler, Illustrated by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb Art Characterization Plot Summary ONE DAY A DOT gives readers a beautiful and succinct introduction to some of science's heftier concepts. The art is impeccable; a real joy to read all aro...

by Joane - 1 week ago

The History of Spider-Man: 2008

T’Challa joins the Illuminati in an attempt to protect the multiverse! For more than 50 years, the Black Panther has stood at the forefront on the Marvel Universe. With T’Challa appearing on the big screen again this year in both Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”and “Avengers: Infinity War,” take a l...

by Joane - 1 week ago

MAUS, DEOGRATIAS, and Dehumanization in Genocide

What does a Rwandan boy who transforms into a dog have in common with Jewish mice and Nazi cats? Both Jean-Phillipe Stassen’s DEOGRATIAS and Art Spiegelman’s MAUS use animals as a tool to frame past genocides. As a result, both graphic novels highlight the role that dehumanization plays in the geno...

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Image’s Big Comixology Sale Has a Publication Date Limit

Share this: I will admit that I chuckled when I read the fine print on Image’s current Comixology sale. “Excludes titles released after 2/10/18.” I don’t know if that’s a dig at Marvel’s new releases being offered for 99¢ (and we still don’t know exactly who initiated that promotion), but after...

by Joane - 1 week ago

The History of Spider-Man: 2007

T’Challa joins the Illuminati in an attempt to protect the multiverse! For more than 50 years, the Black Panther has stood at the forefront on the Marvel Universe. With T’Challa appearing on the big screen again this year in both Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”and “Avengers: Infinity War,” take a l...

by Joane - 1 week ago

Listen to the Women of Marvel Live from C2E2

T’Challa joins the Illuminati in an attempt to protect the multiverse! For more than 50 years, the Black Panther has stood at the forefront on the Marvel Universe. With T’Challa appearing on the big screen again this year in both Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”and “Avengers: Infinity War,” take a l...

by Joane - 1 week ago

RAMPAGE Is Surprisingly Bloody and Short on Fun

No one goes into RAMPAGE expecting a film that will make one rethink their place in the world. No one would anticipate a movie rich with philosophical perspective. Sure, it may wave at questions about man’s relationship to the Earth and how far we should push science, but it knows—and we know—why...

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TRUTH OR DARE Too Rarely Dares to Surprise

Preparing to see TRUTH OR DARE, I admitted to myself that I’m not much of a horror fan. Yet, having said that, I have to confess some of my favorite movies from the past several years have been horror movies. Last year alone, I fell in love with three horror movies and placed them in my top 20. G...

by Joane - 1 week ago

Chad Lutzke, Stirring the Sheets review

Reviewed by Paula Limbaugh Chad Lutzke has given us such a beautifully written story dealing with the most grotesque of events and the saddest of circumstances. Stirring the Sheets deals with grief, loss, and the way one comes to terms with life after the death of a loved one. Our protagonist,...

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The Plot Thickens in OBLIVION SONG #2

OBLIVION SONG #2 by Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici Art Characterization Plot Summary OBLIVION SONG #2 builds upon everything introduced in OBLIVION SONG #1. The plot moves along in a smooth, character-driven way. I'm eager to see what theories fans come up with after...

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THE OMEGA MEN and the Futility of War

THE OMEGA MEN is not, by any means, a light-hearted comic. It begins with silence. Beyond the screeching of a chair against the floor, the entire first page is wordless. It’s not long after this that the circumstances start to reveal themselves. A large omega symbol on a white sheet serves as the...

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More Clues About the Old Barn are Revealed in GIDEON FALLS #2

GIDEON FALLS #2 BY JEFF LEMIRE, ANDRES SORRENTINO, AND DAVE STEWART Plot Characterization Artwork Summary The story of Norton Sinclair and Father Fred continues! What is this mysterious old barn? Jeff Lemire delivers suspenseful storytelling as Father Fred and Norton Sincla...

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Mark Twain's Legendary Humor

Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, is one of the most celebrated authors in all of American literature. Born in Florida, Missouri in 1835, Twain moved to Hannibal, the town that inspired the location for some of his most famous novels, when he was four years old. He began his career workin...

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Welcome to NUMENERA!

Welcome to “Welcome To!” In this series, we tell you about the worlds behind some of our favorite franchises. These articles are about lore, atmosphere, and worldbuilding: all the things we care most about in games. First up: NUMENERA, a strange science fantasy world taking place in the far future....