Boruto: Naruto Next Generation Episode 18 “A Day In The Life Of The Uzumaki Family” Review

This week’s episode gives us a closer look into the life of the Uzumaki Family. Although the episode is just a filler, to be honest, I didn’t expect the episode to be this good and it did take me back to the early days of Naruto. From the last episode’s preview, it looked like this… Read More Boruto: Naruto Next Generation Episode 18 “A Day In The Life Of The Uzumaki Family” Review

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 17: “Run, Sarada!” review

Warning: The following review has spoilers for the episode. This week’s episode of Boruto gives us a closer look into the life of Sarada, daughter of Naruto’s former squad members Sasuke and Sakura. Although the episode is ultimately just filler, it does explore the troubled family life of one of the shows more important characters,… Read More Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 17: “Run, Sarada!” review

Introduction to Fullmetal Alchemist: A Manga With Two Different Anime Adaptations

What is Fullmetal Alchemist? In the story of Fullmetal Alchemist (Hagane no Rekinjutsu-shi), or FMA for short, Alchemy is a scientific tradition that can decompose matter and alter it into different substances under the Law of Equivalent Exchange. This action is known as transmutation. Also, the Philosopher’s Stone is a legendary red stone that is… Read More Introduction to Fullmetal Alchemist: A Manga With Two Different Anime Adaptations

The Tear-Stained, Forgotten World of Comic Books for Teenage Girls

There have always been female fans of comics, even if the business hasn’t played to that audience very faithfully. But for a brief moment, teenage girls and young women were one of the biggest demos in the industry. Specifically, during the 1950s boom in passionate, dramatic, tear-stained romance comics. “In the ’50s, every publisher had… Read More The Tear-Stained, Forgotten World of Comic Books for Teenage Girls

Attack on Titan Season 2, Episode 8 Review

Preview This week’s Attack on Titan, Episode 8 was a calmer, emotionally deeper episode than the previous one. With all the fighting between Eren, The Armoured Titan and The Colossal Titan this episode focused more on Mikasa, Armin and Hannes and their relationship. The episode was a more character building exercise for the audience exploring… Read More Attack on Titan Season 2, Episode 8 Review

Attack on Titan Season 2 Review: At The End of The First Half( First Six Episodes)

When Attack on Titans came out in 2013, it delivered exactly what the Manga had promised… blood, screams, gore, emotions, pulse-racing action and powerful characters.  It shared a new perspective on the most irresponsible race on the planet- Humans!  And with its right mix of slick action and emotions there was very little doubt that… Read More Attack on Titan Season 2 Review: At The End of The First Half( First Six Episodes)

How the Unlikely Duo of Marvel and FX Turned Legion Into a Hit

They agreed to be partners, not rival suitors for creator Noah Hawley Legion is the first Marvel live-action series that didn’t air on Netflix or ABC When it came to live-action television series, Marvel for the past few years was only in the ABC and Netflix business. But that changed in February, when the company… Read More How the Unlikely Duo of Marvel and FX Turned Legion Into a Hit

FROM THE ASHES: 15 DC REBIRTH COMICS YOU SHOULD BE READING RIGHT NOW

Five years ago, DC Comics relaunched their entire universe in an event called “The New 52.” While well-received at first, it’s no secret that it left longtime readers wanting. Old fans felt like their favorite characters had been turned into shells of their former selves, and like the DC Universe they loved so dearly was… Read More FROM THE ASHES: 15 DC REBIRTH COMICS YOU SHOULD BE READING RIGHT NOW

“The World You’re Crafting Isn’t in a Vacuum”: A Zimbabwean Comics Artist on Social Justice and Storytelling

Bill Masuku is fast becoming one of the most well-known comic artists in Zimbabwe. Over the past few years, the Zimbabwean comic industry has grown significantly. In 2015, an artist collective called Comexposed launched Zimbabwe’s first-ever comic book convention. According to TechZim, it “highlighted the animation talent in the country and shed some light on… Read More “The World You’re Crafting Isn’t in a Vacuum”: A Zimbabwean Comics Artist on Social Justice and Storytelling

New Super-Man foregrounds much-needed Asian representation in superhero comics

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This week, it’s New Super-Man #9. Written by Gene Luen Yang (Action Comics, Boxers & Saints) with art by Viktor Bogdanovic (Batman: Arkham Knight, Suicide Squad Most Wanted), inks by Bogdanovic and Jonathan Glapion (Batman, Reborn), and colorist Mike Spicer (Extremity, Head… Read More New Super-Man foregrounds much-needed Asian representation in superhero comics