2018 Year in Review

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In Memoriam: Stephen Hawking

By | Dec 31, 2018 | Columns

Space. The possibilities are unimaginable. Theoretical physics and pop culture. It seems there is very little, really basically nothing, that joins these two, but there is a man that spent a good part of his life involved in both: Stephen Hawking. Maybe he spent more time with theoretical physics, but bear with me here. To […]

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In Memoriam: Margot Kidder

By | Dec 27, 2018 | Columns

I am a child of the VCR generation. Renting videos, but especially taping things off of TV, was a huge part of my childhood. Growing up, VHS tapes, more than anything else, was what made me love superheroes and, eventually, brought me to comics. And there were few videotapes I watched more frequently than my […]

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2018 in Review: Best Film Adaptation

By | Dec 27, 2018 | Columns

We held off on publishing this list in the initial span of Year in Review, because we thought that the back to back releases of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Aquaman might change our results at the last minute, and we were right. 3. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sixteen years after Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man revolutionized […]

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My Comics Year: Fighting Cynicism

By | Dec 26, 2018 | Columns

(I wanted to title this “Learning to Love Comics in Spite of Themselves,” but that’s not exactly a punchy title.) At my day job, which happens to be a brick-and-mortar comic shop, we have a running inside joke: “You don’t love comics until you hate comics.” In the wake of two non-marriages from Marvel and […]

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