Tag Archives: Comics

Heroine Addict: What’s Left Unsaid

More and more current comics are featuring a broad range of characters, with different genders, races, and sexualities becoming more prominently displayed. Increased representation is an amazing thing to see, especially in an industry so wrought with (ironically) archaic attitudes … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #42: “Kickstart My Life”

The MythSpoken Crew is back and talk DC weekly series, the Fall TV schedule, and the perils of KickStarter. Listen Now! Show Notes Quantum Kickstarter Thread on Quantum Sad Children article Washington lawsuit DJ P Video DJ P Website Amazing … Continue reading

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MythSpoken Special: Original Sin #1 Review (CSI:616)

Marvel Comics’ Original Sin #1 released this week and the MythSpoken crew delves into the identities of the mysterious figures behind the Watcher’s death and the investigation into his death.  We will be spoiling events in the first issue, so … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #41: Han Coughed First

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week talk about geek privilige, geek elitism, and TV/movie adaptations. Greg Rucka on Nerd Privilege The Janelle Asselin Teen Titans “Controversy” Star Wars Movies Not Using EU Source material The Specimen by Pete … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #40: Amazon Attacks!

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week they talk about Amazon taking over Comixology, Diversity at PaxEast, and “bending”. Listen Now!   Show Notes Diversity Lounges @ PaxEast Amazon Buying Comixology Lumberjanes Shutter Batman/Superman Annual #1 Civilization: Beyond Earth … Continue reading

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MythSpoken Spoiler Special-Captain America II: The Winter Soldier

Who is the Winter Soldier?  The MythSpoken team tackles this mystery and others as they discuss the latest Marvel Cinematic release, Captain America II: The Winter Soldier. Listen Now!

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MythSpoken #39: The “Dead means Dead, unless you’re from Riverdale” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week talk about Afterlife with Archie, Death in Comics, and the representation of female action heroes in advertising.  Listen Now! Show Notes Death & Return of Superman (Fan film by Max Landis) Wonder … Continue reading

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Heroine Addict: the Clothes make the Hero

Modern comic books have a problem: most artists just don’t know how to dress characters. Outside of spandex and capes, when characters are shown in street wear, there’s a sudden lack of creativity. Men wear t-shirt and jeans, with the … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #38: The “Can We Try That Again” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back! This week we speculate on the Big Two. DC is releasing 3 weekly series this year, is this the future of comics? Will the New52 end with issues #52? Marvel Now is All New Marvel … Continue reading

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Deep Cuts: Blazing Combat

Blazing Combat (by Archie Goodwin, Gene Colan, Frank Frazetta, Alex Toth, Wally Wood, and more.) collects the entire four issue run of a then-controversial war comic that debuted in 1965.  There are twenty-nine short stories set in wars throughout history, though most feature … Continue reading

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