Why Giving Up On Comic Books Is OK

I got into comic books pretty late in the game (see my post about that here). The thrill of collecting issues soon waned though as I grew overwhelmed with the number of stories I wanted to keep up with. It’s easy to fall behind on so many issues, especially if you follow the big two:Continue reading “Why Giving Up On Comic Books Is OK”

How a Reader Became a Comic Book Fan: The Comic Book Kid

I was not, in fact, a comic book kid. They just weren’t something on my radar as a child reader. I had a subscription to a Barbie book club. I frequented the library, and eventually as I got older, Borders Bookstore. But comics were just never introduced to me. There was never any negative attitudeContinue reading “How a Reader Became a Comic Book Fan: The Comic Book Kid”

The Mistreatment of Black Canary on CW’s Arrow

The return of Arrow last week stirred in me feelings from the previous season and opened old wounds (#foreversalt), so I thought I’d share an old post I wrote for my personal blog here. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN’T CAUGHT UP ON THE SHOW Also, profanity up ahead. Proceed with caution. I stayed up lateContinue reading “The Mistreatment of Black Canary on CW’s Arrow”