‘Young Mozart’ Composes Amazing Comic Strips

‘Young Mozart’ Composes Amazing Comic Strips

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Mozart was seriously into poop? William Augel does. Young Mozart, the new comic from Humanoids, is part of their Life Drawn series. These books cover different historical figures through graphic art, creating accessible history for young adults – an age group that is typically pretty resistant to… Read More

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Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Reading Time: 1 minute This is not the image of the black hole. Though it turns out to be not far off. (Image by Disney) Congratulations to the Event Horizon Telescope!! They have captured the first ever image of a black hole. In their words, we can now see the ‘unseeable’. Image provided by Event… Read More

‘Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7’ The Planet Is Not Fine

‘Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7’ The Planet Is Not Fine

Reading Time: 5 minutes Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7  From MAJK’s Coffee Corner  Asgardians of the Galaxy #7 is a solid entry into one of the most underrated comic series that’s tied into The War of The Realms. I feel like this series deserves better attention than it’s been getting. Now there is some argument… Read More

‘The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1’ Honoring the Past, Moving Toward the Future

‘The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1’ Honoring the Past, Moving Toward the Future

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 Creative Team:  Publisher Marvel     Written by Saladin Ahmed     Illustrated by Minkyu Jung Inked by Juan Vlasco     Colored by Ian Herring     Lettered by VC’s Joe Caramagna  Cover by Eduard Petrovich From MAJK’s Coffee Corner:  The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 inaugurates Kamala Khan’s new… Read More

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Justin Min as Ben in ‘The Umbrella Academy.’ Image via Netflix. Recently, I got to participate in a group interview with Justin Min who plays Ben Hargreeves/Number 6 in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. Here are some of the things that Min shared with us. WARNING: Interview contains spoilers for The Umbrella… Read More

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Justin Min as Ben in ‘The Umbrella Academy.’ Image via Netflix. Recently, I got to participate in a group interview with Justin Min who plays Ben Hargreeves/Number 6 in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. Here are some of the things that Min shared with us. WARNING: Interview contains spoilers for The Umbrella… Read More

CAPTAIN MARVEL: There Can Be More Than One Female Superhero

CAPTAIN MARVEL: There Can Be More Than One Female Superhero

Reading Time: 6 minutes Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL..Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) ..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019 It’s hard not to think about Captain Marvel (the movie) without thinking of how it empowers every female in the cinema. And let’s face it: That’s what this movie is going to do. But you know what? I don’t… Read More

‘White,’ Sequel To ‘Black,’ Brings Back Kwanza Osajyefo and Original Team

‘White,’ Sequel To ‘Black,’ Brings Back Kwanza Osajyefo and Original Team

Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘White’ comic Kickstarter begins on March 4 2019 In 2016, the comic and Kickstarter sensation Black asked the question: How would America react if only Black people had superpowers? The same team – co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3, Inkpot-Award winning artist Jamal Igle, and cover artist Khary Randolph – are… Read More

Where to Start With Carol Danvers: A Pre-Movie Primer

Where to Start With Carol Danvers: A Pre-Movie Primer

Reading Time: 8 minutes Of all the MCU movies I’ve watched and enjoyed, Captain Marvel is the first one I’m going into with more than a cursory understanding of the character. It’s never bothered me; MCU characters are never direct translations of their comic book alter-egos, which also hasn’t ever bothered me. But given my… Read More

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Is a Worthy Addition to the Superhero Genre

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Is a Worthy Addition to the Superhero Genre

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image via Netflix. This past Friday, Netflix aired the television adaption of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s comic book series The Umbrella Academy with the super powered and super dysfunctional Hargreeve siblings. You can see the trailer here. Without the benefit of any superheroes with the brand name recognition of Marvel or… Read More

Why I’m Taking My Daughter To See ‘Captain Marvel’

Why I’m Taking My Daughter To See ‘Captain Marvel’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel, is one of two characters that got me back into comics after a couple decades of buying into the basic fallacy that comics weren’t for people like me (queer, autistic, nonbinary…pick a card, any card). On March 8, Brie Larson will star in Captain Marvel, marking the… Read More

Domino #9: Skill vs Luck

Domino #9: Skill vs Luck

Reading Time: 4 minutes Domino #9 The Story So Far: In Domino #9, Domino, Diamondback, & Outlaw are finally back aboard their riverboat The Painted Lady, having just wrapped up a job they’d accepted from Shoon’kwa, a Wakandan expatriate. Actually, it might be more accurate so say they were nearly killed stopping a Vampire Apocalypse… Read More

12 Days of Geminids and a Christmas Comet

12 Days of Geminids and a Christmas Comet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you looking for ways to make your Holiday Season … out of this world? The annual Geminid Meteor Shower is happening again. And this time it brought a friend: Meet the “Christmas Comet” (otherwise known as 46P/Wirtanen). Jolly Ol’ Saint 46P/Wirtanen 46P/Wirtanen is said to be the brightest comet of… Read More

‘Hellboy Winter Special 2018’ A Hell Of A Holiday Tradition

‘Hellboy Winter Special 2018’ A Hell Of A Holiday Tradition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hellboy Winter Special 2018 A Christmas Tradition Hellboy Winter Special 2018 contains three yuletide tales of trouble and terror. The Hellboy series has made a tradition of mixing Christmas with the occult since the first Hellboy Christmas Special was published in December of 1997. Hellboy Winter Special 2018 continues the titles… Read More

The Jingle Ball: A Fun Holiday Game

The Jingle Ball: A Fun Holiday Game

Reading Time: 2 minutes A “Jingle Ball” fully assembled. Image via the MacAndrew Family. Last year, the husband and I attended a holiday party where we first encountered the “Jingle Ball” game. Jingle Balls are large cellophane wrapped balls with various little prizes (including bells) tucked into the different layers. The game part is pretty… Read More

Uncanny X-Men #1 The Beginning Of The End

Uncanny X-Men #1  The Beginning Of The End

Reading Time: 3 minutes Uncanny X-men #1 begins a 10 part Epic Story Uncanny X-Men #1 Written by Ed Brisson, Matthew Rosenberg, Kelly Thompson Art by Mahmud A. Asrar, Mark Bagley, Mirko Colak Background For some of you this is the Uncanny X-Men #1 but for many, this is actually the 620th issue of the… Read More

Traveling To Rainbow Land With Tour Guide Jeremy Whitley

Traveling To Rainbow Land With Tour Guide Jeremy Whitley

Reading Time: 7 minutes Wisp’s first transformation in Rainbow Land Back in September, the first issue of the new Rainbow Brite comic launched, and I was immediately enchanted. A magical girl story about a young girl bring light and color back to a darkened and grayed out world? Yes, please. And it doesn’t hurt that Jeremy… Read More