At Fangrrls, Sara Century pens an ode to Alex Summers, aka, Havok, aka, the Goblin Prince. “Alex Summers may be best known for being the mostly incidental younger sibling of an important X-Man, but he is also a handsome disaster with a debilitating weakness for dominant women, and […]
“Mistakes happen. Sometimes those mistakes end up in print with a distribution in the hundreds of thousands. Here are some classic screw-ups, printing errors, and unfortunate coincidences that have graced the pages of comic books and newspaper strips over the years.” See them here.
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes about 2016’s summer blockbusters: “And it matters more than it might seem that Hollywood has lost its nerve and touch in making blockbusters. Pop culture is how a society of diverse people talk to each to other—finding common idioms no matter […]
The Vulture has a profile of and interview with comics creator Louise Simonson. Though Comics Beat notes that Simonson’s name was not included in the credits for X-Men: Apocalypse as creator of the film’s villain, Apocalypse.
At Bitchflicks, friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at “How the ‘X-Men’ Films Failed Iconic Black Female Superhero, Storm.” “Originally introduced in 1975, Storm is widely celebrated as the first Black female superhero. Although The Butterfly in comic magazine Hell-Rider is technically the first. While the first […]
At The Nib, Ronald Wimberley tells a story and elucidates the implications of being asked to lighten a character’s skin tone for a Wolverine And the X-Men jam comic.