Comic Culture: Curtain Call

Comic Culture: Curtain Call

Well kids, I hate to say it, but I think the time has finally come. I knew we’d eventually get here, and after giving it some serious thought I’ve decided it’s time to hang up my tights for now and call a wrap on Comic Culture. It’s been a great ride and I want to ..

Comic Culture: Cartoon Comic Properties

Comic Culture: Cartoon Comic Properties

Growing up as a kid there were two things that preoccupied a lot of my time. One was reading comics, and the other was watching cartoons. There were so many good shows on TV, that it was sometimes hard for my parents to pull me and my brother away from the screen to do something ..

Comic Culture: Comic Shops On Vacation

Comic Culture: Comic Shops On Vacation

While reading and collecting comics is one of my favorite go-to hobbies, there is yet another thing that I really enjoy doing. It, however, does not occur on a month by month basis. In comparison, though, it is probably more expensive and definitely costs more up front. Care to take any guesses? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? ..

Comic Culture: The Rumor Mill

Comic Culture: The Rumor Mill

We’ve reached this point in mass culture where media sources are always on the lookout for the next big “scoop.” This trend has been happening for quite awhile now and I’m not quite sure how it all started. Maybe it has to do with the fact that we as a population have been slaves to ..

Comic Culture: Getting Down with the Batfleck

Comic Culture: Getting Down with the Batfleck

While I am fully aware I am a little late to the party with this topic I would like to take a few minutes this week to discuss why I think Ben Affleck is a great choice for the next Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. So, if you’ll just indulge me ..

Comic Culture: Analyzing Comic TV Properties

Comic Culture: Analyzing Comic TV Properties

With all of the upcoming comic TV shows I thought it might be fun to investigate what the various networks have on their slate. Nothing too fancy, just some of my thoughts on these new shows. So, strap in and take a spin with me, if you so desire for this trip into the Comic ..

Comic Culture: Social Media and Comics

Comic Culture: Social Media and Comics

When I came on board to write for All-Comic a lot of this social media business was all new to me. I already had my own blog where I posted my own personal ramblings about comics for the few people who decided to follow me. I also had a personal Facebook page, that was used ..

Comic Culture: Analyzing Print vs. Digital Reading Experiences

Comic Culture: Analyzing Print vs. Digital Reading Experiences

There are a lot of different ways to read comics these days. We can read paper single issues. We can read paper trade paperbacks. Or, we can read digitally through services like ComiXology, which sell both singles and trades. There is virtually no excuse to not be able to get your hands on comic’s right ..

Comic Culture: Memorial Day

Comic Culture: Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day, I felt like doing something a little different here this week. I know it might be a stretch, but I’m going to take a few minutes to skip down memory lane (see what I did there) to revisit some of the books that have had a lasting impact on me ..

Comic Culture: Our Own Worst Enemies

Comic Culture: Our Own Worst Enemies

We as comic fans have high standards. We invest a lot of time and money into our hobby week in and out, and while it may not be the most expensive way to spend our time, it’s definitely not the cheapest either. Because of this, we subconsciously feel like we somehow have a personal stake ..