comic-books

Sir, You Are Not the Joker

There are images that stick with you, and one that haunts me is a man on a bench in Hollywood, at the middle of the…

The Real-Life Avengers Protecting the Internet From ‘Endgame’ Spoilers

Before he became an admin of the subreddit r/MarvelStudios, Kostis Paterakis was a “really, really big” fan of the Marvel movies. “And I mean really…

The Pathetic, Desperate Badassness of ‘Hellboy’

You’ve probably heard that the new Hellboy is terrible — and boy, is it ever — but the strongest emotion it elicits isn’t contempt. It’s actually…

All the Times We Invited a Swirly in 2018

Can “nerd culture” even be said to truly exist when so much of it is thoroughly mainstream these days? Certainly, looking at the last 12…