X-Men: Apocalypse and the Team of Heroes Trope

It’s been a long while since I’ve sat down to read a comic book from cover to cover. I mostly reach for novels and magazines for my recreational reading, well, more like I reach for my Kindle, but you catch my drift. But, as a child I devoured comics. If I wasn’t reading Tolkien or Rowling, I had a superhero-centered comic book in my hands, … Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse and the Team of Heroes Trope

X-Men Apocalypse: Power Like This

20th Century Fox gifted us with our first full X-Men: Apocalypse trailer on Friday, and, well…WOAH! With the return of our Days of Future Past favorites, as well as some new (old?) faces, Apocalypse is expected to be the most impressive of the saga so far. Just the mere fact that the film prominently features the first and most intimidating mutant of them all, Apocalypse himself, … Continue reading X-Men Apocalypse: Power Like This

Cosplay Dreamin’

Every year, Houston’s grand comic book and culture convention, Comicpalooza, creeps up on me. Sure, I order my passes and book my hotel as soon as possible, but about a week before the event I always regret not developing a cosplay. No matter how many notes on costumes and ideas I take the year before, another convention goes by without any sort of costume-play attempt. … Continue reading Cosplay Dreamin’