Movie Review – Black Panther

Not to spoil too much, at it’s core Black Panther is also filled with family drama, but also powerful political statements.  From the drop this movie has something to say to you about the inequality that drives our modern world.

Comic Book Review – The Ultimates: Omniversal Volume 1

Start with the Impossible Creative Team: Writer:  Al Ewing Art:  Kenneth Rocafort Colors:  Dan Brown Letters:  Joe Sabino The Ultimates had my attention from the start, by putting together a team starring heroes I love – Captain Marvel, Ms. America, Black Panther, and Monica Rambeau – and oh yeah, GALACTUS is on the cover.  Add… Continue reading Comic Book Review – The Ultimates: Omniversal Volume 1

Comic Book Review – Black Panther #2

Creative Team: Writer:  Ta-Nehisi Coates Art:  Brian Stelfreeze Colors:  Laura Martin Letters:  Joe Sabino Black Panther #2 continues to juggle the various stories established in the first issue, and does it well.  We get a bit more information in each, developing the various threats facing T’Challa and Wakanda while deepening a few of the mysteries.… Continue reading Comic Book Review – Black Panther #2

Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War

note:  some spoilers There’s a huge reason Captain America: Civil War works and Batman v Superman doesn’t, and that’s emotional investment.  I know Zack Snyder and DC/WB wanted to do thing their own way and not ape Marvel’s so far successful approach, but when you are rebooting two legendary characters and making significant changes, you… Continue reading Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War

Comic Book Review – Black Panther #1

Creative Team: Writer:  Ta-Nehisi Coates Art:  Brian Stelfreeze Colors:  Laura Martin Letters:  Joe Sabino Over the years with my sporadic obsession with comics, I mostly missed comics featuring Black Panther.  It was the same way with a lot of important characters – I think they only exposure to Hank Pym was in his ‘Dr. Pym’… Continue reading Comic Book Review – Black Panther #1