A small Colorado town. Three drug runners with a van filled with product. Two police officers investigating suspicious activity. A heroic young woman with a violent past, an innocent little brother and her dead father’s .38 police special. And a throng of ravenous townspeople out of their minds with drug […]
When we look back at pieces of art that changed our entire society, we’re often dismayed to see our prejudices and societal failings on full display. I’ve been thinking a lot about The Birth of a Nation lately, and not just because Spike Lee recontextualized it in his remarkable BlacKkKlansman. […]
When we think of comics our minds jump first to the images on the page, then to the writing. How often though do we think about all the other pieces that have to come together to make the final product? Last year a new tradition was born: Letterer Appreciation Day. […]
The 27 Run combines the question of sustainability with human tenacity and a never ceasing fight to find meaning in a wasteland.
We sat down with 12-year-old star Kian and director Justin Zimmerman to discuss their Kickstarter venture for post-production costs on the indie monster movie MADE YOU LOOK.
Real life superheroes live among us, as evident by a wonderful month-long event put on by one of Portland, Oregon’s greatest comic book shops. Throughout the whole month of October, Excalibur Comics is going to be accepting food donations to go toward the Northeast Emergency Food Program (NEFP). Their social […]
In the early age of the easily accessible internet, there was not a lot to access. It was a brave new world, and it took some seriously innovative minds to begin piecing together how to use it to provide entertainment. Today, slapping together an animation and posting it on […]
This article contains heavy spoilers for Mad Max the video game. I fell in love with the film Mad Max: Fury Road this year. I fell in love with video games many, MANY years ago, racing over to my friend’s house to play the Atari 2600. When an incredible cinematic experience is […]
I’m sure we’ve all heard about Kickstarter by now, but do you know how to successfully complete a Kickstarter campaign? It is obviously the ultimate goal of all creators who set out to fund their projects through this particular crowdfunding source. There’s something about the name that spurs on excitement, […]
Over the past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the inaugural event for Northwest Comic Fest. It was a festival that’s been a long time coming, from as far back as the miniature convention the director threw for local artists and vendors in the area. Bringing in a decent […]