Posts Tagged ‘comic books’

by The Great White Gypsy I never really got into comic books.  I’ve always loved superheroes, I know most of the back-stories and storylines, but I only actually read them for a few years, and I stopped when I was 11.  I’ve seen all of the big comic movies the last few years, and most […]


by The Great White Gypsy No, this isn’t one of those “who would win in a fight” questions, or “whose tights are less gay”.  This is a study in archetypes.  The hero, since the days of ancient mythology, has been a figure of human perseverance.  Overcoming external adversities and internal weaknesses is what we all […]


1. The Joker The mysteries of Joker’s origins can best be summed up in his own words, “Sometimes I remember it one way, sometimes another…if I’m going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!” This guy is so fucking insane, it borders on genius. But the best thing about The Joker […]


1. Batman Over the last few decades, Batman has transformed from a blue/gray sketch in a comic, to the campy Adam West, to a dark and brooding puppet of Frank Miller. He’s completely human. Growing up, you believed you could be Batman. You didn’t have to get bitten by a radioactive spider or be born […]