It’s safe to say that I never really enjoyed Superman as a character or hero. The unfortunate truth of the matter is that the character is one that doesn’t really work well in the current era of comics. Superman is the peak of “golden age” heroes – a knight in shining armor, full of virtue and lacking any weakness, to save the day when things look grim. And while that sort of hero was a great thing to read during the 30s and 40s, as time has gone on, readers of comics(and fiction in general) look less for characters they […]
DISCLOSURE: While we are not being given monetary compensation for our coverage of this kickstarter, I, Jordan, have personally put down my own money towards the project and was given a look at the currently in-progress comic to read for this coverage. Crowdfunding, whether you love it or hate it, can be a very important tool to see content that might not otherwise be made in the industries we love come to life. Today, we’ve got a pitch for a currently on-going kickstarter campaign that we all thought might be right up your alley. Recently, we here at Graded 0.5 […]
This week, Jordan takes us on an adventure into the Japanese market of manga to talk about one of the greatest chapters of his favorite Shonen manga of all time, Dragonball #203! Enjoy what you see, and would like to support? Considering sliding into our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/GradedPointFive
The gang comes together to discuss the new direction Aquaman is going – and also why Polygon is shit. Enjoy what you see, and would like to support? Considering sliding into our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/GradedPointFive
Jason, Piper and Jordan come together to discuss the ultimately uplifting We3. Music by junior85 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/junior85/Imposter_Syndrome/equilibrium)
Welcome to a new series where we pay homage to comic issues that have a significance for us, the comic world, or culture in general! In our first ep of a new series, Wayne highlights a comic with a special personal connection, The Uncanny X-Men Vol. 285! Enjoy what you see, and would like to support? Considering sliding into our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/GradedPointFive (Music used – Louise Bynre – Neptune Underscore)
Jordan dives into the interesting nature of psychosis in comics and how one of Marvel’s most mentally screwed characters is also one of their most compelling.