If you’re a long time comics fan, then there is absolutely no doubt that you’ve had at least one or two(hundred) conversations about the state of political discourse within the pages of the books we love to read. Those on the extreme left(who tend to be the ones writing a good portion of mainstream Marvel and DC books nowadays) are shoving their insane politics down the throats of their readers and the fans of those same politics tend to try and shout down anyone who disagrees with either the politics themselves or how they are portrayed in the medium, often […]
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 […]
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.
Jordan dives into exactly what he loved about Batman Ninja… and why that wasn’t enough to save the trainwreck that the film became.
Being the resident hyperweeb and comic fan, Jordan goes on journey to see if Batman Ninja is as good as all the reviews said it was. It’s not.