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Martha Thomases: Defending Peter Pan

Over the weekend, film critic A. O. Scott wrote a long essay in The New York Times Magazine that irked me, and I wanted to use my column to unpack some of my feelings about it. If you have opinions about the state of modern pop culture, you might want to join me. (I’m now […]

Tweeks: Run Up to The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner, based on James Dashner’s novel, comes out in theaters tomorrow. Yay! Another YA dystopian novel made into a movie! Maddy reviews the book and is encouraged by the author’s enthusiasm of the movie (Percy Jackson has emotionally scarred her), while Anya reviews Dylan O’Brien.   Anya also warns that you better stay clear […]

Dennis O’Neil: It’s About Time

It is driving you absolutely mental, this whole time paradox business. You lie awake nights wondering what would happen if you hopped into a time machine and went into the past and killed your own grandpa when he was a child. Because, as you well know, if you offed gramps he would never beget your […]

Bone Was 2013?s 10th Most Challenged Book

 Jeff Smith’s Bone was the 10th most challenged book in 2013 according to a recently released American Booksellers Foundation list. The news comes as Banned Books Week kicks off on Sunday. Graphic novels will gain the spotlight in this year’s awareness campaign according to Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week National Committee, She said, “This year […]

Mike Gold: Marvel’s 75-Year Marvel

If you can find a decent magazine rack near you, or you are lucky enough to live near a bone fide comic book store, you might want to check out Marvel’s 75th Anniversary magazine, conveniently pictured to our left. Oh, look! Rocket Raccoon and Star Lord and Groot and Nova! And no Sub-Mariner or Human […]

Gaiman & JR Jr.’s Eternals Motion Comic Comes to Home Video

You are thousands of years old. You have amazing powers. You have watched civilizations rise and fall.  So why don’t you remember any of this? Best-selling author, Neil Gaiman (Marvel: 1602) is joined by superstar artist, John Romita Jr. (Amazing Spider-Man), to bring you the extraordinary tale of the Eternals. Medical student Mark Curry’s world […]

Emily S. Whitten: J!NX! You Owe Me A Baby Pig!

Just kidding, J!NX. You don’t owe me anything, because in fact you just sent me a whole bunch of things, and they are awwwwwesome! Although I’m not lying when I say I have a soft spot for baby pigs. But to get back to the point at hand – on Friday, I arrived home to […]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season One Featuettes

Walt Disney Home Entertainment released the first season of their Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series, reminding us of the show’s incredible potential which was finally realized in the final third of the 22 episodes. In support of the release, a series of video shorts have been released to whet your appetite. Chloe Stunts Hacker Kind of […]

The Point Radio: Donal Logue Donal Logue Thrives In GOTHAM

Donal Logue is Harvey Bullock in the new Fox series, GOTHAM and he has a lot of say about it,  including how this compares to his previous roles and what it’s like to be part of a story where everyone already knows the ending. Plus, it’s the 60th Anniversary for The Guinness Book Of World Records, with […]

MGM & 20th Rerelease 13 Horror Classics on Blu-ray

Just in time for Halloween, Metro Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Fox Home Entertainment have re-released 13 cult classic horror films on Blu-ray and DVD. Each iconic movie will be decked out with an all-new, limited-edition artist-rendered faceplate by Skuzzles. Release Date: September 9, 2014 Price:     $5-7 DVD; $7-$8 BD Outlets: Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Best […]

Mindy Newell: I Owe It All To Television

“When television is good, nothing – not the theater, not the magazines or newspapers – nothing is better. But when television is bad, nothing is worse. I invite each of you to sit down in front of your own television set when your station goes on the air and stay there, for a day, without […]

ComicMix Quick Picks: September 14, 2014

A Weekend Window Closing Wrap-Up, closing windows on our browsers so you can open them up on yours. Away we go…! DC Announces Darwyn Cooke variant cover month for December! Because– well, do we really need a reason? Mike Dawson gives advice to the mid-career cartoonist who has failed to build an audience. Kevin Brueck: […]

New Who Review – “Listen”

“The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…” The idea is so close to implausible, it only makes it more plausible.  What if there really is someone in the shadows?  What if that isn’t just a passing breeze across the back of your neck?  What if […]

John Ostrander: The Bat, Man!

As the Bat-mythos goes, Bruce Wayne saw a bat fly into his window and thought, “Criminals are a cowardly and superstitious lot. I shall become a bat!” I’ve never been quite sure how the first half of that statement leads to the second half, but never mind. Maybe the bat flying in so freaked Bruce […]

Marc Alan Fishman: Paper Is Dead!

For those uninitiated to my writing process, allow me to be transparent: I write my column Tuesday evening. This is helpful for many reasons – mostly all revolving around having a full-time day job, a family, and Unshaven Comics. With that being said, I’d be remiss if I didn’t come clean. Today, I’m sure there […]

The Point Radio: Z NATION’s New Breed Of Undead

SyFy’s new series, Z NATION, is the latest entry in the pop culture zombie craze and Executive Producer Karl Schaefer, is happy to point all the things that make his undead from the other ones lumbering around. Plus, with two decades of TV roles behind them, Grant Goodeve (EIGHT IS ENOUGH) and Ted McGinley (MARRIED WITH […]

Michael Davis: Am I a Liar or a Dick or What?

“Now, You Can’t Leave.” – Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale Seven months ago I contacted the people at Variant Comics. They put a wonderful piece on Static Shock together so I sent them what I thought was a satire filled message that pointed out that they were wrong in regards to whom created Static and […]


Well, there’s no putting it off any longer. I might as well get the unpleasant business out of the way right up front. SPOILER WARNING!  I want to discuss the legal aspects of Detective Comics: Futures End # 1 and there is literally no way I can proceed without discussing its ending. So if you haven’t […]

Martha Thomases: Subversive Family Reading

Over the weekend, while all the cool kids were in Baltimore for the Harvey Awards and the convention, I was at a family wedding. As such occasions are wont to do, I ruminated over my life and times. On Friday night, at the rehearsal dinner, I was talking with a cousin who remembered that visiting […]

Tweeks: Review Tomboy by Liz Prince

Being a kid is hard.  You don’t know who you are exactly, but it’s really important that you find out where you fit in.  So, we imagine it was especially hard for Liz Prince when she was growing up because she wasn’t a girly girl who wanted to play dolls and wear dresses and yet […]

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