Posts where we go rogue and complain about things (because as nerds we’re really good at that)

Is cosplay hurting the comic book community?

For those that have been to comic book conventions you know that they are a place for nerds to gather and celebrate their shared fandom. But for the last couple years something has changed. Vendors and artist have started rumbling online about this and they are looking for someone to blame. One of the things
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Why aren’t Marvel and DC producing more female superhero movies?

If you haven’t heard by now WB/DC is planing on making a solo Joker movie. What you may not have heard is that they are planning on making it an origin story. I personally think this is a terrible idea and I’ll explain to you why.  There are actually three main reasons I think this
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So, before I go forward, I fully admit that I have not read the Game of Thrones books. Everything I know is from the show or questions I’ve asked my wife who has read them. I built this theory quite accidentally while reading this article https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/08/game-of-thrones-what-is-jon-snows-realname-aegon-targaryen-season-7-episode-7-dragon-wolf As confirmed in the Season 7 finale of Game
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Ok, so we explored this topic a little bit in the latest episode, but the more and more I think about it the more I’m not sure what the issue is.By blaming the actor you are essentially saying one of 2 things. He/She is either a really bad actor and shouldn’t be acting, or that
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If you’ve listened to any of the podcast episodes in the past 4 years where we discussed comics, then it should come as no surprise that I am a strong proponent of legacy and letting character development evolve forward. As such, I was not the biggest fan of some of the choices that have been
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The title above may be harsh as The CW has been a vehicle for a number of years now for a level of DC comics-based shows that had been previously unprecedented in its breadth and support and, in my mind, has ushered in a new era in super-hero television. So by no means do I
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So recently Marvel comics has made some interesting changes to their comics. They have been changing the alter egos of some of their flagship characters. Examples include a female Thor (later revealed to be Jane Foster), Iron Man Tony Stark replaced by Riri Williams (or was he?), Hulk Bruce Banner replaced by Amadeus Cho, Ms.
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We’ve now seen Robert Downey Jr. and Michael Douglas get reverted to a much younger and very believable versions of themselves. We’ve even seen a young Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator Genisys. But the most recent and possibly pinnacle of use of this technology was recently seen in Rogue One: a Star Wars Story where Peter
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There are a lot of tributes to Carrie Fisher on the internet right now, so I wanted to take a moment to share my personal experience with the late actress. As people all around the world are mourning the passing of Carrie Fisher I fear they are actually mourning the loss of her iconic character
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Spider-Man Homecoming’s Potential Brilliance

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