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Strip Talk #30: Marvel winning war; let me tell you why

It should be obvi­ous by now that we love comics here at Gam­ing Insur­rec­tion. Very obvi­ous. I have been a comic book fan — no mat­ter the com­pany — for a long time. I was doing read­ing, writ­ing and arith­metic … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Death Note Vol. 11

The light at the end of the Death Note tun­nel is clear Light, Light, Light. I keep find­ing more rea­sons for con­fin­ing Mr. Yagami to a high-level men­tal health facil­ity than hav­ing him in ANY level of employ­ment in pub­lic safety. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #29: We have lost our beloved king and so we mourn

We lost him. Some­where in that unre­lat­able ethos of the beyond, Chad­wick Bose­man is form­ing that megawatt elec­tric grin. He’s look­ing down on his legacy and see­ing the mil­lions that mourn him. He’s see­ing the trib­utes and the out­pour­ing of grief. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Pandemic blues or a geek’s battle cry against Covid 19

Or how we will learn to emerge awe­some from Down­ersville As I write this, like many of our fel­low geeks around the coun­try and the world, GI staff are deal­ing with a new and unknown “nor­mal.” Ever since Jan­u­ary 20, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #28: All hail the return of Keaton, king of the Batmen

The king has returned home to his throne. All is right in the world of DC. It had bet­ter be because the best Bat­man is return­ing. Michael Keaton has been announced to return in the Flash’s new movie as a dif­fer­ent … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Cosplay is not Consent Vol 2

Con fool­ish­ness: Full metal wildin’ out at anime pan­els Trig­ger warn­ing: This arti­cle con­tains descrip­tions of stalk­ing, intim­i­da­tion and sex­ual assault. Unless oth­er­wise stated, the indi­vid­u­als men­tioned are to be pre­sumed inno­cent until proven guilty in courts of law. In 2017, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #27: My predictions for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Avengers: Endgame is out of the­aters. Mar­vel actors have gone on to new projects and “the snap­pen­ing” is now but a dis­tant mem­ory. There’s no more antic­i­pa­tion of the next dread­ful thing from Thanos and whether our favorite super­heroes are … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #26: The DC universe could learn some lessons from Marvel

The DC Uni­verse is at a cross­roads I guess you could say. While the Mar­vel Cin­e­matic Uni­verse has enjoyed unpar­al­leled suc­cess, the DCU has all but died an igno­min­ious death. Sui­cide Squad: flop. Bat­man vs. Super­man: flop. Super­man: flop. Jus­tice … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #24: Get ready for the deluge of comic book movies

The del­uge of comic book movies these days is like heaven-sent mana for a geek like myself. The sheer vol­ume alone is over­whelm­ing, and the major­ity of them hap­pen to be good. I will prop­erly con­fess that I wasn’t antic­i­pat­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Death Note Vol. 8

L con­tin­ues to inspire jus­tice in Death Note Vol­ume 8 Four years after his death, the world’s great­est detec­tive L con­tin­ues to chal­lenge Light Yagami in the most intense  game of cat and mouse via his suc­ces­sors. Will L and com­pany … Con­tinue read­ing

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