Tag Archives: Lyndsey Hicks

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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Anime Lounge #14: Death Note

Series: Death Note Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A young man named Light Yagami is bored and incred­i­bly gifted men­tally. He’s look­ing for things to do out­side of hack­ing the national police data­base and is prepar­ing to go to law school for … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #23: Animated Mario has wins, losses over the years

Car­toons, to me, fall in the same sphere as anime and comic books. If you tell a good story, I don’t care what medium you choose to tell it in. If it hap­pens to be about some­thing I love, chances … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #13: Free!

Series: Free! Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Three friends — Haruka, Nag­isa and Makoto — decide to begin a swim club after a fourth in their group, Rin, reap­pears in their lives after liv­ing abroad and rejects their offer to swim … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #12: Special A

Series: Spe­cial A Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: A group of extra­or­di­nar­ily tal­ented stu­dents are iso­lated in their school. The group is com­prised of the top seven stu­dents from each class at Hakusenkan: Kei Tak­ishima, Hikari Hana­zono, Jun and Megumi Yamamoto, Tadashi … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #22: No fat-shaming allowed of any kind

Let’s be real for a moment: I am what you would call a fat girl. I’ve been fairly over­weight for a large por­tion of my adult life. It’s noth­ing I don’t already know and it’s noth­ing that I haven’t tried … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #21: Don’t let outside opinion sway your film loves

Lis­ten, there comes a time in the enter­tain­ment busi­ness that things (i.e. songs, movies, art) will be remade. And we will have to live with it. Just because some­thing is a clas­sic, that doesn’t mean it’s sacred and off lim­its. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #10: Nisekoi

Series: Nisekoi Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A boy in high school, Raku Ichijo, wears a neck­lace every day to remind him of his long-forgotten love. He met a girl, whose face and details remain unknown, whom he pledged to meet … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #20: When obnoxious behavior leaks into comic books

I’ve read quite a bit in the past sev­eral months about this ridicu­lous­ness where women in comics and games are harassed by men in the same indus­try, and I have but one word to that effect: Stop. No one deserves … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #09: Kill la Kill

Series: Kill la Kill Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A school­girl, Ryuko Matoi, goes on a search for her father’s killer — a per­son wield­ing a scis­sor blade — while wear­ing a spe­cially made suit — Sen­ketsu. Matoi comes into con­flict with … Con­tinue read­ing

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