Tag Archives: Lyndsey Hicks

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 Ep. 1–6

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 Ep. 1–6

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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Strip Talk #19: Sometimes it’s OK to reserve judgment

Before we even get started, let’s not even ques­tion my TMNT legit­i­macy, OK? I am what you would call a super­fan. Check my cre­den­tials: I have most of the 1987 car­toon sea­sons on DVD, have had the theme song of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #18: Days of Future Past isn’t a reality fast enough

  It’s no secret that I favor Mar­vel over DC in the grand scheme of comic book things. I always have: I began watch­ing X-Men: The Ani­mated Series almost as soon as the show began air­ing, and I’m far more … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #08: Lovely Complex Ep. 1–12

Series: Lovely Com­plex Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Two high school sopho­mores, Risa Koizumi and Atsushi Ōtani, are friends. That’s not out of the ordi­nary, but their phys­i­cal char­ac­ter­is­tics are: Koizumi is 5-foot-8, and Ōtani is 5-foot-1. Each are attracted to … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #17: When the X-Men ruled the weekend

I grew up in a house­hold where Sat­ur­days were prized affairs of lazi­ness and doing absolutely as lit­tle as pos­si­ble. Mostly, we sat around read­ing romance nov­els (my mom), play­ing cards or board games or doing a lit­tle house­work well … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #16: Too many villains plague some comic films

Nearly every year that I’ve been alive and con­scious enough to know what’s going on in the world, there’s been a comic book movie released. And I take great pride in hav­ing seen the major­ity of the offer­ings out there. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #05: Kaicho wa Maid Sama Ep. 1–12

Series: Kai­cho wa Maid Sama Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Mis­aki Ayuzawa is the stu­dent coun­cil pres­i­dent at a for­merly all-boys high school. She also works at a maid cafe on the side to earn money to sup­port her fam­ily. Mis­aki has … Con­tinue read­ing

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