Tag Archives: 3Q2018

Otaku Corner: Tokyo Tribes Vol. 2

Tokyo pre­pares for all-out gang war­fare in Tribes Vol­ume 2 In a pre­vi­ous Otaku Cor­ner col­umn, I reviewed the first vol­ume of the manga series “Tokyo Tribes.” Tokyo Tribes is the first manga series I’ve read that per­fectly com­bines Japan­ese comic … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #25: Black Panther film is needed, necessary now

Needed. Nec­es­sary. Now. Black Panther’s release was all of this and more in a time when melanated super heroes on the big screen are far and few in between. Why was the ensem­ble tale so nec­es­sary? While lit­tle chil­dren can … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: 300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire Warner Bros., 2014 300: Rise of an Empire late but bold enough to make impact The first movie in the pos­si­ble pan­theon of tales about the valiant Spar­tans who died at the Bat­tle of Ther­mopy­lae … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #23: Pyslocke

Name: Eliz­a­beth Brad­dock Alias: Betsy, Betts, Kwan­non, Lady Man­darin, Cap­tain Britain, Lady Briton, Death Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Cap­tain Britain Corps, X-Force, S.T.R.I.K.E., Extinc­tion Team, the Man­darin, Sis­ter­hood of Mutants, Exiles, Hand, Hell­fire Club, Horse­men of the Apoc­a­lypse, X.S.E. Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Psy­locke … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Batman versions

1. Bat­man (Earth Two ver­sion): This ver­sion of Bruce Wayne set­tles down with Selina Kyle and has a daugh­ter, Helena Wayne, who becomes Huntress. Even­tu­ally, Bruce becomes police com­mis­sioner. After a one last adven­ture as Bat­man, he is killed in … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #15: Yuri on Ice!!

Get ready to skate Episodes: 1 to 12 (all) Premise: Pro­fes­sional fig­ure skater Yuri Kat­suki is in a career slump, suf­fer­ing his worst defeat dur­ing the Grand Prix. Yuri’s con­fi­dence has hit rock bot­tom and he’s think­ing of giv­ing up and quit­ting … Con­tinue read­ing

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