Reboots, Ultimates, and Debt Ceilings

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

Marvel revamped their roster over 10 years ago with the Ultimates line. Now DC has pressed the reset button on their universe and I can’t help but wonder if our reality is next? Isn’t all this hoopla about tax reform about simplifying the code and making it more accessible? And what about the debt our nation has accrued? What […]

The Queering of the X-Men

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in Comix
The Queering of the X-Men

Growing up as a reader of the X-men in the 1980s I easily recognized them as the outsiders of the Marvel universe. There was a counter-culture vibe to them because their members (at the time) sported mohawks, funny accents, and they tended to drink more booze than the Avengers or family friendly Fantastic Four. Then […]