As is the case for most people that grew up in the mid-2000s, Cartoon Network’s afternoon and Friday night blocks were very important to me. It was my first exposure to things like YuYu Hakusho, Dragon Ball Z, Gundam Wing, and perhaps…Read more
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In its four-year, five season run, Steven Universe has captured the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. Drawing inspiration from and referencing things like Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, Jem & The Holograms, Revolutionary Girl Utena and even Neon Genesis Evangelion, Rebecca Sugar’s labor of love is as good…Read more
We live in odd times, and I don’t just mean the fact that Capcom forgot that Arcade mode is an important facet of a fighting game; I mean the fact that athletes, entertainers and musicians specifically are being told by…Read more
In all the time I’ve spent reading comic books, I don’t think there’s a single female character I’ve grown to love more than one Gwendolyn Maxine Stacy. I don’t think there’s a single version of her that I don’t enjoy….Read more
When writing a story that spans multiple entries, having many individual plot threads for your cast is important, as it makes each of them feel important in their own way. Scott Pilgrim does an excellent job of this, and even has each…Read more
I remember the first time I saw the web series Dead Fantasy, which pitted all of the female characters of Dead or Alive and Final Fantasy against one another in a super stylish series of animated fights, and falling in love with it immediately. So…Read more
Ultimate Spider-Man is as close to perfect a Western super hero comic can be. With what is likely the best incarnation of Peter Parker, a phenomenal creative team in the form of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artists Mark Bagley, Stuart…Read more
Batman is a cultural icon. Being one of the most visible and popular superheroes in the medium has elevated The Dark Knight, spawning film after film over the past four decades, a best-selling series of video games and a seemingly…Read more
2015 saw the release of the last four episodes of Life Is Strange, a time bending whirlwind of an adventure game that introduced the world to Max Caulfield, a young heroine out to solve the mysterious disappearance of one Rachel Amber….Read more
For as long as fighting games have existed, there have been heroes in those games, from Ryu to Siegfried to Kasumi to Terry Bogard, the heroic protagonist type of character has been a constant in the genre. Liu Kang of…Read more
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