Free Comic Book Day in Nashville: Aftermath

In retrospect, I feel I should have made last week’s column promoting Free Comic Book Day. Maybe even post twice last week. (*gasp*) Unfortunately, that is then and this is now, the week following Free Comic Book Day. Really quick, what is Free Comic Book Day? The first Saturday in May, participating comic shops across…

DIY Craft Project: Comic Collages!

Beware anyone with scissors, glue, and a spare weekend. As my fellow comic book fans are aware, we tend to collect a surplus of individual comic issues that we generally don’t care about. Usually because they aren’t that good or we have no interest in reading again. We often end up with a lot of…

Ghibli Films Showcased at The Belcourt Theatre This Spring

The Belcourt Theatre, a Nashville nonprofit cinema, is showing a series of family films every Saturday morning at 10am for the months of March and April. The coincidental part of these Kids Shows is that they’re almost entirely Studio Ghibli anime films directed by the famed Hayao Miyazaki. They range from the adorable My Neighbor Totoro to…

Dungeons & Dragons: Go on an Adventure!

I am an elven ranger. I am 115 years old. I am a sharp shooter with a bow and proficient with a rapier in close quarters. I enjoy long walks in the woods, a good song, and knocking in an orc’s skull. My name is Callen Aleathym, and I’m from… Darn it. I always have…

Recommended Reading: DC Comics’ Earth One books

I finally picked up a copy of 2012’s Superman: Earth One over the weekend at a local used media shop called McKay. I had already read through last year’s Batman: Earth One and enjoyed it. I figured with both on my shelf, now’s a good opportunity to discuss them with the blogging world. In 2010,…

Making Time…

This year’s productivity already isn’t getting off to a good start. Case in point: this blog post, which I’m trying to update every Monday, isn’t even getting started until after 8pm. What’s the culprit? A variety of reasons and tasks keep popping up, but I’m laying the blame on Netflix and The West Wing. Keeping…

Unboxing S.H. Figuarts Red Hawk

Fans of Japanese super heroes like the Super Sentai or Kamen Rider franchises are often treated with great toys for the adults who never quite grow up. My latest example of such is the S.H. Figuarts release of Red Hawk, the stalwart leader of the 1991 Super Sentai series Choujin Sentai Jetman. Jetman is one…