The Boys: An Education in Violence

I feel like comic book universes have always been kind of the red-headed step-child of Science Fiction. Well, until The Boys happened. The mainstreaming of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC’s movies and all the current comic book TV shows has definitely made these kinds of stories much more common and …

Freestyle Friday: All Aboard the Swag-Train for 4-12-2019

Back again for another Freestyle Friday for some swag. Don’t worry, I gotcha. As for me, I made some good progress. Got 2 and a half chapters done on Scarlet Phoenix. Okay, two and a quarter. Still. It was a little rough, because one of them is a super critical …

Do Fictional Superheroes Make the Real World Better?

Having heroes is a huge part of the human experience. It’s part of what drives us to be better people, even if we don’t often realize it. We often feel a secret, even unconscious shame  and envy that our heroes do things we cannot or do not do. Mark Twain …