ON THE FUTURE OF COMIC GAMERS ASSEMBLE

This is not something that I’ve particularly looked forward to writing, but effectively immediately, I’ll be taking a very reduced approach to content production for the forseeable future. Later on this month I’ll have been working on either this in some capacity for six years and while I’m very proud of what I’ve managed to…

THAT TIME A GAME ALLOWED ME TO PLAY AS MY FAVORITE COMIC BOOK CHARACTER AND VIDEO GAME CHARACTER AT THE SAME TIME

As someone who was born in the 80’s, my video game education, like many I’m sure, started with the NES. Everyone has their favorite series from that era: whether it’s Nintendo first-party heavy hitters like Mario and Zelda, but for me, it was Mega Man. There wasn’t much I didn’t like about Capcom’s beloved franchise:…

MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN’S MILES MORALES PROBLEM

I want to preface this piece very early on by saying I love the character of Miles Morales: In either collected edition or trade, I have every issue starring the character as written by Brian Micheal Bendis; I have multiple Miles Morales Spider-Man action figures and even a hoodie and t-shirt modeled after Miles’ now…

WHAT I WILL (AND WON’T) MISS ABOUT TOYS-TO-LIFE

Disney Infinity ended in 2016, Lego Dimensions ended about a year and a half later in 2017, and while Activision’s Skylanders hasn’t throw in the towel officially, its taking a year off is very telling that the series is on shaky ground. Started in 2011 with Skylanders: Spryo’s Adventure, the toys-to-life genre of games that allowed action figures to interact with a video…