Anime North: An Otaku’s Dream Come True

If you are human, you’ve most likely had a dream that you wake up from, only to wish that what you had experienced actually happened. You may have been able to fly, or you may have found the love of your life; no matter the case, it was all an illusion. Of course, I’ve had no shortage of similar letdowns, but last… » 5/28/15 2:24am 41 minutes ago

What I'd do if I had Time Travel.

  • Step One: Go into the future where we understood enough about how the brain works to know where the ‘self’ is and had a device/mechanism/set of programmed nanobots/whatever that could quickly get a non-destructive copy of somebody.
  • Step Two: Go back in time and collect batches of people right before they died.
  • Step Three
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An Explanation for the Ending of DC's Convergence

So Convergence #8, the last issue of the crossover, came out this week and you might have heard that it did something very interesting. Something that I don’t think anyone expected. Here is my explanation, in the form of a Q&A. » 5/27/15 9:22pm Yesterday 9:22pm

The Vuvalini: What people are missing

I read a really fantastic article about Fury Road that hit a lot of the points I’ve been thinking about, but not heard from others. In particular it does a great job of breaking down the first scene with the wives and explaining how it is a subversion of our expectations for how women are presented in this sort of… » 5/27/15 4:09pm Yesterday 4:09pm

Flash Season 2 premiere speculation

As much as I talk about Marvel (and yeah, I’m a True Believer through and through), I’m actually a huge DC fan too. My top three favorite DC characters are Superman, Green Arrow and the Flash, so naturally I’ve been GLUED to The Flash this TV season. With the way the first season ended, and actor/producer interviews… » 5/27/15 2:13pm Yesterday 2:13pm

What's in Your Wallet? A Guide to U.S. Mint Marks

The United States Mint has been in operation since 1792. In the years since its founding, the Mint has produced coins for the United States. At first, the Mint operated out of its Philadelphia facility. It has since expanded over the years, establishing locations in Denver, San Francisco, Carson City, New Orleans, and… » 5/27/15 1:54pm Yesterday 1:54pm

A History of DC Crossovers: The Silver Age

So last time, we examined the crossovers in the Golden Age between National Comics and All-American Comics before they were merged to create, essentially, DC Comics. (They wouldn’t officially call themselves “DC Comics” until 1977. Before that, they would brand their comics as “A Superman DC Production” or simply “A… » 5/27/15 1:56am Yesterday 1:56am