Spider-Man: Worldwide – I’m Finally, Fully HOME

This is an important post for this site.  Well, it’s an important post for me I guess, that’s a better way to put it.  It doesn’t have a strong, driving social justice message.  It isn’t a call to action.  It isn’t a heavy analysis or anything like that.  But for the first time in almost twenty years, I’m finally reading The Amazing Spider-Man again every month.   For someone who’s always loved Spider-Man as much as I do, this is important.  It turns out, being back in the current life of Peter Parker means even more to me than I thought it would. Continue reading

Mockingbird (and Chelsea Cain) Deserve Better

I wasn’t planning on writing a post tonight.  But then I read this article about Chelsea Cain, the author of Marvel’s Mockingbird comic.  It turns out the hateful backlash from “misogynist bullies” to the cover of the series’ finale, issue #8, was so overwhelming that she decided to leave Twitter.  As far as I’m concerned, this is not okay and we need to talk about it.  I guess cleaning will have to wait for the weekend… Continue reading