Why the Best Comic Characters Just “Work”

Some of the most memorable and fascinating characters in all of fiction were first created for comic books. The last decade-plus of movie ticket sales can more than substantiate that. But even before cinematic effects caught up with the way these larger-than-life heroes deserved to be presented, you are still talking about characters that have... Continue Reading →

Top Five: Spider-Man Costumes

Alternate costumes in comic books are really hit-or-miss. When you are dealing with classic, long-standing characters, the creative urge to change things up is understandable. I mean, have you been wearing the same outfit for the last 80 years? Do you even have the same style or taste in clothes that you did ten years... Continue Reading →

Entertainment Rex: January

Welcome to our newest feature here at SWO Productions: Entertainment Rex! Twice a month, I will look back on what I've read, watched, and experienced and let you know if it can be recommended or not (is that... semi-monthly? Bi-monthly is every other month, right? What means "twice a month"? Semi... Bi-sometimesly? Anyone have any... Continue Reading →

Top Five: Spider-Man Fights

This started off as a slightly different list. Originally, this was going to be my Top Five fight scenes of all-time in comic book history. It's another one of those Top Ten list ideas for our podcast that we have not gotten around to yet, and one that I thought had some legs and was... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: ‘Nuff Said

So back in 2002, Marvel decided to have a month where all their titles’ stories had no dialogue. The gauntlet was thrown down to their writers and artists to tell compelling stories with as few words as possible. I say “as few as possible” because some of the titles screwed around with this concept as... Continue Reading →

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