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Stories Within Stories: An Unconventional Look at 30 Rock and Sandman

Over the last few months, I’ve worked my way through the Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and some of its spinoffs, as well as through the seven season run of 30 Rock. I am now going to spend a non-negligible amount of time and words...


Comics Dashes: Comparing Nightwing to Secret Empire

Welcome to Comics Dashes, quick dashes of the Comics Dash Podcast. In this episode, Jean, Alex, and Chad talk Nightwing The New Order and how it compares to Secret Empire. Chad is also drunk off his stupid ass, so you know, the...


The State of Secret Empire

I can tell you one thing that will happen in Secret Empire #10, and I tell you this with the utmost certainty: There will be lines. Heavy lines. Lines encumbered with the weight of the world. Lines striving to echo through the ...



DC’s New Gods Special Misunderstands Jack Kirby’s Legacy

Released to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Jack Kirby (which is coming up at the end of this month), DC’s New Gods Special was positioned as a tribute to the influential creator. And rightfully so – ov...


Secret Empire is Squandering its Potential

The first issue of Secret Empire: Brave New World came out this week. And, for the first time, I felt like a creative team was making good on the promise of Secret Empire. Leading up to the release of the event, I was legitimat...