Batstravaganza! – Top 5 Batman Video Games
by B.J. Keeton | Jul 23, 2012 | Gaming
Continuing Batstravaganza! is Evan Fischer, a freelance writer and part-time student at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. The Dark Knight has long been a fan favorite in the world of comics because of his iconoclastic nature; he took a...
The Batman Tragedy: Death in the Family
by John Ayers | Jul 21, 2012 | Books
Today is a sad day for nerds, comic fans, and movie goers everywhere. If you have not heard of the tragedy in Colorado at the Batman: Dark Knight Rises premiere, you can get a recap here. The scary thing for me, is like most readers on this site, I myself fit all...
Batstravaganza! – What does it mean to be the Dark Knight?
by Burek | Jul 20, 2012 | Books
In my previous Batstravaganza article, I discussed how the “Dark Age of Comics” changed both Batman and the genre of superheroes forever. The change was one of themes, but also one of aesthetics. In this article, I’m going to look specifically at the Batman of the...
Batstravaganza! – The Many Masks of Batman
by B.J. Keeton | Jul 19, 2012 | Books
Today’s installment of Batstravaganza! is by Halit Bozdogan. His preferred Batman is Kevin Conroy’s animated version. Heath Ledger’s Joker takes the top spot for villain, whilst he prefers Grayson’s Nightwing over Drake’s Robin. There have been many superheroes...
Batsravaganza! – The Batman Paradox, Part Two: No (Bat)Man’s Land
by John Ayers | Jul 18, 2012 | Books
In our last “The Batman Paradox” post we delved into the philosophic waters of what is morally right when it comes to handling the Joker. Should Batman kill the Joker? That single action could save several, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people...
Batstravaganza! – A Primer on Batman and the Dark Age of Superheroes
by Burek | Jul 17, 2012 | Books
Today’s Batman is a dark, somewhat-brooding character that is faced with morally ambiguous decisions and has his ethical structure continuously tested. It is easy to forget that it wasn’t always this way, especially if your experience with Batman (or even superheroes...
Batstravaganza! – Batman Canon in the New 52
by B.J. Keeton | Jul 16, 2012 | Books
Kicking off our week-long Batstravaganza! is Trey Gwinn, a geek who lives in Nashville, the coolest town in the South, and is wrapping up his Masters in History from the University of Louisville. He’s one of the founders of Fully Integrated Geeks and it’s...
Mobile Gaming Review: “Dungeon Village”
by Burek | Jul 13, 2012 | Gaming
Mobile gaming is a steadily-growing market. An estimated 50.4% of Americans (as of March) now own a smartphone. But I’ll be honest–when the whole discussion on mobile gaming started, I wondered whether or not it would ever really appeal to me and to gamers like...
[Guest Post] 5 Greatest MMOs of 2012
by B.J. Keeton | Jul 12, 2012 | Gaming
Lots of new MMO games are being released in 2012, but these 5 offer something new and different!
The Batman Paradox: The Joke’s On You
by John Ayers | Jul 11, 2012 | Books
One of the things I enjoy most about reading comics is the commentary on culture it can make. Such as how the 1980s run of Animal Man by Grant Morrison gives huge props to animal rights. Or the way Alan Moore’s run of Saga of the Swamp Thing explores the ideas of what...