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 in general) doesn’t extend past the most recent films. See, Batman was one of… Continue reading Batstravaganza! – A Primer on Batman and the Dark Age of Superheroes
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 flagship podcast, The FIGcast. Head over to FullyIntegratedGeeks.com to check out the… Continue reading Batstravaganza! – Batman Canon in the New 52
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 me. Sure, Facebook had shown that social and casual games… Continue reading Mobile Gaming Review: “Dungeon Village”
Lots of new MMO games are being released in 2012, but these 5 offer something new and different!
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 it means… Continue reading The Batman Paradox: The Joke’s On You