Yes, this is going to be one of those articles, where I use words like “icon” and “mythology” to describe silly spandex-wearing superheroes like Spider-Man. And it won’t be the last time.
One of my New Year’s resolutions is to blog more. Hey, that’s no more self-indulgent than “lose weight,” okay? And, in fact, it’s actually quite similar. I’m trying to lose […]
Like many children and geeks, I spent Black Friday Weekend wondering which toys I’d like for Christmas. I’m an action figure man, and I’ve been wondering if anything on the pegs appeals to me this year. That’s when I came to a startling realization: I have four Red Tornado action figures.
Russ Kazmierczak Jr.: The collision of my interests in politics and superheroes spawned an epiphany: politicians and superheroes have a lot in common.
Russ Kazmierczak Jr.: I’ve developed a strange perspective on the cosplay phenomenon — a perspective that many others probably don’t share.
Where did Deadpool come from? That’s a rhetorical question. I don’t need anyone to list his first appearance, or describe the Weapon X program, or map the nuances of Rob […]
Welcome to a new semi-regular column on Nerdvana: Once A Nerd, a series that explores how the stuff we liked as kids affects the stuff liked by kids today.