Black Fictional Lives Matter Too: On Black Pain and Black Death in ‘Civil War’
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Black Fictional Lives Matter Too: On Black Pain and Black Death in ‘Civil War’

Full disclosure: I was not what you would call “woke” until 2014. Specifically August 9, 2014. The day Michael Brown was unjustly gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri. I wasn’t asleep, per say. I had peeped what had happened to Trayvon Martin back in 2012. I had peeped how a simple trip to the corner store … Continue reading

Said Something Racist Lately? Have No Fear! The Racist Apology Guide Is Here
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Said Something Racist Lately? Have No Fear! The Racist Apology Guide Is Here

Greetings, fairest denizens of the Zoo. While it’s been awhile since I last talked to each and every one of you, I am here to say that it has been a WILD couple of days for us over at the Zoo–and frankly for comic book fans at-large as well. On top coming off of a Captain … Continue reading

‘Captain America: Civil War’ – Did It Live Up To the Hype?
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‘Captain America: Civil War’ – Did It Live Up To the Hype?

***Possible (?) spoilers. Beware*** Is Oscar Isaac a sex god? Does Rosario Dawson have cheekbones that could cut through marble? Does Chadwick Boseman possess a smile that is so dazzling that it could make the most annoying prude swoon? The answer to all of these questions is “yes” and therefore, by the transitive property of … Continue reading

Lupita Nyong’o is in Talks to Star in ‘Black Panther’ because Bast the Panther God Loves Us
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Lupita Nyong’o is in Talks to Star in ‘Black Panther’ because Bast the Panther God Loves Us

I will get to this news story soon enough, but first, my reaction in GIFS: Now, that that’s over with, I am proud to say that while I was in the thick of searching through Tumblr for GIFS for my upcoming Captain America: Civil War review, I was informed that High Priestess Bae Lupita Nyong’o … Continue reading

Inspiration of the Marvel Kind: On How Jay Garrick and Harrison Wells Remind Me of Tony Stark and Steve Rogers
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Inspiration of the Marvel Kind: On How Jay Garrick and Harrison Wells Remind Me of Tony Stark and Steve Rogers

***Beware: Spoilers Ahead*** Let’s be real. Comic book companies tend to take notes from each other. No such greater example exists than that of Marvel and DC. DC was obviously here first and if you check out the history of their development, you’ll see that a lot of their writers and talent eventually went on … Continue reading