December 2018 round-up
Holiday movie reviews, sounding off on the year that was and more
This month at Multiversity Comics, I had the honour of reviewing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Bumblebee:
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
This is a spoiler-free review, but for those wondering, there is one scene after the credits, which is a red herring so…
It would be easy to declare, after ten years of increasingly worse Michael Bay Transformers films, that Travis Knight's…
For our Year in Review, I contributed to our gift guide (where I remind everyone to watch The Breadwinner, among other things); had a little rant about Marvel’s decisions this year; wrote about Sheets author Brenna Thummler; spoke about the amazing year Legends of Tomorrow has had; and waxed lyrical about Dan Slott’s final issue of Amazing Spider-Man.
The 2018 Multiversity Gift Guide
If you're anything like us, gift buying is both a joyous and a terrifying process. We love nailing a person's birthday…
Multiversity's 2018 Holiday Wishlist for Marvel
All of us have holiday traditions: some of us watch A Rugrats Chanukah each year, some can recite all the words to "The…
2018 in Review: Breakout Artist
One of the more debated topics around the Multiversity Slack this time of year is 'what exactly defines a breakout?' Is…
2018 in Review: Best Television Adaptation
TV and comics, essentially, tell stories in the same way: through serialization. We are living in the golden age of…
2018 in Review: Best Single Issue
For most of us, the first comic we ever pick up is a single issue. In those 20(ish) pages, there can be so much (or so…
As well as the two aforementioned films I reviewed, I also spent December greatly enjoying 3Below (and a bunch of other great programs) on Netflix. Oh, and I saw Wolf Alice in Brixton:
Barnstorming gig that was — what a great way to (basically) end the year. Here’s to LP3 in 2020 (I suppose).
As always, feel free to support me by donating to my PayPal or buying me a Ko-Fi (it’s my birthday in January, by the way). Also, if you’re still feeling charitable, the Small Press Expo still needs funds for the defendants in a libel case — I’ve written multiple times about it at MC, but the full story and page for donations is here:
Click here to support Defend The 11!! organized by Warren Bernard
Last month, eleven members of the independent comics community along with one publisher were served with a defamation…
Happy new year! Now if you excuse me, I’ve got a final season of A Series of Unfortunate Events and a Doctor Who special to watch.
(^ Listen forwards, backwards, randomly, however you want. Yes, it was hard picking one track per album.)