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WHERE DO I START: MARVEL EDITION

Welcome everyone to a new series I like to call where do I start. I’ve noticed something in the past few years since comic book movies really blew up.A lot of my friends say I love these movies but don’t know how to get into Comics there’s so much of it out there and decades […]

Review: Patience by Daniel Clowes

“A COSMIC TIMEWARP DEATHTRIP TO THE PRIMORDIAL INFINITE OF EVERLASTING LOVE BY DANIEL CLOWES.” That’s the description written on the back cover of the new Daniel Clowes graphic novel, Patience (published by Fantagraphics), and it is an apt one indeed. Clowes’ work has always been strange. Even when grounded in reality, like Ghost World, there […]

Interview: Archie Comics’ Alex Segura talks Archie meets The Ramones, crime fiction, his love for hometown Miami and a long career in comics.

Alex Segura is a hometown boy done good. After cutting his teeth working for The Miami Herald, Alex took his life long love of comics and made the jump into that very industry, quickly becoming a professional and working with some the medium’s biggest publishers. Also an accomplished crime novelist, he has written two books in an […]

Comic Book Review: The Tithe #1

The Tithe Review Matt Hawkins Co-Creator and Writer Rashan Ekedal Co-Creater Artist Bill Farmer Colorist April 15, 2015  From the minds of Matt Hawkins and Rashan Ekedal comes The Tithe, a book about Robin Hood inspired thieves that rob corrupt churches and give the money to charities that need them, all while being hunted down by two […]

The Reinvention of Bob Suren

Bob Suren is one of the most recognized individuals in the history of Florida’s punk rock scene. A longtime fixture of the “lifestyle” in too many capacities to mention in one breath, Suren’s hand has been in a record store, radio show, bands, promotions, distribution, writing and running a record label. A little while back, […]

An Interview With Miami’s Jellyfish Brothers

The Jellyfish Brothers are one of Miami’s most mysterious bands. I decided to interview the band in order to obtain a better understanding on how they achieve their cult-like following. When the Jellyfish Brothers’ music hits your auditory nerves it’ll leave you both confused and mesmerized. The Alvarez brothers, Greg (guitar/vocals) and Ed (drums) unite […]

Six Books for Those who Want to Skip Christmas

For those of us who dislike Christmas for whatever reason – maybe it was a bummer of a Holiday when you were young, maybe it reminds you of a loved one who is no longer with you, maybe you just don’t like the grab-n’-grunt consumerism that has eclipsed whatever spiritual meaning the day was supposed […]