Sequeling Shakespeare

Based on the novel “The Kouga Ninja Scrolls” by Futaro Yamada, “Basilisk” tells a story similar to Romeo and Juliet’s with all the Shakespearean drama and treachery. My experience of Shakespeare is very similar to Darwyn Cooke’s. The Eisner Award…

Wayward Night

Lorde’s cover of Tears for Fears Everybody Wants to Rule the World. I want to believe M Night Shyamalan was given an ultimatum before he made The Last Airbender. I imagine a Star Chamber of Hollywood heavyweights shrouded in dense…

Po-gart in The Jade Dodo

Kids React to Typewriters In the movie Kung Fu Panda, Po, a well-intentioned but bumbling dreamer, suddenly finds himself recruited into the team of heroes he adores. Through the action and the humor, he struggles to gain the team’s acceptance…

Where Angel Should Have Gone

WARNING! SPOILERS! Child of television. When I was told AJ Scudiere’s Under Dark Skies was a “supernatural crime thriller” and then read that it involved “the FBI’s secretive division, NightShade” I immediately thought X-Files. When it is revealed that some…