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MUSIC VIDEO: Red Shirts

Thought you Strangers and Aliens might appreciate this: This is actually a song that was written for a book called Redshirts by John Scalzi, which I have not yet had the pleasure (or displeasure, depending on how good or bad it may be) of reading. ~ Ben  

Aquaman #9 (Cool Comic Covers #12)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: In honor of Aquaman’s loss to Thor in the Super Hero Tournament of Champions, a cool Aquaman cover. There are actually many, many …

AVENGERS WEEK: Onward, Christian Super-Soldiers!

I wanted Captain America to be something different than the other 3 (or 4, if you include the Hulk) set-up movies for the Avengers. In Iron Man and Thor (and Hulk, who fits so well into the discussion that, if you don’t think he belongs in the discussion, just disregard…it’s …

AVENGERS WEEK: Thor (COOL COMIC COVERS #9)

Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: Thor! Continuing Avengers Week here at Strangers and Aliens, it’s Thor’s-day. Yes, we had to do it. So even though Captain America was after Thor, we had …

AVENGERS WEEK: Hulk (COOL COMIC COVERS #7)

Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: It’s Avengers week here at Strangers and Aliens! Each day we are going to take a look at the characters who will be featured in the upcoming …

Fear #1 (COOL COMIC COVERS #4)

Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I don’t know why I love swamp monsters. It has something to do with the primal idea of the very earth or soil coming alive beneath you, …

April is Poetry Month!

Okay, so it’s the 9th, but, hey, HOLY WEEK! That sort of takes precedence over poetry, dontcha think? Anyway, this challenge has its roots in a request I made to Ben and Jayce for topic ideas. While I have a whole bank of ideas myself, sometimes I like to get …

NEWS: New Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster!

Well, after that Amazing Spider-Man poster (which I wrote about here), DC Comics has released their own new poster, for The Dark Knight Rises. Coming off two of the best superhero movies ever made, this one is playing up the opposite angle that the Spider-Man poster emphasized. Spider-Man is an …