On Suicide Squad (Spoilers)

So, this weekend I managed to pull a few of my friends together to go see Suicide Squad. I had heard a lot of mixed reviews for the movie, generally putting it in to a you’ll either love it or hate it category. I’ll say I’ve never really read the Suicide Squad comic books, maybe a couple of issues total, but I was probably more familiar with a lot of the characters then a lot of the people who were at the theater to see this. I’m pretty sure that DC was banking on people seeing Will Smith in the cast and going to see it just because of that. Well, that and Margot Robbie’s rear in hanging out for most of the movie. They do play probably the two most recognizeable characters out of any of the others, except maybe Killer Croc which I’ll get to that later. Mostly … Read more…

On Some Thoughts On The Comic Industry

So this is a post I’ve been meaning to write, but just haven’t had the time to actually sit down and type something up. Recently I purchased one of the Humble Comic Bundles that rotate selections every week or two. The one I picked up had around $300 worth of comics that you basically pay what you want for and the money goes to charity. What’s really cool here is that the comics that you are buying are all DRM free. Now that wouldn’t stop me from buying them anyways. If I had to put some code in to one of the apps (comixology, marvel, dc, image, etc..) I would be fine doing that. This specific bundle was for Image comics and contained several volume ones for some of their titles. Some I didn’t recognize, but the big draw was that for paying over a certain price you would get … Read more…