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MCU Phase 4 films, Issue #3: “The Eternals”

As the MCU expands beyond the familiar properties of the early 2000s to find new stories to tell, it is continually faced with the challenge of introducing new characters. Sure, you can always tell another origin story: bite a teenager with a radioactive spider, launch an arrogant doctor into a catastrophic car accident, or inject… Continue reading MCU Phase 4 films, Issue #3: “The Eternals”

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Arkham Horror LCG in the time of COVID-19

IT WAS INEVITABLE: The lockdown...the restricted movement... the never ending days of wearing face mask...the delays in shipments... and yet... a lot more game time for Arkham Horror LCG...like what??? Reflecting on my AH:LCG journey so far, I would say that I have played way more AH:LCG than I ever have before the pandemic. Mostly,… Continue reading Arkham Horror LCG in the time of COVID-19

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Disney+ MCU Reflections, Issue #37: “Hawkeye” Episode 5

The previous episode brought Yelena into the fray, a development that threatened to end the partnership between Kate and Clint. But of course, you can't keep two unreasonably accurate archers away from each other for long, and Clint's insistence that he works alone rings about as accurately as Batman's, a self-professed loner who has trained… Continue reading Disney+ MCU Reflections, Issue #37: “Hawkeye” Episode 5

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Disney+ MCU Reflections Issue #36: “Hawkeye” Episode 4

The fourth episode of Hawkeye finally pulls together some of the threads that the early installments laid out. The Tracksuit Mafia is shown to be much more than just a few bros throwing Molotov cocktails into apartments. Mystery continues to surround the Rolex from the black market auction in episode one. And most importantly, Hawkeye… Continue reading Disney+ MCU Reflections Issue #36: “Hawkeye” Episode 4