The Legend of Wonder Woman

Several months ago, when my schedule allowed, I attended a “Heroines Book Club” at the comic book store that the Mysterious Mr. C and I frequent the most. While the writers of the chosen comic books didn’t have to be women, their subjects were and I figured – as a self-proclaimed GeekyNerdyGirl – that itContinue reading “The Legend of Wonder Woman”

Batman: The Killing Joke (Graphic Novel)

Warning: This post discusses some graphic material and there are spoilers, so proceed at your own risk! When it comes to comic books/graphic novels starring Gotham’s caped crusader, two of the most iconic are Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns (1986) and Alan Moore’s Batman: The Killing Joke (1988). Miller’s treatment has already made itContinue reading “Batman: The Killing Joke (Graphic Novel)”

My First Comic Book

My humble Geeky Musings turned 2 last Friday and instead of celebrating with sweets, like I did last year, I decided to read my very first comic book! Though my mother collected graphic novels when she was younger, this was my first foray into anything besides the Archie comics I used to get at theContinue reading “My First Comic Book”

Shaking Up the Universe

July 2014 was a busy month for Marvel Entertainment. The ridiculously lucrative company announced that the next Thor would be a woman, and that Sam Wilson would take over for Captain America – making him, as Steve Colbert noted, Captain African America. And this all came shortly after Marvel said they would be killing offContinue reading “Shaking Up the Universe”