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Wed, March 5th, 2014
- Surprise! I Like Aquaman!
Out of nowhere, Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier's version of Aquaman has won Brett White over, and he can hardly believe it.
Wed, February 26th, 2014
- Who Is Marvel's Lois Lane?
When it comes to non-super powered female characters, does Marvel have anyone that even comes close to matching Metropolis' best reporter in popularity?
Tue, February 25th, 2014
- Who Is Marvel's Wonder Woman? II
Revisiting the question from an earlier column, writer Brett White dug up some more numbers to see if Storm is still Marvel's Wonder Woman.
Wed, February 19th, 2014
- "Guardians of the Galaxy" & the Future Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Brett analyzes the "Guardians of the Galaxy" trailer's "Star Wars" similarities and realizes that the future lies in the hands of a bunch of a-holes.
Wed, February 12th, 2014
- Lessons Learned From "The Lego Movie"
Writer Brett White took away some surprising lessons about comic book culture from a film designed to sell him toys.
Wed, February 5th, 2014
- Why Representation Matters to Me
With "Ms. Marvel" #1 on stands and "iZombie" getting a television pilot, writer Brett White recounts his social justice origin story.
Wed, January 29th, 2014
- The X-Men Fan I Used To Be
Brett reflects on three X-Men comics published exactly 20 years ago, examining how his reading habits have changed since then.
Wed, January 22nd, 2014
- Where Are All The Comedy Comics?
Looking over Image Expo's announcements, Brett found himself wondering why more mainstream series don't go for the funny.
Tue, January 21st, 2014
- The January 2014 Comic Book Commentary Lightning Round
January has been filled with enough big comic book news to last a whole year, leaving writer Brett White no choice but to examine them all at once.
Wed, January 15th, 2014
- "Action" Is The Superman Comic You've Been Waiting For
After a 2013, Brett believes that Superman's back in a big way for 2014, thanks to the work of creators Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder.
Wed, January 8th, 2014
- The Best Colorists of 2013
After briefly checking in with last year's inductees, writer Brett White inducts five more artists into his Colorist Hall of Fame.
Fri, January 3rd, 2014
- Best of 2013 -- Top 10 Single Issues
Writer Brett White bids farewell to 2013 by counting down his top ten favorite comic book issues of the year.
Thu, January 2nd, 2014
- Best of 2013 -- Top 10 Series
Brett gets in on the list fun with a countdown of his own top ten favorite comic book series of 2013.
Wed, December 18th, 2013
- The Writer's Resolution, And What He Learned
Brett spent the last few months trying to turn into Comic Book Writer Brett White, and now he looks at the medium in a totally new way.
Wed, December 11th, 2013
- X-Mas With The X-Men
Following his Thanksgiving with the X-Men, Brett rediscovers one of his favorite holiday issues and explores why tropes aren't so bad this time of year.
Wed, December 4th, 2013
- The Uncanny Refrigerator
Following the shocking events of "Uncanny Avengers," Brett examines whether or not the issue really uses one of comics' most harmful tropes.
Wed, November 27th, 2013
- Thanksgiving With The X-Men
Brett White revisits a classic Thanksgiving issue of "Uncanny X-Men" and explains what modern comics could learn from the story.
Wed, November 20th, 2013
- "Young Avengers" Shows Us How It's Done
With the announcement of the series' final issue (for now), Brett wonders why other superhero comics don't follow "Young Avengers'" example.
Wed, November 13th, 2013
- Nightcrawler Brings the Fun Back to the X-Men
Following Kurt Wagner's triumphant return in "Amazing X-Men" #1, Brett White has realized the fuzzy elf may be the most important mutant around right now.
Mon, November 11th, 2013
- "Thor: The Dark World" Shows Off Marvel's Swagger
Marvel Studios is on a victory lap following "The Avengers," and writer Brett White has realized what they've done right.
Wed, November 6th, 2013
- Ms. Marvel Is Important
Brett White explores the new storytelling opportunities created by the new Muslim Ms. Marvel, and challenges nay-sayers to check their privilege.
Wed, October 30th, 2013
- The Problem With "X-Men: Days Of Future Past"
Lifelong X-Men devotee Brett White tries to pinpoint exactly what about the film's new trailer doesn't sit right with him.
Wed, October 23rd, 2013
- Have No Fear, "Fearless Defenders" Fans
In the wake of Marvel's "Fearless Defenders" cancellation, Brett White offers some words of advice for the book's dedicated readers.
Wed, October 16th, 2013
- NYCC To The Rescue
Faced with one of the more uncertain times of his professional career, Brett White recounts just how New York Comic Con reaffirmed his faith in the industry.
Wed, October 9th, 2013
- I Love She-Hulk (And You Should, Too)
With a new ongoing series coming our way as part of the next wave of Marvel NOW! titles, Brett White explains why She-Hulk is one of the most important heroes in comics today.
Wed, October 2nd, 2013
- Why Superhero Comics Can't Be "Breaking Bad"
In an incredibly spoiler-free piece, Brett White examines how superhero comics' never-ending nature separates the genre from other serialized fiction, highlighted by the recent finale of "Breaking Bad."
Wed, September 25th, 2013
- How Did "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Happen?
Before placing any judgment on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," writer Brett White wonders just how this niche show from a fan-favorite creator made its way onto network TV.
Wed, September 18th, 2013
- Show Versus Tell - The Single Issue Conundrum
After moving apartments, Brett White wonders why he feels the need to show off his passion for comic books by hanging onto thousands of single issues.
Wed, September 11th, 2013
- The New 52 Has Stopped Working
Brett White really wants to like DC Comics, but the company's recent spate of decisions, talent departures and statements continue to result in a less and less DC-heavy pull list.
Wed, September 4th, 2013
- Turn Off The Hate
When it comes to making snarky comments and insulting creators under cover of the anonymity provided by the Internet, Brett White urges fans to consider the ramifications of their remarks.
Wed, August 21st, 2013
- Dropping Books Ain't Easy To Do
Brett White has reached his breaking point with his hefty monthly pull list on its way towards four dozen titles - and he doesn’t know what to do about it.
Wed, August 14th, 2013
- You Haven't Read It All
Writer Brett White has discovered a new favorite comic -- "X-Men: Vignettes" -- one that's actually over 25 years old.
Wed, August 7th, 2013
- The Writer's Responsibility
After reading "Kick-Ass 2" for the first time, Brett White has come to realize that the old saying "with great power comes great responsibility" applies to writers as well.
Wed, July 31st, 2013
- Let's Get Digital
With shelf space hard to come by in his NYC apartment, Brett weighs the benefits and drawbacks of leaving the back issue bins behind in favor of digital storefronts.
Wed, July 24th, 2013
- Brett's SDCC Tour Diary
Brett managed to survive his first ever Comic-Con International - okay, seriously, he met Joss Whedon while in San Diego, and his life has been changed forever.
Wed, July 17th, 2013
- 'Twas The Night Before SDCC
Just before boarding the flight to his first ever Comic-Con International, Brett White takes a wild guess at what he'll encounter when he arrives in San Diego. He is unprepared.
Wed, July 10th, 2013
- I Found My Perfect Comic Shop
After decades of searching, Brett White is ready to declare one comic book shop as his favorite, even if it does exist well beyond his immediate vicinity, taunting him with its fancy Comics U courses.
Wed, July 3rd, 2013
- Give Captain Marvel A Movie
Marvel Studios has three unannounced films scheduled to arrive theaters over the next several years. Brett White has determined that one of them has to be female-led, so why not make it Captain Marvel?
Wed, June 26th, 2013
- It's Time for a Real X-Men Movie
After hearing Superman fans' opinions about "Man of Steel," Brett reflects upon the film career of his beloved mutants while opining on which four-color era of X-Men adventures would make for a solid film.
Wed, June 12th, 2013
- Join the Carol Corps!
Upon returning from this year's HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina, Brett reflects on how Captain Marvel's fans, members of the growing Carol Corps, reflect the future of comic books.