In Your Face Jam
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Wed, July 9th, 2014
- Dissent & Respect: Learning From the #FireRickRemender Uproar
Brett hopes to see more empathy and understanding from both sides of social media arguments, but he really just wants the outrage cycle to stop.
Wed, July 2nd, 2014
- So You Wanna Write About Comics?
Brett White reveals how he broke into the wild world of comic book journalism, and explains why he won't work for free.
Wed, June 25th, 2014
- Brett's Top 10 Hottest Comic Dudes
Things get super personal as Brett celebrates his 100th IYFJ by counting down his comic book crushes.
Wed, June 18th, 2014
- The Special Edition NYC Show Report
Brett shares his thoughts, negative and positive, about New York City's all-new, all-comics summer convention.
Wed, June 11th, 2014
- Learning From "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes"
Brett comes clean as a video game novice and reveals what the brick-based Marvel adventure has taught him.
Wed, June 4th, 2014
- Southern Pride and "Southern Bastards"
"Southern Bastards," Jason Aaron and Jason Latour's new Image Comics series, hits Brett a little close to home.
Wed, May 28th, 2014
- X-Men: Reactions of Future Past
Brett loved the latest X-Men film, but he still highlights two seriously big problems that do need to be addressed for the next installment.
Wed, May 21st, 2014
- The "X-Men" Experience
Brett relives the events surrounding the release of the first X-Men film, and the time James Marsden walked him and his mother to Blockbuster Music.
Wed, May 14th, 2014
- Why Do I Love Gambit?
With Gambit's future X-film situation becoming a bigger topic of discussion by the day, Brett wonders why he has a soft spot for the Ragin' Cajun.
Wed, May 7th, 2014
- The Amazing Gwen Stacy Problem
After seeing "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," Brett wonders why blind rigidity to its source material outweighed the potential to tell a genuinely progressive super hero tale.
Wed, April 30th, 2014
- My Own Star Wars Saga
Despite a lifelong adoration of Star Wars, writer Brett White still has a problem with "Episode VII's" current lack of female characters.
Wed, April 23rd, 2014
- The Marvel Cinematic Universe Needs Foggy Nelson
Brett explains, in detail, exactly why Daredevil's chubby buddy means so much to both the character and the superhero genre.
Wed, April 16th, 2014
- Anatomy Of A Bad Reaction
Brett White has a few things to say to the social media users that are giving male comic book fans a bad name.
Wed, April 9th, 2014
- Where's the LGBT in the MCU?
After a disheartening and spoiler-ific turn of events, writer Brett White wonders when we'll see an LGBT hero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Wed, April 2nd, 2014
- Happy Birthday, Batman!
To commemorate Bruce Wayne's 75th birthday, Brett examines his personal relationship with DC Comics' caped crusader.
Wed, March 26th, 2014
- The Perfect X-Men Adaptation
After rewatching the first season of the '90s "X-Men" cartoon, Brett explains why the beloved animated series nailed it in a way the films haven't yet.
Wed, March 19th, 2014
- The Captain Marvel Film I Want To See
In which Brett responds to Kevin Feige's recent "Captain Marvel" movie tease with a truckload of speculation.
Wed, March 12th, 2014
- "Agents of SHIELD" Hits A New High With "Yes Men"
Writer Brett White breaks down how the latest episode of "Agents of SHIELD" captured some of Marvel's big screen magic.
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.