In Your Face Jam
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Wed, January 2nd, 2013
- Comic Book Resolutions for 2013
A new year means resolutions, and Brett White has a couple of big comic book related ones he desperately needs comic book fandom to hold him to.
Wed, December 26th, 2012
- Lessons From Strangers
Columnist Brett White has just returned from his Christmas vacation, wherein he got a little taste of how the other half lives.
Wed, December 19th, 2012
- For Those Who Make Death Threats…
In the wake of people making death threats over a thing with two staples and pages with Spider-Man drawn on them, Brett White takes the aforementioned social media abusers to task.
Wed, December 12th, 2012
- I Want To Care About Superman
After seeing the trailer for "Man of Steel," Brett White looks inward and examines his super-apathy towards the first superhero, Superman.
Wed, December 5th, 2012
- What I Learned From "Generation X"
Brett White revisits Scott Lobdell and Chris Bachalo's "Generation X," a favorite from his childhood, and learned something other than fact that "chromium" can be used to describe a comic book cover.
Wed, November 28th, 2012
- The Rules of Collecting
Brett White spent his Thanksgiving vacation in the trenches (a.k.a. "comic book shops") and reports back with the rules he devised for staying alive (a.k.a. "not going broke").
Wed, November 14th, 2012
- Don't Break My Fandom
The Internet nearly broke earlier this week after another misogynistic screed over female cosplayers became the topic du jour, and Brett White asks the question: How does this keeps happening?
Wed, November 7th, 2012
- I Love Comics
This week, Brett hops down from the pulpit and raps, real honest-like, with you guys about why he loves comics and why his emotional bond with the medium makes him take them so seriously.
Wed, October 31st, 2012
- Prioritizing Star Wars
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York resident Brett White finds it difficult to get worked up over yesterday's announcement of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm.
Wed, October 24th, 2012
- Dealing with ("Iron Man 3") Haters
The "Iron Man 3" trailer's release has brought back the most ugly part of fandom: the Haters. Brett White tries to come to terms with this subgroup and urges everyone to stop treating their opinions as fact.
Wed, October 17th, 2012
- Female Cosplayers Are People Too
This year, Brett White changed his past opinions of cosplayers and urges every other fan with preconceived negative notions to do the same, for the betterment of mankind. Seriously.
Wed, October 10th, 2012
- Rules for New York Comic Con
Brett White lays down his laws for those attending New York Comic Con this weekend, though they're pretty much applicable for any convention from now through infinity.
Wed, October 3rd, 2012
- "Avengers vs. X-Men" Got Something Very Right
In the wake of the just-completed "Avengers vs. X-Men," Brett realizes that this year's big Marvel event actually accomplished something that no previous event has.
Wed, September 26th, 2012
- What I Learned From "The Avengers"
Brett takes a breather while re-watching "The Avengers" to break down the valuable writing lessons that can be taken away from the film. Also, this is another excuse for him to write about "The Avengers."
Wed, September 19th, 2012
- The New 52 Worked
Brett White comes clean about his past comic book bias and explains the effect that DC's New 52 has had on him since it launched twelve months ago.
Wed, September 12th, 2012
- Billy the Vampire Slayer
Dark Horse Comics is introducing the first gay, male Slayer. SPOILER ALERT: Brett White praises this decision as a bold step towards gender inclusiveness and attempts to silence the haters.
Wed, September 5th, 2012
- Women Avengers... Assemble?
Marvel's "Avengers" #1 covers feature a surprising lack of female superheroes. Brett White discusses why this troubles him while -- and this point can't be made clearly enough -- accusing no one of sexism.
Wed, August 29th, 2012
- Fans - The Next Generation
There's a new generation of comic book fans coming of age and they aren't getting their superhero fix in traditional ways. Brett White explains (with the help of his nephews) what this means for the future.
Wed, August 22nd, 2012
- What's In a (Rebooted) Number?
In the face of another slew of new #1s by way of the upcoming Marvel NOW! relaunches, Brett White tries to figure out if complicated numbering does the industry more harm than good.
Wed, August 15th, 2012
- A Couple of Real-Life Superheroes
This week, Brett White examines his definition of a superhero and realizes that it doesn't take superpowers to right wrongs, nor does one have to be a fictional, costumed character.
Wed, August 8th, 2012
- Life Lesson Learning with Deadpool
In Brett White's weekly column debut, the writer and life-long comic book fan explores the history of and lessons learned from Marvel's favorite Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool.