Brett White

Contributing Writer
New York City

Brett White is a comedian living in New York City. He is a writer for the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre sketch team Everything Rabbits.

Articles By Brett White

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In Your Face Jam - 9/26

Wed, September 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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."

In Your Face Jam - 9/19

Wed, September 19th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 9/12

Wed, September 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 9/05

Wed, September 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 8/29

Wed, August 29th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 8/22

Wed, August 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 8/15

Wed, August 15th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

In Your Face Jam - 8/08

Wed, August 8th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

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.

Look What's Happening (Marvel) NOW!

Fri, July 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel enthusiast Brett White is having a hard time figuring out which voice to listen to regarding Marvel NOW! with his inner fanboy and adult comics fan debating the new initiative's pros and cons.

What's So Special About Marvel's Gay (Mutant) Wedding?

Wed, May 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

With the X-Man known as Northstar his boyfriend in June, Brett White asks, what does Marvel's latest plot development say about modern comics and American culture?

The Avengers Movie That Coulda (Never) Been

Tue, May 1st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel's meticulously executed film franchise all comes to a head this Friday, but Brett White ponders another time when Marvel came quite close to launching "The Avengers."

The Politics of Wiccan and Hulkling

Mon, March 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's premiere gay couple, the Young Avengers known as Wiccan and Hulkling, kissed for the first time in last week's "Avengers: Children's Crusade," and Brett White can't stop pondering the wider implications.

In Defense of "Before Watchmen"

Thu, February 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the wake of DC Comics' big announcement, Brett White takes on the unenviable job of defending and rationalizing "Before Watchmen," the polarizing prequels to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' comics masterpiece.

GLAAD's Unsung Heroes of 2012

Fri, January 20th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Brett White returns to look at this year's nominees for GLAAD's Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book, suggestion the addition of an "Outstanding Single Issue" category with a nominee that might surprise you.

Marvel, DC Comics & the (Even More) Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

Thu, December 22nd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Brett White returns with a follow-up on his CBR debut column, revisiting the introduction of "Teen Titans'" Bunker, Striker coming out in "Avengers Academy" and "iZombie's" portrayal of gay characters.

"Avengers Vs. X-Men" - Getting Over Being Over Events

Fri, December 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Brett White reacts to Marvel's "Avengers Vs. X-Men" announcement, going through the stages of exhaustion, denial and acceptance as he examines the existence of the modern event comic.

Christos Gage Speaks Out on "Avengers Academy's" Striker Coming Out

Thu, December 1st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Avengers Academy" writer Christos Gage spoke with CBR News about issue #23's outing of Academy student Striker as a gay teen, while sharing an exclusive look at the scene.

But Marvel, What About the Children?

Thu, November 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With Christmas shopping for his nephew and the ever-widening gap between Marvel's kid-friendly titles and the main Marvel Universe on his mind, Brett White wonders openly, what about the kids?

Inside Marvel's "Shame Itself"

Mon, November 7th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The epic, universe-changing "Fear Itself" in its rear-view mirror, Marvel unleashes "Shame Itself" upon the populace. The one-shot's creators spoke with CBR about finding the funny in the Marvel Universe.

A Eulogy for "Uncanny X-Men"

Fri, October 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In the wake of the final issue of "Uncanny X-Men" and the end of an era, CBR's Brett White looks back at Marvel's landmark series and his own personal history with the title.