In Your Face Jam

By , Contributing Writer

In Your Face Jam

Brett White is ready to JAM his opinions IN YOUR FACE. A comic book lifer who vows to re-examine every tradition and era (the 90s) of the comic book industry with a newly-objective mindset, Brett now values storytelling over continuity. Witness the fanboy grow into a fan-adult (because "fan-man" sounds weird).


Anatomy Of A Bad Reaction

Wed, April 16th, 2014

Brett White has a few things to say to the social media users that are giving male comic book fans a bad name.

Where's the LGBT in the MCU?

Wed, April 9th, 2014

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.

Happy Birthday, Batman!

Wed, April 2nd, 2014

To commemorate Bruce Wayne's 75th birthday, Brett examines his personal relationship with DC Comics' caped crusader.

The Perfect X-Men Adaptation

Wed, March 26th, 2014

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.

The Captain Marvel Film I Want To See

Wed, March 19th, 2014

In which Brett responds to Kevin Feige's recent "Captain Marvel" movie tease with a truckload of speculation.

"Agents of SHIELD" Hits A New High With "Yes Men"

Wed, March 12th, 2014

Writer Brett White breaks down how the latest episode of "Agents of SHIELD" captured some of Marvel's big screen magic.

Surprise! I Like Aquaman!

Wed, March 5th, 2014

Out of nowhere, Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier's version of Aquaman has won Brett White over, and he can hardly believe it.

Who Is Marvel's Lois Lane?

Wed, February 26th, 2014

When it comes to non-super powered female characters, does Marvel have anyone that even comes close to matching Metropolis' best reporter in popularity?

Who Is Marvel's Wonder Woman? II

Tue, February 25th, 2014

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.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" & the Future Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Wed, February 19th, 2014

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.

Lessons Learned From "The Lego Movie"

Wed, February 12th, 2014

Writer Brett White took away some surprising lessons about comic book culture from a film designed to sell him toys.

Why Representation Matters to Me

Wed, February 5th, 2014

With "Ms. Marvel" #1 on stands and "iZombie" getting a television pilot, writer Brett White recounts his social justice origin story.

The X-Men Fan I Used To Be

Wed, January 29th, 2014

Brett reflects on three X-Men comics published exactly 20 years ago, examining how his reading habits have changed since then.

Where Are All The Comedy Comics?

Wed, January 22nd, 2014

Looking over Image Expo's announcements, Brett found himself wondering why more mainstream series don't go for the funny.

The January 2014 Comic Book Commentary Lightning Round

Tue, January 21st, 2014

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.

"Action" Is The Superman Comic You've Been Waiting For

Wed, January 15th, 2014

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.

The Best Colorists of 2013

Wed, January 8th, 2014

After briefly checking in with last year's inductees, writer Brett White inducts five more artists into his Colorist Hall of Fame.

Best of 2013 -- Top 10 Single Issues

Fri, January 3rd, 2014

Writer Brett White bids farewell to 2013 by counting down his top ten favorite comic book issues of the year.

Best of 2013 -- Top 10 Series

Thu, January 2nd, 2014

Brett gets in on the list fun with a countdown of his own top ten favorite comic book series of 2013.

The Writer's Resolution, And What He Learned

Wed, December 18th, 2013

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.

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