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Who Shall Wield The Hammer? Marvel's Thor Versus the Thor of Myth

by Shawn Hopkinson May 14, 2011
If you have any familiarity with Marvel comic books, Marvel movies, and Marvel cartoons, you’re probably familiar with Thor. You know the Mighty Thor; imposing, hammer swinging, beardless, blond-haired, talks with sort of a fake Shakespearean accent and says “I say thee nay!” a lot. Thor is … Wait a minute, Shakespeare? Beardless? Isn’t Thor […]

Reading Room: Grant Morrison

by Shawn Hopkinson February 18, 2011
Sentient universes. Cybernetic war machine rabbits. Fiction suits. Singing evil to death. A guy who hunts other men for their beards. In an industry where “guy in tights punches other guy in tights” seems to qualify as enough to build at least a miniseries on, you might occasionally be surprised to stumble across an issue […]

Stop Motion: The Handmade 3D Animation

by Shawn Hopkinson November 19, 2009
Prior to the holidays, I was at the movie theater to see an animated feature, of course, and one of the trailers before it started was for “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” an animated feature based on a Roald Dahl book. And as I sat watching the trailer, this momentary thought crossed my brain. “Hey, that’s […]

Cool Stuff: Taller Than Trees

by Shawn Hopkinson November 9, 2009
http://bit.ly/20Gyk2 Taller Than Trees from Joseph Mann on Vimeo. http://twitter.com/AquaVelvet

What does Jack Kirby deserve?

by Shawn Hopkinson September 24, 2009
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