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On objectifying character’s physical forms in comics

by Jon Bogdanove originally published on facebook (images added)     It is a fact that superhero comics rely on the unrealistic idealization of physical form. The secondary sexual characteristics of all genders will always tend to be emphasized, if not always exaggerated to ridiculous proportions (both boobs and muscles). It is part of the mythic nature of the genre. We depict superhumans in a superhuman reality. Muscles, boobs, and poses that highlight them will always…

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Bru’s Reviews – ATOMIC BLONDE GOES OFF!

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: Charlize (FURY ROAD, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN) Theron becomes a badass spy as UK operative Lorraine Broughton in Cold War Berlin. While…

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Bru’s Reviews – THE ROOT OF VALERIAN MAY CAUSE CONFUSION

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: A futuristic science fiction spectacular based on the “acclaimed graphic novel” (in Europe anyway) comes to cinematic life with Dane (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN‘s Harry…

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Bru’s Reviews – WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES FIGHTS TO SURPRISE

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: Third in the new Apes revival takes place five years after the last one. Caesar (Andy “Don’t call me Gollum” Serkis) and his…

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Bru’s Reviews – SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING COMES TO RESCUE THE FRANCHISE

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: America’s favorite web-head gets his fourth reboot with the youngest version yet. Fifteen-year-old Peter Parker (Tom Holland), fresh from the CIVIL WAR action,…

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Richard Cox will be at Heroes Con 2017!

Richard Cox (@kinggoji) will be at Heroes Con this weekend signing books, drawing sketches and selling art!  Stop by and say hello! You'll find him in Artist's Alley, table AA-1817 Richard Cox (@kinggoji) will be at Heroes Con this weekend signing books, drawing sketches and selling art!  Stop by and say hello! You'll find him in Artist's Alley, table AA-1817       Continue reading

Goodbye, Batman. Thank you, Adam West.

*sigh* Goodbye, Batman. I was ecstatic when it was announced that Adam West and Burt Ward (Robin) would be guests at this year’s Silicon Valley Comic-Con, then equally disheartened when I never found them. I wish I could have met both, especially now. Adam West and his show literally influenced the rest of my life from the time I was three years old. (Yeah, I know it’s deemed goofy and silly by today’s standards, but…

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Bru’s Reviews – WONDER WOMAN IS WONDROUS AND WONDERFUL

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: Finally, after 76 years, DC’s number three superhero gets her big screen debut (only 74 years after Batman made his). Gal “Fast and…

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Bru’s Reviews – ALIEN: COVENANT PROMISES MORE OF THE SAME

  By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2017 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. NEWBIES: If this is your first trip here (welcome!), here’s the QT on what these reviews are. THIS WEEK: What began in PROMETHEUS continues here, 10 years later. So this is a second prequel to ALIEN (which makes it like ATTACK OF…

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