Bru’s Quick Review – THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART

By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2018 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. THIS WEEK: A short take on THE LEGO MOVIE 2 with the Pro, Con and things that make you say “WTH?” I’ll make […]

Bru’s Quick Review – AQUAMAN’S GOOD BAD AND UGLY

By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2018 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 and a trademark of All Ages Media and Mike Pascale. THIS WEEK: THIS WEEK: Another short take with the Good, Bad and the Ugly (in tribute to 88-year-old Clint Eastwood, whose new movie […]

Bru’s Reviews – READY PLAYER ONE IS MULTI-VIEWER FUN

By Bru-Hed All original written content is (c) 2018 Mike Pascale. Visual content is (c) its respective owners. Bru-Hed art is ©2012 & a trademark of All Ages Media/Mike Pascale. THIS WEEK: It’s 2045 in Columbus, Ohio, and life is sucky, scummy, dreary and drab. Pretty much everyone plugs into a virtual-reality video game called […]

Bru’s Reviews – JUSTICE LEAGUE IS NOT QUITE IN MARVEL’S

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.   THIS WEEK: Though they debuted first in the comics, DC’s JUSTICE LEAGUE finally shows up five years after Marvel’s AVENGERS! Batman (Ben […]

Top 10 Mike Mignola Covers

Best known as the creator of Hellboy, Mike Mignola got his start as an inker at Marvel Comics.  Soon he was creating memorable covers for numerous titles (many you’ll see below!) before his first real break-out hit, Cosmic Odyssey from DC Comics in 1988. Here are (in my opinion) his 10 best comic book covers. […]

Batman Pinup Timelapse by Christiano Flexa [VIDEO]

Christiano explains his process… It started with a small study in the sketchbook … forms only, nothing too complex. The second step was to start the sketch, which I normally do with a 0.3 mechanical pencil lead, to have very light strokes. Since I was filming, I thought the traces could be too light to […]

Digital Comic Sales–Can’t Buy The Numbers

Contents ©2012 Mike Pascale. All pictures copyright their respective owners. I’m neck-deep in storyboards for the next couple weeks, so the next few columns will be short. Appropriate for any discussion of a new year is new formats. Comics are no stranger to this, as there are not only Web comics and Kindle comic editions […]

A Brief Tribute To A Long Career: Things You May Not Know or Recall About Jerry Robinson

In what has become an alarmingly common trend the last few years, yet another Golden Age Great has met Life’s deadline. The multi-skilled and many-talented Jerry Robinson joined his peers in a world away from ours. He went silently in his sleep–good for him but bad for us. A peaceful, uneventful end to an exciting, […]

Reading the Future of Comics

There’s an interesting current discussion on LinkedIn titled, “The iPad Could Destroy The Comic-Book Industry.” That rather fearfully hyperbolic title was in reference to an article about digital comics. As loyal readers of this column last week know, DC is going “day and date” with their “52” comics beginning August 31st. That bit of business […]