Superman Year One | Is it Worth it?

Several stories have been announced to launch DC Black Label, but one that caught our attention was Superman Year One by Frank Miller. Frank is no stranger to controversial, dark stories, that draw readers in and challenge the way they see a character. He did a great job with Batman year one which essentially redefined how people see the origins of the Dark Knight. However, the question becomes, does he do justice to the Man of Steel?

Detective Comics #1000 | Is it Worth It?

Typically in these reviews, I talk about the cover art, story art, and the story itself. This landmark issue, however, poses some problems with this format. Much like the first issues of Detective Comics, this Giant-Size issue is composed of several stories that are not connected. With 10 different covers (10 main variants), 12 different writers, a rockstar list of artists; this truly is a celebration of the World’s Greatest Detective.

Is Monster Energy “Evil?”

Back in 2014, a woman named Christine Weick was filmed attempting to convince people that Monster Energy Drinks had ties to the occult and particularly Satanism itself. She laid a variety of "proofs" in the video the caused some to question things. At the time of its release, I was in charge of running the coffee shop at my church where we had Monster energy drinks. In response, I did my due diligence to research into the claims. Below is a repost (edited slightly) of my findings that I posted on a personal website many years ago.

Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego… Is it Worth It?

Being a child of the late ’80s and ’90s; I’m very well acquainted with the Carmen Sandiego franchise.  I grew up playing many different variations of the computer game, watching the game shows, and of course the 90’s cartoon. I wanted the jacket from the game show and wished that the internet worked the way that the 90’s cartoon made it seem. It’s no hyperbole to say that this franchise was a big help in my understanding of geography in my elementary days.  So when I heard that Netflix was doing a brand new series, I was very interested. But is it worth watching? Does it live up to my expectations?