The mind of Jhonen Vasquez must be a strange and surreal place, filled with jagged and slimy representations of everyday objects, twisted until you have to either laugh or cringe or just refuse to accept them . Filled with the splashy colors of “Invader Zim” and the disjointed dialogue of “Johnny the Homicidal Maniac,” this [...]
Of all the things I admire in this world passion is among my favorite qualities. I hold a belief that if you can’t find some sort of passion for the things you’re doing then you’re doing the wrong things. So when I come across people who display incredible amounts of passion I always take notice. [...]
I’ve come to a conclusion that just might strike some of you as shocking. Ben Affleck is a genius. Here’s a guy who showed up on the scene in 1997 and shot to super stardom thanks to Good Will Hunting. He then becomes a mega-star, enjoying millions of dollars and a string of big movies. [...]
In this issue, we get to meet Scarlet, who is not really a super-heroine, but is the hero of our story. She claims to be a broken girl living in a broken world, and she’s out to change that. She’s poor, rough, and has been through more than enough stuff to make her realize that the world sucks. Bendis stayed away from cliche reasons, like abuse as a child or anything like that (actually, he does have a clever line here, about how the only thing her parents did wrong was not to tell her at age seven that the world sucked.) But whatever her reason is, Scarlet knows that the world needs changing, and she’s going to do it.