I wanted to like this book. The artwork is so me. The cover is textured. Yet just like Donald Trump in the oval office, some things (or people) just don’t work.
Squirrel Power but you will never discover in this volume how Squirrel Girl actually got her powers. This is NUT an origin story. (Oh, I’m sorry, do you hate puns? If so, this comic is NUT for you. No, seriously, they constantly use nut puns). Rather, this volume serves as a test to see if Squirrel Girl can exist among the heavy-hitters found in the Marvel cannon.
#Alllivesmatter writes the privileged white boy triggered by the BLM that floods his timeline. He shakes his head, appalled by the fact that people believe that one race’s life is of higher importance than another. He shakes his head, ignorant of people like, Eric Garner. People like Trayvon Martin. People like Jordan Edwards. Unknowingly, his hashtag – what he believes to be all inclusive – is silencing thousands of voices, and continuing the cycle of hate. The Hate U Give, deeply inspired by Tupac’s”Thug Life,” is a novel that I would purchase in a heartbeat for this man to read.
Josh is on a mission: why has he never had a girlfriend? The plan is simple, recall all the close encounters that he has had with women to determine what went wrong. What about him caused them to never take the plunge for the title of boyfriend and girlfriend? Each chapter is devoted to one almost-but-not-quite-girlfriend with their name being the title. After reviewing the background of each lucky lady, Josh comes up with a hypothesis as to why their relationship never bloomed. These hypotheses typically involve some type of self-deprecation on his behalf: Subject was interested but due to some mishap on his end and/or his awkward personality, she lost interest. Josh then arranges a meeting with each woman to hear their side of the story.
When someone is possessed the demon will use that person’s likeliness to fool their loved ones. When Megan is possessed the demon attempts to lure her husband, and this, of course, works. Mark rushes over to Megan, believing that she is being harmed by Kyle. However, as soon as he walks over, Megan WHO IS POSSESSED lunges at him. Through the confrontation, Mark plummets through the window.
I am a huge fan of Kirkman – not because of The Walking Dead, but because of his incredible work on Invincible. That being said, I am still patiently awaiting a new installment.
I constantly check the shelves of bookstores to see if there is any criticism or historical references available for comics. This is what initially drew me to She Changed Comics – but what most captured my attention was the she found in the typically male dominated work.