It has been quite some time dear friends of The ComicBook Imperative! It’s me, your friendly neighbour, the ComicBook Imperative Guy! This time round, I want to share with you a thrilling show, that I only just had the chance to watch properly. That series is Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, starring Eliza Dushku. Bit late to the party, […]Read more "Welcome to the DOLLHOUSE: Transhumanism in Popular Culture (Part 2)"
Hello from you friendly neighbour, The ComicBook Imperative Guy! For quite some time now I have been thinking of Batman’s choice to not kill the Joker, and their overall relationship as well. Batman is truly a landmark in popular culture. He is one of the most recognisable superheroes for more than 70 years and his […]Read more "Killing Joke(r)"
Hello once again from your friendly neighbour, the ComicBook Imperative Guy. My new post is one of the reasons why I wanted to create this blog. This was the first connection between comicbooks and philosophy that I was passionate about. As I point out in the title of this entry, this is only the first […]Read more "Reed Richards and the Future Foundation: Transhumanism in Popular Culture (Part 1)"
With the premiere of the fourth instalment of the Digimon Tri series, named Loss (喪失 Sōshitsu), I wanted to write about Digimon and the thrill of reviving a much beloved show in the right way, at the right time and for all the right reasons. Firstly, I have to admit that I have been a huge […]Read more "Digimon Tri: The aftermath of an adventure "
“Lonesomes” is one of those unexpected surprises that I am grateful for. Ryan Little, the creator of this comicbook series, has reached out to me and he offered me a generous sneak peek to the brilliant story of a lonely boy and his new friend, a creature of incredible power and beauty. “Lonesomes” is a story […]Read more "What does your loneliness look like? An adventure in the world of Lonesomes"
If the world you know is one of Marvels, where men without fear face horror unarmed, and women in flight ride the upper reaches of the weather then, only a misstep or a stopped heartbeat away, is a world of Ruins. -Warren Ellis, Ruins It’s the dawn of a new day (and quite possibly a […]Read more "A World in Ruins"
Moon Knight has been a comicbook that I only found out about recently. I knew Moon Knight as a character of course, but I never really read any of his stories. And yet, through a twist of fate you might say, I read the new run from Jeff Lemire and art by Greg Smallwood and I was […]Read more "Moon Knight: Identity & Perception of Reality"