The 4th Comic Con in Thessaloniki started yesterday with Frank Miller as the guest of honour. I am happy to share with you some of the photos of the first day of the convention.
Quentin Coldwater: So "be a magician"? Is that illegal or are you guys trying to take over the world or...? Dean Fogg: This school exists for a single and timeless purpose - to reveal your innate abilities and hone them to the highest degree. Now, what you do with it after that is entirely up … Continue reading The Magicians: Searching for meaning and growing up in the post-Harry Potter world
Dear readers of The ComicBook Imperative, hello! I am really glad to share with all of you some really great news. Fans of The ComicBook Imperative know that a few months ago I had the opportunity to discuss with an amazing writer and independent comicbook creator, Ryan Little, about his latest work, Lonesomes. I know … Continue reading Re-inventing Prometheus
Hello dear readers of The ComicBook Imperative! It has been a great time for anime and video games lovers. Netflix launched the much-awaited series Castlevania. Castlevania is an animated show that is based on the Konami video game franchise with the same name and it revolves around Trevor Belmont who must defend the nation of … Continue reading Castlevania and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism
It's been awhile dear readers of The ComicBook Imperative! I hope that you are enjoying the new layout of the blog. And, let me tell you, this is only the beginning! There are more things to come in the not so distant future. But, this a story for another time... (Stay Tuned!) I would like … Continue reading The 8th International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Digimon Tri: The aftermath of an adventure