Monthly Archives: July 2015

Spotlight: Avengers – Hawkeye/Clint Barton

“I never miss!” Prior to Avengers: Age of Ultron, I kept up with every tidbit that slipped out to the Internet regarding the film. As you know, those rumors, spoilers, and theories made it to my blog in the form … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Captain America

Originally posted on Excelsior! :
My older sister enjoys writing free verse as a hobby. Just a few days ago she wrote one about Captain America while he was in the ice. I thought it was beautiful (and feelsy!) so I…

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Originally posted on Excelsior! :
Yesterday I finally got to watch ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. It was, in a word, EPIC. So I thought I’d do a review for it, even though I’ve only seen it once. The movie starts out…

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Stories Matter – Why Marvel Comics’ “Secret Wars” Is Not Marvel-Us

‘I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disapprove of them, it is plain that I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with which “Escape” is now so often used. Why should … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite Avenger NOW!

WAHOOO!!!! Avengers: Age of Ultron is finally here!!!!! And, while the new blockbuster may not be as much fun as its predecessor, it is great to have it out there. FINALLY we know what happens next!! Anyone want to theorize … Continue reading

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Interested in Books?

“You’re interested in books, ma’am?” She looked around at the storekeeper, surprised. “I’ve only a few, but folks like the very best. They like books they can read over and over. Right down the street, there’s a bookstore. He carries … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!!!

The Star Spangled Banner By Francis Scott Key 1814 Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight, O’er … Continue reading

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