#SDCC ’16 Comics of Tomorrow: Has Technology changed the Comic Book Industry for Better AND Worse?

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For the last decade, the status of the comic book industry has been a great concern among both fans and the industry itself. Growing technologies and widening options for digital media are vying for the attentions of consumers. The comic book industry can’t keep relying on their built in fan bases to carry them with […]

Protect Your Privacy From Ultron With Terms Of Service Graphic Novella

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By Victor Van Scoit In the Marvel Universe Ultron is an artificial intelligence robot fixated on world domination. Ultron may only be a work of fiction but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be concerned with the data gathering robots that exist in our world today. As a graphic novella, Terms Of Service: Understanding Our Role […]

SDCC ’14: Pop Culture and the Robot Reality – panel recap

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By Matthew Jent Introduced by Brent Spiner, who we all know best as The Next Generation’s Data, this Saturday morning panel was loaded with scientists, futurists, and engineers who looked to science-fiction to inform the work they did creating science fact. Spiner kicked things off with an incongruous Matthew McConaughey impression that was just bad […]

INTERVIEW: Marie Javins on Super-Geekdom and Compassion in IRON MAN: EXTREMIS

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Reading Marie Javins new IRON MAN: EXTREMIS prose novel, released April 16th, on my iPad, gave me an eerie moment of realizing how much had changed in the technological surface of our lives since Warren Ellis and Adi Granov released their Iron Man comic arc EXTREMIS in 2005 and 2006. Facebook was around then, but […]