Author Archives: mheimiller

Comic Book Round Up

The Bendis deluge: Brian Michael Bendis is one of the most popular comic book writers going, DC paid him the big bucks to step away from creating and shepherding new characters at Marvel to come revitalize Superman. Part of that … Continue reading

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Comic Recap: Kill or Be Killed #19

No Spoilers Below We are one issue away from the Kill or Be Killed finale. It has been a ride. In many ways this issue is a culmination of all that has narratively come before. This series has dealt with … Continue reading

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Comics Recap: Legion #2-5

Legion is… an experiment. I’m guessing the popular FX show had something to do with bringing back this character with truly the worst Slim Jim mascot hair of all time. If you want to catch whatever good there is to … Continue reading

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Comic Recap: Batman #48

Is Batman #48 Tom King’s darkest comic? Coming off the DC Nation Issue #0, the Joker’s nihilistically perverse will-he-or-won’t-he killing of a poor random man in his home. Coming off the painfully deconstructionist, worst case scenario Booster Gold The Gift … Continue reading

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A Prompt From The NYT

The New York Times is hiring young writers. I applied. The email I sent is below. From what I can remember (I probably should have reread it) I come off as the oldest old man that a 24 year old … Continue reading

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What I believed at 18: An old paper

This is a terribly written paper. There are mistakes up and down. A couple sentences you can’t even understand. It might be instructive though for anyone curious what an evangelical high school education actually does when it shapes a dumb dumb … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review: New Movies

You can find a probably better version of each of these crapped out movie reviews at my Letterboxd which I try to keep up to date. A real review will get its own published post or I’ll pitch it somewhere … Continue reading

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