Category: Op/Ed

Can Ring of Honor Afford to Stagnate in the Ever Changing Wrestling Landscape?

Can Ring of Honor Afford to Stagnate in the Ever Changing Wrestling Landscape?

Ring of Honor is beginning to stagnate in terms of their booking and with the wrestling world moving faster than ever, that could lead to disaster for the company.

Superhero Movies Should Stop Destroying Any More Cities For A While

Superhero Movies Should Stop Destroying Any More Cities For A While

Citywide destruction has become both cliched and problematic in superhero movies, and the makers of these films need to come up with more creative ways to render their climactic battles on the big screen.

Op/Ed: I’m Not Mad, Daredevil, I’m Disappointed

Op/Ed: I’m Not Mad, Daredevil, I’m Disappointed

Like all of the Marvel comics, Daredevil got a new number one issue, but there’s something about this one that make it more disappointing than the rest. How does the Netflix series play into this? Click the link to find out.

Roman Reigns Didn’t Screw WWE, WWE Screwed WWE

Roman Reigns Didn’t Screw WWE, WWE Screwed WWE

WWE’s ratings are tanking and with Roman Reigns being the guy that the company is pushing, many people want to blame him for it. If there’s anyone to blame for Reign’s tepid reaction from fans, I think it’s the WWE.

ABC's THE MUPPETS Isn't Bad, But It's Likely Doomed To Fail

ABC’s THE MUPPETS Isn’t Bad, But It’s Likely Doomed To Fail

The newest TV show starring America’s favorite felt beings had a strong debut, but its format and style does not bode very well for its future.

Op/Ed: Sometimes a Comic Just Isn’t For You

Op/Ed: Sometimes a Comic Just Isn’t For You

In a world with so many comics coming out every month there are bound to be some bad ones. But have you ever stopped to think that maybe the comic you didn’t like just wasn’t made with you in mind?

Op/Ed: Pro Wrestling in 2015 - Who’s Working Who?

Op/Ed: Pro Wrestling in 2015 – Who’s Working Who?

The lines drawn between who should be hated and loved in pro wrestling have been redrawn for various reasons. Welcome to the Bizarro world of WWE in 2015.

The PoP! Top 300 Wrestlers

The PoP! Top 300 Wrestlers

Every wrestling fan has their own list of the best wrestlers in the world, but do they have a list of the top 300 wrestlers? Kelly Harrass has one and he’s putting it out for the whole world to critique. Who makes the list and where do they rank?

Op/Ed: Ranking My Level of Interest in All-New All-Different Marvel Comics

Op/Ed: Ranking My Level of Interest in All-New All-Different Marvel Comics

We’re on the verge of the All-New All-Different Marvel and they’ve given us 45 of the new titles in their line. People seem to like lists so the logical thing to do would be to rank them all, right?

A Journey Into Master Grade Gundams

A Journey Into Master Grade Gundams

A chance encounter in Chinatown triggered a new quest sure to end in awesomeness and sore fingers.

Op/Ed: Supporting Indie Wrestling Will Keep Wrestling Great

Op/Ed: Supporting Indie Wrestling Will Keep Wrestling Great

Kevin Owens is killing it in the WWE right now, but that couldn’t have happened if he hadn’t had such a great run in the indies. Supporting independent wrestling helps make this happen.

“Secret Wars” is Terrible Comics, Even if it’s Good

“Secret Wars” is Terrible Comics, Even if it’s Good

It’s the biggest Marvel even ever and nothing will ever be the same! While it’s too early to judge the story of “Secret Wars,” it’s easy to see that it’s terrible. Confused? Let us explain.

Netflix’s “Daredevil” Ruined the Curve for Everything

Netflix’s “Daredevil” Ruined the Curve for Everything

With more comic book adaptations permeating pop culture than ever, it was only a matter of time before something came along and ruined it for everyone. We just didn’t think it would ruin it with awesomeness.

Why I'm More Pumped for DC's TV Universe Than Its Upcoming Movies

Why I’m More Pumped for DC’s TV Universe Than Its Upcoming Movies

DC is looking to challenge Marvel’s dominance at the box office starting next year, but based on what we’ve seen so far, their TV output is looking much more intriguing.

Op/Ed: SECRET WARS is Forcing Me to Get Excited About It

Op/Ed: SECRET WARS is Forcing Me to Get Excited About It

Kelly Harrass runs down the things about Secret Wars that he’s most excited for so far. It’s a weird list for what is sure to be a weird event.

Could “The Interview” Be a Game Changer?

Could “The Interview” Be a Game Changer?

Just when we thought the terrorists were going to win, Sony made right with America and released their goofy comedy online. Could this be a turning point?

“Spider-Verse” Works Way Better Than it Should

“Spider-Verse” Works Way Better Than it Should

Against all odds, Dan Slott and his cadre of creative cohorts have crafted a soon-to-be classic Spider-Man tale with some of the most unlikely ingredients.

Confirmed: Is Marvel Planning a Line-Wide Reboot?

Confirmed: Is Marvel Planning a Line-Wide Reboot?

After the clusterf*ck that was the New 52 reboot, would Marvel take such a gamble? DC still hasn’t completely recovered with many die hard fans.

Op/Ed: Some Thoughts on DC’s ‘Convergence’

Op/Ed: Some Thoughts on DC’s ‘Convergence’

DC announced their big Convergence event and Kelly Harrass has some thoughts. Get excited for the writer of White Collar to present DC’s latest weekly series!

A Theory About Skye and Her Dad...

A Theory About Skye and Her Dad…

Looking at the clues, maybe Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s resident hacktivist is a tad… inhuman?

Bucky in Space is Weird

Bucky in Space is Weird

Good news, everyone! There’s a new Bucky ongoing series! Weird news, everyone! It’s about Bucky in Space fighting aliens!

Inhumans as the New Mutants Might be a Tough Sell

Inhumans as the New Mutants Might be a Tough Sell

Don’t have the film rights to one of your longest-running franchises about a group of alienated outcasts with super powers? Don’t worry, you can always repurpose another group to do the same thing.

Op/Ed - "Moon Knight is a Divisive Masterpiece

Op/Ed – “Moon Knight is a Divisive Masterpiece

Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey are wrapping up one of the most interesting runs on a comic I’ve read in years, and it’s a real bummer.

Op/Ed: The Best and Worst of Recent DC News

Op/Ed: The Best and Worst of Recent DC News

DC has had a couple of big announcements over the past could of weeks. Kelly Harrass breaks down the best and the worst of DC’s news including the new creative teams of Wonder Woman and Batgirl.

Language Learning With Comics - Comic Strips!

Language Learning With Comics – Comic Strips!

In part 2 of Language Learning With Comics, we’re going to forego comic books for something a little easier — comic strips! Find out how to find and translate your favorite comic strips.

Learning Languages With Comics, part 1

Learning Languages With Comics, part 1

Can you learn a foreign language by reading comic books? In this series, we’ll explore how to use comics as a resource to make learning a new language easier.

It’s Time to Let Go, COMMUNITY Fans

It’s Time to Let Go, COMMUNITY Fans

What was once one of TV’s most creative and unconventional comedies has reached its end after five seasons. Many fans are still feeling the sting, but maybe it’s better this way.

Op/Ed: “How Marvel Upset Me at C2E2” or “I Love Free Stuff”

Op/Ed: “How Marvel Upset Me at C2E2” or “I Love Free Stuff”

What did Kelly Harrass take away from his trip to C2E2 2014? A good time with friends, a bunch of comics, and a giveaway at the Marvel booth that left him very frustrated.

Dark Cybertron is What Event Comics Should Be

Dark Cybertron is What Event Comics Should Be

With the Big Two working to outdo each other with ridiculous gimmicks and seemingly pointless events, IDW has changed the face of their Transformers books with near perfect execution.

Op/Ed: A Tale of Two Geoff’s

Op/Ed: A Tale of Two Geoff’s

Geoff Johns is one of DC’s top writers and is the man behind Forever Evil. Kelly Harrass takes a look at two recent Johns comics and examines the bipolar nature of the quality of Johns’ work.

Op/Ed: This Isn’t What We Want, WWE

Op/Ed: This Isn’t What We Want, WWE

The outcome of the 2014 Royal Rumble made it into one of the most infuriating wrestling events in recent memory. Where did the WWE go wrong and what should the fans do about it?

Report: Comics News Sites are Bad at News

Report: Comics News Sites are Bad at News

The golden rule should be “Just because you saw it on the internet doesn’t mean it’s true.” Even so, one should be able to expect some semblance of credibility from so-called news outlets, even in a niche market.

The Problem with "The Walking Dead"

The Problem with “The Walking Dead”

With more than a few fans griping over and even jumping ship from the various incarnations of The Walking Dead, can there be a root cause to the problem? Is it something we’re even consciously aware of?

Blockbuster Movies Have Outgrown The Summer

Blockbuster Movies Have Outgrown The Summer

Several big-budget tentpole movies have been coming out in the Fall and early Winter lately, which inspires some speculation on whether the concept of the Summer Movie Season has become passe.

"Infinity" is Event Comics Done Right

“Infinity” is Event Comics Done Right

After a few less than stellar event comics, Marvel has a winner on their hands, thanks to writer Jonathan Hickman and a superstar roster of artists on the galaxy-spanning “Infinity.” This is the one we’ve been waiting for.