The first Batman logo was designed in 1939. Since then, it has undergone many changes. It's hard for me to pick a favorite because they're all cool. The exception is any of the logos from Batman movies from 1995 and after, which all suck.
Back in November, I shared a Kickstarter for Aubrey Sitterson's "Leftist Himbo" comic book Beef Bros (which I just got my copy of!). Now Sitterson is back with a new comic project he describes as "Kung Fu Hustle meets Pineapple Express. Or Drunken Master meets Cheech & Chong for the old heads!" Enter: STONED MASTER. Stoned Master is set in the fictional Los… READ THE REST
Designer Reagan Ray recently developed an interest in comic books via his son. Naturally, Reagan was drawn to the hand-drawn superhero logos of vintage comics. "Like most lettering, right around the late 90s, it all went to shit," he writes. "The hand-lettering masterpieces were abandoned for fonts and photoshop effects." He's curated a wonderful collection… READ THE REST
In Grant Morrison's 2003 X-Men storyline Riot at Xavier's, an angry adolescent mutant named Quentin Quire rallies a few other outcasts and foments a student-led revolution at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters. Morrison used the story to riff on teenage rebellion, and specifically pokes fun at the Che Guevara t-shirt trend by depicting Quire… READ THE REST
The difficulties of pandemic life have brought some unexpected consequences over the past year. With some transportation options closed and everyone mostly stuck in their houses, people got stir crazy for an alternative — and bicycle sales surged nationwide. Unfortunately, that wave of new bike riders brought an all too expected result: a corresponding surge in… READ THE REST
An extra power bank or charging hub that keeps your smartphone or tablet powered up in a pinch is always a great idea. But those batteries will only handle the needs of your small electronics. They aren't really built for those heavy-duty power tasks that you might encounter. You know…like when your car battery is… READ THE REST
If you're in the market for a laptop, it's tough out there. Between companies producing incredibly similar models with only slight tweaks and variations and shoppers starved for reliable sources of information to make sense of it all, you practically have to be a computer science major to untangle what's what. And when shoppers get confused… READ THE REST