Independent author C. Chancy*, who also goes by Crossover Queen due to her penchant for blending two or more franchises together in her fan fiction stories, had an interesting post up on her site not too long ago. The main topic was threat perception. It explains that what the hero considers a threat differs from … Continue reading Heroism and Vulnerability – A Reflection in the Garden
A worthy piece from Mr. Winchester, readers! Check it out! My Jedi Academia So recently we got snowed in for a couple of days so I finally got to watch the first two seasons of My Hero Academia. It’s a great, solid show. I expected to like it and it went PLUS ULTRA on my … Continue reading Reposted: My Jedi Academy
Check out this fascinating story, readers! Man Who Lived in Jungle 40 Years With ‘Superhuman’ Survival Skills Sees Big City, Ocean for First Time BY Michael Wing November 5, 2021 Movies have been made, books written, and urban legends told of humans living deep in the jungle—like Tarzan—having little or no contact with other … Continue reading The “Real Life Tarzan”
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, readers, so that means Black Friday is right around the corner as well. In light of that, Tuscany Bay Books is having a sale on all eleven volumes of the Planetary Anthology Series! From Thanksgiving Day through the weekend, you can buy the entire ebook collection for around $10. What a bargain! … Continue reading Bulletin: Planetary Anthology Sale!
This fan film, UA:LA Pilot Episode, has been available for some time but that does nothing to impinge upon its excellent use of anime storytelling conventions. And as an homage to My Hero Academia*, I doubt there are many short episodes that could compare! It is truly a fine example of West learning from East, … Continue reading MHA Fan Film – An Homage to Excellence
Yes, he is at it again, readers. Check out these intriguing videos from the Professor of Geekdom himself. There will not be a quiz later – not from him or me, at least. Life may have a curve ball or two to throw everyone’s way soon enough. In which case, you may find his points … Continue reading Words from Professor Geek
On February 7th this author joined Ben Wheeler and Anthony Marchetta on the SuperversiveSF Sunday Livestream to talk about the latest chapter of My Hero Academia*. There were some connection issues, so I didn’t technically appear in the stream until the 20:37 mark. For some reason my connection decided to play games and I had … Continue reading Bulletin: On the Radio with SuperversiveSF!
There is a reason this writer occasionally cites Mr. Cheah’s articles for her Vocational Vivications, readers. Aside from the enormously helpful insights he offers in his posts, he is a darn good writer. Hollow City, the first novel in Mr. Cheah’s branch of the Heroes Unleashed universe created by Silver Empire Publishing, is one of … Continue reading Review: Hollow City: A Superhero Vigilante Thriller by Kai Wai Cheah
Take a look at this interesting piece from Rawle Nyanzi, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6YsDwg0HiY Heroes are Better than Villains Villains are considered more interesting than heroes because materialism dominates modern thinking. Under materialism, the only way to challenge a protagonist is to threaten his physical well-being, his personal desires, or his social standing. Fantastical stories are full of … Continue reading Reposted: Heroes are Better than Villains
Check out this great piece by author Kai Wai Cheap, readers! Superheroes in A Post-Modern Age What is a superhero? A hero with superpowers. What is a hero? That is a question the genre is struggling with today. To be a hero is to protect the innocent, uphold moral norms, and preserve society, even if it … Continue reading Reposted: Superheroes in A Post-Modern Age