Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 2

One part history lesson, one part critical analysis, this series will examine the life and times of Captain America in an attempt to derive some deeper meaning contributing to the…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 1

The Sentinel of Liberty. The Living Legend. Winghead. Methuselah. (Thanks, Hawkeye.) Or affectionately, just “Cap.” He wasn’t Marvel’s first superhero, but he is unquestionably its most enduring. I’ve long felt…

Hard-Traveling Fanboys: The Rundown (March 2014)

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And with that intense love comes an…

Hard-Traveling Fanboys: The Longbook Hunters (The Ultimates 2)

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Over the course of their travels through…

Hard-Traveling Fanboys: GIANT-SIZE (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Some events, however, call for more than…