Chance Thulin

Chance Thulin is a Missouri State University graduate of English marching on the forefronts of pop culture. He writes in hopes to spread the meanings and interpretations of comic books, graphic novels, and film to the masses. He is a dedicated fan of good fiction, and subscribes to both unconventional and profound writers such as Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison. For several years, Chance Thulin has trained his analytical eye towards the mountains of material published by the market powerhouses, Marvel and DC, soldiering through while appreciating diamonds in the rough as well as the more prominent names in the industry. And he really really really likes Superman.


Young_Justice_TV_seriesDC Nation: The Final Days of Great Programming

If there was ever a time more confusing in relation to comic books it was the ’90s. I was born in 1988 and grew up a child of the ’90s, a product of a pop… [more]

Justice_League_Vol_2_1BAnalyzing Time in the New 52

I’ll admit it. I love the new 52 DC Universe. Despite the jarring and sudden nature of its introduction, I have found the new mythology incredibly delightful. However, despite my love of the new continuity,… [more]

TheBatmanofZur-En-ArrhBatman: The Freudian Super-Hero

“I am vengeance. I am the night. I am Batman.” That one is quite possibly one of the most iconic lines from any comic book related medium and is quite possibly the best demonstration of… [more]

user21462_pic9853_1273809815The Death of Printed Press Could Spell Trouble for Superman

It is no secret that printed media has slowly been dying for the past few years; a slow and progressive death in a conflict of textile fulfillment and information efficiency. The ramifications of this digital… [more]

character_bio_576_aquamanThe Aquaman Environment Factor

It has been a good few years for Aquaman. Ever since 2009, he has been treated like one of the most intimidating badasses in the DC Universe, reinvigorating his comic book reputation. While being penned… [more]

Flash_Thompson_US_01Why Flash Thompson was the Top Character of 2012

If you had told me last year that Flash Thompson would be on my list of favorite comic characters by the end of 2012 I would have told you,

muslim superhero-1432704149_v2.grid-5x2Controversy Contrivances

I think it is part of human curiosity to be drawn to controversy.

300px-Amazing_Spider-Man_Vol_1_698Changing of the Spider-Guard

There is a new Spider-Man in town and his name is Peter Parker….wait… If that statement seems a little off to you then you may not have read the shocking conclusion to Amazing Spider-Man #698.

Deadpool_1_CoverDeadpool #1: Escapism for Absurdists

On November 7th, the latest volume in the continuing saga of Marvel’s Merc with the Mouth hit the shelves with “Marvel Now!” Deadpool #1, and the issue is wonderful.

973128Augmenting the Reality of Sequential Art

Sometimes I feel the world we live in is a tad boring.

SpiderspotFall of the Spot; Rise of Coyote

Spot. The Spot.

arrow-2Archer Archetype

On October 10, American audiences were introduced to the newest attempt to bring super-heroes to television in the form of the CW’s Arrow.

xmen90sX-Men: Protecting a World that Makes Them Irrelevant

“Protecting a world that hates and fears them.”


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