Travis Fischer

08/19/2014 - 12:16pm
  Some of us do have a friend like him. Let's take care of them.        Robin Williams has us all thinking about suicide.      Not necessarily of committing the act of course. I'm sad he's gone, but not that sad. Instead, Williams' death has sparked a lot of thought about the problems that can drive somebody to commit the...
08/12/2014 - 3:51pm
  Teamwork fails against corporate idiocy        Let’s talk a little more about “Guardians of the Galaxy” this week.      In case you couldn’t tell from the trailers, the Guardians of the Galaxy are a very diverse group of individuals that save the day by joining...
08/05/2014 - 3:00pm
Hooked on a Feeling        It’s official. “Guardians of the Galaxy” is a hit.      The space adventure filled with sarcastic aliens and 70s pop music didn’t just set a high bar in “Star Wars: Episode VII,” but proved that Marvel Studios could take one of their...
07/29/2014 - 2:21pm
    Gone fishing        At some point during the sleep deprived blur of days that is Comic-Con, I came to a startling realization.      Comic-Con is like fishing, but for geeks.      Sure, we go out there saying we want to catch the big panels, but it's a...
07/22/2014 - 10:38am
Diversity: A Limited Time Offer        I'm all for diversity, especially in comic books.      Comics were the medium that introduced me to social issues, particularly those that minorities face. Which is ironic since the comics themselves have such a hard time with the issue of...
07/15/2014 - 3:40pm
  Everything's The Same But Different        It's that time of year again.      By this time next week I will be back in San Diego for my annual pilgrimage to Comic-Con International.      This year promises to be quite different from previous trips. Over the...
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