Smash Pages – A Comic Review and News website

Hey everyone!

In light of Comics Alliance closing the doors, a friend of mine, Stephanie Chan, is promoting and working on a comic news and review website called Smash Pages.

You can find them here.

And on Facebook.

The contributors come from a diverse background with people who have worked on Robot 6, Newsarama, and more. In short, they’re a well rounded bunch of journalists.

In fact, I managed to snag a bit of free time with Stephanie and conduct a short interview:

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No, JonTron Getting Dropped From a Game Is NOT Bigotry

So, SidAlpha, a game reviewer on Youtube I followed because I liked some of his reviews and because he was hit with DMCA takedowns unfairly like Jim Sterling was, made this video after JonTron was dropped from a game by Playtonic.

And my immediate response was… unsubscribe. Makes me wonder what kinda comments I’m going to get to the comment I left, if it’s going to be as toxic as any other Gamergater loving youtuber out there who thinks people calling them bigoted are the REAL bigots…

But I digress… and once again, from the top:

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Horizon Zero Dawn & The Dismissal of Cultural Appropriation

When I first saw the trailer for Horizon Zero Dawn, the amazing landscape, the robotic wildlife, and the cool gameplay took an immediate backseat to my first thought, which was:

“Why is a white woman playing at Cherokee princess?”

(Seriously, Aloy as a kid has fucking feathers stuck in her hair, what the hell…)

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Orisa and Efi!

Hello everyone, here’s a video I made on the newest characters on Blizzard’s online multiplayer FPS game, Overwatch and just what makes them so good.

Here’s the original video of Overwatch Developer Jeff Kaplan talking about Orisa and how she came to be.

And you can find the Overwatch Victory Theme remix by IncredFX Music.

And hey, check out this cool article I came across while doing some googling from Paste Magazine on just why Orisa is accidentally an Afrofuturist Icon.

Brain Food – Episode 62

Hello everyone, it’s time for another episode of Brain Food!

And in today’s episode, I review Issue #10 of the Overwatch comic, Reflections, most well known for finally revealing just who in the cast is gay.

Hint, it’s Tracer.

You can download the comic at Blizzard’s website here.

And also please check out and support TeknoAxe, the amazing artist who makes the music for free for everyone to use and that I use in my videos.