Announcing the Book Club!

Mar 26, 2019

Comics are for everyone — but sometimes, it’s hard to find a community where you can do dive deep into your favorite characters, stories, and arcs. We’re pretty damn lucky to have the time to read comics, host a podcast, and share our thoughts with each other and the ACC-tion heroes. But if we really […]

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The Darkest of Hawks

Aug 02, 2018

Pauldrons, black suit, one-handed Wolverine claws and a Power Rangers-esque helmet and visor. These were the design elements that made up Darkhawk, and Darkhawk #6 is what our esteemed leader, Marty, asked me to read. Was there anything to the character behind his costume? Decidedly: Yes. In the magic space suit was an angry young […]

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Why Patreon

Jun 08, 2018

Wherein Marty explains why ACC went to the crowdfunding model.

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Hulk No Smash - The Comics Backstory Behind Bruce Banner’s Big Guy Problem in Infinity War

Jun 07, 2018

Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War ahead! There’s been some talk about how the Hulk was thrashed by Thanos and why it’s such a weak take on the Hulk. After all, fear and anger are intertwined snakes in the psyche, so after Thanos’s butt-handing of the Hulk, it’s reasonable for viewers of the movie to feel […]

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Spider-Man: Daddy Issues

Jul 13, 2017

Caution: Spider-Man: Homecoming spoilers in the article My initial suspicion before I saw Spider-Man: Homecoming was that The Powers That Be at Marvel Studios simply copy-pasted a Miles Morales story with a Peter Parker overlay. After all, in Homecoming, Pete’s BFF is a rotund Asian kid named Ganke Ned, so it didn’t take much to […]

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I Spent $150 On A Blind Irish Ninja

May 24, 2017

This is the story I didn't tell the Eoin, the artist I commissioned.

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Online Therapy Options for ACCtion Heroes

Nov 21, 2016

Here Marty gives a quick overview of online therapy, including two possible options.

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ACC Interview: Cayti Bourquin of Paradox Girl

Nov 14, 2016

Cayti Bourquin is the writer of the Paradox Girl comic. Today she shares her insights into PG, her creative process, the PG team and a little bit of self-publishing comics.

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We Can Be Heroes

Nov 10, 2016

What makes a hero?

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Dr. Strange's Magical Mystery Tour

Nov 09, 2016

Hi ACC-tion Heroes, I just got out of a showing of Doctor Strange and I have a few thoughts that I’d like to run past you. First of all let’s get some stuff out of the way. You’ve probably read or heard me rant about the casting of Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One. I’ve […]

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