What I learned from watching Spider-Man Homecoming.

(Notes from my notebook on Spider-Man Homecoming.) When I watch something, I don’t just sit there passively taking on the entertainment—unless I’m in the movie theater. Using this post as a guideline, I use this to outline the beats of a movie, book, or comic book. So when I recently re-watched Spider-Man Homecoming, I decided… Continue reading What I learned from watching Spider-Man Homecoming.

On Chris Claremont.

Last week I watched Patrick Meaney’s Chris Claremont’s X-Men documentary. Here are a few of the things that I learned from that experience. One: Claremont always asks is there any reason this character can’t be female?  Two: Intersperse issues with a focus on character.  Three: Don’t make a prison of your own making.  Four: Make… Continue reading On Chris Claremont.