Four Colors – Season 5

Hello to the truest of believers! Welcome to Season 5 of FOUR COLORS! We are back after an extended hiatus, but now, there is far too much in the news to leave the blog unattended. My life was upended, in a VERY good way, following Comic-Con and it has taken [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|0 Comments

In the News: Kick(ed)-Ass

Real quick post again today. I'm working on a much longer piece about the Man of Steel controversy, so look out for that tomorrow! But now, just a few links to a growing story. Jim Carrey, over Twitter this morning, announced that he "cannot support" Kick-Ass 2, in which he is [...]

By | June 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Secret Agent Men (and Women)

My friend Ivan asked me yesterday what the big deal was about Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." That is kind of a loaded question for someone as nerdy as myself. As I sit here writing, literally wearing the S.H.I.E.L.D. logo, I can think of two paths to take when [...]

By | May 17th, 2013|0 Comments

Free Comic Book Day 2013!

It's Comic Book Christmas! Today is Free Comic Book Day, the annual tradition of the comic book where, every first Saturday in May, publishers offer free comic books to readers in the hope of enticing them into checking out the rest of their books. The Complete List of Free Comics [...]

By | May 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Four Colors Season 3

Welcome to Season 3. It’s been a long time, my Four Colors readers. Look of it as the summer break that television shows go on (if we’re going to keep the TV analogy going). For myself, I have been enjoying the post-grad life, re-establishing my life and all the fun [...]

By | November 10th, 2011|0 Comments

Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Twas the Night Before Comic-Con

Cover mash up courtesy of superherouniverse.com Technically, its the night BEFORE the "Night Before Comic-Con", but it IS the "Night Before Trevor Leaves for San Diego because He is NOT Doing That Drive in One Day." Comic-Con starts Thursday for most folks, but for a select few who were fortunate [...]

By | July 18th, 2011|0 Comments

Holding the Conch: YA Fiction and the Specter of Appropriate

If you haven't read Lord of the Flies, then I apologize because what follows is the book's ending. But I figured that its 50+ years old and most people have read it in school, so I could use it to prove my point. Ralph looked at him dumbly. For a [...]

By | July 7th, 2011|0 Comments

WonderCon Tour

Hello faithful readers. The WonderCon write-up will be coming tomorrow, but until then, please enjoy this video I did for the Sonoma State STAR, the other publication that I write for at Sonoma State University, where I am currently finishing my studies. Enjoy and I will see you tomorrow! [...]

By | April 6th, 2011|0 Comments

Hundreds and Hundreds

This past year has been an important one for DC. Not only have they been publishing some great books, but the company has has several important anniversaries to celebrate. The first of which is their 75th anniversary of existence. DC has been publishing books for the past 75 years, a [...]

By | July 14th, 2010|0 Comments