27 May
Starring boy-genius Hiro & his robot creation Baymax

Maybe a piece of you is kind of over the supehero blockbuster, as Grantland opined. And maybe a part of you wrote off Disney as a lot of lame sauce long ago. But that was probably before you heard that Disney had decided to tap its Marvel resources for the most Disney-esque property in their […]


10 Mar
The latest offering from Converse's Three Artists. One Song series

What do you get when you throw 2/3 of the remaining members of The Clash into a studio with Diplo, and then let Frank Ocean come in and lace some very Frank Oceany vocals on top? Hero. The answer is, you get “Hero”. But I’m a little confused as to how this fits into Converse’s Three […]


21 Feb
Adidas sheds some light on the ace serving, kick-flipping great

If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, […]


11 Nov
Taking place this Friday at Hero Complex Gallery

Our friend and artist extraordinaire, Jim Mahfood — aka Food One — is having his first solo exhibit in Los Angeles this Friday. How the hell he hasn’t done a solo show in LA before is beyond us, seeing as he’s one of the city’s most important underground artists. Whether its his LA Ink Stains […]


25 Oct
An exploration of founder Martin Goodman's early universe

Did you know that Marvel comic’s founder Martin Goodman wasn’t only into comics, and the adventures of buff dudes in spandex? Hard to believe, but Goodman’s publishing empire also included various arms that also dealt in — gasp! — pulp fiction. As in those hard boiled noir detective books where the gumshoe always got the dame, […]


16 Apr
Artist Gregoire Guillemin delves into the mundane & risque

The life of a superhero isn’t just about whipping up on Turk and Grotto, hanging out in underground lairs and foiling the evil conspiracies of guys like Dr. Doom, Sebastian Shaw and Kingpin, there’s a certain level of banality in their every day lives that we rarely see. That is until Gregoire Guillemin decided to […]


23 Oct
The very best of Grantland published by McSweeney’s

One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]


23 Sep
An update on LEGO's growing universe of comic minifigures

After the big screen was recently rocked by The Dark Knight Rises, the toy pioneers at LEGO only found it appropriate to update their Super Hero Collection with the latest additions from the DC and Marvel cosmos. The updated series includes Bane, the new terrorist leader who overwhelmed Gotham’s finest, Venom, Spiderman and a re-mastered Batman. […]