Joe Mortimer

To beat the heat of the South Mississippi summers, Joe Mortimer grew up staying inside and reading comic books. Fast-forward to now, having achieved his life goals of A.) Moving out of his parents’ house, and B.) Getting a girlfriend, he’s glowing with the confidence of a thousand exploding suns!! Oh, and writing about the comic books he’s still way too into for an adult.

Recent articles

Here’s What You Should Do If You Want To Hike With Marijuana

Now that summer is upon us, it's time to remember that hikes bring out the best in marijuana by getting you in touch with nature and allowing you to relax and enjoy your trek in surprising ways.

Who Pays For All Those Outfits Meghan Markle Wears? You Might Be Surprised

How the royals manage to fund their expensive fashion habits will be quite surprising to anyone who thought "freebie" was automatically printed on royal receipts.

Here’s What CBD Can’t Do for You

While the ability to manage seizures for a few hard-to-treat pediatric conditions, decrease anxiety, and improve sleep have all been supported by preliminary research, there are false claims being made about CBD.

This Week’s Music: Caroline Polachek, Jonas Brothers And Mark Ronson

This week's column features Caroline Polachek's first single, the wildest Reggaeton and Pop combination you can think of and the release of Mark Ronson's much awaited record.

Dogs Of Instagram: Afghan Hound

One of the most striking breeds is also one of the oldest. According to an ancient myth, the Afghan hound represents the dogdom on Noah's Arc.

This Is Why Prince Philip Is Not King Of England

As with most royal protocol, the reason Prince Phillip is only a prince is a little murky, relying on patriarchal tradition and not common sense.

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How Stan Lee Revolutionized Pop Culture Through Comic Books

The Marvel mascot made 'true believers' out of many in creating iconic characters. May he rest in peace.

5 Epic Comic Book Bromances You Need To Know About

Let’s face it: A foundational aspect of comic books is a budding, blossoming bromance. From the X-Men to the Avengers to the Justice League and beyond, every superhero team boasts at least a few.

What Will Comic Books Look Like In 2018?

Brian Michael Bendis began his career at Marvel in 2000 as one of the chief architects of the Ultimate line of comics they were producing at the time. All that is changing though. How will that effect the way your comics look?

2017’s Best Comic Books From Each Major Publisher

Scandals and natural disasters aside, 2017 was pretty sweet, especially in the world of comics.

Want More ‘Star Wars’? Here Are 5 Of The Best Comics

As a lifelong Star Wars fan I can assure you of one thing, the films will always leave you wanting more. The Last Jedi will be no exception.

What You Should Read Before Seeing ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

So you’re pumped for The Last Jedi, but not quite sure if you're totally is ready. You kind of remember the characters and backstories, but not all of it?