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Character Issues: Netflix’s Iron Fist

The Stats: Name:  Danny Rand (Iron Fist) Height: 5’11 Weight: 175 Powers: Chi Manipulation, Master Martial Artist Type: Peak Mediocre White Male Excels at: Getting Captured by The Hand Fails at: Nearly Everything Else The Character: I’m a Power Man and Iron Fist fanboy.  Even though the original series started before I was born and […]

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And Now for the Podcast.

We’ve been busy at LBWB.  I will condense the nonsense.  We are podcasting y’all!  I really hope you enjoy it.  Check us out on Soundcloud, Stitcher and Google Play Music.  iTunes is coming soon.

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LBWB: Blerd State of the Union – On Hotep BS

Dig.  Hotep bullshit is a problem.  Hotep bullshit is the reason that the word ‘Hotep’, an Egyptian greeting of peace, is viewed as pejorative.  The irony is, a Hotep greets you a message of peace before emitting a fog of regressive shit. This fog disparages everybody from Black single parents to Black Women with college […]

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Life in the Mojo verse – The Trump Years

I didn’t want to write a political piece… Before this election cycle, I found it stimulating to go online and have intelligent conversations with people who didn’t agree with me.  The exchange of ideas was an interesting pastime for me but, over the last 12 months, something changed.  Last summer, I did a few political/social […]

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Behind the Cape: Black Vulcan Part 1

In 2017 Longboxing While Black will be a platform for Black Characters to speak on their experiences fighting alongside or against icons of the Superhero/Super-villain communities.  In the first installment we are catching up with Black Vulcan. LBWB: Well first, Black Vulcan I would like to thank you for being our co-pilot for testing out […]

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The Weirdest S- I’ve Ever Read: Monsters Unleashed 1-5

So I just completed Marvel’s latest crossover, Monsters Unleashed. I truly have no idea why it happened.  This book was like Jason Todd. I am told that he serves a purpose, some people may even enjoy him, but I have a difficult time understanding why he is a thing that exists. Monsters Unleashed is filled […]

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Character Issues: Cyborg

The Stats: Name: Victor (Vic) Stone (Cyborg) Height: 6’6 Weight: 385 lbs Powers: Cybernetic Being (Enhanced senses, Cognitive and Physical Abilities. Technopathy) Genius-Level intelligence.    Type:  Nondescript Metal Punching Bag Excels at:  Being part of a team Fails at:  Being an interesting part of a team.   The Character: Victor Stone is one of DC’s […]