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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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, Continue Reading

Behind the Cape: Black Vulcan Part 1

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Character Issues: Reed Richards

The Stats: Name: Reed Richards Height: 6’1 Weight: 180 lbs Powers: Malleable Physiology, Super Genius Type: Stretchy Hero #165 Excels at: Being the smartest guy in world of super-geniuses. Fails at: Common Sense and being a good parent, husband, friend, teammate, neighbor, role-model… The Character: Reed Richards is the patriarch Continue Reading

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