I have great news! I’m giving away two copies of A Court of Wings and Ruin, aka ACOWAR, and two cute bookish bags. And I’m doing it through different social media platforms, so you have more possibilities to be one of the winners.
I’ll give away one set (ACOWAR copy and bag) through Facebook, Twitter and this blog combined. You can win points to be one of the winners.
I’ll also give away one set (ACOWAR copy and bag) through Instagram. You can collect points through Instagram following the rules there.
You can take part in both, and you can share as much as you want. Remember always to mention me when you share, and that you use #depepiacowar to gain points on Instagram!
This THORsday I want to talk about why I consider comics to be books. After that, you can take part in my birthday celebration Gwenpool giveaway. But, let’s start with literature. When people think about literature, we tend to picture books in our mind. Books that have tons of words, and possibly, a lot of pages. However, I argue that comics are also books. They have visual art in their pages, and the stories can be as complicated as any Tolstoy out there. So, why diminish comic books to childish endeavors?
Depending on the genre, books are also doomed. Fantasy has a lower status than drama. Why are we so keen on disapproving of a book just because it belongs to a certain genre? The issue goes farther away when we compare books and comics. There are literary and visual masterpieces out there, but because they’re comics, some people regard them as childish readings. Why do we have the need to be so elitist?
So, for me, there’s no distinction between books and comics. I read them because I like them. I prefer I genre more than others (fantasy, superheroes), but that doesn’t mean that I will consider the rest of books and comics to be less important.
I have a 1 Month Free Marvel Unlimited Subscription for a lucky person! If you love Marvel Comics, you might love this subscription. I’m a subscriber of Marvel Unlimited. You can read as many comics as you want. However, the subscription doesn’t include the latest titles. These come up after six months hitting the stands. But, I assure you that you have enough comics to read for a lifetime! You have access to all the classics, to all X-men, to everything Marvel! The subscription only costs 9.99USD a month, so I think that the deal is pretty good.
So, what to do to get this free month? Easy! Follow me on my social media, share all about this post and do it right now! I’ll announce the winner this Sunday!
This is dePepi’s Super Nerdy Xmas Giveaway 2016! I’ve been hosting many giveaways during the year, but I’ve been planning a Nerdy Xmas one since August. Why? Because I want to celebrate Xmas with nerdy style. Since I love comics and nerdy fashion, I decided to mix these and host the craziest giveaway I’ve ever planned. There will be a total of four winners. Each of them will get one bundle. To get one of these, you only need to follow the instructions of the widget that you’ll find at the end of this post. Crazy, isn’t it!?
This THORsday we’re going to explore the first issue of Champions, a new comic book from Marvel. It all starts when Ms. Marvel quits the Avengers, fed up with their way of doing things. As she puts it, adults punch a lot but don’t fix anything. As she quits, she calls Nova and Spider-Man to a meeting to talk with them. She proposes to do something as a team, and do things in a different way. And so, they start recruiting some other heroes. They start with the Hulk who is trying to save some miners from a collapsing mine. Unable to do it alone, the arrival of the team proves a great help. And so, he joins them.
This week the Unbelievable Gwenpool starts fighting the Teuthidans, an alien squid race from outer space. While she hides from these squids, she finally makes it to meet the client. He turns out to be a very ordinary and boring guy. He aims to bring normalcy to the comic book universe. Said in other words, he wants to make of his Universe one that resembles ours. A Universe without Superheroes, Mutants, etc.
Gwenpool has fooled the squids by putting her outfit on a baby pig. It seems that the squids aren’t very smart yet.
This issue of the Unbelievable Gwenpool is a collection of all her appearances in the Marvel Universe before she got her own title. We can see her with Howard the Duck, and in a Christmas special. In Howard the Duck, she is very crazy. I adventure to say that she is crazier than in her own title. She stole a virus from Black Cat, sold it to Hydra, only to recover it again and save the world. Of course, she is nuts and almost kills Howard in the process.
This week Gwenpool gets in serious trouble. We left her talking with Spider-Man in his room. And now Gwenpool is trying to help Spider-Man discover who set up a bomb in his school. It turns out; she already knows who that was: a kid who in another Universe killed Miles’ mother. Although Morales doesn’t believe Gwenpool that much, he goes with her to prevent the boy to keep putting bombs elsewhere.
Today we’ll explore the Unbelievable Gwenpool #5. In this issue, Gwenpool is meeting another Marvel Superhero: Spider-Man, Miles Morales! We left the team answering a client’s call just when Gwenpool had gotten rid of M.O.D.O.K. Because they haven’t decided who is the boss yet, they send Gwenpool to the meeting of the client. Not to be suspicious, they ask her to use regular clothing and the metro. And that’s where she meets Miles Morales.
Today we’ll explore the Unbelievable Gwenpool #4, and also enjoy a giveaway of a digital copy of this issue. We left Gwenpool with a small problem: M.O.D.O.K. wants to kill her. He discovers that she has no powers at all. Thus he wants to get rid of her. His team has to have only the best of the best. To be sure, he asks her how she got rid of one of his best agents. When she replies that she pulled into the fire when he wasn’t looking, M.O.D.O.K. gets mad.