Author: Dorian Reyes Black

Dorian Reyes Black is a writer, filmmaker, and geek blogger based in Los Angeles.

Jason Momoa, star of the blockbuster DCEU film ‘Aquaman,” has recently become the victim of a smear attempt this week over an altered video taken out of context, that accuses him of fondling Lola Iolani Momoa, his eleven-year-old daughter. The real and unaltered recording, which lasts seven minutes and eight seconds, was taken at the Hawaii premiere of his recent hit film “Aquaman.” In the video, Momoa and his two children Lola Iolani and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha participated in the ritual dance known as haka, dedicated to their Polynesian roots. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Ntg58uKvc&feature=youtu.be Real Unaltered Video Momoa, who is known for his…

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Shopping for your nerdy friends during the holidays can be tough, especially if you do not share their love for a particular fandom. Thankfully, if your friend happens to be a fan of Batman, the DC Universe, or just hard sci-fi in general, “Anatomy of a Metahuman” is a gift that is pretty much guaranteed to please. Written by S.D. Perry and Matthew K. Manning with illustrations by Ming Doyle and colors by Scott Holladay, “Anatomy of a Metahuman” reads like a medical journal full of the Dark Knight’s contingency plans against the DC Universe’s highest profile metahumans. The book’s…

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Header Photo: by Dan Ethan As a child of the 90s, I grew up with the unique experience of watching comic book and pop culture conventions evolve from stigmatized gatherings often referred to as “dork parades” by my peers in school to Hollywood-funded powerhouses everyday people yearn to one day attend. It was not until just after high school that I attended my first convention; Anime Expo in Anaheim, California. There I donned my first cosplay, Nicholas D. Wolfwood from the show Trigun, and I immediately fell in love with “con culture” — the comradery among cosplayers, the overwhelming love…

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