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Meet the Team
Michael Patterson,Site Expert
TV and film lover. Experienced writer with an affinity for all things superhero. I Write. Sometimes.
A freelance writer that brings characters to life from hot-pressed print to the big screen. Talent is something we are born with, but passion and creativity fused together produce a successful outcome. Currently trending on the web as a prolific scriptwriter, musician and filmmaker with a flair for the creative and characters that bounce off the page and come alive.
Trying to become Earth's Mightiest writer or at least one that people look for. Marvel guy with a dash of DC. Find him on twitter at twitter.com/markawlynch, email him at [email protected], or leave a comment on everything he writes.
I'm a father, husband, just some regular guy with a lot of opinions on a lot of things. Oh yeah and I write too.
A geek who loves comic books, superheroes and sci-fi. When not dreaming of a one-way trip to Coruscant, Monita is usually staring at a blank page, hoping her articles write themselves.
Lifelong comic fan and writer whose career is going places. Usually, I write about movies and TV. With superheroes dominating pop culture, my skills and interests blend very well in today's market.
Michael James McNulty, a.k.a. “Stillanerd,” has been a life-long comic book and Spider-Man fan ever since learning how to read. He has written for both the Spider-Man Reviews and The Spider-Man Crawlspace websites, where, along with his in-depth, critical analysis of comics about the Web-Slinger, he's made wild and outlandish predictions about where the story-lines could be heading next. He's also a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, which makes things difficult when they play the San Francisco 49ers.
Journalist. Blogger. Writer. Star Wars Fan. Superhero Fan. Follow my blog at cjhawkings.com
Catherine Palmer is a Southside Serpent and former editor and columnist for The Johns Hopkins News-Letter. She wishes she could have majored in TV Studies but settled for a creative writing degree.
Just a kid from New Jersey who loves talking pop culture and wants to create interesting content revolving that
Michael J. Williams is a writer, a father, a free spirit, a creative thinker, and a student of life. He graduated from Full Sail University with a bachelors in Creative Writing for Entertainment and is currently finishing up his masters in the same subject. He loves stories and the powerful connections they make with those who need someone or something to look up to. Michael especially loves world of animation. He regularly watches Family Guy and anime/manga style animated shows like Sword Art Online and Soul Eater. When he isn't playing games he's reading books on everything from Chakra and religious histories to “Words for Pictures” by Michael Bendis among other books like his that teach the art of writing for comics, film, and novel. Most of all, he cherishes his love for comics and the plethora of characters that have pushed him passed troubled times and hard roads. His favorites are Moon Knight, Daredevil, Gambit, the Fantastic Four, Silver Surfer, Amazing Man, Alita, Spawn, and Nightwing -- to name a few.
Joe Anthony Myrick,Contributor
Early on I was obsessed with superhero comics and cartoons, and as I grew so did my interests. I would binge watch shows before the phrase entered the zeitgeist. I am a committed opening weekender and a film festival frequenter. You can also catch me at comic book stores and comic cons as my love of superhero content is still as strong as ever.
Wesley wanted to be Bob Costas when he grew up. A member of the Dog Writers Association of America, he's a freelance writer/editor who covers a little of everything from eastern Oklahoma.
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