Richard Giraldi is a Chicago-based writer, musician and graduate student at Loyola University Chicago's Digital Media and Storytelling Program. He's the founder/editor of Chicago indie rock website LoudLoopPress.com, which was voted Best Local Music Blog in the Chicago Reader from 2010 to 2013. Additionally, he has written about and reviewed music for the Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago and ALARM Magazine.
Why They Fight: A Brief History of Batman Battling Superman | 14 May 2015 // 4:38 AM
Over the course of any relationship, especially ones that last three quarters of a century, there's bound to be some friction, some tension and some overall sour times.
'Ninjak #1' is Too Fresh to Fade | 20 Apr 2015 // 3:26 AM
Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun.
'New Suicide Squad #8' Raises More Questions Than Answers | 1 Apr 2015 // 2:30 AM
A heated confrontation between Black Manta and Amanda Waller is the highlight of New Suicide Squad #8.
Binging on 'Daredevil': Marvel's Netflix Series Is As Brutal As It Is Compelling | 13 Apr 2015 // 6:00 AM
It's hard to imagine that Daredevil exists in the same universe as the Avengers, but the series successfully delves into street-level violence not yet explored in Marvel's big screen efforts.