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.
It's not perfect by any stretch, but the first episode of Legends of Tomorrow lays the groundwork for what should be an incredibly fun season of time-traveling superhero hijinks.
28 Jan 2016
A grittier, more grounded Green Arrow is nothing new, especially for fans of CW's Arrow, but Benjamin Percy and Patrick Zircher take that concept to a new level of dark in Green Arrow #41.
17 Jun 2015
The stakes are purposefully kept low in Convergence: Shazam! #1, which works as a highly entertaining reintroduction to Golden Age Captain Marvel.
27 May 2015
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.
14 May 2015
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.
13 Apr 2015
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