Villains Month: Dr. Destiny

October 16, 2012 Jesse 0

Neil Gaiman’s comic series Sandman is not, on the whole, about good and evil. It relates much more to stories, mythology, beings tethered to ideas […]

Villains Month: Count Olaf

October 13, 2012 Jesse 0

Villains in children’s stories often wind up played for laughs rather than menace. The idea, I think, is to teach children that being selfish and […]

Villains Month: Psycho Mantis

October 10, 2012 Jesse 0

The Metal Gear video game series is famous for both its experimental, genre-breaking gameplay as well as its rich, complex cast of characters. Series creator […]

Villains Month: Chernobog

October 9, 2012 Jesse 0

Disney’s musical Fantasia is mostly a collection of animated music videos long before there were music videos, setting gorgeous animated vignettes to pieces of classical […]

Villains Month: Jody

October 8, 2012 Jesse 0

The father/son relationship in fiction tends to be complicated. There is often a sense of competition between the two, of the new versus the old, […]