Guardians of the ‘Verse: When Marvel Met Firefly

As I watched the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, I couldn’t help noticing a certain Firefly vibe to this branch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  It got me thinking and, aside from the roguishly handsome, wisecracking captain, there are some distinct similarities between these two iconic universes.  The question is: which cameContinue reading “Guardians of the ‘Verse: When Marvel Met Firefly”

Western or Wuxia? Genre in Firefly

Fusions are great.  In cooking, fanfiction, music, ideas, anything really, blending the right ingredients together can create something new and exciting.  Joss Whedon is a master of melding genres and Firefly is a perfect example. It’s Sci-fi, obviously, as it’s set in Space.  It’s kind of dystopian, with its evil government attempting to micromanage theContinue reading “Western or Wuxia? Genre in Firefly”