Posts by Chelsy Bloomfield

About Chelsy Bloomfield

Chelsy Bloomfield is an artist, cosplayer, writer, and comic book aficionado. She is the founder of Utah’s Graphic Novel Book Club, the first of its kind in Utah, and has hosted monthly meetings since 2011. If she is not writing or preparing for the next book club meeting, she can be found yelling about conspiracy theories on the internet or playing with her perfect puppy, Puffin.


Haha #1:  Image Comics Twists the Funnyman Trope

Haha #1: Image Comics Twists the Funnyman Trope

Bart lives a good life. He has a house, wife, kids, and a cute little dog who likes to chew on his shoelaces. His profession's actual reality only shadows the pride he feels in his day-to-day life; it's Bart's last day as a clown, and his family couldn't care less about him. The niche of […]

WWE TLC &#8211 Roman Retains Title With the Help of Jey Uso&#8230Again

WWE TLC – Roman Retains Title With the Help of Jey Uso…Again

Kevin Owens has long been the man to take megalomaniacs down a peg or two, and he vowed to humble Roman Reigns once and for all and in the WWE's TLC fifth match of the night. For the past few weeks, the two men have gone blow for blow, and if not for Roman's family […]

WWE TLC &#8211 New Day Loses Title to Hurt Business Under MVPs Management

WWE TLC – New Day Loses Title to Hurt Business Under MVP's Management

The Raw Tag Team Championship followed the epic showdown between Carmella and Sasha Banks, with Sasha retaining the belt in the second match of the night for the WWE's TLC pay-per-view event. Although the evening at the ThunderDome so far saw the belts staying with their current owners, the third fight of the night introduced […]

WWE TLC &#8211 McIntyre Retains Title Against Styles &#038 Mizs MITB Attempt

WWE TLC – McIntyre Retains Title Against Styles & Miz's MITB Attempt

AJ Styles and Drew McIntyre kicked off WWE's final pay-per-event of the year in the Tables, Ladders, and Chairs showdown. The ThunderDome was finely decorated in a plethora of its namesake's weaponry lining the ring and up the WWE's Florida center's ramp. Past match-ups between titleholders like Randy Orton and the Fiend, Kevin Owens and […]

Norse Mythology #3 Review: Brings New Characters With Unknown Origins

Norse Mythology #3 Review: Brings New Characters With Unknown Origins

The players that have long become silver screen staples grace the pages of this comic penned by Neil Gaiman and his loyal interpretation of Norse Mythology. Joined by a creative team of Piotr Kowalski (The Steam Man) on art and Lovern Kindzierski (Agents of Law) tackling the colors of the comic, this issue stands on […]

Smuggled Communist Comics and the Birth of Octobriana

Smuggled Communist Comics and the Birth of Octobriana

103 years ago this November, the Bolshevik Party, lead by Vladimir Lenin, successfully carried out a coup later known as the October Revolution and effectively transformed Russian into a new soviet republic. While this is the famed political upset that led to the notable Anastasia mythos, it also birthed an entire regime of communist loyalists. […]

Is This Tomorrow Today Communist Fears and Comic Books

Is This Tomorrow? Today? Communist Fears and Comic Books

Control and fear go hand in hand, and with the Cold War defining an entire generation's worldview from the mid-1940s through the early 1990s, the idea of the "red scare" bled into nearly every aspect of society. "Better dead than red" became a slogan during the Cold War, with the color being the metaphorical representation […]

WWEs Tear-Jerking Final Farewell to the Undertakers 30 Year Reign

WWE's Tear-Jerking Final Farewell to the Undertaker's 30 Year Reign

The Undertaker made his debut at the 1990 Survivor Series, and it seemed only fitting for his final farewell to end where he started. WWE hasn't officially revisited Undertaker since his Boneyard Match against AJ Styles back at WrestleMania in April, but Mark Calaway made it clear in interviews since then that he was hanging […]

WWE Survivor Series- Team Raw Owes Lana Big for Victory Over Smackdown

WWE Survivor Series- Team Raw Owes Lana Big for Victory Over Smackdown

Survivor Series entered their fifth match of the night with Raw and Smackdown standing tied in victories for the evening, with Sasha having a surprising underdog triumph over Asuka. It was time for the two conglomerates to put their best women to the test in the second five-on-five bout for the pay-per-view. WWE Survivor Series […]

WWE Survivor Series &#8211 Sami Zayn Tried Nothing and Somehow Still Lost

WWE Survivor Series – Sami Zayn Tried Nothing and Somehow Still Lost

The third match of WWE's Survivor Series followed hot on the heels of Smackdown's Street Profits versus Raw's New Day, with the latter taking the victory. The sportsmanship displayed between the two tag-teams had a very different tone than the ruthlessness of the five on five match which preceded it, as the men embraced post-match […]

WWE Survivor Series &#8211 United Raw Dominates A Fractured Team Smackdown

WWE Survivor Series – United Raw Dominates A Fractured Team Smackdown

Survivor Series has been second the longest-running WWE pay-per-view event, featuring the "Best of the Best" between Monday Night Raw and Friday Night Smackdown. The night kicked off in a fever of clips showing the rivalry that has been brewing between titans from each company; however, the most notable of the callbacks being to the […]

Barefoot Gen: What Nuclear War Looks Like to a Six-Year-Old

Barefoot Gen: What Nuclear War Looks Like to a Six-Year-Old

During a cool summer morning on August 6th, 1945, six-year-old Keiji Nakazawa waiting for his summer school to start, similar to millions of children the world over at that time. Started by a blue flash, the young boy was shielded by the rubble of his school collapsing around him. In his home, a mere half-mile […]

One of the Most Controversial Publishers You May Not Have Heard Of

One of the Most Controversial Publishers You May Not Have Heard Of

Jack T. Chick is generally not one of the first names brought up when comic fans discuss the greats of the industry…but this cartoonist and publisher is, in fact, one of the most controversial figures in comic book history that you may not have heard of. Born on April 13th, 1924, Jack Chick lived a […]

Justifying the 1983 Invasion of Grenada With Comics for Kids

Justifying the 1983 Invasion of Grenada With Comics for Kids?

On the morning of October 25th, 1983, the United States led a coalition to an island 100 miles off the Venezuela coast called Grenada. Their reason was to protect American citizens, primarily medical students, against the growing communist regime on the island and to establish a long-enduring democratic government. Although the United Nations Security Council […]

WWE Hell in a Cell: Randy Orton Ends Drews Reign With a Brutal RKO

WWE Hell in a Cell: Randy Orton Ends Drew's Reign With a Brutal RKO

The conclusion for Hell in a Cell 2020 encompassed the long-reigning feud between Drew McIntyre and Randy Orton.  Although Orton was coming off the harsh loss at Clash of Champions, he promised an end to their vendetta in an arena he may have the upper hand in a cell match.  With this being Drew's first […]

WWE Hell in a Cell: Banks Makes a Statement and Ends Baileys Reign

WWE Hell in a Cell: Banks Makes a Statement and Ends Bailey's Reign

The fourth match of Hell in a Cell kicked off in the WWE's ThunderDome hot on the tail of the Otis vs. Miz match, with the Miz exiting victorious. With John Morrison and Tucker standing ringside to cheer their best friends, Tucker swung the Money in the Bank briefcase hard enough to break everyone's hearts, […]

WWE Hell in a Cell – Jeff Hardy Disqualifies Himself to Send a Message

WWE Hell in a Cell – Jeff Hardy Disqualifies Himself to Send a Message

As the Roman Reigns and Jey Uso feud caused a slew of exaggerated flashbacks to every fight ever had with one's siblings, WWE's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view launched into the second match of the night following Roman's victory. With the Roman and Jey feud hardly utilizing the cell at all, the brutal and accessorized […]

How Writing for Women Created an Entire Cultural Phenomena

How Writing for Women Created an Entire Cultural Phenomena

In 1944, the Market Research Company of America estimated that 91 percent of girls ages six thru eleven read comic books. The pop sensation of heroes in capes seemed to transcend gender, and one woman, Dorothy Woolfolk, is even credited with helping to manifest Superman's infamous weakness: Kryptonite. While the birth of comics seemed to […]

WWE Clash of Champions:  Drew McIntyre Retains After a LOT of Help

WWE Clash of Champions: Drew McIntyre Retains After a LOT of Help

Match six at the Clash of Champions in the ThunderDome was the long-awaited ambulance match between Randy Orton and current WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre. The two men have gone back and forth relentlessly for the past few weeks, with Orton breaking Drew's jaw who then responded in kind with THREE CLAYMORE KICKS IN A SINGLE […]

WWE Clash of Champions:  Street Profits Maintain After A Quick 3 Count

WWE Clash of Champions: Street Profits Maintain After A Quick 3 Count

The fourth match of Clash of Champions at ThunderDome inside Orlando's Amway Center was for the Raw Tag Team Championship which followed Apollo Crews and Bobby Lashley's match for the United States Championship (with Lashley retaining the title and the WWE still not knowing what to do with Ricochet). Andrade and Angel Garza entered the […]