The Batman Paradox: The Joke’s On You

One of the things I enjoy most about reading comics is the commentary on culture it can make. Such as how the 1980s run of Animal Man by Grant Morrison gives huge props to animal rights. Or the way Alan Moore’s run of Saga of the Swamp Thing explores the ideas of what it means [...]

Writers Wanted: Batstravaganza!

Unless you've been living in a cave--a bat cave?--you know that The Dark Knight Rises is being released July 20, which brings an end to Chris Nolan's super-dark, super-gritty, super-awesome Batman trilogy. And in a move of pure genius on my part, I would like to invite you to offer up your thoughts on anything and everything Batman [...]

Marvel Heroic Roleplaying PDF and Customization Tips

Our final installment of our introduction to Marvel Heroic Roleplaying focuses on customization! The system is very flexible and allows players to play the hero they want to play. This piece will focus mostly on character creation and show you some examples of custom heroes with some design notes on choices I made while making [...]

Meet the New Guys: John Ayers and Josh Bury!

If you haven't noticed over the past few weeks, there are a couple of new faces here at Professor Beej. The response to the recent call for writers was phenomenal, and I can't thank you enough for that. We've had some fantastic folks show interest in joining up, and it makes me sad we couldn't field [...]