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Joseph Szadkowski

Joseph Szadkowski

A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in communications, Joseph Szadkowski has written about popular culture for The Washington Times for the past 17 years. He covers video games, comic books, new media and technology. 


Articles by Joseph Szadkowski

Batman and Robin make a campy, nostalgic return in DC Comics' iPad friendly comic book series Batman '66.

Zadzooks: Batman ’66 review (DC Comics)

"Holy retro-action Batman, " comic book readers use an iPad to revisit the days when the campy Caped Crusader ruled prime time television in DC Comics’ new sequential art series. Published July 8, 2013

Marvel Comics' famed assassin annoys Cable in the video game Deadpool.

Zadzooks: Deadpool review

Marvel Comics’ famed homicidal, schizophrenic, potty-mouthed, sexist assassin finally gets his own video game in this third person hack and slash game. Published June 25, 2013

Joel and Ellie look for help in the video game The Last of Us.

Zadzooks: The Last of Us review

An apocalyptic pandemic takes a player into a frightening world of survival in one of the best video games of the year. Published June 15, 2013

Meet the Overstrike 9 team from the video game Fuse.

Zadzooks: Fuse review

Four elite agents work together to stop a terrorist organization from abusing an alien energy source and harness some unusual firepower in the process. Published May 29, 2013

A player will often need a gas mask  in the first person shooter Metro: Last Light.

Zadzooks: Metro: Last Light review

The sequel to a 2010, sci-fi horror game continues a post-apocalyptic nightmare for those brave enough to enter the Moscow railway tunnels. Published May 14, 2013

A detailed look at the Iron Patriot from Hasbro's Iron Man Assemblers collection. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks: Iron Man 3: Iron Patriot figure review

Hasbro brings Tony Stark's “Iron Man 3” movie and comic book adventures to role-play life with Assemblers and Marvel Legends action figures as well as Arc Strike Iron Man and Iron Man Micro Muggs. Published May 4, 2013

Raven attacks the Joker in the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Zadzooks: Injustice: Gods Among Us review

DC Comics' iconic stable of superheroes and villains find themselves in the throes of Mortal Kombat in an incredible third-person fighting game. Published April 27, 2013