Monthly Archives: January 2011


R-Squared Comicz podcast #2 is now available 2

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. I just uploaded a second podcast, which explains the meaning behind and the inspiration behind Lightweightz. Podcasts can be found on the “Podcasts” page under Media. Enjoy and spread the word! © Justin Martin and www.rsquaredcomicz.com, 2011. All rights reserved.

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Which Comics/Graphic Novels Inspire You the Most? (Part 2) 5

Hello everyone, Here’s the rest of the comics that have impacted me the most (also, in no particular order): #8 Title: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills Year: 1982 Why it makes the list: Currently, this is the best my favorite comic story hands down. What happens when humanity’s hatred comes face to face with God’s […]


Which Comics/Graphic Novels Inspire You the Most? (Part 1) 2

Hello everyone, I pray all is well. The other day, my sister posted a note on Facebook asking people to take 15 minutes and identify 15 albums that have moved you or that will stay with you. Her post got me thinking about the 15 comics and graphic novels that impacted me the most. As […]


A Quick Update: Solomon’s Intro Story 3

Hello everyone, Since closing the poll on January 1st and seeing Solomon as the clear winner, I’ve started working on the script for his 4-page mini-intro story. Here’s a quick update on where I am: (1) I think I have a solid-enough rough draft that I can send to my artist. Before I send it […]


Lightweight Kayin Featured in Fundraiser to Fight Human Trafficking! 1

Happy Monday everyone! As mentioned in a post in December, I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in a fund-raising effort through the Comic Creators Alliance. Many comic creators submitted pictures of their female characters, the result of which will be a collage of female characters. The goal is to raise awareness about […]


Recommended: Jesus Christ: The Faith Series (2010)

Hello everyone, As I was strolling through Midtown Comics in New York, I was very surprised to come across a comic entitled “Jesus Christ: The Faith Series.” Not because I didn’t think someone would make such a book, but because I thought I pretty much knew of all of the comics out that focused on […]

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R-Squared Comicz in 2010: A Review

Hello everyone, I want to send a super-thanks to everyone who visited, supported, referenced, and subscribed to the blog in 2010. I just received this 2010 summary from WordPress, and I thought I’d share it. Take care, and help me surpass these numbers in 2011! The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this […]


And the Most Interesting Lightweight is… 1

Hello everyone, Happy New Year! As of 12:01 PST, voting for the most interesting Lightweight closed. Thanks to all who voted! Here are the results: Most interesting Lightweight: Solomon (40% of the votes) Second place: Kayin (16% of the votes) Tied for third: Abaddon & Qasim (12% of the votes) Tied for fourth: Grace & […]