Jason Cohen

Content Creator, Editor, and Copywriter

Location icon United States of America

Jason Cohen is a content creator with experience covering sports, comic books, television, and technology. As a copywriter in digital advertising, he has experience crafting website copy, developing brand identities, and building engaging web experiences.

Portfolio

Comic Book Writing

CBR
02/27/2018
The Shazam Costume Rocks, Stop Hating On It

The first photo of Zachary Levi dressed in costume for Shazam! has hit the Internet, and even though it's not an official image, and it's a lo-res photo shot from the side rather than the front, there's one thing we know for sure about it.

CBR
12/21/2017
Cyborg Has Been Royally Messed Up, But DC Comics Can Still Save Him

In January, DC Comics' ongoing Cyborg series concludes with issue #20. This will seemingly end the publisher's longstanding attempt to elevate Victor Stone's DC Universe status. DC has been trying to push the character to the forefront of its comic book universe for over a decade now, and what has the character to show for it all?

CBR
02/02/2018
Bendis Signals a Welcome Return to Superman's Jewish Roots

Superman is a lot of things; superhero, crimefighter, savior, friend, cousin, husband and, most recently, a father. First and foremost, though, Superman is Jewish. We may never see the Man of Steel read from the Torah or celebrate Purim, but the foundations the character was built on were profoundly Judaic.

CBR
03/01/2018
Action Comics Just Killed [SPOILER] (Temporarily) -- But It May Have Major Ramifications

This week's Action Comics #998 by Dan Jurgens and Will Conrad killed off Lois Lane and her father, at least for a few minutes. Then Booster Gold jumped in and saved the day. To recap, the "Booster Shot" storyline saw Superman travel back in time to witness the destruction of Krypton in order to see, once and for all, whether Jor-El had actually survived.

CBR
02/09/2018
Michael Bay is Both the Best and the Worst Choice to Direct a Lobo Movie

Warner Bros. seems to be serious about a Lobo movie, because the studio is close to signing a director. According to recent reports, Michael Bay is in talks to bring the Main Man to life on the silver screen. It sounds like, well, the most ridiculous Michael Bay thing imaginable.

CBR
02/12/2018
Stormbreaker: What We Know About Thor's Infinity War Weapon

Following the destruction of Mjolnir in Thor: Ragnarok, it was pretty obvious that Thor would come into possession of a new weapon in time for Avengers: Infinity War. What that weapon would ultimately be has remained a mystery, though evidence had been pointing to the Asgardian wielding Jarnbjorn, a mythic axe the hero's comic book counterpart once utilized in his younger, pre-Avengers days.

CBR
02/21/2018
Is Justice League: No Justice Eliminating the DCU's Other Superteams?

The four-issue event series Justice League: No Justice is expected to relaunch the titular team as DC Comics biggest franchise. This will lead to multiple new Justice League series written by some of the industry's top talent, but what does it mean for the DCU's other superhero teams? Well, it may mean they're all going away.

CBR
01/29/2018
What Is Brainiac's End Game in DC's Justice League: No Justice?

Late last week, DC Comics announced the four-issue event series Justice League: No Justice, by Scott Snyder and Francis Manapul. The series, coming hot on the heels of Dark Nights: Metal 's conclusion, will find the world's greatest heroes teaming up with their villains in order to save the world.

CBR
01/16/2018
An Evil Justice League Has Revitalized DC's Wildstorm Universe

In 2017, DC Comics relaunched the Wildstorm Universe with The Wild Storm, by Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt. This book, and it's companion series Wildstorm: Michael Cray (by Bryan Hill, N. Steven Harris and Dexter Vines), have remained true to the para-military superheroics the universe was founded on in the 1990s, while modernizing the core concepts and trading out the original's "Extreme" factor for a more nuanced approach.

CBR
01/16/2018
Without Carl, What's the Point of The Walking Dead?

The Walking Dead is killing Carl Grimes. There had been chatter about Chandler Riggs leaving the show for awhile, but this season's midseason finale finally turned rumor into reality. Back in December, it was revealed that Carl had been bitten by a walker, and given the location of the bite, there doesn't seem to be any alternative to the inevitable.

CBR
01/17/2018
The Biggest Mysteries Dark Nights: Metal Still Needs to Answer

Dark Nights: Metal began with a mystery. An investigation by Batman into a mysterious alloy lead him to questions he'd never known to ask, and answers he wishes he never needed to learn. Over the course of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's event series, the Dark Knight's investigation into the Dark Multiverse has left readers with a few lingering questions of our own.

CBR
01/30/2018
Justice League: No Justice May Seal the Fate of DC's Titans

The recently announced Justice League: No Justice four-issue event series is supposed to bring the teams of , Justice League of America, Teen Titans and Titans together. The only problem is that the Titans are nowhere to be found on the event's rosters.

CBR
01/30/2018
The Phantom Girl in DC's The Terrifics Isn't Who We Thought She Was

DC Comics is in the middle of launching a new initiative called The New Age of DC Heroes that takes place after the events of Dark Nights: Metal. One of the main titles that will follow up on some of the plot points of DC's event series is The Terrifics, a team title that looks to be in the same vein as Marvel's Fantastic Four.

CBR
01/18/2018
Martian Manhunter's Rebirth Arrival Rewrites Justice League Continuity

Every so often, DC Comics tends to change the history of the Justice League, usually by adjusting the line-up of the team's founding members. In the Justice League of America's first appearance in The Brave and the Bold #28, Superman and Batman were not involved.

CBR
01/31/2018
Dark Nights: Metal Has Retconned Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet

Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet has a new origin story, as revealed in the pages of Dark Nights: Metal . In Metal #5, The Batman Who Laughs shoots Diana with a bullet he claims to be made out of Eighth Metal, a weaker derivative of the Nth Metal at the sore of the event's storyline.

CBR
08/08/2017
Millarworld: Why Has Netflix Gone All in on Comics?

The recent announcement that Netflix has acquired Mark Millar's Millarworld has set us up for many new comic book adaptations in the near future, but what does it mean for the online streaming giant, the comics industry, and the future of media in general?

CBR
08/15/2017
What Is Millarword? A Guide to Netflix's New Superhero 'Universe'

Netflix's purchase of Millarworld, the imprint founded by writer Mark Millar, stands to radically alter the relationship between comic books and television and film. However, before we learn of what's to come, it's important to understand exactly what Netflix is getting in the deal.

CBR
09/25/2017
Arrowverse's Crossover: What is the Nazi-Filled World of Earth-X?

Late last week, The CW released a promotional poster illustrated by comic artist Phil Jimenez revealing that the next four-episode Arrowverse crossover will be titled " Crisis on Earth-X." RELATED: Arrowverse Crossover: What To Expect From Crisis on Earth-X For fans of the DCTV series, the crossover reveal is exciting as it seems we're going to get the payoff for the Crisis teaser that debuted in the show's very first episode.

CBR
11/13/2017
How A Hawkman Villain Might Be the Key to Dark Nights: Metal

On the surface, Dark Nights: Metal has been a fun romp through the weird expanse of comic book history. Dig a little deeper, and it's clear that Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are telling a story about dark gods who have manipulated events from behind the scenes since the beginning.

CBR
11/29/2017
Infinity War Trailer: Every Scene From SDCC & D23 That's Still Missing

Marvel Studios finally released the first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, and it's revealed a lot about the plot of the film and how the characters involved will interact. However, this is not the only footage out there that the company has released thus far.

CBR
11/08/2017
Batman: Lost Holds Major 2018 DC Event Clue, Snyder Says

To celebrate today's release of Dark Knights: Metal tie-in book Batman Lost, writer Scott Snyder dropped a hint about a future story via Twitter. "Thank you guys so much for the response to #METAL, " the writer expressed. "And as a thanks, a secret: there is a clue to something big planned for 2018 on those bookshelves in grandpa Bruce's study.."

CBR
09/04/2017
Luke Cage: Who's Going to Build Misty Knight's Bionic Arm?

The Hand may have taken Misty Knight's arm on Marvel's The Defenders , but they will never crush her spirit. Since Simone Missick debuted as the fan-favorite Marvel Comics character in the first season of , fans have been waiting for the fateful encounter that would take her arm.

CBR
10/06/2017
Black Lightning's Latest Casting May Tease the Show's True Big Bad

The 2017-2018 television season will see the debut of Black Lightning on The CW, and while the network's latest superhero drama won't take place in the Arrowverse, that doesn't mean it won't be mining the back issue bins for DC Universe continuity.

CBR
10/15/2017
Who Is Onyx? Arrow's New Villain Is in a League of Her Own

SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Season 6 of Arrow, currently airing on The CW. The CW released an official synopsis for the Arrow Season 6 episode "Next of Kin," and it includes a surprise character making her Arrowverse debut.

Digital Advertising and Copywriting

Bolt Digital Agency
Bolt Company Website

I was instrumental in the redesign of Bolt's website by improving and replacing website copy, developing our digital identity, and conceptualizing an innovative presentation of our strengths.

Voguestrap
Voguestrap Company Website

It was my task to develop distinct identities for each brand under the Voguestrap name. All five sub-brands were given their own sub-sites, and I designed the copy for each of these sites.

Get-A-Tutor
Get-A-Tutor Company Website

I was tasked with creating website copy and establishing the online voice of Get-A-Tutor. I created video scripts, designed print advertisements, and developed digital ads and emails for this startup business.

Demar Leather
Demar Leather Company Website

I was asked to redo much of the copy on Demar's website in order to create a more professional identity, while also staying true to their history and voice.

Print Media

Blogging - Advertising, Technology, and Social Media

HuffPost
06/09/2017
'Ask, Don't Tell' -- Pulse Victims And Supporting The Loved Ones Left Behind

Last year, 49 people lost their lives in the Orlando massacre at the LGBTQ nightclub Pulse in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history. Dozens more were injured. Bars and clubs have long been a place for LGBTQ community members to gather and simply be ourselves, as few other safe spaces exist.

Voguestrap
Is Healthcare the Future of Wearables?

Is Healthcare the Future of Wearables? No one said this business was going to be easy. Despite the hype and excitement surrounding wearable technology, the industry has yet to push its way into the mainstream for a variety of reasons.

Bolt
03/03/2017
Why YouTube TV Signals the End of Television as We Know It...Eventually

YouTube has announced the launch of YouTube TV, the company's cord-cutting, TV-killing streaming service that promises to unseat the traditional television industry. The company has been on top of the video streaming world for quite some time now. Seeing a rise in viewership to one billion hours watched per day-a number that challenges traditional television-YouTube...

Bolt
02/24/2017
How Facebook is Building a Social Media Monopoly

Facebook is basically a monopoly. The world's most powerful social media company has seen its numbers stagnate in recent years as younger audiences continue to embrace smaller, more intimate social messaging platforms. In response, Facebook has combated this trend by introducing new features taken directly from its competitors.

Bolt
03/01/2016
The Death of Twitter: Can a social media platform really "die?"

Last week I attended Social Media Week and found myself questioning the lack of panels about Twitter. I had already been to two that covered Snapchat, and while Twitter wasn't the fastest-growing social media platform in 2015, it is definitely the one struggling the most. This is a discussion that I was sure warranted its...

Bolt
10/10/2016
The Reign of Digital Media Ad Dollars is Here

Television has been the ruler of the advertising dollar for decades, but its time has run out. As younger viewers use their computers, smartphones, and tablets to consume more media than they watch TV, advertisers have had to push their efforts into new mediums. Now everything is coming to a head as digital is about...

Bolt
02/12/2016
Why Inclusion Is The Future of Advertising

The goal of advertising is to make an emotional connection with your audience. Consumers like to be a part of the culture that the brand creates, which is why the Coca-Cola "Share a Coke" campaign was so successful. By putting names on cans, the company was able to speak directly to their customers and make...

Bolt
08/17/2016
The Virtual Reality Accessories Market is About to Explode

We all know that virtual reality is on the verge of blowing up the tech sector? as the latest and greatest trend, but did you consider what that will mean for the accessories industry? With so many different supportive items needed for such a wide range of VR systems, it's no wonder the combined revenue...

Bolt
02/17/2017
Why Virtual Reality Isn't as in Demand as Originally Thought

When Facebook acquired Oculus back in 2014, Mark Zuckerberg referred to it as the next great platform. Since hitting the market, though, it seems VR has received less interest from the general public. The company recently announced that 200 of their 500 Oculus virtual reality demo stations at Best Buy were closing due to a...

Bolt
01/06/2017
Facebook needs to learn the value of a human touch in 2017

In 2016, the tech industry ran full speed toward automation. This was the year of the chatbot, where automated responses were implemented in the management of customer service. The battle of AI and Virtual Assistance began and will play out over the next few years. UBER introduced a fleet of self-driving cars, and algorithms reigned...

Bolt
06/14/2016
Exoskeletons, and How Brands Can Use Them to Create Powerful Experiences One Day

Exoskeletons are real. Movies like Iron Man, The Matrix Revolutions, and Aliens feature characters manning mechanized suits, but they aren't just an element of science fiction anymore. Exoskeletons are available to the public-albeit at a hefty price-and they are enhancing people's abilities in everyday life. Their clearest application is certainly in the medical and industrial...

Bolt
03/15/2016
Giphy is Sitting on a Gold Mine, and This is How They Should Cash in

GIFs are the gift that keep on giving. Their very nature create highly shareable moments that spread throughout the internet, and lay the foundation of a multi-million dollar business that has yet to appear. If you're producing content, it's a good idea to consider how GIFs can be used to enhance your branding.

Bolt
03/10/2016
Why Snapchat Will Build Your Future Audiences

After making just $3 million in 2014, Snapchat pulled in a projected $50 million in 2015, making it the fastest growing social media network of the year. The platform's rise can be attributed to the youth, as 71% of their users are under 25. While Millennials make up a dominant 73% of users, the 32%...

Bolt
02/03/2016
How Periscope Can Harness the Power of Authenticity

Brands may be on social media, but it's the smart ones who are using these new communication channels wisely. Periscope is a one such platform. It allows you to broadcast a live feed through their app, but it has yet to be of much commercial use due to the very nature of live video.

Bolt
10/18/2016
Why the Paywall for News is Dead

It's no secret that news organizations, especially traditional print-based journalism, has been failing over the last few years. In an attempt to mitigate their revenue losses, many legacy news outlets are turning to digital, but they have been going about it the wrong way. News organizations that rely on a paywall to make up for...

Blogging - Education

Get A Tutor Blog
11/16/2016
The Importance of Transparency in Online Tutoring - Get A Tutor Blog

The internet represents limitless potential for enlightenment, discourse, and connectivity. Thanks to an increase in accessibility and technology, online tutoring has been introduced as an incredible learning tool for our children. In order to maintain a positive environment we must be vigilant to ensure that the youngest and most vulnerable among us are safe.

Get A Tutor Blog
10/07/2016
Why Online Tutoring is the Best Job a Student Can Have Right Now - Get A Tutor Blog

Becoming a tutor can be a very rewarding experience. You can help people to better understand complex ideas and make learning easier for them. You can save a child from becoming overwhelmed in concepts they just can't grasp. Tutoring is also an effective and convenient way to supplement your income, especially if you're a student yourself.

Get A Tutor Blog
10/20/2016
How Online Tutoring is Improving Education - Get A Tutor Blog

The tutoring landscape is changing. What was once an in-person supplemental meeting is becoming an online enhancement of education, and even an alternative to traditional classroom curriculums. Just a few years ago these advancements seemed impossible, but the value of personalized learning and the advancement in education technology has turned them into a reality.

Get A Tutor Blog
02/24/2017
How Smartphones Can Improve Your Child's Learning - Get A Tutor Blog

There are many resources available to help your child learn, but did you know your smartphone can be one of them? Technology will play an important role in the classroom as more effective resources and aids are developed and made accessible.

Get A Tutor Blog
02/28/2017
How to Help Your Visual Learner to Study - Get A Tutor Blog

Have you ever wondered how your child learns? There are specific characteristics displayed by each type of learner that can help you determine how they process new information. Typically, visual learners seem to respond best to visual information where they can see concepts that are illustrated in front of them.

Get A Tutor Blog
01/17/2017
How Best to Study and Prepare for Each Type of Test - Get A Tutor Blog

Studying for a test can be difficult and time consuming, but it is necessary in order to give you the best chance to succeed. Dedicating yourself to a regular study regimen can help improve your final grade, but it's important to remember that there is no one way to study for a test.

Get A Tutor Blog
11/28/2016
How to Tell When Your Child Needs a Tutor - Get A Tutor Blog

There can be any number of reasons a student needs a tutor. Maybe they don't understand a specific subject or just need a little extra help across all their classes. They could be studying for a big test, or just want to stay ahead of their classroom lessons.

Get A Tutor Blog
12/06/2016
How You Can Help Your Child Take Care of Their Mind - Get A Tutor Blog

When children need to prepare for their next test, we often forget that studying is just one part of the equation. Studying might be important to a child's success in class, but it is probably the last piece of the equation they need to worry about.

Get A Tutor Blog
05/13/2016
How Podcasts Can Help Improve Learning - Get A Tutor Blog

You might have heard about how popular podcasts are amongst today's youth, but did you know that they offer benefits beyond entertainment? Many podcasts center around teaching the listener something new, but listening to podcasts can actually help improve your child's learning.

Get A Tutor Blog
02/09/2017
How to Help Your Child Learn to Count - Get A Tutor Blog

At an early age, children already have an inherent understanding of numbers. It might take them until the age of 2 to start articulating what they know, but some scientists believe that we are born with the concept of numbers already implanted in our brains.

Get A Tutor Blog
05/15/2016
How To Help Your Child Manage Stress - Get A Tutor Blog

We all deal with stress in our lives, but it can be even harder on children. Many kids are still trying to understand their own complex emotions, so they may not be able to identify certain stressors like adults can.

Get A Tutor Blog
10/06/2016
The Best Way to Help Your Child Study for a Math Test - Get A Tutor Blog

Studying for a math test can be tough for your child. They have to memorize formulas, remember rules, learn vocabulary, and identify solutions, which can leave them feeling burnt out after hours of studying. However, there are ways to help them prepare for their test without leaving them feeling strung out.

Get A Tutor Blog
02/01/2016
How You Can Encourage Your Child To Read Over The Summer - Get A Tutor Blog

Summer reading is important to your child's development, so encouraging them to read, even when they are out of school, will help them prepare for next year. It can be a busy time when they are off from school, but make sure they have enough free time to pick up a book.

Get A Tutor Blog
01/31/2017
How to Help Your Child Learn Geometry - Get A Tutor Blog

By the time your child is of preschool age, they are already beginning to develop an early understanding of geometry. As they become more aware of spatial relationships, you, as a parent, can help expose them to geometric concepts that will help them learn at a normal and natural pace.

Get A Tutor Blog
04/05/2016
How to Help Your Child Study For a Spelling Test - Get A Tutor Blog

Everyone learns differently and there are many ways to study. Your child will come to understand what works best for them as they fall into one of four learning types: Visual, Auditory, Reading/Writing, and Kinesthetic. By tapping into your child's learning type, you can help them grasp new concepts and ideas easier.

Get A Tutor Blog
10/05/2016
Why Books are Better For Your Child than eBooks - Get A Tutor Blog

You want your child to read more, but they're just not that interested, when they could be watching TV or playing around on the internet instead. As an attempt to make reading more appealing, you give them an e-reader and hope it catches on.

Blogging - Sports

Pinstripe Alley
08/04/2017
What does an immaculate inning mean for Dellin Betances?

An immaculate inning is when a pitcher strikes out three batters in an inning on exactly nine pitches. That's three pitches per batter, leaving no room for balls and no time for fouls on two strikes. Dellin Betances threw an immaculate inning during Wednesday's 2-0 loss against the Detroit Tigers following a three-hour, 11-minute rain delay.

Pinstripe Alley
08/08/2017
What does the Yankees' midseason prospect list say about their farm system?

The recently released Yankees midseason prospect list from Baseball America tells us a lot about the current state of the organization. The team made several deals prior to the trade deadline that would have gutted a lesser farm system, but there is plenty of promise left. Quinn Barry previously provided a breakdown for us.

Pinstripe Alley
09/19/2016
How pitchers are getting Gary Sanchez out

Gary Sanchez's month of August was the stuff of legend. In one month he hit 11 home runs while batting an astronomical .318/.387/.682 to earn consecutive Player of the Week Awards. It seemed like...

Pinstripe Alley
12/28/2016
Yankees 2017 New Year's resolutions

The holidays are over and New Year's is upon us. Every year we all try to keep our New Year's resolution, and every year we mostly fail. Heading into 2017, I most definitely asked all the Yankees...

Blogging - Comic Books

CBR
08/08/2017
Millarworld: Why Has Netflix Gone All in on Comics?

The recent announcement that Netflix has acquired Mark Millar's Millarworld has set us up for many new comic book adaptations in the near future, but what does it mean for the online streaming giant, the comics industry, and the future of media in general?

CBR
08/02/2017
Does Batman Exist in the Arrowverse? Well...

As part of the announcement that Ralph Dibny, aka the Elongated Man, will be joining the the Arrowverse in Season 4 of , the official release compared the character's detective skills to none other than Batman.

CBR
07/26/2017
15 Unused MCU Costumes Marvel Does NOT Want You To See

Everyone knows that the super suit is the first thing people think about when a new superhero movie is announced. Sure, you want a cool actor to portray your favorite characters on the big screen, but they also have to look good in the suit.

CBR
06/29/2017
No Wayne: 15 Times Batman Did Something Physically IMPOSSIBLE

There is nothing Batman can't do. He doesn't have superpowers, but you'd never know it based on all the amazing things he has done over the years. After spending time honing his body and mind as a martial arts master, detective, and scientist, it should be no surprise that Bruce Wayne can do things that normal human beings could never hope to accomplish.

CBR
08/06/2017
Unfaithful: 15 Superheroes Who Just Can't Keep It In Their Pants

Comic books have challenged traditional relationships for longer than you might think. Sure, there was Superman and Lois, Spider-Man and Gwen Stacy, but there has also been the love triangle between Archie, Betty, and Veronica since their debut in the 1940s.

CBR
07/18/2017
Deus Sex Machina: 15 Superheroes Who Banged A God

If you put enough superpowered people together in a fight for their very lives, a few of them are bound to fall for each other. Come on, the Avengers Mansion is practically the reality show house from The Real World - put everyone together and see what happens.

CBR
05/23/2017
God Is Dead: The 15 Most BRUTAL Murders Of Comic Book Gods

American Gods , the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's popular novel, recently premiered on Starz to much fanfare. The story concerns the secret lives of ancient gods living in modern America and how they deal with largely being forgotten by their believers. It's already so popular that the show was given an early renewal for a second season.

CBR
04/30/2017
Bat Power: 15 Times Batman Gained Superpowers

Batman is one of the most popular superheroes ever created, and he does it all without superpowers. While the most prominent members of the Justice League of America and the Avengers rely on the abilities they have been gifted with, Batman has honed his body and mind to peak human condition in order to successfully solve crimes and fight evil.

CBR
04/25/2017
Super Sons: Superman's 15 Strongest Kids

Rocketed to Earth in order to escape a dying planet, Superman has always been known as the Last Son of Krypton. However, it wasn't long before Kal-El started to produce his own sons and daughters with the ones he loved the most.

CBR
07/31/2017
16 Unused DC Movie Costumes (That They Don't Want You To See)

We may only be a few movies into the DCEU, but there is a rich history of films based on the properties of DC Comics dating back 50+ years. There were the serials and short films of the 1940s and '50s, of course, but it wasn't until Batman came to the small and silver screens in 1966 that superhero movies became a legitimate craze.

CBR
07/29/2017
15 Controversial Superhero Deaths That OUTRAGED Fans

Comic book deaths happen all the time. Sometimes they offer a tragic, yet beautiful end to a character's story line, like the death of Captain Marvel. Other times they happen to set up a new story arc, like we saw in the Death of Captain America .

CBR
07/04/2017
Vengeance Is Mine: 15 SADISTIC Ways Superheroes Got Revenge

Traditionally, superheroes seek out justice against those who have committed crimes and otherwise done wrong. Superman always sends Lex Luthor off to jail for the crimes he has committed. The X-Men work to protect mutantkind from the terrorists who would endanger their people. Spider-Man usually leaves criminals webbed up so the police can arrest the perpetrator.

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