Tomas Balino

University Of Maryland, University Of Alcalá
Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dragon Ball
  • Tomás has been breathing in comics (figuratively) since the tender age of seven, when the first issue of Pizza Hut's promotional X-Men miniseries fell into his lap.
  • Tomás has been writing extensively about pop culture since 2022, with a keen focus on comics, film, animation and anime.
  • In 2022, Tomás interviewed Jason DeMarco and a number of others involved with Toonami when writing about the block's 25th anniversary.


Tomás' writing experience dates back to his high school years, where he regularly contributed to his school newspaper. While in college, Tomás contributed several articles to the Prince George's Sentinel magazine, as well as movie reviews for the University of Maryland's Unwind Magazine. After spending some years in Spain teaching English at both schools and language companies, Tomás became a travel writer for the Keokee Travel Gear blog, and would go on to write about many kinds of topics during his time at BKA Content and Ki Book Club. He returned to entertainment writing in 2020 by becoming a list writer at CBR before beginning work at Xoop.


Tomás' experience in journalistic and entertainment writing goes back to his high school years, where he regularly contributed to the school paper. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of Maryland, then added English language teaching to his skill set with an ESL master's degree at the University of Alcalá in Spain.
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