Category Archive: Obligatory Comics Section

1990s: The ‘Dark Time’ of X-Men Comics

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For the past few years I’ve been reading through the X-Men comics. All of them. New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor…every title that existing in order of publication. This wasn’t planned. I’d read the comics… Continue reading

Captain America: Wielders of the Shield

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Ever since the creation of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby burst onto the scene, decked in a star-spangled costume and socking Hitler in the jaw he has been an icon of Marvel Comics.… Continue reading

Comic Villains Who Went Good

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A while back I wrote about the various superheroes who turned evil. But today we are looking at the flip side to that. Sometimes an evildoer learns the error of their ways and… Continue reading

Potential Sony Spider-Man Spinoffs

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“Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters” is pretty stupid name, it’s true. It is also true that there are characters that fall under the Spider-Man umbrella and could lead their own solo film… Continue reading

Thor: Who is Christian Bale Playing?

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Earlier this year it became known that acclaimed Oscar winning actor Christian Bale was switching from DC films to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to play the villain in the upcoming Thor: Love and… Continue reading

My Picks for DC Comics Publisher

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Recently the fandom community was rocked when Dan Didio, the publisher for the past 18 years at DC Comics was parted from the company. His co-publisher Jim Lee is still around, but is… Continue reading

Dan Didio: Best & Worst of DC Comics

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I am sure every comic fan has now learned that after 18 years the Co-Publisher and former VP-Executive Editor of DC Comics, Dan Didio was released from his position. By all accounts this… Continue reading

Superheroes Gone Bad

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We always like to picture our superheroes as stalwart defenders of truth, justice, and the American way. But things are not always so simple as years of fighting the good fight has led… Continue reading

9 Characters We Want in the MCU

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Speculation about the future of the MCU is an industry unto itself. Instead of joining the masses in trying to guess what will happen next, I’m going to whine like a petulant child… Continue reading

6 Comic Adaptations Better than the Source Material

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Marvel movies have spoiled us. There was a time – the 90s to be exact – when comic adaptations were considered to be trash until proven otherwise. Even the best of the meagre… Continue reading