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Category Archive: Obligatory Comics Section

Vertigo: The Defining Comics

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In 1993 editor Karen Berger shook the comic world forever.  Wanting to publish comics that did not fit the mainstream model, she was given the green light from DC Comics to start her… Continue reading

Defunct Marvel Publishing Lines

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Over there long and storied history Marvel Comics has made interesting attempts to branch out and try something different. In doing so they have launched different publishing lines to shake things up, many… Continue reading

Worst Moments for Spider-Man

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A popular term among comic fans is “Parker luck” a reference to the beloved superhero Spider-Man and his uncanny ability to attract bad luck. Despite a superhero career dogged by misfortune a few… Continue reading

The Flash: Reading Guide

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Throughout the decades long history of superheroes, one of the most influential red costumes has been worn by a number of men who have called themselves the Flash. Whether it is; Jay Garrick… Continue reading

Ms Marvel: A Geekery Guide

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In superhero comics, legacy is something that is massively important. The idea that a hero creates an identity so great that it continues on well after they hang up the boots. Sure we… Continue reading

The Pull List: Seasonal Model

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. I have had an… Continue reading

Best Supervillain Groups

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Comics are filled with teams of heroes who realized that sometimes they are stronger together in the face of great adversity. Groups like; the Justice League, Teen Titans, Fantastic, Four, and the Avengers… Continue reading

15 Weird Stan Lee Characters You Haven’t Heard Of

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This morning we woke to the said news that comic writer Stan Lee had passed away. The industry legend played a major hand in building the Marvel Universe as we now know it… Continue reading

The Pull List: DC’s Dark ‘Trinity’

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. What does it take… Continue reading

8 Times The MCU Overlooked Women

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If there’s one complaint against the Marvel Cinematic Universe that has remained consistent and valid is the lack of female representation among their main cast. Up until now the world’s most successful cinematic… Continue reading