Ever since DC started making regularly released animated movies, there have been a few stories fans have hoped to see brought to life. The Judas Contract is one of these stories. Considered one of the pivotal Teen Titans stories that took the team from stories for a younger audience to a much more serious tone. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract after years of being added and taken off the release sc...[Read More]
From November 22, 1992 to July 19, 2017, for 24 years, Archie Comics has published Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. 290 issues in the main book, and with the extra tie-in books over 500 issues in total. With the recent decision by Sega to take their license to IDW from now on, the Archie Sonicverse leaves behind a legacy as not only the longest running comic based on a video game character, but th...[Read More]
Spider-Man: Homecoming already has a ton of pressure on it. While the webslinger’s debut in Civil War was praised, he now has to try and carry a film on his own in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Making it even tougher is that the Sam Raimi trilogy has already adapted some of the best storylines and villains from the comics, and the Amazing series’ performance indicated that maybe there...[Read More]
Let’s all be happy to know that the DC Extended Universe has finally found its first great film! I was pretty disappointed with it’s first three outings; Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, and Suicide Squad. That being said, it became a sigh of relief to know that Wonder Woman was the first film in this universe to capture a beloved character’s origins and give us an absolute blast of a superhero mo...[Read More]
Dark Horse Comics and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, announced late last week, plans to produce a series of graphic novels based on the upcoming animated action series, Mysticons.
May the 4th is the holiday of Star Wars celebration as its pun-tastic name suggests. Every year, various events are held across the world from the extreme to the humble. This year, Marvel Comics is bringing a slew of May the 4th comics from the True Believers Series. This series is the starting point for some of the best Star Wars comics around. It ranges from new age stories to classics. True Bel...[Read More]
There’s a reason that the next big blockbuster is Captain America: Civil War. That run of comics was unique in its political portrayal of conflicting ideals with the modern anchor point of how to regulate super-powered persons. It had some of the coolest artwork to date and the story line kept readers on their toes. As any good conflict would, sometimes the wounds never full heal. Prepare fo...[Read More]
343 Industries, known for their juggernaut of a series Halo, and comic powerhouse Dark Horse Comics announced today that they will be partnering up later this year to bring the galactic series to comics in a new anthology set. Excuse me. Halo: Tales from Slipspace is an anthology of new stories and releases this October at your local comic book store and multiple online retailers. Headed by Franch...[Read More]
In keeping with Batman-month, I’m going to talk about one of the coolest things when dealing with comics: the crossover. These are my top five Batman crossovers.
With the announcement that the first trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is attached to the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, we’re finally going to get a glimpse of just what this eagerly anticipated film will be about. Until things are made official, I’m going to go on a little ramble about several theories I’ve both heard, and thought up on my own.
With every paranormal or mythological creature, there is a plausible back story that can explain the origins of the creature. So, let us take a moment or two to explore some popular creatures found in today’s culture and media.
You may have heard that Marvel is going to kill Spider-Man. Except that they aren’t. We know that by now, right? Its all a sham, a way to boost sales. Things will return to the status quo eventually, everybody will have a good laugh and they’ll forget all about it. So why do they keep doing things like this? And why do we keep buying them?