In the past few years, Batman games have been getting better and better. When the caped crusader first started to get the video game treatment, most of the games were considered, sub par. Yet, when the Arkham series started in 2009, things began to change for the Dark Knight. The Arkham games have been met with praise from critics and fans, alike. In 2016, Telltale games announced that they would ...[Read More]
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]
In just a few days, Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will be releasing a new statue, featuring the iconic Batmobile from the classic Batman television series.
Action figure and collectible manufacturer NECA, today unveiled plans to resurrect one of the most famous comic book boxing matches of all time, Superman vs. Muhammad Ali, in a new action figure two-pack.
Right before the start of E3, NetherRealm Studios announced a sequel to one of the best super hero based fighting games since Marvel VS Capcom. Injustice 2‘s information may be coming to light quicker than expected due to a poster being leaked by a retailer, but either way NetherRealm has embraced bringing this game out into the public. At first, only the poster and the cinematic trailer was...[Read More]
For the most part over the last few months, we’ve managed to keep our podcasting trio intact. Occasionally, however, either Thom or Adam will totally let everyone down and fail to appear on a weekly episode. Last night, Thom and I found ourselves in just one such situation, as Adam may have died (but we’re fairly certain…pretty sure…hopeful that he’s alive). That bein...[Read More]
We take a break this week from our normally scheduled video game discussion to focus on another topic near and dear to our hearts: comic books. Continuing our weekly production streak (three in a row makes it an official streak), episode 16 of Marooners’ Talk, titled “Avengers vs. X-Men and Other Comics Shit,” was originally intended to focus solely on the upcoming Marvel Comics ...[Read More]
As we wrap up on Batman-month (which I hope is good enough to do again), I feel that it’s time we talk about the stories that are essential. Now, before I start rambling, I’m not talking about my favorites (although these are a chunk of my favorites), nor just when significant events happened (we’d be here all week going over all the significant events in Batman’s long hist...[Read More]
The sad fact is, DC comics has only one truly popular film character, and it’s Batman. This is not to say that recent efforts involving Superman or Green Lantern weren’t fun or enjoyable. It’s just that Batman consistently sets the bar high, despite a few stumbles. So let’s talk about the Batman films, not so much a review as just a “what worked and didn’t”...[Read More]
In 1993, Warner Bros. Animation and DC released the Dark Knight’s first full-length animated feature film in theaters, to critical acclaim and dismal box office results, mostly due to it just appearing in theaters. And believe it or not, it’s actually better than most of the live action films.
Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel.
I’m not here to undersell the storytelling in comics. I love the well-written stuff like Watchmen or Sandman. But one thing I do love from comics is the action, and that’s why I’m writing this article. This is my personal analysis of the best fighters in superhero comics. Now, keep in mind, the opinions stated are my own, and if you disagree, I welcome your comments (so long as i...[Read More]