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Complete Guide to Comics | July 2019

Summer is a wonderful time to be a comic book fan. Event-comics are a source of constant excitement - an occasional eye rolls -...

Fantastic Four #1-6 | Make Mine Marvel

There is a well known, yet apocryphal, legend about the Fantastic Four's origin. The story goes that Timely Comics publisher Martin Goodman was playing...

Who Is Mysterio? | Characters Explained

Now that we've had a chance to take a look at the new trailer of Spider-Man: Far From Home, it's time to answer some fundamental...

The Time I Met Stan Lee

Excelsior (n.) - Used to indicate superior quality.There's not much our little site can contribute to the memory of Stan "The Man" Lee, who...

Tom Hardy, Ruben Fleischer avert disaster with mediocre ‘Venom’ | Review

While Venom isn't an outright disaster, Ruben Flesicher's film fails to offer enough trashy thrills to compensate for its undernourished screenplay, rushed third-act pacing,...

Top 10 Batmans Who Aren’t Bruce Wayne

Today is Batman Day, and comics fans around the world are celebrating Gotham's Caped Crusader. But it's important to realize that it is Batman...

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Bendis Rebuilds the Man of Steel | Review

Superman has always been the pioneer of the superhero world. Eighty years after its first publication, Action Comics is the first comic book to...
Marvel's Mightiest Heroes

Marvel Fresh Start Initiative Has Arrived

As Avengers: Infinity War celebrates another big box office weekend, comic book fans have something else to celebrate. This month ushers in Marvel’s “Fresh...
The Three Jokers

New Clue In Three Jokers Mystery

In 2016 Wally West, a hero who had once been Kid Flash returned to the pages of DC comics after a five-year absence. His...

The Pull List | March 21, 2018

With stories from the comics becoming an ever more dominant force in pop culture, it's important to remember their origins. Comic books have become...

5 Han Solo Films We’d Actually Watch

Star Wars is filled with background lore and side stories that never made it into the films. Fortunately, the internet exists and fans are...

The Week’s Best Comics – February 21, 2018

With stories from the comics becoming an ever more dominant force in pop culture, it's important to remember their origins. Comic books have become...

The Week’s Best Comics – January 3, 2018

As superheroes conquer more and more of our pop culture, it's important to remember their origins. Comic books have become the laboratories of our...

A Brief History of The Runaways

The Runaways comic started in 2003 under Marvel’s Tsunami imprint, a subdivision dedicated to young adult readers and manga fans. Brian K. Vaughan and...

‘Justice League’ Is A Step Forward For DC | Review

STORYThousands of years ago, a being named Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds) came to Earth wielding the power of the three Motherboxes, the combined strength of...

Everything We Know About the “Shazam!” Movie

While the DC Extended Universe has had its share of questionable decisions and unpopular choices, perhaps none is as head-scratching as the decision to...

A Major Marvel Character Is Back

“Guess who’s back, back again?” If you guessed the been dead for three years Marvel superhero, Wolverine, you’d be correct!After a fatal run-in with...

Action Comics Reveals Mr Oz’s Identity

Since DC kicked off Rebirth, DC has insisted that the new branding on their comics was not a "reboot." Unlike The New 52 which...

The 15 Best Covers From Jack Kirby’s 4th World Series

There is a reason that Jack Kirby is known as the King of Comics. He has had an undeniable impact on the genre. Every...

Dark Nights Metal #1 | Comic Book Recap

Dark Nights Metal | Issue 1 | DC Comics | Aug. 16, 2017 Public anticipation for the DC Event of the Summer has been at...