These days, Comic Book reboots have become a normal part of the industry. Origins reworked, storylines updated and histories retconned. It’s become as synonymous with comic book storytelling as tights and capes. But that wasn’t always the case. In 1986, following the reality altering mega event The Crisis On Infinite Earths, DC Comics did … Continue reading Understanding DC Comics – Episode 3: A New Earth
In organized fandom, “continuity” can be a trigger word for many fanboys and fangirls out there. Continuity is what ties a universe full of stories together. But it can also be a detrimental roadblock for anyone attempting to understand and digest 30, 40, 50…hell, even 80 years worth of content. No matter what corner … Continue reading Does Continuity Matter In Comics?
With the world of comic books and pop culture ever changing, how are fans meant to keep up with trends in the industry? Is the new EVENT from the Big Two worth reading? What’s the story on that show from that network about that hero from that comic book? Can I trust a movie … Continue reading Current Issues – Episode 1 (Sep./Oct. 2019)
You’ve heard of The Avengers. The Justice League. The X-Men, Teen Titans, Guardians of the Galaxy, Defenders, The Legion of Superheroes. Even The Watchmen. But what if we told you that there was another team of colorfully clad heroes that you’ve never heard of who are equally as influential to comic books and the … Continue reading History Of The Mighty Crusaders – Episode 5 – “New Crusaders And Beyond”
The act of telling a story, much less an interesting one, is not easy. Yes, we’re taught to place words in an order so they form sentences, and those sentences are meant to create a narrative others should be able to follow and understand. But that’s not always the case. Writing a story is hard … Continue reading The Write Stuff – Some Of Our Favorite Comic Writers
Few characters have stood the test of time like Peter Parker, the masked web head known as Spider-Man! With a plethora of comic books, film series and animated adventures, you’d have to go out of your way to NOT have encountered something attached to the wall crawlers legacy. Funny enough, in this age of streaming … Continue reading Observe & Report: The Spectacular Spider-Man!
The Academy Awards has given out honors to all kinds of films over the last 91 years since it’s inception. Dramas, comedies, war films, westerns, romances, musicals and animation. Horror films and fantasy films have also had their days, although few and far between, in the top spot at The Oscars. Even a few Science … Continue reading Crisis On Infinite Award Shows
This will change things…FOREVER! It’s phrases like that which grab a comic book readers attention. When we’re told that a character that we’ve grown up loving for so long is going to be put through a core shaking, life altering event, we grow concerned. What could possibly bend the unbendable, break the unbreakable? Three words … Continue reading Comic Event Fatigue!
Spider-Man. Batman. Spawn. Wonder Woman. Doctor Doom. Savage Dragon. The Flash. Captain Marvel. Some comic book characters need no introduction. They’ve been around so long or have gotten so much media attention, just seeing an image of them brings thoughts of their origins, their greatest victories and most crushing defeats. Then there are those … Continue reading Our Most Wanted – Maggott