Why are there so many commonly used tropes in comic book stories? The tragic origin story, we fixed things because of time travel, it wasn’t me, it was my evil gender swapped clone, and so on and so on. It’s not that these plot points aren’t cool and interesting. They are, or can be … Continue reading Overused Tropes In Comics!
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
Alternate Realities. Parallel Universes. Infinite Multiverses. These concepts have become a staple of the modern day superhero comic book story. With series like DC’s Elseworlds and Marvel’s What If…?, readers get the opportunity to see their favorite characters, stories and events play out differently than they had seen before. Questions can be asked, such as … Continue reading Elseworlds and What Ifs?
Anyone with an appreciation of comics has dreamed of the time that they were IN the pages of their favorite comic book. The comic book game sadly hasn’t changed for comic creators and inside of this 10th episode of Friday The 13Th: The Series – we learn a lot about classic comic collecting, and deadly … Continue reading Our Review of “Tales of the Undead” – Episode 10
When it comes to super villains in comic books, the norm for the longest time was make them colorful looking so they pop of the page and don’t give them too complicated of a backstory. Simple and eye catching. Once television and animation became a factor, comic book fans were seeing their favorite characters acted … Continue reading Revamping Bat-Villains