The 13th Floor

Comic Books 

Who Killed THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN’s Girlfriend Gwen Stacy?

In the near 80 years of superhero comics, there are surprisingly few character deaths that stand out, mainly because comics keep bringing characters back to life. Hell, Marvel’s Jean Grey has died and come back so many times that it is a running gag in the X-Men books at this point. When it comes down […]

Films 

Superhero Reboots and Sisyphus: Keep Pushing that Boulder!

A brief primer: Sisyphus was a figure in Greek mythology who was, for his craftiness, punished by the gods by being forced to push an enormous boulder up a hill. When it reached the top, it would roll to the bottom, and he’d have to start again. Sisyphus is a symbol for futile work. This […]