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Comic Books 

Hail To The King: Celebrating 100 Years of Jack Kirby

Groups of men started hanging outside a specific building on Forty-Second Street in Manhattan. The appearance of these strangers was preceded by a fair amount of letters that had been showing up for a few weeks. It started with one or two letters at first, but by the second month, the office was getting dozens […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel’s Major Mistake: They’ve Spent 4 Years Setting Up Thanos, But They Forgot To Make Him Interesting

When AVENGERS came out in 2012, the world went bonkers, and for good reason – audiences hadn’t seen anything like it before. Some of the most famous super heroes all on the screen at once, fighting evil and saving lives. Then, as the credits rolled, this weird guy showed up: Thanos the Mad Titan, scourge […]

Comic Books Films 

The Ultimate Turkish Superhero Blockbuster: 3 DEV ADAM!

Despite the tendency of superhero movies to reboot, to have differing TV versions, and to generally play fast and loose with the notion of canon, the notion of what is officially authorized is foremost in the minds of fans and of comic book creators alike. Sure, there may be literally dozens of authorized versions of […]

Comic Books Films 

Will We Be Seeing US AGENT In The Next CAPTAIN AMERICA Movie?

This whole article is pure speculation. I have no insider knowledge about what the gang at Marvel are planning to do in the future with Captain America, I only know how this kind of stuff goes down in the comics. Also – if you haven’t seen CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, there will be spoilers ahead. […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel Movies Phase IV — Bring on the MONSTERS!

An open letter to Marvel Films. Hi, Marvel! How’s things? Bet you’re feeling pretty good about that whole CIVIL WAR thing, right? And you have DOCTOR STRANGE coming around the corner, too. It’s hard to believe that you’re already ramping up for Phase III. Now, I’m sure it’s already come up in conversations around The […]

Comic Books 

Remember When Captain America Turned Into A Werewolf? Here’s The Full Story of CAPWOLF!

When you have a character being published in multiple monthly comics for upwards of fifty years, you tend to play out some very kooky ideas. Flash, for example, had an entire storyline about his imaginary friend from childhood who was actually a real alien. It was written by Grant Morrison, so the story is better […]