The 13th Floor

Comic Books Films 

Is DC on the Right Track?

Imagine, for a moment, that you find the Cosmic Treadmill, the device Flash uses to travel through time in the comics. There you are, little old you (or young you, I don’t want to be ageist), with a machine that can take you back to any point you want. Imagine that you get into it […]

Comic Books Films 

The Long, Sad History Of SUPERMAN (Almost) On Film

For us comic nerds, we live in truly wonderful times. Superheroes are taking over the screen, both big and small with Marvel’s incredibly long run of critical and financial hits, as well as DC’s burgeoning film universe and solid TV shows. And yet there is a sadness within us. A sadness born from Warner Brothers’ […]

Comic Books 

Where Is The SUPERMAN We Once Knew And Loved?

When I was 10, my dad took me to see SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE. At the theater, I met Superman. He gave me a coloring book. He was really, really, super cool, and I was beyond excited. In my 10 year old head, I was meeting a true hero. I mean, I knew […]

Comic Books 

SUPERMAN Is Dead. Long Live SUPERMAN!

In 1992, DC Comics found itself in a bit of a pickle; they had planned to celebrate the 75th issue of SUPERMAN with a wedding between Clark Kent and Lois Lane, but because of the hit TV series LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN playing the Sam and Diane game with the two intrepid […]

Comic Books 

Who The Hell Is Geoff Johns?

I’m going to tell you a story. Stick with it, I think it hits the core of who we’re about to talk about… When I decided to move from New York to Los Angeles, one of the things I did to save up some cash was quit reading comics. FLASH was my favorite book, but […]

Comic Books Films 

As If SUPERMAN III Wasn’t Terrifying Enough, Here’s The Trailer Cut As A Horror Movie

Next to horror movies, I think my other big love growing up was comic books. And by default, that means I loved any and every comic book movie that ever came out. So we had our gems like 1989’s original BATMAN and our not-so-great gems like the 1990’s CAPTAIN AMERICA movie, which I genuinely love, […]