This is my analysis of the breathtaking Korean manhwa, "Annarasumanara." This page contains spoilers, so if you have not read "Annarasumanara," I recommend doing so before reading this analysis.
The Marvel Universe, while being quite progressive to the plight of the Native American, still has a good amount of ridiculous stereotypes that don't belong in any kind of publication.
In today's world, people need role models where they can get them. Sometimes they come from the characters they see in comic books. Here are my top six role models from DC Comics.
Spidey's faced a plethora of villains over the years, and a lot of them have been created fairly recently. Despite his enormous rogues gallery, Spidey keeps picking up new baddies that stick around.
Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory had once said, “I couldn’t become Green Lantern unless I was chosen by the Guardians of Oa, but given enough start-up capital and adequate research facility, I could be Batman." In saying that he's exposed a universal truth about comic book heroes. A person with enough drive, ability, intelligence, and resources could, indeed, become a comic book hero in reality.
What if Supergirl and Wonder Woman fought each other? Who would win? Who would lose? How would the fight go?
Over the last 50 years, Marvel Comics has amassed some pretty powerful villains. However, the term "villain" and "threat" are not necessarily synonymous. Should you see any of these characters within the plot, you should be a little worried for the hero or team.
Best known for their run on Dark Horse Comics' "Clone War Adventures," Matthew and Shawn Fillbach have also produced a number of creator-owned projects, mostly for 1First Comics. Their most recent Shotgun to Sugarland is a gut-punch to the psyche.
Due to the premise of DC’s 52, Earth appears to be the keystone which keeps the DC Multiverse together. So, luckily, we always get a front row seat to the menace du jour. And we speak of menaces and threats to this universe. Some enemies were old favorites and were easy to see. Some required a bit of research and personal recollection and analysis.
The comic book scene of the early 1990s gets a pretty bad rap. Is it well-deserved? Well, yes. Here's why . . .
Dick Grayson once again dons his "Nightwing" costume as he attempts to sabotage the Court of Owls from the inside. He is partnered with the mysterious vigilante Raptor, but Raptor has his own agenda. And what is Raptor's connection to Dick? is this graphic novel worth your time? Let's find out!
The Sand Superman was born from the atomic kryptonite explosion that hit Superman which was so powerful that it left an inter-dimensional doorway at the impact site where Superman hit the sand. The doorway was from the Quarrm dimension and an entity traveled through it using the life energy that Superman had. As Quarmers don’t have a general shape it used the impression that Superman left with his body after the explosion to mold around itself.
The Walking Dead comic book series was created by Robert Kirkman and ran from 2003 to 2019. The series has become immensely popular, has a huge number of devoted fans and has spawned the equally successful TV series. As a result of its popularity, back issues have become highly collectible, with some attracting very large values. Here is a brief guide to the highlights in the series from a collector's perspective.
Ever since the Human Torch entered the public consciousness in the golden age of comics, we've been fascinated with fire-based characters. Here are 13 from Marvel Comics for your consideration.
People start reading comic books and graphic novels for a variety of reasons. The one common denominator I've found is that they rarely begin without someone introducing them to the medium. In recent years, I've taken the role of indoctrinating many people to this fantastic medium.
The ending of the manga Gantz was abrupt, to say the least. This recap and analysis of the ending will examine what was done right and what was done wrong.
Just when I thought it was a herculean task to find and comment about five of the lamest Marvel villains, I found something even more difficult - DC Villains. While Marvel has had more than its fair share of lame villains, I really had to check all of my resources to find them.
Looking for more manga like Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)? Then you've come to the right place! Listed here are several similar manga you may be looking for.
Here is an attempt to dissect just what goes through the Joker's head and answer several questions about his character.
Joe Kelly brings Black Cat into the Brand New Day setting, Marc Guggenheim resolves his Velociraptor plot, and Kelly returns to bring Deadpool into the mix as The Gauntlet draws near.
Can Vladimir Propp's analysis of Russian folklore be applied to the modern-day comic book industry? We'll find out by exploring the origins of one of the most famous Marvel heroes of all time: Spider-Man!
Take a quiz to determine which Spider-Man suit best enhances you! Afterward, take a look at the other costumes and see how many you're familiar with.
Master of the Mystic Arts, Conjurer of Cosmic Cataclysms, Arbiter of Alternate realities, Doctor Strange is the trippiest of Marvel's superheroes. Here we look at his tumultuous journey through time.
Which superheroes are lesbians? Read on to find out about all of the cool lesbian superheroes in comic books today!
In this article, I analyze why overpowered and self-righteous superheroes tend to be less revered than flawed and imperfect ones and make a case for why they might be more interesting than we give them credit for.
Have you read Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) and loved all the despair and brutality it showcased? How about the action, thrill, and overall development? Well, just read on to find similar manga!
Here are the top 10 best romance manga that will tug all of your heartstrings. Fall in love and experience all the romance you can while reading these tales of love.
Dick Grayson has grown tired of performing the same acrobatic routine for small crowds. He wants to find his own way in the world outside of being a "Flying Grayson." He stumbles onto a mysterious Lost Carnival and meets a mysterious girl named Lucina. Is this YA graphic novel worth your time?
Choosing which key issues or stories to add to your comic collection is always a challenge. Here's a tip: Choose something you think you'll enjoy. It will make collecting comic books a lot more fun.
Hoping to find a good reading material? Then you've found the right place. Here are a few recommendations for light novels with overpowered protagonists.
Marvel has all kinds of strange beings within its collective universe. With the MCU digging into the mythology, we should talk about the immortals called "The Elders of the Universe."
A book report on "V for Vendetta" by Alan Moore: A summary and analysis of the five senses, anarchy and fascism.
Selling vintage comic books can be a fun hobby and business, but these items need special care when shipping to preserve their valuable condition. These detailed instructions show you how to package comic books for shipping. Proper packaging will help guarantee happy customers and positive feedback!
The power your character has (or doesn't have) is a key part of your story that needs to be figured out early because it will shape the past, present, and future of your superhero or supervillain.
If you're into harem, here are the top 10 stories. Whether you want to laugh, cry, smile, or go crazy, these series are for you!
The isekai genre is booming in Japanse manga, light novels, and anime. As an avid reader, here's a top five list of my favorite isekai manga and light novels.
In “The Gauntlet, Volume 2: Rhino and Mysterio” (Amazing Spider-Man 617-621), Joe Kelly and Dan Slott revamp two more old enemies—Mysterio and Rhino—further twisting the life of Spider-Man as he proceeds through the Gauntlet.
Stan Lee co-created Spider-Man in 1962 and wrote the first 100 issues of "The Amazing Spider-Man." Steve Ditko helped invent the hero and provided stellar artwork on the first 38 issues of ASM. I'll be pulling out five of the best stories that Lee and Ditko created about the web-slinging superhero.
Do you like the idea of supreme beings, mythical creatures, and fantasy world mash-ups? Then, you might enjoy reading some other manga that are similar to "Overlord"!
With all of the hype that’s gone on in the last few months over the Avengers Movie and The Amazing Spider-man, you’d have to have been living under a rock to not know that comic book fiction is making a definite comeback into popular culture. Sure, we all know all of the major characters from television and some of the movies that have been made over the last decade. The characters of the Hulk, Spider-man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and Thor are best known. These are the other guys.
J Scott Campbell is a superstar American comic book artist. His highly stylised and sensual drawings have garnered a huge fan following among the comic book community. He created Danger Girl.
Characters like The Swamp Thing, Animal Man, Aquaman, and The Flash had simplistic origins that evolved into more sophisticated backstories. In them, we find a new wrinkle in the way their powers work
In the midst of a stagnant and depressed world, heroes like Batman, Robin, and Lao Tzu (Laozi) teach us that true strength comes from within. It is up to us to fix the problems we see in the world. The world is a battleground. If we don't take action, darkness will win.
Not every Marvel villain is a superstar. While some of them deserve more attention, others are just your average bad guys.
The Marvel Universe is a vibrant living thing with new characters coming out every day. Today, I want to talk about six of the forgotten women in their cast of characters. Each has a story.
Do you favor assassins, stories with conspiracies, and world-shaking shadowy secrets? How about action, dark twists, and tragedies? Well, here is a list of manga similar to Akame ga Kill for you to read!
Being a hero is hard. Enemies attack from every direction. However, the hardest enemy to defeat is the one that comes from inside them. Here are six heroes who had to overcome addiction.
DC Comics has made some very risky decisions over the last few years with their comics, the most recent and controversial being the New 52. This is an assessment of how DC has gone wrong in their "big" events and have easily alienated old fans and confused new ones.
If you hear of a DC character, they will use them despite how obscure. I’ve seen characters make appearances on the animated The Brave and The Bold that made me sit back and remember that some of these characters still had some life. For example, the rarely used character Batman Zur-En-Arrh was recently unearthed in both television and in print. Although the silver age version of the character was essentially “Batman from another planet”, the modern age version is a backup personality that Bruce
We look at some of the best guilty pleasure manga from the shoujo (girls') genre to read on your summer break.
The use of metals within every universe is important regardless of whether they’re used for good or for evil. The same blacksmith that shoes a horse is usually the same one that makes chainmail.
This article includes a count down the ten strongest host-bonding symbiote creatures in the Marvel universe!
Do you love how magic, mysterious powers, combat, and adventure are blended into one in "Fairy Tail?" Well, I'm sure you do and now you're looking for more! So, here are manga like Fairy Tail!
Here's a look at the different comic book characters to have taken on the identity of Batman’s sidekick, Robin.
So, I heard you're fascinated by fantasy worlds and gaming dimensions and are hooked on "The Gamer"... Well, I present to you the best manga/manwha like "The Gamer!"
Knowledge is power. Super knowledge is superpower. The Marvel Universe has its share of smarty-pants wearing heroes and villains. Here I list many of the big brains of the MU.
Writer Chuck Dixon introduces readers to Bane in this one-shot, delving into the villain's deep and dark history, from his tormented childhood to his first interaction with the man who will become his greatest opponent: Batman.
Liking the game-world/other-dimension theme in "Re:Monster"? Then here are ten more manga like "Re:Monster" for you to read and venture into!
At the end of Brand New Day, Mark Waid teams up one final time with Paul Azaceta to bring us the return of Menace and the birth of her son, who Spidey must keep safe from his fiendish foes!
The Green Lantern Power Corps Power Ring is one of the most powerful items in the universe. What does the GLC ring do? Here is a list of all of the lantern corps power rings from the entire emotional spectrum. Red lanterns, blue lanterns, orange lanterns and more!
This is a guide for those of you looking to get into reading DC comics for the first time, starting with the New 52.
The Avengers Movie was a box office smash! Those of you who decided to stick around after the initial credits saw one more scene. Now, I know the majority of you are wondering who the hell that purple guy was who caused all of your geeky friends to gasp. This is your introduction to Thanos, the baddest of the bad.
Enjoy the delicate and complex mixture of school life, romance, and love as you read and indulge yourself into the manga like "Ao Haru Ride" (Blue Spring Ride).
Doctor Bruce Banner, bathed in gamma radiation, becomes the gray giant known as the Hulk in this inaugural issue. How does the Hulk's origin follow the path Propp's morphology dictates?
Comics books are usually great, but sometimes they can be awful. Read more about the worst comic books of all time!
The Marvel Universe has kept the spirit of vampires alive through new stories using classic monsters as well as making new kinds of vampires based in science. Here we learn more about these blood-sucking monsters like Dracula and Morbius.
This list curates manga/manhwa like "Tales of Demons and Gods." So, if you like stories involving any of the following; demons, gods, spirits, or reincarnations, then these are for you.
So you want to know how to start reading Loki comic books? Here's a chronological guide for comics featuring Thor's adopted brother.
You say love and romance, I say Horimiya! That's right! This is the place that lists the various manga titles like Horimiya.
While this article is in no way, shape, or form intended for body shaming, there are characters within the Marvel Universe who are morbidly obese. For them, their size defines them.
This article provides a guide for those of you looking to get into reading superhero comic books for the first time.
This article includes a list of the best light and web novels featuring an overpowered main character.
Manga has been around for so long in the comic industry, but Manhwa is slowly gaining recognition as well. Which one do you prefer?
These 10 heroes and villains are masters of ice, leading to some of DC's greatest stories. Read on to learn more.
Some comics portray a muscled, manly, straight, cis superhero swooping in to save the city from bad guys, but semi-recently, as of the '90s and on, LGBTQ+ superheroes have become a topic of immense interest.
Listed here are ten manga similar to "Tokyo Ghoul," so read up! None of these titles shy away from the horrors and cruelties of life, but all have captivating stories.
If you're looking for manga like "Ana Satsujin" (Peephole) with all the psycho and crazy stuff, then you're in luck because you'll find them here! Feel the thrill and suspense as you read them all!
One of the many epic potential character lines to come from the mind of Jack Kirby was The Eternals. Within that mythology, he works in Celestials, Eternals, and Deviants. Here's your primer.
Taking a slight break from "The Gauntlet," Fred van Lente introduces us to a new Scorpion and Roger Stern crafts a sequel to his classic "Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut," because something can!
If you're looking for more manga like "One Piece," this is the place to find it! Grab one of these similar manga and get your fill of adventure!
Some of the best horror comic books, manga, and graphic novels like North 40 and Uzumaki send shivers down my spine. They have a gripping plot, excellent artwork, and a compelling and bizarre theme. Here are some of the rarest and best horror comics and manga of all time.
Joe Quesada answers questions unanswered since the beginning of "Brand New Day": How was Peter and MJ's marriage ended? How did everyone forget Spidey's identity? And do we really want to know?
If you’ve ever wanted to be a superhero, now is your chance! Superhero names are fun to come up with, and there is a superhero name for everyone! Take a look at this list of epic names!
There weren’t many characters to draw from. I was leery from the start that DC could invent a good Native American character after coming up with embarrassing concepts like ”Pow Wow” Smith. Here is a list of some Native American characters in the DC universe.