Rin Okumura has never been an ordinary human. He discovers he is the son of Satan, and after his adoptive father Shiro Fujimoto is murdered by a demon, Rin vows to become an Exorcist and defeat Satan. Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Star Wars Expanded Universe (EU) was re-branded to 'Legends' and considered non-canon in April 2014. Fifteen of those inconsistencies in the EU/Legends are highlighted in this article.
Among all the villains in the Marvel Universe, Spider-man has the most colorful. When the first bad guys fought Spidey, they broke the mold. The second guys were as dangerous as bathroom mold.
Dinah Drake or Dinah Laurel Lance wore a variety of different Black Canary Costumes. Learn about and see Black Canary’s costume history over the years.
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.
A comprehensive guide to Stephen King first editions. Full list of indicators for recognizing true first edition Stephen King novels, as well as approximate values. Updated 10/20/2013
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.
Harry must learn about defense against the dark arts on his own and teach his friends in order to stop Voldemort from acquiring a dangerous object hidden at the Ministry of Magic.
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).
A chronological guide to Spider-man comics for new readers and/or fans of The Amazing Spider-man movies.
Analysis of Katniss Everdeen. Katniss Everdeen analysis. Understanding Katniss Eveerdeen. Analysis of Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games Trilogy. Character analysis of Katniss Everdeen.
Spiderman versus Batman. With the release of "The Amazing Spiderman" and "The Dark Knight Rises" in the summer of 2012, let's take a look at the leading characters and examine why Spiderman is better than Batman...
From Emma Frost to White Queen her different costumes change from Hellfire Club to Generation X to X-Men. See her costume history.
Anna Marie has had a rich costume history as Rogue. See the different costumes this X-Men southern belle has worn over the years.
The Marvel Universe has an insane amount of characters in it. The fun part about finding obscure villains is that you can rarely swing a dead cat within the MU without hitting one. I can almost guarantee that any crowd scene in the Amazing Spider-man will have at least three villains in their civilian ID's thinking in their head, "There's that wall crawling jerk! Once my plans reach fruition, he will rue the day he ever made an enemy of me and I SHALL RULE THE WORLD!!"
Red Sonja has worn a variety of different costumes. Learn about the She-Devil with a Sword’s different outfits. This barbarian warrior from Conan has worn more than her chain mail bikini.
A look at the different costumes Mera has worn. From her time with Aquaman, as a Red Lantern and Queen of Atlantis see her costume history.
Natasha Romanova had a variety of different Black Widow costumes. Yelena Belova and Monica Chang have added their own outfits to the Black Widow costume history over the years.
Need a name for your steampunk persona? Love the sound of Victorian names? Here's a list of more than 300 Victorian steampunk names to check out. There's even a fun tool to help you make up your own unique name.
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.
Saber is up against Lancer and Berserker, but then Rider chooses to side with her because he wants Saber and Lancer to finish their battle. Meanwhile, a serial killer, Ryuunosuke Uryuu, summons Caster. Is this manga adaptation of Fate/Zero worth your time and money? Let's find out!
So you want to know how to start reading Loki comic books? Here's a chronological guide for comics featuring Thor's adopted brother.
Katniss and Peeta. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark. Katniss and Peeta love story. Complicated love story. The Hunger Games love story. The Hunger Games romance. Katniss and Peeta relationship.
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.
Peeta vs Gale. Team Peeta. Team Gale. The Hunger Games Peeta Mellark, Gale Hawthorne, Katniss Everdeen.
Correlations between Beowulf and the works of Tolkien are discussed in this article. Videos from historians and archeologists are included, along with an audio interview with J.R.R. Tolkien. Written by a retired British Literature educator.
X-Men member Betsy Braddock has had many different costumes over her career. See her costume history as Captain Britain, Lady Mandarin, and of course Psylocke.
This article is an explanation of the Christian imagery in The Chronicles of Narnia. It explores how Aslan is not Jesus Christ, but an Incarnation in a different world.
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 chain mail.
With clever twists, quick suspense, and engrossing tales interwoven in the storyline, The Hazel Wood will make you yearn for answers from grim stories you’ve truly never heard before.
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.
No one bats a thousand. My point is that for every Spider-man idea there are thirty Speedballs and OMACs littering the landscape. And every once in a while, we see a character that is just plain sad.
Carol Danvers has had many different costumes over her career. See her costume history as Ms Marvel, Binary, Warbird and Captain Marvel.
Here are the Top 10 Best Harem Manga that will definitely fulfill readers who want to experience a harem situation. Laugh, cry, smile, go crazy--these are for you!
Ororo Munroe has had a variety of different Storm Costumes. See the Storm costume history as she fights along with the X-Men.
The magical world of Harry Potter is as dangerous as it is charming! Here are 10 terrifying Harry Potter fantastic beasts that would send even mighty Dumbledore scrambling for his wand.
Spiderman versus Superman. The Amazing Spiderman is out in movie theatres now, and Man of Steel is set to be released in 2013, so let’s take a look at these two superheroes and see why Spiderman is better than Superman...
I think modern sci-fi lags behind classic science fiction in quality. Here's my list of the 10 best science fiction short stories ever. Speculative fiction from the Golden Age of fiction is the best.
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!
This reading list sets the mood for a zombie apocalypse. On the menu are 10 enjoyable reading selections. Think of them as 10 delectable courses of zombie cuisine—served extra rare.
Some of the best horror comic books, manga and graphic novels like North 40, Uzumaki, Tales from the Krypt and 30 Days of Night send shivers down spine. They have a gripping plot, excellent artwork and a compelling and bizarre theme. Here are some of the rarest and the best horror comics and manga of all time.
Over the last fifty years, Marvel Comics has amassed some pretty powerful villains - and villains are people you should be worried about. 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.
Shirou recovers from his wounds and must decide what he's going to do as a Master in the Fifth Holy Grail War. Meanwhile, Rin's story is revealed as we are shown how she summoned Archer. Is this manga adaptation of Fate/Stay Night (2006) worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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.
A book report on V for Vendetta by Alan Moore: A summary and analysis of the five senses, anarchy and fascism.
Helena Wayne and Bertinelli had a variety of different Huntress Costumes. Learn about and see the Huntress costume history over the years.
Seven years after Star Wars: Episode VII: Return of the Jedi, the last loyal Imperial Red Guard Kr Kanos seeks vengeance on the man who sabotaged Emperor Palpatine's clones. Karnor Jax, a would-be Dark Lord, tries to stop him. Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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!
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
Learn about the different costumes of Kitty Pryde. See pictures of Kitty Pryde costume history as Sprite, Ariel and Shadowcat.
Wanda Maximoff had a variety of different Scarlet Witch costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about the Scarlet Witch costume history.
As I said in Five Marvel Heroes You’ve Probably Never Heard Of, there are the villains that just can’t make it in the bad guy game. Some are just sad excuses of a bad guy that the hero gives a few love taps to or maybe just a firm scolding to get them off the path to the dark side. Some of them just have bad planning or some kind of serious inferiority complex. Some may just have unreliable powers. These guys may only appear in a one shot. The guys I’m talking about are repeat offenders that rea
In the final climax of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the biggest mysteries of magic were explored by Harry and his friends, but one remained ambiguous and obscured.
His name was Howard Philips Lovecraft, but to the world, he emerged as the dream-ridden soul: the one who spoke of the terrifying shadow in the corner. Discover 10 of this writer's not-to-miss stories.
Marvel Comics has boldly begun a new storyline with the launch of Steve Rogers - Captain America. The writers state Captain America has been a Nazi since the beginning. Here's why they're wrong.
The ten books in the original Goosebumps series, written by R.L. Stine, that deserve to be called the best of the bunch. Must-read Goosebumps books for a child interested in horror fiction.
Some of the most memorable novels fall under the dystopian genre. Find out just what a dystopian fiction is, its history, and some examples.
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.
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.
Spidey's second adventure sees him go up against nemesis the Vulture... but how does this classic confrontation follow Propp's systematic story structure?
There are some people who think that Namor and Robin are lame characters in the comic world. Well, I can tell you that there are some really lame characters out there and I have five prime examples from DC that you can read about right now. If you think you know lame, you don't know anything yet.
This list curates the 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.
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.
As Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s original red and blue costume is his most recognizable but he has switched up his appearance on more than one occasion. The following are the 10 best Spidey costumes worn by every bodies favorite webslinger.
Comics books are usually great, but sometimes they can be awful. Read more about the worst comic books of all time!
Diana Prince had a variety of different Wonder Woman costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about Wonder Woman costume history.
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.
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.
A guide for those of you looking to get into reading DC comics for the first time. Starting with the New 52
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.
Ever since the Human Torch entered the public consciousness in the golden age of comics, we've been fascinated with fire-based characters. I have 13 from Marvel Comics for your consideration.
Susan Storm had a variety of different Invisible Woman costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about the Invisible Woman costume history.
Liking the game-world/other-dimension theme in Re:Monster? Then here are the manga like Re:Monster for you to read and venture into!
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!
Spidey's first issue following his origin sees him battling against the costumed communist criminal known only as the Chameleon! Add in cameos by the FF, and you get a yarn for the ages.
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.
An examination of Neil Gaiman's third volume of the Sandman series, Dream Country, using various literary criticism techniques.
This top 10 list contains the best Harry Potter fanfics I've ever read. Find good stories to read and tell me about your own favorites.
Jubilee has worn different costumes. She her costume changes with the X-Men, Generation X, X-Corps, New Warriors, a vampire and Wolverine’s sidekick.
Power Girl costume history is not as varied as her Supergirl counterpart but Superman’s other cousin has worn a few different costumes over the years.
Maybe the single most notable difference between the trilogy known as The Lord Of The Rings, and the book that sets the background to it, The Hobbit, is that in The Lord Of The Rings there are not much in the way of dwarves, while The Hobbit, is...
Jean Grey has had a lot of costumes to go along with her many identities; Phoenix / Marvel Girl and teams; X-Men / X-Factor . Check out her costume history and how her outfits has evolved over the years.
What if Supergirl and Wonder Woman fought each other? Who would win? Who would lose? How would the fight go?
Dr. Harleen Quinzel has worn different Harley Quinn costumes. Read and see Harley Quinn's costume history in cartoons, comics, and video games.
Jessica Drew, Julia Carpenter, Mattie Franklin and Charlotte Witter wore a variety of different Spider Woman Costumes. Learn about and see Spiderwoman’s costume history over the years.