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
More of the beautiful women of comics with Dawn, Elektra, Storm, Black Widow and more female superheroes and villains.
Absolute Boyfriend is a story of girl meets boy. Cold, lifeless, robot boy in a box. Romantic, or creepy?
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.
Fred van Lente makes his Amazing Spider-Man debut, and Dan Slott and Mark Waid craft a pair of crazy story arcs for our favorite Web-Swinger to fight his way through.
Learn all about Snowy (formerly Milou), the white wire-haired fox terrier who was the faithful, sometimes cynical companion of Tintin, the adventurous boy reporter of comic book and film fame.
Do you like the idea of supreme beings, mythical creatures, and fantasy world mash-ups? Then, you'd be glad to read the manga like Overlord!
There are plenty of hot boy characters in manhwa (Korean manga) as well! Take a look at the list if you are interested!
Neil Gaiman's Sandman series is considered to be one of the best comics ever written, and it has introduced many people to the genre. For those who enjoyed The Sandman, check out these similar comics.
While there are some comic book characters who come back from the dead so often their coffins should have a revolving door, here are five that won't be coming back to the land of the living.
Hide, Hideyoshi Nagachika, is a supporting character of Tokyo Ghoul manga and anime . He is a childhood best friend of the main protagonist, Kaneki Ken, and one of the most popular characters of the series.
The incredible juggernaught that is the Marvel Universe has an awesome array of stories. However, like everyone, the writers can have an off day. Here's six screwed up Marvel stories.
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...
Ack! My only weakness! Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird; it's a plan; it's...it's...just what is it? I don't know; you tell me. For the most part, we're all enamored by that heroic cape shooting across the sky and emphatically loyal to the blazing...
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.
It's Superman by Tom De Haven takes the popular character back to his roots, but does so in way that's more in keeping with modern versions of Superman rather than with his comic book origins.
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!
Learn about the different costumes of Kitty Pryde. See pictures of Kitty Pryde costume history as Sprite, Ariel and Shadowcat.
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're looking for.
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.
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.
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.
Superman has been around for decades, and some people think he is overrated or outdated. I think being a bit old fashioned is part of Superman's appeal.
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.
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.
I've always liked Natasha Romanova, not so much because of her individual character, but because she is a Marvel Universe 'glue' character; she connects together many characters and teams. For example, she has been a member/associate of the Avengers, Secret Avengers,the Defenders, the Champions, S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Thunderbolts; she has been a recurring character in Iron Man, Captain America, Daredevil among others. She's been a villain, a spy, a superheroine, an assassin, even an Avengers tea
The ending of the manga Gantz was abrubt, to say the least. This recap and analysis of the ending will examine what was done right and what was done wrong.
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
If you're looking for more manga like One Piece, this is the place! Grab a hold of these manga and read your fill of adventure!
A forgettable Graphic Novel by Kevin Smith. If it had better artwork, it would be worth buying, but it's not.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Superman and "Super-Family" books.
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...
The legendary Wolverine made his first full appearance in Incredible Hulk #181 in 1974. It's a Holy Grail book for comic collectors ... and many years ago I foolishly let one slip thru my fingers!
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Supernatural, Magical, and Horror books.
At the end of Brand New Day, Mark Waid teams 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!
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!
An examination of Neil Gaiman's third volume of the Sandman series, Dream Country, using various literary criticism techniques.
A chronological guide to Spider-man comics for new readers and/or fans of The Amazing Spider-man movies.
The Marvel Universe is a big place full of horribly dangerous pitfalls. For our next lesson, here are 11 places that should be avoided.
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.
Marvel gave us our superhero fix with the Avengers and other heroes. Their catalog also includes the legends of the silver screen - Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, and the Werewolf by Night.
The Hellsing Organization finally discovers the Millennium group as the Major declares war on her, the Iscariot Organization and England. Rip Van Winkle attacks an English aircraft carrier. Will Alucard be able to stop her? Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
With J. Michael Straczynski's run on Spider-Man over, a a whole group of writers and artists set out to redefine Spider-Man's world in the first volume of an epic set of adventures.
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.
"Watchmen" by Alan Moore has introduced a lot of people to graphic novels. If you liked Watchmen, check out these other graphic novels.
With Avengers: Infinity War, there are lots of questions about the Infinity Gauntlet - how it works, what it does, and why does it make Thanos such a menace. In this article, I try to connect the dots and explain what can only be guessed at by an average audience viewer.
A Literary Criticism of a fanfiction entitled Lessons from a God written by a Literature major. If you are homophobic, I suggest you avoid this article
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.
The Gasoline Alley comic strip has been in publication for nearly 100 years. Here is a timeline of the strip with hundreds of significant events.
Taking a slight break from the 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!
John Romita Jr. returns to ASM to help Dan Slott craft a tale that pits Spidey against Norman Osborn, the Thunderbolts, and Anti-Venom, a brand new adversary wearing a familiar face.
Fred van Lente brings danger in the form of the Chameleon as he kidnaps and replaces Peter Parker for his own nefarious designs! What trouble will this spell for Spidey's friends and family?
A list of holiday-themed comic books for you to share the spirit of the season with your favorite heroes, or maybe get ideas for a gift to that geek friend of yours who already have thousands of comics on their shelf.
This final volume in the Brand New Day Complete Collection takes Spidey on crazy adventures against new foes and old as he battles Screwball, Paper Doll, and the Enforcers.
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.
Berserk is one of the most highly regarded manga out there. This article provides 5 additional manga that are similar to it.
Marvel’s Elektra Natchios has worn a variety of different Elektra costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about the outfits Elektra has worn over the years.
A brief guide to why readers new to, or experienced with, the current DC comic universe should read the Justice League Dark title.
Spidey's second adventure sees him go up against nemesis the Vulture... but how does this classic confrontation follow Propp's systematic story structure?
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.
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 and Lancer begin their duel to the death in the Fourth Holy Grail War. Unbeknownst to her, Kiritsugu is plotting his next move to attack Lancer's Master; will Saber defeat Lancer or will he manage to kill her? Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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.
An attempt to dissect just what goes through the Joker's head and answer several questions about his character.
Let's face it, when starting a collection, for anything really, it can be daunting. As it stands now, the average comic store carries hundreds of titles. And that's just trying to figure out what to buy. Let me help you with all of your comic care needs.
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
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!
Spidey gets tangled in the Secret Invasion event, so watch Jackpot take down a Super-Skrull in a story with barely any Spidey in it! Then, watch as her secret origins are at long last revealed!
A book report on V for Vendetta by Alan Moore: A summary and analysis of the five senses, anarchy and fascism.
Looking to start reading DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Batman and "Bat-family" comic books.
Because I'm a collector, I've found that it is wiser to buy some of the trade paperbacks of comic issues that I've already bought. If you are going to collect, it's good to read the issue once or twice and then board, bag, and box it for safe keeping. As the trade graphic novels don't have as much collector's value, it allows for multiple reads without the concern of damaging the actual book.
Immortal gods are supposed to have supernatural powers. However, Honir is the antithesis of that rule. Here is a brief history and story of one of mythology's least significant god.
Wolverine is one the most iconic and marketable characters in all of comic book history. This article looks at 12 of my favorite Wolverine comic book covers!
Following his life-altering take on Spider-Man's involvement in Civil War, J Michael Straczynski continues to rain blow after blow down on the life of Peter Parker.
Tired of mucking through mounds of political pap in search of a little liberating sunlight? Time to escape into the Libertarian Land of Ink and Artwork: The Comics!
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".
I turned in surprise expecting to find an intruder, but there was no one, just the bite of falling temperatures and the rush of the chill as it set in my bones, numbing my fingers and causing my breath to freeze. Someone...cold, was nearby, waiting,...
You say love and romance, I say Horimiya! That's right! This is the place that lists the various manga titles like Horimiya.
Fantastic Four #52 and Black Panther's first appearance in comics has heated up since the Black Panther movie. This is a historical comic book and greatly influenced the movie. Here's a brief but fun look at this classic key comic.
Comics books are usually great, but sometimes they can be awful. Read more about the worst comic books of all time!
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).
Vampirella has been a femme fatale since 1969. From Warren Imprint to Harris Comics Vampirella’s costume has been a more stable part of her character than her origins.
A look at the different comic book characters to have taken on the identity of Batman’s sidekick Robin.
Diana Prince had a variety of different Wonder Woman costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about Wonder Woman costume history.
Not all of Marvel's bad guys are completely evil. Some of the worst villains in the MU have a silver lining to their black hearts. Here's how some manage to do their good deeds while being bastards.
A pair of vampire brothers attacks the Helsing Organization. Seras and Walter have to protect Integra and the Round Table while Alucard faces off with Luke Valentine. Is the Hellsing manga's second volume worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Shirou Emiya, a survivor of a mysterious fire in the city of Fuyuki, Japan, is dragged into a battle royale between mages, fighting to the death for the all-powerful wish-granting device, the Holy Grail. Is this manga adaptation of the 2006 anime worth your time and money? Let's find out!
'Ayako' by Osamu Tezuka is a graphic novel that seriously departs from his more famous child-friendly works. The ill deeds of a corrupt family act as a metaphor for Japan's corruption.
The Millenium Nazi vampires attack the Hellsing Organization's headquarters, and it's up to Seras and the Wild Geese to stop them from overrunning the Hellsing manor. Will they succeed or fail? Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Outpouring Comics has released a collection of seminal comic works from underground mainstay John Orlando, and they are a welcome blast from the past!
Do you favor assassins, stories with conspiracies, and world-shaking shadowy secrets? How about action, dark twists, and tragedies? Well, here are the manga like Akame ga Kill for you to read!
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.
A secret formula and a bombardment of mysterious vita-rays changed a sickly weak 4F reject into Captain America. The formula died with its creator. Now others look to recreate it.
Zeb Wells and Chris Bachalo team up again to transform Curt Connors back into the Lizard, with a much darker take on the classic foe. What happens when Connors is "shed" and only the Lizard remains?
I explain how fans of superhero movies can start to learn about, read, and collect comic books based on these movies.
Female manga characters can get kind of a bad rap; they tend to be viewed by the manga/anime community as weak, simple and with no opinions of their own. But that's not always the case!
Hellboy fan? Key Comic hunter? Here are 2 Hellboy key comics that aren't that well-known currently but they are quickly gaining steam. You don't want to miss this if you love Hellboy comics.
Comic book geeks are some of the most dedicatedly obsessed hobbyists around. Our disposable cash goes to our passion, it's enough to make Sir Richard Branson weep. Here's how you can save a few bucks.
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.
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.
Admiral Yi Soon Shin, Korea’s greatest hero, leads his nation to an amazing series of naval victories against a Japanese invasion in 1592.
Which superheroes are lesbians? Which mainstream comic book stars a lesbian character? Read on to find out about all of the cool lesbian superheroes in comic books today today!
Why are so many superheroines just copies of their male counterparts? A look at how they were created and how they have been interpreted in real life.
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.
What are some of the most valuable and in-demand Modern Age key issue comics to date? Read this list to find out!
Marc Guggenheim and Phil Jimenez introduce Ana Kravinoff as the newest member of Spidey's Rogues Gallery, the young daughter of Kraven who will be a thorn in the hero's side for a long time to come.
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.
What if Supergirl and Wonder Woman fought each other? Who would win? Who would lose? How would the fight go?
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.
We all love superhero stories. However, sometimes the hero gets lucky when his antagonist makes an epic blunder. Some are so bad you have to ask what the hell they were thinking.
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.
Manga has been around for so long in the comic industry but Manhwa is slowly gaining recognition as well. Which one do you prefer?
Before there was the Flash, there was Hermod the Nimble, the fastest god in mythology. While speed may be his power, his legacy is as a character that bridges ancient and modern myth as a superhero.
Joe Kelly wraps up the epic Gauntlet tale with "The Grim Hunt," the big finale that brings Spidey face-to-face with one of his oldest foes, as the Kravinoff family's ultimate plan is revealed.
I had no problem at all envisioning Stan Lee coming up with really bad characters. After all, if he could come up with "Stripperella" for TV, there was no limit to how low he could go. What I found, however, was a plethora of really lame bad guys. It seems that while Marvel had an absolute knack on creating lame bad guys, that the good guys, no matter how lame they appeared, could always be vindicated one way or another.
So you want to know how to start reading Loki comic books? Here's a chronological guide for comics featuring Thor's adopted brother.
This article includes a list of all the characters who have owned the title of Robin and their most relevant stories.
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!
The animal kingdom of the DC Universe is a strange and sometimes dangerous thing. Come as we explore the problems and perils of some of the animal companions. Tread carefully.
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.
In the history of comic book stories, some have been terrible. Of those, some have been distinctly lame. "The Saga of the Super Sons” featuring the spawn of Superman and Batman is a new level of suck.
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 the similar manga!
The comic book scene of the early 1990s gets a pretty bad rap. Is it well deserved? Well, yes. Here's why...
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.
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.
While Mark Waid introduces a supporting character who will play a major role in Spidey's life, Dan Slott answers one of the most mysterious questions of Brand New Day: how is Harry Osborn still alive?
A guide for those of you looking to get into reading DC comics for the first time. Starting with the New 52
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 is a look on the infamous Brazilian comic of Mega Man: Novas Aventuras de Megaman (aka New Adventures of Megaman). Saying it's a terrible is putting it mildly. It's a comic I love to hate!
The Hellsing Organization continues to battle Nazi vampires as they invade London. Alexander Anderson pursues Alucard as he makes his return to London aboard a ship. Is this potentially offensive, over-the-top adult manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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.
Women haven't always had the best treatment in comics, but some of the most interesting characters have been women. Here are some of the ladies who made comics what they are.
One piece ranks among one of the greatest manga series ever. The inclusion of the Devil Fruit enhance the appeal of the story. Below are 10 of the strongest One Piece Devil Fruit Users thus far.
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?
One of the reasons why we have great comic books today is because of men like William Gaines and the editors of Marvel Comics. This is the story of how monsters saved comic books from real monsters.
D.C. Comics The House of Mystery book published solid genre fiction in he 1970's and kept the lost artistry of comic book horror anthologies alive.
Wedding bells are ringing as Dan Slott and John Romita Jr. have Aunt May tie the knot with Jay Jameson. But, which old Spidey foe (and old Aunt May flame) rears his head at the same time?
ASM fans are given a fun trio of tales that sees Spidey take on Hammerhead and...Magnum Moses? Plus, a war story centered on Flash Thompson about a mission that will change his life forever.
Love is in the air, so why not seize the opportunity to explore a few romance-themed comics and maybe take some ideas for a gift to your significant other.
The Gauntlet begins to haunt Spider-Man as Mark Waid amplifies old enemy Electro, and Fred van Lente introduces us to a darker version of classic foe, the Sandman.
The Mage Killer Kiritsugu Emiya summons his Servant, Saber, to fight for him in a battle to the death for the all-powerful wish-granting device the Holy Grail in the Fourth Holy Grail War. Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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!!"
In Batman's extensive rogues gallery, it's easy to pay so much attention to the more outlandish villains he has to offer. Every villain within the Batman universe has a certain amount of realism to him or her, which complements Batman's character...
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.
Bruce Wayne reveals his plans to revitalize Gotham City; soon after, a mysterious assassin tries to kill him. Batman begins to search for the mysterious Court of Owls. Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Aquaman is one of the most vilified superheroes in comic book history. But is that reputation deserved? Here is a list of comparisons between DC's Aquaman and one of Marvel's powerful Avengers, Thor.
Harry Osborn's chain gets another major yank as he joins Norman, who wishes to add him to his arsenal of heroes, and Spidey sneaks into Avengers Tower disguised as his enemy Venom to save his friend.
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.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Justice League books.
Marc Guggenheim wraps up the mysterious "Menace" plot line of Brand New Day, revealing the new villain's shocking identity and its repercussions for Spidey's supporting cast!
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 the manga like Fairy Tail!
Dick Grayson as Batman must solve a mysterious murder and also must investigate a man known as "the Dealer". Is Scott Snyder's graphic novel worth your time and money?
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
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.
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.
The problem I had looking for an obscure big-brained character was that almost all of them are well known. In all modesty as a fan, if I hadn’t heard of a character, chances are most people haven’t.
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.
Marvel’s Angelica Jones has worn a variety of different Firestar costumes. Here is where you can see pictures and read about the outfits Firestar has worn with the New Warriors, Avengers and Marvel Divas.
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.
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.
The Marvel Universe is an awesome ever-expanding presence. We've seen a lot of characters making their debut. Here are some really obscure characters that probably won't see daylight again.
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.
Batman's enemies try to attack him psychologically, will they succeed in breaking him? Is Grant Morrison's graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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.
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.
Go from pillar to post because Seth Tomko reviews the first volume of Rick Remender’s Black Science.
In Hellsing Volume 3, the Hellsing Organization searches for clues about Millennium, and Alucard must fight his way out of the hotel as Seras tries to maintain her humanity despite everything around her. Is this horror-action manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
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!
Taking at look at the epic Civil War crossover event through the eyes of Spider-Man, J. Michael Straczynski crafts a tale of conflict in the life of Marvel's favorite Web-Spinner.