As good as Avengers, X-Men et al really are, there’s always certain restrictions that have to be followed it seems. If it’s Earth-616 Spider-Man who’s being written, we can’t kill him off and follow the adventures of a new Spider-Man like in the Ultimate Universe, or if you do that there will eventually be a “Return… Continue reading brilliant
(This is heavy on JPEGs. There will be some awesome JPEGs, but still heavy on JPEGs nonetheless. Just a heads-up.) As it’s coming up to blockbuster season again, we’ll be seeing a lot of big films out over the next few weeks. Big films aren’t just about the film only, though, increasingly they’re forming part… Continue reading posterrific
And so another year, another Marvel crossover event. For those who don’t know much about Marvel (and that’s more people than you’d think), every year Marvel has one or two big events that draw just about all of their comics together in some huge event where everyone in the Marvel Universe has to come together… Continue reading avengers vs. x-men
And as a footnote to my STC-gushing, here’s a song that takes me right back to 1994: No, I’m not thinking of becoming a DJ.
I love comics. I always have since I was a kid, and I used to draw comics all the time filling entire scrapbooks with them. What were those comics about, one might ask? Well, they weren’t about the X-Men, Spider-Man, Batman or any of what you might think. My first comic that I collected and… Continue reading in which i bore the audience to death with sonic the comic
Reboots are all the rage at the moment, in Hollywood and comics (I’m looking at you, DC.). You take a tired, old property that has become tarnished and subject to audience fatigue, cast some new characters, add a sprinkling of fancy special effects and give it a “dark and gritty” makeover and -boom!- new franchise… Continue reading reboot
Today I read about Michael Bay’s plans to reboot the Ninja Turtles as being aliens, and the butthurt that preceded after that from fans using melodramatic language like “you raped my childhood” to describe how a franchise designed to sell plastic crap to kids of the 80s is now transmogrifying into a franchise designed to sell… Continue reading the asylum