respecIf there was one word to describe Captain Marvel AKA Colonel Carol “Cheeseburger” Danvers it would be, inspirational.
Captain Marvel is a character who never stops striving to be “The Best Of The Best”, no matter how hard life gets and whatever obstacles get in her way. Her personal … Continue Reading
I never thought this day would come. One of the oldest and most iconic antagonists of the Marvel Universe is actually coming to the big screen. I’m talking of course about everyone’s favourite shape-shifting little green men… The Skrulls! I’ve already written my Captain Marvel Wish List but I’m such … Continue Reading
As I suspected Spider-Man:Homecoming was a resounding success and it was really gratifying to see how much audiences embraced Michael Keaton’s portrayal of the Vulture. Many viewers cited him as one of the highlights of the film and one of the MCU’s strongest villains.
With this in mind, I … Continue Reading
The newest instalment to The CW / DC superhero canon will be with us towards the end of the year in the form of the massively under-appreciated character Black Lightning.
While there are currently no plans for this new character to cross over with the current roster of heroes … Continue Reading
Arguably the first hero of the silver age of comic books Reed Richards was introduced in Fantastic Four Issue number #1 back in 1961. Without the unprecedented success of this first issue there would quite simply be no Marvel Universe.
Richards was a child prodigy who would go on to … Continue Reading
If Superman has taught us one thing, it’s that a classic never dies.
And even if it does, it doesn’t stay dead for long!
Having explored the plethora of alternate comic book duds for Batman and Spider-Man, in light of the recent Superman Day I thought it might be … Continue Reading
Marc Spector has issues.
A former mercenary and wayward son of a Holocaust-fleeing Rabbi, Spector had a pretty tough life. And matters only got worse when he died.
While serving as an amoral gun for hire in Egypt along with the dangerously unhinged Raoul Bushman, the duo happened upon … Continue Reading
It’s time for another instalment of the greatest hits of some of my favourite characters in comics.
This time it features someone whom I consider to be the heart and soul of the X-Men and the living representation of Xavier’s dream. He’s everyone’s favourite swashbuckling demonic-looking Catholic Germanic ladies man.… Continue Reading
While it’s been a while since I wrote it, my Hulk Hates Heroes article really seems to have struck a chord with people.
I thought I’d revisit the idea in a series of articles that we’ll just call… Friendly Fire.
With the recent release of Logan I thought I’d take … Continue Reading
This weekend, history will be made.
On Thursday the 1st of June Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017) will bring the most enduring and iconic woman in comics to a broad, international audience.
It would take some doing to argue against the epochal nature of the character, or her status as … Continue Reading