Tag Archives: superheroes

State of the DCEU Address

“If chicken little tells you that the sky is fallin’
And even if it wasn’t would you still come crawlin’
Back again?
I think you would my friend”

Maybe we’ll never know what Steven Tyler really meant when he sang those portentous lyrics; but if you think that he wasn’tContinue Reading

Justice League News Roundup Part 2

It’s a bit of a chore separating the wheat from the chaff, the fact from the rumour and the official from the speculation when it comes to the Justice League news. In my first article I tried to pare away as much rumour and speculation as I could but as … Continue Reading

Character Spotlight- Doctor Doom

If you were a super villain, what would your master plan be?

Starting WWIII? Robbing Fort Knox? Using mind-control to influence the world’s leaders?

Today’s subject does all three before breakfast, but even the greatest of arch villains have humble beginnings.

Victor_von_Doom_(Earth-616)_from_Thor_Vol_1_600Doctor Doom first appeared in Fantastic Four #5 in … Continue Reading

Costumes on Trial

When Fox released the above image of its titular antagonist in X-Men: Age of Apocalypse, the voice of fandom did what the voice of fandom does. Fans took to social media, hastily assembling memes comparing the design of the character to Power Rangers villain Ivan Ooze and drawing unfavourable … Continue Reading

Character Spotlight – Martian Manhunter

At Nerdifi we like to shine a spotlight on characters we feel are overlooked, under appreciated or that we just can’t contain our love for.

It’s a feature we unimaginatively call… The Character Spotlight. 

Imagine someone asked you to invent the world’s best superhero… What powers would they have?

Well, … Continue Reading

Is it Dick? Is it Jason? Does it matter?

When the teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman : Dawn of Justice  dropped in April, observant fans espied what appeared to be an encased suit of Robin armour hiding in the background of a shot depicting a brooding Bruce Wayne.

With the more recent trailer a few weeks … Continue Reading

Dark Vs Darker: Batman & Superman Bring Justice to Empire Cover

Any remaining voices of rumbling discontent at the casting of Ben Affleck or the usurping of the Man of Steel franchise in favour of a shared DC cinematic universe were pretty spectacularly silenced a few weeks ago, when Warner Bros. released the eyeball-singingly good trailer for their 2016 superhero smackdown … Continue Reading