Category: Comic Books

The DC Universe Through The Eyes of a Comic Book Layman

Today’s post was provided by guest writer Michael Cross, who explains, as a non-comic book reader, why he enjoyed the DCEU films far more than the average hardcore fan it was intended for. The cavalcade of films that present the…

Is Disney Overkilling Their New Franchises?

In recent years, Disney has commanded the box office with a steady stream of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films, and it looks like they plan to use the same formula for the Star Wars franchise, however, is it getting to…

Movie Review: Doctor Strange is Strange Indeed!

Major Spoiler Free.  Just sayin’. This weekend Doctor Strange opens in theaters nationwide, to rabid audiences who have been drooling over screen shots and trailers of Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Steven Strange, the talented, narcissistic doctor, turned Sorcerer Supreme in this…

Red Hood: The Running Gag of Gotham

If you’re a batman comic book fan, you are familiar with Red Hood and the Red Hood Gang, however if you’re a Gotham fan and are finally wondering who the heck these guys are, here’s a brief synopsis for you.  Seasoned…

Luke Cage: The Question on Our Minds

We have a simple question that needs to be answered: When is Luke Cage in the MCU? We will include spoilers of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, so please be warned. If you haven’t checked out Marvel’s Luke Cage, I’d…

BATMAN DAY!!!

  This Saturday (Sept. 17th) marks Batman Day, the day where all get a chance to celebrate the hero of Gotham.  2016 also marks the 75th anniversary of the Batman character.  In honor of Batman Day, stores and libraries across the…

Comics Review: DC Comics Bombshells: Volume 1 – Enlisted

Warning: I’m not an expert comic book fan.  I only recently started reading comic books due to curiosity.   Although I do know general history about these characters, I’m approaching this as a novice, and writing this review for other…

Comics Review: Alias Volume 1, #1-9 (2001-2003)

Since Jessica Jones was green lighted for a season 2 on Netflix, I decided to go and read the series that inspired the adaptation. Alias, written by Brian Bendis and drawn by Michael Gaydos revolves around private investigator Jessica Jones,…