COMICS

COMICS

Once thought of as funny books for children, comic books are both high-art and literature in their own right. We dive deep into the history, latest news, and analysis of this fantastic medium.

Kevin Feige Promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Marvel Studios, Overseeing, Well, Everything

That a seismic shake-up was underway at Marvel was apparent. The Sony and Disney standoff over Spider-Man, rumors that Marvel Studios would take over Marvel Television, and an ambitious MCU Phase 4 line-up. However, what that shake-up was remained a mystery until now. Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, was promoted to Chief Creative Officer, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 15, 2019
MarvelMoviesPop CultureTV Shows
Doctor Doom #1 Shows He Loves Latveria More than Doom

Doctor Victor Von Doom, the ruler of the fictional country Latveria, might have the biggest ego in comics. It’s a toss-up between him and Lex Luthor, really. And as one of the biggest villains in Marvel Comics, Doom has caused mayhem and death all over the universe. So, how is it possible that he not […]

BY Roman Colombo October 15, 2019
COMICSMarvel
Ghost Rider #1: Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch Equals Double the Vengeance

While Robbie Reyes, the newest Ghost Rider, is serving on the Avengers, Marvel hasn’t forgotten about two of the most popular Spirits of Vengeance in the 616, Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch. We’ve seen them pop up here and there, most recently during the Absolute Carnage event, but now they star in the new series, […]

BY Roman Colombo October 14, 2019
COMICSMarvel
Tom Ellis’ Lucifer to Appear In Crisis On Infinite Earths CW Crossover: Rumor

This year’s annual Arrowverse crossover is one of the biggest ever attempted for television. The Crisis on Infinite Earths story will see the CW superhero shows crossover with other DC shows, like Tom Welling returning from Smallville. A new rumor suggests that Tom Ellis’s Lucifer will appear on the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover in […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 13, 2019
DCTV Shows
Titans Superboy and Krypto Debut Changes the Game for the Series

In the sting at the end of the first season, we got our first look at the Titans version of Superboy and Krypto. We saw Joshua Orpin walking naked through a destroyed lab in order to free a white dog with heat-vision eyes. Rather than happening concurrently with the events of the first season finale, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 13, 2019
DCTV Shows
Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore (Best Run Ever Part 2)

Alan Moore Saga of the Swamp Thing, his first critically acclaimed comics, is an intense read. Every issue is packed with massive ideas and massive emotions to match them. He gets into themes of separation anxiety, the nature of power vs tranquility, and the prejudiced treatment of “non-traditional” couples. It is a heavy series, even […]

BY Roman Colombo October 12, 2019
COMICSDC
The Flash Season 6 Premiere Highlights the Real Crisis: Keeping Hope Alive in the Face of Grief

In The Flash fifth season finale, Barry and Iris lost their daughter from the future, Nora played by Jessica Parker Kennedy. In the opening of this next season, time has passed but both Grant Gustin’s and Candice Patton’s characters are in denial. The Flash season 6 premiere teases the big Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 11, 2019
DCTV Shows
DC Titans Jason Todd Poll Asks if Robin Should Live or Die on Titans?

DC is having a bit of a moment right now. Obviously the successes of the Joker have little to do with the DC Universe, but nevertheless, it’s a win. Despite the drama surrounding many DC Universe shows and the failures of the DC Cinematic Universe, there are some things the comic titan is doing right. […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 10, 2019
DCTV Shows
Batwoman Gets Low Rotten Tomatoes Review Score In What Seems Like a Targeted Campaign

Given the backlash to the Batwoman trailer, it seemed that this show would be in for some trouble. While the series premiere went off okay, we still find ourselves wondering if Batwoman can survive the fan-hate. Today’s controversy is that Batwoman has only an eight percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, but is it a targeted […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 9, 2019
DCPop CultureTV Shows
House of X Finale: It’s a Beautiful Day in The Krakoa-hood

House of X #6 marks the finale of one of the two titles transforming the X-Men for the next few years to come. Once again, Jonathan Hickman delivers a smart comic, but this one has ten pages of emotional points that will make you feel like you’re being hugged by every mutant in the Marvel […]

BY Roman Colombo October 9, 2019
COMICSMarvel
Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Intros New Map

Quite possibly the biggest game around right now, Fortnite is looking to keep players interested and invested with some major changes. If you didn’t catch the Fortnite chapter 2 trailer, here’s everything you need to know about the new map and things Epic Games is introducing. Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Shows Off New Digs There […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 15, 2019
Fortnite Season 11 Darkness Sends Fans into Uproar

Ahead of Fortnite’s newest season, which is the game’s 11th if you’re keeping score at home, Epic Games raised the stakes. Rather than hype players up with a crazy loot drop, or new in-game features, the Fortnite map we all know and love disappeared. Literally, as there is currently no map to play Fortnite on. […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 14, 2019
Google Stadia Broadband Caps Cause Major Concern

There are a lot of changes coming to the video game industry. For starters, the major home console makers are setting the stage for a new generation. We’re expected to see the new PS5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Scarlett (name pending) next year for the holidays. Plus, the Switch Lite is now on shelves, providing a […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 14, 2019
Fortnite Profits Drop Steeply – Is the Fad Waning?

Flash back to the 2018 holiday season. Fortnite, a free to play multiplayer titan, seemed unstoppable. Like anything in pop culture, however, nothing lasts at its peak forever. Recent news that Fortnite profits drop steeply when you look at 2019 Q2 trends points to some positives and negatives for Epic Games moving forward. Why did […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 10, 2019

Trending

Kevin Feige Promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Marvel Studios, Overseeing, Well, Everything

That a seismic shake-up was underway at Marvel was apparent. The Sony and Disney standoff over Spider-Man, rumors that Marvel Studios would take over Marvel Television, and an ambitious MCU Phase 4 line-up. However, what that shake-up was remained a mystery until now. Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, was promoted to Chief Creative Officer, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 15, 2019
Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Intros New Map

Quite possibly the biggest game around right now, Fortnite is looking to keep players interested and invested with some major changes. If you didn’t catch the Fortnite chapter 2 trailer, here’s everything you need to know about the new map and things Epic Games is introducing. Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Shows Off New Digs There […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 15, 2019
Doctor Doom #1 Shows He Loves Latveria More than Doom

Doctor Victor Von Doom, the ruler of the fictional country Latveria, might have the biggest ego in comics. It’s a toss-up between him and Lex Luthor, really. And as one of the biggest villains in Marvel Comics, Doom has caused mayhem and death all over the universe. So, how is it possible that he not […]

BY Roman Colombo October 15, 2019
Zoe Kravitz Will Be The Batman’s Catwoman

After a series of screen tests with various actresses, it is now official. Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman, opposite Robert Pattinson, in Matt Reeves’s The Batman. Here are the details we know so far about her role, including, perhaps, the most surprising part of her casting. What Role Will Catwoman Play in the Upcoming Movie? […]

BY Salomé Gonstad October 15, 2019