Editorials

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Flash_Thompson_US_01Why Flash Thompson was the Top Character of 2012

If you had told me last year that Flash Thompson would be on my list of favorite comic characters by the end of 2012 I would have told you,

muslim superhero-1432704149_v2.grid-5x2Controversy Contrivances

I think it is part of human curiosity to be drawn to controversy.

CarnageChange or Die: A Farewell to The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man got me in to comics.

Jack FrostTheology and Bullshit

To be honest, the end of the world has always scared the shit out of me.

man_of_steelBringing Superman Out of the Dark

Last week, I called DC a bunch of tone-deaf morons (or something along those lines) and said that they need to lighten up in their approach to super-hero cinema.

300px-Amazing_Spider-Man_Vol_1_698Changing of the Spider-Guard

There is a new Spider-Man in town and his name is Peter Parker….wait… If that statement seems a little off to you then you may not have read the shocking conclusion to Amazing Spider-Man #698.

john-blake-dark-knight-risesNo John Blake for Justice League, Please

A few days ago, some friends and I were embroiled in a discussion about the rumors surrounding the new Justice League movie. This is the film that Warner Bros. and DC have been talking about… [more]

OmegaTheUnknownTPBEverything I Know I Learned from Comics: Some Words of Advice for the Inquisitive Child

I remember the moment I learned who I was as a reader.

e180ff36456353ecc12e0ba320bdbcad-d4e3kj6Galacta: Daughter of the Anti-God

Yes, I love Galactus. We all love Galactus.

The-Amazing-Adventures-of-Spider-Man-Electro-1024x1024Jamie Foxx, Electro

I know I’m a little late piping up about this, but there’ve been some major shake-ups on the Spider-Man movie front.

Darkseid cupcakeThe Lighter Seid of the Dark: Q&A with the Sovereign of Apokolips

Darkseid turned 42 years old this month but his unique Omega brand still gains attention to comic book aficionados and critics alike.

659590_1923607_bShoot First, Shoot Second, Shoot a Bit More, and then Stab Somebody: The Jason Todd Investigative Methodology

Of all the wards that Bruce Wayne took into his home as the sidekick Robin, the most hated would almost unanimously be Jason Todd.

arrow-2Archer Archetype

On October 10, American audiences were introduced to the newest attempt to bring super-heroes to television in the form of the CW’s Arrow.

Batman-and-Catwoman-batman-7454606-600-365Young Romance

If there’s been one thing on my mind lately, it’s love.

xmen90sX-Men: Protecting a World that Makes Them Irrelevant

“Protecting a world that hates and fears them.”

Spider sheetsI Don’t Want to Grow Up

Does being a fan of superhero comics at 28 years old make me immature and ill-prepared for the world ahead of me?

tumblr_m65t82pILK1qe2qqzo1_1280Fashion Parasite

As I write this, it is Fashion Week in New York City, and since I don’t have the money or the credentials to get into any of the big runway shows, I figure I’d bring… [more]

58Rippers and Republicans

A few weeks ago, I was reading back over Alan Moore’s seminal take on the story of Jack the Ripper, the telephone book-size graphic novel, From Hell, when an odd news story came at me… [more]

BatmanWhy We Still Need Heroes

I am not sure how I stumbled across it, as I was so appalled by its content that I chose to quickly navigate away from it in disgust

HNYS1 -- 2Hot New York Summer, Part 1

I live in New York now. New York City, NYC. Which means I need to remember to change that in my bio for the site.

Superman Maggin & Moore 001Roots: Elliot S! Maggin, Alan Moore, Superman & “Last Son Of Krypton”

1. Wherever you look, there he is. And if he isn’t there, well, why not? Because even today in 2010, there’s still something distinctly peculiar about any modern-era superhero comic which appears to bear no… [more]

564365_300580083351242_101198429956076_664060_986584987_nSpider-Man, Boy Genius

Thwip!

Screen shot 2012-05-19 at 11.38.27 AMThe Venom Formula, Part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about the new version  of Venom as he appears in the cartoon series Ultimate Spider-Man.

The-Amazing-Spider-ManSpidey Suit

Spider-Man is known for taking chances with his wardrobe.

goblin“We’ve Got to Make Superman, Spider-Man, and Everyone Dance”

Music and super-heroes have, for some reason, never been able to get along. Looking at the track listing for the Avengers sorta-kinda movie soundtrack, Avengers Assemble, we can see right away that finding songs to… [more]