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Oscar Math: The Avengers + The Dark Knight Rises = One Nomination

I managed to catch most of the live stream of the Academy Award nominations the other day, and I wasn’t surprised by the list of nominees in each category.

Critiquing the Superior Spider-Man Design

While we’re on the subject of Spider-Man character designs and concepts, let’s talk about this Superior Spider-Man thing for a second. This is the Marvel NOW! refresh of the Spider-Man line, which switched from Amazing… [more]

A New Look for Doc Ock and Gobby

For the most part, I’m not a very big fan of the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon series.

Why 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,

Controversy Contrivances

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

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

The Amazing Spider-Man got me in to comics.

Theology and Bullshit

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

Bringing 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.

Changing 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.

No 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]

Everything 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.

Galacta: Daughter of the Anti-God

Yes, I love Galactus. We all love Galactus.

Jamie 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.

The 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.

Shoot 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.

Archer 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.

Young Romance

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

X-Men: Protecting a World that Makes Them Irrelevant

“Protecting a world that hates and fears them.”

I 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?

Fashion 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]

Rippers 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]

Why 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

Hot 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.

Roots: 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]

Spider-Man, Boy Genius

Thwip!