Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?

Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?

So when Rob Bricken, formerly of Topless Robot then regular contributor to io9, asked a poignant question... “Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?” Some may argue this. I won't but some might. There are those who think that they are inferior because the stories that the movies convey are just bastardised [...]

The Twisted Histories of Kang

The Twisted Histories of Kang

The Twisted Histories of Kang The Twisted Histories of Kang. There are few characters in all of comics that are as convoluted as Kang the Conqueror. He has more identities than a room full of Avengers on any given day. Nathaniel Richards, Iron Lad, Kid Immortus, the Scarlet Centurion, Rama-Tut, and Immortus. So many come from one. Of course he [...]

Marvel Super Heroes Contest of Champions

Marvel Super Heroes Contest of Champions

Marvel Super Heroes Contest of Champions It was the merry month of March of 1982, I was twelve and my mind was BLOWN when I saw the cover for Marvel Super Heroes Contest of Champions issue number one. Never in my wildest dreams had I ever thought that you could pack so many superheroes into [...]

Justice League Analogs

Justice League Analogs

Justice League Analogs May seems to be my month for Justice League Analogs, and that is just my speed. I've always loved when companies created different versions of the Justice League. While the Crime Syndicate, by DC, is already on the third issue I just discovered it on Comixology when I logged in to purchase [...]

Epic Byrne: The Comic Art of John Byrne

Epic Byrne: The Comic Art of John Byrne

Epic Byrne is my excuse to share art from my favorite artist of all time. You'll note that I did not say "comic artist". He is probably the reason I sampled other comics from the Fantastic Four, to Lab Rats. He is more that just an artist but also a wonderful writer. He's a fan [...]