Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 #36: The Black Issue” Revisited (A 9/11 Special)

The death of innocents and the death of innocence… As we commemorate the tragedy but also the heroism of September 11, 2001, I take a brief look back at one of the more poignant and fundamental commentaries of that event through the lenses of a comic book. There were numerous comics that commemorated the event in one way or another, but “The Black Issue” pretty … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 #36: The Black Issue” Revisited (A 9/11 Special)

Poll: What’s your favorite MCU (Phase 1 and 2) movie, so far?

  We are official done with Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and have 12 Marvel Studios movies in the pack.  So tell me, which one is your favorite?  If you’re a regular reader of the site, you already know mine – so I won’t influence the newer readers.  Let your voice be heard!! Continue reading Poll: What’s your favorite MCU (Phase 1 and 2) movie, so far?

Ant-Man (2015): The Two Extra-Scene Review/Analysis #SPOILERS

Unless, you’re one of those people, you know to stay after the credits of a Marvel movie.  Oh yeah, and #SPOILERS. Wasp Reveal Right after the title credits, we see Hank and Hope Pym go back down into his basement where he opens yet another door that leads to an experimental Wasp suit he and Janet never finished.  In the movie, Hank expressed great amounts … Continue reading Ant-Man (2015): The Two Extra-Scene Review/Analysis #SPOILERS

Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron (2015): #SPOILERS Review and Observations #SPOLIERS

The event of the year has now come to the theaters and it was a glorious event.  While probably on pace to come close or equal the pace of the first Marvel’s The Avengers movie, it wasn’t without some blemishes.  While I find the blemishes to be minor and not too tonally distracting, this was not the same experience the second time around.  Marvel’s The … Continue reading Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron (2015): #SPOILERS Review and Observations #SPOLIERS

The Big #Geeks Top 5 Movies in 2014

It’s been an interesting year in movies and there have been a lot of bright spots and low points for the geek movie-going audience.  So while “top anything” lists are subjective, I just wanted to take the time out to acknowledge the 5 movies that have been on constant repeat on all of my mobile and video devices so far.  Godzilla The original G-Man is … Continue reading The Big #Geeks Top 5 Movies in 2014

Marvel Announces MAJOR changes in their new AVENGERS line-up!

Line up (top to bottom, left to right):  Medusa (Queen of the Inhumans), Scarlet Witch, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, Winter Soldier (Bucky Barnes), Angela (she was in Image’s SPAWN series, but Marvel heroes have a history of breaking the universe and now she’s in the Marvel U), Lady Thor, Captain America (Sam Wilson), Inferno and Deathlok. First off, this is probably one of the … Continue reading Marvel Announces MAJOR changes in their new AVENGERS line-up!

Captain America – The Winter Soldier: An Ice Cold Review

Note:  There are TWO extra scenes after the movie.  If you leave at the initial credits, you’re an idiot. From the moment I found out that Ed Brubaker‘s storyline was going to be the basis of the Captain America sequel, I knew this was going to be something special.  However, I really didn’t know what to expect from the next installment.  It was with much … Continue reading Captain America – The Winter Soldier: An Ice Cold Review