Fant4stic (2015): Well, it really could have been worse!

I finally got around to seeing the new Fantastic Four (20th Century Fox) flick and it was a mixed bag.  It had weaknesses, but it also had some surprising strengths.  I detest being on anyone’s bandwagon in favor or against a movie or franchise, but I was admittedly put off on seeing this movie initially. What worked for me The Cast:  Quite frankly, I liked … Continue reading Fant4stic (2015): Well, it really could have been worse!

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)

10 Marvel Characters That Deserve a Show on Netflix!

Update:  After I wrote this article, some news on the rumor mill reported that Netflix is considering developing a Thunderbolts series (click here).  Which is sort of connected to the Norman Osborn recommendation I have down below.  True or not, I see people are excited about potentially more Marvel/Netflix series. ———————————————— Marvel’s Daredevil is probably one of the best comic book-inspired TV series I’ve ever seen … Continue reading 10 Marvel Characters That Deserve a Show on Netflix!

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

Review: Ant-Man (2015) – The Smallest Big Risk Marvel’s Ever Taken

When Marvel Studios was in production to bring Thor (2011) to the big screen, I thought that was by far the riskiest venture they could make because I just wasn’t sure how they were going to translate that character to film.  While clunky at times, it was a successful foray into Marvel Comics’ more ethereal characters and properties.  When I heard they were actually considering bringing Ant-Man … Continue reading Review: Ant-Man (2015) – The Smallest Big Risk Marvel’s Ever Taken

Comic Book TV: A Brief Look Back on the 2014-2015 Season

I love my #geek life right now. (Happy Dance) Disclaimer:  The only show I didn’t really watch last season was the CW’s “iZombie” series which is loosely based on the DC Comic of the same name.  I watched the first episode and it felt too much like the zombie version of Veronica Mars and I was never really a fan of that show.  Then I … Continue reading Comic Book TV: A Brief Look Back on the 2014-2015 Season