Tag Archives: superheroes

Is Felicity A Material Girl? Recapping This Week’s Arrow: ‘Draw Back Your Bow’

By Rich Epstein Last week, Arrow closed with the mysterious Cupid (Amy Gumenick) taking out the villain of the week, Isaac Stanzler, despite the fact that he was already in police custody.  This week’s episode opens with her backstory. Luckily, …

The Flash Speeds Past Competition

By Jason Strangis The Scarlet Speedster is a runaway hit on the CW Network and it doesn’t look like he’ll slow down anytime soon. Simply put, The Flash is the best new show on television. It’s pure comic book delight …

Key & Peele Poke Fun At Stan Lee

The comedy team of Key & Peele decide to take on the man himself, Stan Lee in this skit from their show on Comedy Central. Jordan Peele does a pretty good Lee but I don’t remember Stan ever having a …

How Axis Is Affecting Today’s Marvel Superheroes – Is This Captain America? Or Judge Dredd?

So Spider-Man says this in Axis #1. All that means is that he hasn’t read the rest of the comic book yet. Or Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1. He is sounding rather Judge Dredd-like. Yes, exactly. But maybe the non-Axis All-New …

Image Comics’ New Teased Superhero Rundown

Everyone loves a super speedster right now. Add to the others….    

Arrow: The Magician – This Week In Recap

By Rich Epstein [*Spoilers for Arrow: The Magician below!] It’s been three episodes since Sara died and the Arrow team is still dealing with the repercussions.  This week’s episode begins with Nyssa holding Oliver at arrow-point and demanding to know …

Loners And Outsiders Take To The Page In Graveyard Orbit And London Horror Comics No. 6

By Olly MacNamee The opening issue of this new series from the mind behind the indie-published anthology, London Horror Comics, regales the tale of a comic loving Walter Mitty type character who’s life is not the most enviable, but one …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Return to Gotham, Not the Comic Book Show We Deserve

By Erik Grove Thanks for coming back for another edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week I’m returning to Fox’s Gotham after letting it develop a little bit. It may be difficult to do but we need to be honest …

Marvel Officially Releases Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer After Internet Leak – Watch It Here

Yep, that happened. For a couple of hours, everyone who posted the leaked international  version of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer online, from Youtube clips to personal blogs to major sites, got e-mails from Disney ordering a takedown. Then …

What We Learned From DC TV Last Week – Flash’s Three Dads And Ominous Reappearances

By Hilton Collins The Flash has multiple daddy issues, and Tommy Merlyn’s back! But is Barry Allen fast enough to juggle all those chaotic father figures? And does Oliver Queen’s best friend’s reappearance mean a lot more than it seems? …

NYCC 2014: Dark Horse Announces The Paybacks Set In Buzzkill’s World – Donny Cates And Eliot Rahal Talk Life And Times Of A Superhero Repo-Squad(UPDATE)

Last week, in an interview by Alex Wilson talking to Eliot Rahal, Rahal let slip that The Paybacks was on the way, a sequel set within the Buzzkill universe reuniting the creative team from that Dark Horse book about a …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Gotham Vs. Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

By Erik Grove Welcome back to another installment of Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week I’m going to compare and contrast two of the biggest TV premiers for genre fans! Here we go, folks. This is what we’ve been waiting for. …

Preview Character Designs And Meta Content From Leaving Megalopolis By Gail Simone And Jim Calafiore

It started off as a Kickstarter that raised a six-figure sum due to overwhelming fan demand, and that’s no surprise due to the team up of the magnificent Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore, who previously collaborated on Secret Six. The …

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet – Johns and Romita Jr Give Us The Superman We Need

By Julz Hendricks When I read Superman comics, I forget everything else exists. You can tell me Superman’s origin story every day and I will still tear up and want to read it again. It’s no secret that I was …

It Wouldn’t Be Difficult For Warner Bros. To Actually Promise No Jokes In Its Superhero Universe

By Nas Hoosen I’ve seen this rumor doing the rounds online lately and while I don’t have the means to validate it, and I’d likely take most negative reporting about WB/DC’s plans for its superheroes with a pinch of salt, …

Tales From The Four Color Closet – This Week DC Are Really Spoiling Us

By Joe Glass This week sees a lot of great LGBTQ content from DC, the most I can think of coming out from a single publisher in the same week for a while. Now, small warning, there may be some …

The American Superhero Vs. The State – From Bulgaria To New York

This Soviet era monument in Sofia, Bulgaria, of Cold War might and muscle, has been given a more modern makeover, with the strength of soldiers reinterpreted as American icons, Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, The Joker, Santa Claus and Ronald McDonald. …

T.A.S.K. Is Coming! Talking With Damion Gonzales About The New Animated Series

By Nikolai Fomich [T.A.S.K] Lightning Rod! Onyx! Glitch! Lady Baskerville! You may not know these names now – but creators Damion Gonzales, Zak Farmer, and Sean Izaakse are determined that you soon will. Together they’ve combined their talents to create …