Tag Archives: superheroes

A Modest Proposal: Marvel, Sony and Fox Need to Share IP

By Tony Panaccio It’s a Big Sandbox, People – If You Play Nice, You’ll ALL Make Billions There is one word – one ridiculous word – that Marvel cannot use in any of its self-produced films within its cinematic universe. …

Five Things The Incredibles 2 Should Do To Be An Even Bigger Smash Hit

By Mike Federali I’m a huge fan of The Incredibles. In my humble opinion it’s one of the top superhero movies of all time. So news of The Incredibles 2 finally happening got my brain going in a thousand directions. …

Elevator Pitch: Ground Floor – What Hero Do YOU Want To See On The Silver Screen?

By Gary Turner When iconic comic book heroes make the leap to film we usually share the same responses: AWESOME, “It’s about time they made that flick!” PRAYER, “Please, please, please not Nick Cage!” OUTRAGE, “WTF!?! Are they on crack, …

“We Even Have A Black Guy. We Will Blow Your Mind.” – Super Reality Gets Real

Super Reality. Created by Justin Piccari. Kickstarter Launch Mid February. Production Period Mid March. Super Reality is a live-action mockureality show following a team of superheroes. Watch them stand up against enormous odds at work…and at home. Justin Piccari writes: You …

New DC Film Justice League War Out Today: Critiquing The Characters And Costumes – VIDEO

Senior Cosplay Correspondent and Bleeding Cosplay columnist Ian Mageto reviews the New DC animated film Justice League War, out today! And as bonus–he reviews the costume changes for characters featured in the movie.   You can follow Ian’s ‘Comics and …

Jerry Fine, The Man Who Made Superman Happen Dies At Age 97

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that Jerome “Jerry” Fine died on Christmas day at the age of 97. Fine had a unique role in the creation of Superman, he’s the one that brought Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster together in …

Are We ‘Emotionally Subnormal’ ? Pondering Alan Moore’s Assessment Of Superhero Readers

I grew up in a military family. I was aware that my deceased grandfather had been a man to be reckoned with, but to all accounts a person with plenty of flaws. One day, age 12, I found a book …

Death Of A Hero

Robert J. Sodaro writes; Back in 1983, I penned an article lamenting the death of Marvel Comic character Captain Marvel, who was killed in Marvel’s first graphic novel, The Death of Captain Marvel by Jim Starlin. At the time, Marvel …

The Response To A Superhero With Cancer

Robert J. Sodaaro writes; “Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!” These are the words that kicked of the 1941 animated Superman shorts, as s well as that …

Zimmer, Framed

Joseph Glass writes; Last week saw the airing of Superheroes, a HBO documentary following the work of real life caped crusaders. Bleeding Cool had a chat with one of the featured superheroes, Zimmer, about being an out and proud real …

Clips From PBS Doc, Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle Start With Michael Chabon And Mark Waid On Superman

The trick seems to have been a simple one: get interesting people and ask them questions about representation and meaning in superhero comic books. That’s all it takes.

How Can We Persuade Aaron Sorkin To Write Superheroes?

Aaron Sorkin has always written superheroes. He may just not have realised it. Specifically in the West Wing and Newsroom, he has written bold characters, good of heart, wanting to do the right thing, though their intentions are often complicated …

The Wonderful 101 Remembers That Superheroes Should Be Wonderful

Adi Tantimedh writes; So. The Wonderful 101. You might have heard of it. It’s a superhero video game made by cult Japanese developer Platinum Games for the Wii U, the games console that no one is buying. I don’t even …

No Superheroes Allowed – Tuesday Trending Topics

What an odd story: From a Philadelphia parent, posting to a local Reddit group; with the explanatory phrase “So my son came home and told me make-believe was not allowed at school anymore.” Most-Read Comic Stories Tuesday: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes At Marvel …

No, Philadelphia, You Can’t Play Superheroes Anymore

From a Philadelphia parent, posting to a local Reddit group; with the explanatory phrase “So my son came home and told me make-believe was not allowed at school anymore.” Heaven help children at school who have imaginations. That will never …

A Step Nearer To Twilight Of The Superheroes?

I’ve run this theory before. But the evidence keeps mounting up. That, step by step, DC Comics is laying the groundwork to run Twilight Of The Superheroes, the Alan Moore pitch that they bought, lock, stock and two smoking Benson …

Believe… In Superheroes

It began with Superman inspirational poster by Canadian illustrator Kerrith Johnson, playing off of the famous Superman: The Motion Picture tagline. It was created years ago for a history of graphic design course, and based on a poster by Joseph …

It’s Good To Be The Mayor Of Quezon City

This is how public money is spent in the Phillipinnes…  Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista getting a birthday poster with good wishes from his council colleagues, all portrayed as superheroes. Bautist gets to be Superman. I can’t think of a better way to …