Tag: Marvel Comics

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie: Vol. 2, No. 1

Hello there, I’m back! Much has happened since 2012, the last time I inflicted my opinions on all things comics-ish on you, gentle...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

"X-Men: Apocalypse" is a solid entry in the X-Men film canon. Not the best, but worth a visit just to see Quicksilver....

Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Synergy Cinema: We Get the “Star Wars”/”Avengers” Crossover Movie We Deserve

Let me say right off the bat that I love Stan Lee. If he hadn’t revolutionized superhero comics at Marvel back in the 1960s, I don’t...

Television, The Three Strike Rule, TV on Blu-ray

The Three Strike Rule: “Powers” Season One on Blu-ray

PlayStation takes a dip in the TV pool with the new superhero/cop show, "Powers," now on Blu-ray....

Comics and Graphic Novels, Television

Just Wondering: 10 Questions for Fans of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Gotham,” and “The Flash”

I have to admit that I’ve kind of given up lately on brainy, morally ambiguous cable and Netflix shows like “House of Cards,”...

Current Events, Popdose, PopSmarts

PopSmarts: Yellow Perils

We’re well into Movember now, the month-long event wherein thousands of men worldwide grow mustaches to raise awareness of men’s health...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1963: Sgt. Fury Debuts

The long, strange trip from WWII to Samuel L....

Popblerd!

KJ’s 12 Pop Culture (and some sports) Moments of 2012

For a guy who says he's pop culture deficient, KJ is pretty up on pop culture. Find where Gangnam Style, and other phenomena, landed on his...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 84

Here we go again with Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I opine on various recently released publications of the sequential...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 83

Here we go again with Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I opine on various recently released publications of the sequential...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 82

Welcome to an even more-overdue than usual Confessions, in which I comment on a number of comics and/or graphic novels and/or trade...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “The Avengers”

Kelly Stitzel is not really into superheroes and she hates 3D, but she went to see The Avengers anyway....

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 81

It’s that time of  the month again…time for another Confessions of a you-know-what, in which I opine on various comics and...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 80

Here we go again with Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I opine on various recently released publications of the sequential...

Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: “Scarlet”

In Scarlet Book 1, Brian Michael Bendis wants to be a dangerous storyteller. He wants to be edgy and relevant and maybe even thought...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 78

Welcome to the first Confessions of 2012! I really meant to have this up two weeks ago, but life sometimes gets in the way of my writing...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Ghost Rider, Creator’s Rights And Bill Mantlo

What might the recent legal win for property rights mean for comic book creators?...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” Volume 3 and Volume 4

While fans await the second season of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, there is enough action, adventure and good humor here to tide...

Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 74

Johnny Bacardi dba David Allen Jones is back once more with capsule reviews of recent comics and graphic novel releases....

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: “Essential Silver Surfer Volume Two”

Popdose and Kirkus Reviews look over one of Marvel's most gimmicky and, in some ways, beloved characters....

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No.70

Here we go again with Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I opine on various recently released publications of the sequential...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 69

Here we go again with a long-gestating edition of Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I opine on various recently released...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 67

Well, hello there! It’s been a while, I know. I’ve had a variety of real world issues taking up my time and attention,...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 64

Hello and welcome to my online comics confessional, in which I attempt to enlighten you about various comic book and graphic...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: “Fear Itself #1”

Fear Itself #1 supposedly reflects our real world fears only, you know, with costumed heroes and mythological gods running around as well....

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 60

Welcome back to Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, my little bully pulpit from which I cast aspersions on a choice selection of recent...

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Book Reviews, Books, Comics and Graphic Novels

Book Review: Serenity: The Shepherd’s Tale

Popdose reviews the latest from the Firefly Universe, Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale....

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No.57

Welcome to a overdue, mostly rushed, and special been-under-the-weather edition of Confessions, which will this week be made up of one...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 56

Welcome back to Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I give you the skinny, the straight dope, the 411 (and other out-of-date...