Tag: Marvel

Film

There’s Only One Outcome Where We Win: “Avengers: Infinity War” and the Problem With the Marvel Cinematic Universe

I remember when Iron Man was released in 2008. At the time, Everyone considered it a mad experiment. Tony Stark was not someone known to a...

Comics and Graphic Novels, News

News: Len Wein, Cocreator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing, Dies at 69

Wein was editor on groundbreaking mini-series Watchmen....

Comics and Graphic Novels, Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… What Do We Do With Non-Canonical Media?

This is not your grandfather's Superman...but is that Superman at all anymore?...

Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Buggy “Ant-Man” Edition

I saw “Ant-Man” over the weekend, and given the fact that advance buzz (so to speak) was iffy, I was pleasantly surprised: It was the...

Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: Howard The Duck #1

Trapped in a world made for mass-consumption....

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels

Dunphy Knows It All: Fixing the Comic Book Industry

Once they made movies from comics. Now comics seem like little more than another merchandising platform. Here are some thoughts on how to...

Film, Spinning Discs

Spinning Discs: Mad Worlds

Looking at comics, comedians, classics, and chaos....

Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Film

Extra Medium #6: 7 Reasons Why “Daredevil” Shouldn’t Make Us Hate Ben Affleck

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comic books are produced with the hope they will lead to films, cartoons,...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Television

Extra Medium #5: My Initial 12 Reactions to “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comics are produced in the hopes they will lead to films, cartoons, action...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1963: Sgt. Fury Debuts

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

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Iron Man 3”

A Stark start to summer sci-fi spectacles....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Avengers”

"The Avengers" is blockbuster/popcorn filmmaking at its best...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Film

Extra Medium #4: The Top 10 Worst and Best Things About “The Avengers”

Just in time for its arrival on DVD and Blu-ray, Mick Martin takes a look at "The Avengers."...

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?...

The Avengers

Film, News

Watch the New “Avengers” Trailer

Well, you’ll still have to wait until next May to watch the whole thing, but Marvel is starting to get serious about sharing glimpses...

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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

Comics Review: “The Invincible Iron Man — Stark: Disassembled”

There are two important questions you’ve got to ask yourself going into writer Matt Fraction and artist Salvador Larroca’s The...