Dunphy Knows It All: Fixing The Comic Book Industry

There has scarcely been a better time for the superhero genre. Even if your movie turns out to be a “flop,” you can still guarantee a #1 weekend slot at the box office on your eventual way to digital streaming services. Marvel ...

Extra Medium #2: The X-Men of Denny’s

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comics are produced in the hopes they will lead to films, cartoons, action figures, video games, backpacks, beach towels and bubble baths. Extra Medium is my column about all these things ...

Comics Review: “Uncanny X-Force #1″

The last X-Force series always kind of looked interesting to me as a concept but the art just kept me away. The new Uncanny X-Force #1 had a back-up text section relating the recent history of X-Force, the incarnation that ...

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie No. 19

Here we go again with Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I attempt to spotlight several works of sequential graphic storytelling that I find noteworthy and think you might too, many of which may still be purchased for your very ...

DVD Review: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”

I can understand why fans of the character Wolverine and his band of misunderstood mutants, the X-Men, were disappointed with this film. Sure, the movie has some kick-ass action sequences, but the story is just hodgepodge of scenes thrown together to get ...

DVD Review: “Wolverine and the X-Men”

The cover has Sentinels on it. The opening credits have Sentinels in them. The back cover seems to promise this will be a really cool, animated adaptation of the classic X-Men comic-book two-parter “Days of Future Past.” So where in the flying ...