One of the most understated abilities of comic book writers is how they handle emotions. Though the stories of the most mainstream comics tend to be about powerful heroes changing the world and dealing with villains, they also have really heart-felt mementoes. In fact, some of them are so deep and melancholic, you forget you’re even reading a comic. It’s what elevates the medium from Sunday’s comic strips to an […]
Comic books have been around forever, so, of course, they were bound to reuse a couple of ideas every now and then. No matter how good the comic is, they’ve all fallen prey to at least one or two cringe-worthy clichés. And since comic books are having a Renaissance of sorts, there’s never been a better time to call writers out on overdone ideas and ask them to do better.
Superheroes would be nothing without an antagonist. And while the most popular villains have solid fanbases, there are some unsung ones that have been almost completely forgotten. It’s unjust, cause these guys and girls are some of the most entertainingly evil characters in their universes.
The classic: Riddler
The Riddler is an old-school villain, so he might seem a little stale and over the top to new readers. But in context, he […]
For years, we have seen hundreds (if not thousands) of characters pop in and out of Marvel Comics, the majority of these, for obvious reasons, villains. Although there are two exceptional beings of massive power, that are not only villains but also forgotten heroes sent to the void of a recycle bin, let’s check them out.
There are other characters more powerful than these two, but let’s remember that these two […]
Comics have always been a booming industry. It seems like a few decades ago traditional comics were everywhere. Kids were breaking their bags just to get the latest issues, and anywhere you looked there was someone reading a comic book. Later on, it became a little less popular, and now they have seemingly disappeared, but actually, they have just shapeshifted. Comics are still insanely popular they’ve just gone digital. There’s […]