It’s not often that a secondary character is so compelling that audiences want to know everything about their backstories. Usually, they aren’t developed or interesting enough to warrant any attention. Though, every now and then comes a character that completely steals the show and makes you want to spend more time with them. That’s the […]Continue reading "All-Time Most Interesting Comic Spin-Offs"
Joss Whedon’s Buffy has given way to a lot of content throughout the year. There’s Buffyology, the formal academic studies of the series structure, aesthetics, gender constructs, and main themes. And, of course, there’s the continuation of the Buffyverse through comics. Since its ending, countless fanfiction pieces and comics have come to light. More notably, […]Continue reading "The Weirdest Moments in the Buffy Comic"
Graphic novels are sort of the hot but intense and moody cousins of comic books. They majored in philosophy and human behaviour and spend all day moping around while being beautiful and insightful. Sure, that’s not the rule. Some pretty great graphic novels are light-hearted and fun, but the ones we remember the most and […]Continue reading "Must Read Graphic Novels: Modern Edition"
Comic books are not that easy to adapt. After what feels like a thousand different adaptations of Spiderman, it’s safe to say that it’s not enough to get a kid inside a custom, prop up the green screen and get on with it. Movies need to capture the spirit of the comic and not just […]Continue reading "Most Amazing Comic Book Adaptations"
This British writer born in 1953 became famous for his work in the comic book industry, the different comics he has written are successful and popular but also quite controversial. Discussing political and social issues alongside his views on religion and mysticism contributed to the notion that comics are also for adults and can cover […]Continue reading "Alan Moore: 3 comics written by him you should read"
For those of us who grew up in a pre-Millennium world, even the year 2020 looks and sounds futuristic. We’re living in a reality that sci-fi enthusiasts of the past could only dream of, whereas some of the wildest theories from days of yore are becoming increasingly mundane to us and particularly younger generations. Many […]Continue reading "How Movies Based on Comics Have Developed this Decade"
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 […]Continue reading "Impactful Moments in Comic Book History"
As you may know by now, Spider-Man will no longer be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as Disney and Sony were unable to agree on financial terms to keep Peter Parker fighting next to Tony Stark and company. Obviously, this has been a major blow for the fans of the saga, especially considering […]Continue reading "What’s Next for Spider-Man and The MCU?"
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 […]Continue reading "Comic Book Clichés We Should Retire"
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 […]Continue reading "Best Forgotten Comic Book Villains"