​Marvel's Defenders Shows Shouldn't Be Just Another Avengers

Superhero enthusiasts all over got a big exciting surprise this morning when news broke that Marvel and Netflix would be partnering to create streaming series for the Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones characters. When the shows culminate into a Defenders team-up, the end result might be more grounded… » 11/07/13 12:59pm 11/07/13 12:59pm

A Great Example of How Superhero Comics Tackle Real Life Tragedy

Sometimes, everything goes terribly wrong when superhero comics draw their inspirations from the real world. The results can seem hokey, sensationalist or just plain dull. So what happens when the latest issue of Marvel Comics' Daredevil focuses on a shooting clearly based on the death of Trayvon Martin? None of the… » 9/26/13 11:00am 9/26/13 11:00am

Warcraft Movie Casting Update: Colin Farrell, Trek's Chekov In The Mix

The cast of the big-budget, Duncan Jones-directed Warcraft movie sounds as though it's coming together, according to a recent report at Deadline. Among the stars reportedly in talks to take lead roles are Mission Impossible's Paula Patton, Star Trek's Anton Yelchin and Bullseye himself, Colin Farrell. » 9/25/13 8:00pm 9/25/13 8:00pm

New Avengers #30 Puts Three of My Favorite Marvel Superheroes in One…

To my mind, the best episodes of a big-deal, all-hands-on-deck superhero crossover event are the ones that focus on the ground-level repercussions of the world-threatening chaos. I remember reading a great issue of Gotham Central » 6/12/12 3:30pm 6/12/12 3:30pm when DC's event was happening that showed riots and madness in the streets of Batman's…

Starting Today, Read The Digital Comics Financed By Mark Waid’s…

You might've heard about how Mark Waid—veteran writer behind the awesome, on-going run of Daredevil » 5/01/12 3:30pm 5/01/12 3:30pm—was . Well, Thrillbent—the site that Waid is spearheading—has launched today, with two offerings written by him that you can read for free. tells the story of an obnoxious sidekick who grows up to treat his mentor…