Friend of the Gutter Mark White talks about philosophy and Marvel’s Civil War on NerdSync Podcast. “Marvel’s Civil War is a unique event in the comic book world. It’s not superheroes fighting a giant monster or facing the end of the universe. It’s heroes battling against each other […]
I recently finished watching the second season of Agent Carter and after the last episode was over I was left with a familiar feeling, something akin to loss. It’s a feeling I’ve always gotten when there’s nothing more left of a story or character that really captured my […]
Emily Nussbaum writes about Jessica Jones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and modern times for The New Yorker. “While the fact that Jessica Jones is Marvel’s first TV franchise starring a superpowered woman—and that it was created by a female showrunner, Melissa Rosenberg—amounts to a pretty limited sort of […]
At Bleeding Cool, Cap Blackard writes about the contested homeworld of Howard the Duck. “If you’ve seen the much maligned Howard the Duck film or read any Howard the Duck stories published since 1979, you’re probably familiar with the concept of Duckworld. You know, an alternate Earth where […]
After the already-dreaded Fantastic Four came out and landed in theatres with a thud so hard in August that its own director disowned it, a school of thought emerged: maybe it’s just impossible to bring the Fantastic Four to life onscreen. The body of evidence they pointed to—which […]
Thirteen Covers celebrates Walt Simonson’s birthday with… 13 covers, including Beta Ray Bill, Fin Fang Foom and Frog Thor!