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A Guide to Live Action Superhero Entertainment

This week instead of an episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC aired a special about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe was basically a documentary discussing the process that Marvel Studios went through to create their series of interconnected movies and

Let’s Talk About Race

As you’ve no doubt already heard, the new Fantastic Four movie has cast its Human Torch. Meet Michael B. Jordan, the new Johnny Storm: Even though this is a topic that Eric has already covered, I’d like to offer my thoughts on why casting an

King Pin Comic Depiction vs Movie Depiction

Race Flipping in Comic Movies

The internet is abuzz about the recent news by 20th Century Fox to have Johnny Storm played by an African American actor in the next Fantastic Four movie. The featured image of this article should be a reminder that this isn’t the first time we’ve

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What (Else) Makes a Hero?

Last week I took a look at four superhero characters – Batman, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Starfire – and what made them decide to put on their costumes and fight the good fight. If you haven’t read that one yet, I’d suggest checking it

The Manhattan Projects #2 - Feynman Affirmations

Week 17: The Manhattan Projects #2 vs Wonder Woman #8

Eric’s Book Eric: Thanks to Dan, I’ve become a huge Jonathan Hickman fan. It started with you, Dan, lending me the Fantastic Four trades that lead into FF. This made me appreciate the current Fantastic Four/Future Foudnation storylines in a way that I wouldn’t have

Fantastic Four #602 - Blanket Reed

Week 12: Fantastic Four #602 vs Flash #5

Eric’s Book Eric: I don’t think there’s any way I can lose because this week I have chose “The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine!”, according to the cover. And we all know that covers don’t lie. Dan: Well, hmm…That’s a wrap then, folks! Eric: Alright, another

Fantastic Four #600 - Franklins Powers Return

The Fallout from Fantastic Four #600

(The following contains lots of spoilers! So you may want to read Fantastic Four #600 first if you haven’t yet) Predicting the fallout from any given issue is a difficult thing to do within this storytelling medium. Authors are fond of misdirection. Small, seemingly unimportant