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Review of Luke Cage, Episodes #9-13

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Marvel’s latest series on Netflix’s takes a victory lap as it closes out the thirteen part story and prepares to showcase a new hero next year. For now, there’s plenty to discuss about the events in Harlem and the impact they have on the Streets of the MCU… Continue reading Review of Luke Cage, Episodes #9-13

Why we haven’t seen a Black Widow Movie (Yet)

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With hit after hit, Marvel Studios is the current juggernaut of comic book movies. But what is keeping Black Widow from becoming their next blockbuster?

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“Why are Superman and Batman fighting?” And the Superhero Fight Club…

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In a few weeks, viewers will see the live scene dual between the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, many for the first time. For comic fans this is merely a foregone conclusion, it can only end in a tie or Batman’s victory. But for fresh newcomers, the question becomes “Why would they fight at all?”

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What I don’t want in the New Year (2016 Mix)

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2016 has gotten off to an eventful start, to say the least. The movie theaters are full of films to entertain, the big two are chugging along, and there’s plenty to look forward to in the coming months in terms of TV, movies, and comics. Before all that happens, I wanted to lay out another list of what I don’t want to see in the coming months…

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Review of Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #1

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After doing a comic combining the 60s TV Batman with the Green Hornet (two shows which did crossover back in the day), DC followed up with a Caped Crusader/Man from U.N.C.L.E meeting. U.N.C.L.E.’s retro style made it seem an obvious choice for mixing with BAM! POW! Era Dynamic Duo. DC’s new project, co-published by BOOM!, is in theory even more appealing. Steed and Peel’s adventures were filled with wit, excitement, colorfully outrageous villains, a bit of social satire and a large amount sexual tension. Also Emma Peel remains one of the most charming and independent female action protagonists to grace screens large or small. Their show The Avengers had a long run on British television, going through several iterations. However, the years with Diane Rigg playing Emma Peel opposite Patrick Macnee’s John Steed are simply some of the best television ever. However, the franchise has pretty much stumbled whenever transferred to comics. Something about the natural charm and chemistry of Macnee and Rigg has defied later writers, a trend which unfortunately continues.

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