Melisandre of Asshai: Subverting The Witch Trope in Game of Thrones

Morally ambiguous and often presented as alluring and dangerous creatures, witches are important characters in horror and fantasy literature and cinema. The traits and characteristics typically associated with witches and their role in storytelling are inherited from the late Middles Ages and the Early Modern period ‒ dreadful times of political unrest and heightened religious…

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Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Are a Force to be Reckoned in ‘Harley Quinn’ Series

If you haven’t checked out DC Universe’s adult animated Harley Quinn series, you’re definitely missing out. With season one finished and season two now upon us, the new series has proven itself to be another hit for the streaming service, with mainly positive reviews from critics and viewers alike.  With the basis of season one…

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Heroes With Irish Heritage

Superheroes come from all around the world, and galaxy. As the world celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day, let’s take a look at superheroes that have Irish heritage. Captain America Although Captain America is one of the most patriotic American superheroes out there, Steve Rogers is Irish. Steve grew up in New York during the 1930s, and…

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The Coronavirus Cripples Film and Sports World

The Farooqi Bros discuss the coronavirus. We discuss ways to prevent the virus and COVID-19’s effects on the entertainment and sports world. The NBA Season has been suspended after Rudy Gobert got the coronavirus. We react to the news. E3 has been canceled. The event was going to host the WB Games Presentation. A Batman…

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Roman Sionis in Birds of Prey: Creating The Perfect Villain

Drenched in neon technicolour and carried by a fantastic cast, Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey (released in February 2020) delivers stylish high-energy action and empowering messages through a simple story. It’s a refreshing film and a rarity in the comic book movie world: a film with a predominantly female ensemble cast and more than one…

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Watchmen #4 and The Structure of Time

It’s rather intimidating to write analytically about Watchmen. The comic series/graphic novel is one of the greatest of all-time and is perhaps the most influential book in the medium. There have been countless essays, papers, videos, and more written and published about it. So instead of talking about Watchmen as a whole and dissecting what…

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The Tragedy of Ben Solo

Warning: This article contains spoilers of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Ben Solo is the son of Leia Organa and Han Solo, grandson of the infamous Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala. Ben is raised up by his parents until he is sent to train in the force with his uncle Luke Skywalker. Ben is…

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Top Ten Comic Book Films of the Decade

The 2010-2019 decade is now coming to a close. For fans of superheroes and comic books, it was a fantastic decade filled with incredible moments on film, television and the pages themselves. The ComicBook Debate team has once again come together to provide a list of their favorites. But unlike last time, where a team…

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Why Is The Internet Obsessed With Bruce Wayne’s Money?

If you browse comic book twitter for long enough you’ll begin to see that many people have a lot to say about Bruce Wayne, and his methods. Many are critical on the way he spends his enormous wealth, and the way he handles his rouges gallery. But many do not go beyond the surface of…

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Orion: The Son of Two Worlds

Before “The Kryptonian” stood in Darkseid’s path, there was another powerhouse. In the galactic battle between supremacy and freedom, Orion stands between them. If the ancient Greek God of War “Ares” represented primeval battles of “god vs evil”, then the New God of War represents everything war now: complex. Arguably the champion of the epic…

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