Mental Health Awareness Through Superheroes

A great superhero, to me, faces universal problems, which makes them relatable to the audience. These universal problems ground the characters who are known for their powerful abilities and otherworldly strengths. Living with mental illness is a daily struggle for many people and comic book superheroes are a way of escaping our everyday lives. Many…

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The Girl We Left Behind: David Fincher’s Incomplete Dragon Tattoo Trilogy

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo deserved better. David Fincher’s adaptation of the popular Swedish novel is his most underrated movie yet; although it was critically praised and did moderately well at the box office—oh yeah, and got Rooney Mara a Best Actress nomination—it still wasn’t enough to continue the trilogy. Disappointed is an understatement.…

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Deadpool 2- Review

Deadpool 2, directed by David Leitch, takes all the best parts of the original and balances it with terrific characters, a solid plot, brilliant action, and tons of humor. I will be the first to admit 2016’s Deadpool wasn’t my favorite film. While the action scenes were great, and the acting was on point, some of the lackluster jokes,…

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D-An Overlooked Top-Tier Series

Since it arrived on the small screen in September 2013, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has always been somewhat of a crapshoot, a real hit-and-miss of oftentimes truly great television. From its highest of highs—Ming-Na Wen as Agent May, the Agents meeting the Ghost Rider, the love affair that is Fitz-Simmons, and most importantly the fantastic…

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Hero’s Remorse & Mental Health Solidarity

This is what we know: The world has grown dark, and while we have reasons to fear we have the strength not to. There are heroes among us, to remind us that only from fear, comes courage. That only from the darkness, can we truly feel the light. Every hero or villain has an origin…

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Black Lightning Season 1-Review

With the freshman season of the newest DC Comics adaptation to the CW now at an end, there is a lot to unravel from this great new series and a lot to look forward to in the future. Black Lightning has truly become one of the best comic book adaptations to come to the small…

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Joint Statement on Behalf of the DC Fandom

Joint Statement between ComicBook Debate & ForSnyderCut The DCEU Fandom is one of the most popular, diverse, and universal fandoms in the world. Fans who don’t speak the same language, hold the same beliefs, or live in the same timezones come together to discuss superheroes, comics, and films from DC. Above all, the fandom does…

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Top Ten Comic Book Films of All Time

ComicBook Debate has grown a lot over the past 3 years. What started in 2015 as an idea among four brothers transformed into a worldwide team of 38 writers, artists and editors. The one thing that binds us all together is our love for superheroes, comic books and comic book films. Featuring talent from all over the world that…

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Hal Jordan & Sinestro: The Friendship That Burns Bright

GUEST Article By: Taylor Pechter “No evil shall escape my sight,” reads a verse in the sacred oath of the Green Lantern Corps. As pledged through the oath, Green Lanterns are tasked to protect the galaxy from what is considered “evil”. But what constitutes this “evil” exactly? It’s a deeply layered question—there are some obvious evils that…

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Movie Pitch-Thor

Hello! Welcome to the first “Movie Pitch!” In this series, a guest and I will be ‘pitching’ a movie that we’d like to see created that is centered around comic book characters. In today’s pitch, we’ll take a unique look at The God of Thunder, Thor Odinson, and some creative approaches to his character. I’m your host, Ari, and joining me today is Manh, an artist…

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The Secret Empire of Captain America- Hydra’s Greatest Sleeper Agent

The following article contains minor spoilers from Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016-2017) and Secret Empire (2017) by Nick Spencer  Hail Hydra! Those two words were the start of a phenomenon that confused and shocked many comic book readers around the world. As Captain America declared his allegiance to one of Marvel’s most notorious organizations (Hydra),…

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Luke Cage & Police Brutality- A Missed Opportunity

As of late, the superhero genre has been lauded for its attempts to represent minority groups in their pictures. DC and Warner Bros., for example, were the first to provide a leading female, blockbuster superhero with Wonder Woman, an iconic, successful film that nearly broke $1 billion worldwide. The following year, Disney/Marvel shattered records with Black Panther,…

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Batman Ninja- Review

BATMAN NINJA, directed by Junpei Mizusaki, is DC’s latest animated feature, and stars the voicing talent of Roger Craig Smith (Bruce Wayne/Batman), Grey DeLisle (Selina Kyle/Catwoman), Tony Hale (The Joker), and many more. The film follows the Bat-family and Batman’s rogues as they’re transported across space and time from present day Gotham City to feudal Japan. 

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Infinity War: From Page to Screen

Marvel Studio’s Avengers: Infinity War will be hitting everywhere this weekend. The world is waiting for what’s been hyped as one of the biggest films of our generation. You can read Editor-in-Chief, Sheraz Farooqi’s spoiler free review here. While fans are concerned with how the entire Marvel universe will come crashing down around The Avengers and the…

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