Shazam! – Review

Wholesome, genuinely funny, and beaming with heart, Shazam! is one of the most enjoyably well-balanced comic book films we’ve seen. Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! feels very much like a “Sandberg film.” While no, it is not a psychological horror thriller, the key word is consistency. From beginning to end, Shazam! feels consistent in…

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Men Are Still Good – An Analysis of Batman in ‘Batman v Superman’

We are quickly approaching the three-year anniversary of Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. With that, I thought it would be the perfect time to take a closer look at my favorite element of the film, Ben Affleck’s portrayal as the Caped Crusader. There is an untold number of essays lying in wait…

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Review – Doomsday Clock #9

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #9.Written by Geoff JohnsArt by Gary Frank Colors by Brad AndersonLettering by Rob Leigh To say Doomsday Clock has been an excellent series would be an understatement. Outside of delays hurting the pacing of the title over the last few months, the quality of writing by Geoff Johns and the sheer brilliance in…

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Superhero Toy Event – NYC Children’s Hospital

One year ago, The Farooqi Bros teamed up with the Black Panther Challenge to take 400 kids from an underserved area in Bronx, NY to see Black Panther. Raising $5000 thanks to all of your support and help, the event was a success. Today, we are launching our next project. Working with NewYork–Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital,…

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The Importance of Family in the DCEU

“But somewhere out there you have another father too, who gave you another name. And he sent you here for a reason, Clark. And even if it takes you the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself to find out what that reason is” Jonathan Kent Over the years, comic books have provided…

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The Hero’s Burden: Why I Love Zack Snyder’s Superhero Films

GUEST-Thamsanqa Jantjies. For years comic book heroes have been portrayed as perfect individuals, possessing all the ideal virtues of bravery, valor, kindness, wisdom, and selflessness. These larger-than-life characters are incorruptible and serve justice to all people from all walks of life. For generations, fans have always loved to see these heroes because they show us…

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A True Masterpiece – Man and Superman #1 – Review

Man and Superman #1 Written by Marv WolfmanArt by Claudio CastelliniPublished by DC ComicsRelease Date: February 6th, 2019 Flashback a decade, DC was in early discussions to reboot their comic line with the New 52 and the comic industry was in the middle of a rebirth. In the shuffle, DC cancelled a story – Man and…

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A Look Back at The Misguided Criticism of Starfire

Guest Article- De’Areyes Bryant 2018 was a phenomenal year for black nerds (blerds) and African-Americans alike: we witnessed Black Panther gain more success than most solo superhero films ever dream of, and with it came especially the emphasis of Black Women’s roles in comics and the African dysphoria. We also witnessed the story of Miles Morales,…

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