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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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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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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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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The Mount Rushmore of Comic Book Films

What makes a great comic book film? Do they have to be instant classics of iconography? Can they disobey the laws and constraints of formula? Are they the darker, grittier versions of our favorite superheroes put in a grounded reality? Are they merely blockbuster entertainment whose sole purpose is fantasy escapism? Can they transcend the…

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The Legacy of Superman: 80 Years of The Man of Steel

“Doomed Planet. Desperate Scientists. Last Hope. Kindly Couple. Superman” – All Star Superman Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, has had a profound impact on popular culture since his debut on April 18th, 1938, 80 years ago today. His rise in popularity over the decades has evolved into a legacy that is truly remarkable,…

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Man! I Feel Like a (Super) Woman

The comic book genre has proven to be a successful medium of entertainment as the stories have crossed into an increasing number of movies and television shows throughout the last decade. With its dominating prevalence in popular culture, the genre has welcomed an exciting amount of new fans. As a result, the call to implement…

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Batman v Superman: When Critics Don’t Like Change

Originally published on 4/9/16. This past Wednesday I went to see Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice for a second time—despite what the general consensus said, I came out enjoying the movie—and while I watched the slow-mo opening credits of the death of Thomas and Martha Wayne, I found myself crying. Not because of their tragic…

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