A Haunting Masterpiece – Joker Elevates Comic Book Films To New Heights

Headlined by Joaquin Phoenix’s spellbinding performance, Joker is uncomfortable, visceral and raw; setting a new standard of quality for all comic book-based films Directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime, Joker is a hauntingly chilling tale grounded in the type of reality that makes your skin crawl. The film presents itself as…

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Top 5 Comics- September 2019

It’s another month and that means we have more comics to talk about. September has been a great month for comic releases and we’ll take a look at a few that really stood out this month. As usual, there might be some spoilers present in this article so please take that into account. So let’s…

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Joker – Do Films Inspire Violence?|Distracting From Gun Control|WB’s Statement

YouTube- iTunes ComicBook Debate discusses the media circus around Todd Phillips JOKER. Do Films inspire violence? Why Blaming Films and Games For Gun Violence does not make sense. Distracting From Gun Control | WB’s Statement on Joker. Todd Philipps Joker Interview. Joaquin Phoenix Joker interview

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Reboot vs Retcon: Is Matt Reeves’ Batman Film Outside The DCEU?

ComicBook Debate Discusses The Batman. Jonah Hill in Early Talks for Villain Role. Robert Pattinson is headlining the latest take on Batman. Jeffrey Wright will play Commissioner Gordon. Reboot vs Retcon. The Farooqi Bros discuss Matt Reeves’ THE BATMAN & speculate on the film’s place among the wider DC Films. For More from The Farooqi…

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Don’t Be Batman – An Analysis of Tom King’s Batman, Issues 21-24

Note: This article will contain spoilers for issues twenty-one through twenty-four of Tom King’s Batman Welcome to the third part in a series of articles in which I’m taking a deeper look at and breaking down Tom King’s run on Batman from start to finish. King’s work on Batman is a testament to long-form storytelling…

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Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans – Movie Review

How many times have we heard the following phrase: “They ruined my childhood”? I’m willing to bet ‘too often’ considering Hollywood’s natural inclination to remake popular movies from the past. In the comic book world, things are certainly the same. This phrase was uttered by many in 2013 when Teen Titans Go! first premiered. This may…

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DC Comics: Top 5 Deadliest Villains

5. Brainiac Vrill Drox, otherwise known as Brainiac takes the 5th place spot.  His first appearance was in 1958, in Action Comics #242.  He is one of Superman’s most intelligent foes.  Brainiac is a self-aware alien AI, who is driven to seek all the knowledge of the Universe.  He was created with the purpose of…

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Static Shock – A Neglected Gem

For the generation that grew up in the 1990s and early 2000s, Static Shock was a household name. Yet, despite the success of the animated series, Static has not been given the chance to truly reach his potential a decade later.

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Birthed From a Crisis – Naomi Season 1 Review

When I first heard about the debut of Naomi, I was beyond hesitant. Even after hearing that the comic book Gods, David F. Walker and Brian Michael Bendis, were both writing the comic, I was still apprehensive. My apprehension came from the fact that this was DC’s first Black female superhero to get her own…

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Man of Steel & Batman v Superman: Top Five Moments

5. A Beautiful Lie – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice We have seen the Death of the Wayne family multiple times across all mediums but what Zack Snyder pulled off in the first scene of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is truly special. Let’s start with Zimmer’s amazing score. Tragedy is the one…

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From The New 52 to Rebirth: Examining Batman’s Humanity

If there is one thing, I think everyone in comic fandom can agree on it is that Batman is a popular character. He is by far one of the most beloved characters in the DC roster of characters based on the dozens of films, TV, shows and video games he’s starred in. Why do people…

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General Zod and King Orm: Catalyzing the Hero

A comparative character study. Villains are one of the great gifts of fiction. Antagonistic forces who incite conflict, the bread and butter of every story. Complex, magnetic characters we love to hate and hate to love. Villains and antagonists – for they aren’t exactly the same thing, more about that in a minute – are…

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Top 5 Comics- July 2019

Another month has gone by and we’re already through the halfway point of summer! Can you believe that? Well, luckily for all of us, these fantastic comics don’t take a break and this month we saw some exciting comics come out. Before we get started, I do want to post a spoiler warning as there…

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