The Super Saiyan Legend: The Brilliance of Goku vs Frieza

Whether you’ve watched the series religiously, only seen an episode, or heard of it in passing, there is good chance you know about Dragon Ball Z. The most popular anime of all time, with a franchise worth of over $4 billion dollars, a long running manga, countless series, games and spin offs, Dragon Ball is…

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Exclusive – An Interview with Larry Fong

The Farooqi Bros have had a chance to interview many amazing guests on their podcast but Larry Fong has been a true highlight. He spoke about his career upbringing, what made him go into filmmaking, his inspirations, fears and more. Additionally Larry spoke about his relationship with Zack Snyder, his work on films like 300,…

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EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Zack Snyder

I had the opportunity to interview Zack Snyder about how women are portrayed in his filmography. Not only did I get extensive answers to my questions, I was also able to have a conversation with him about his upcoming projects, his influences, and his creativity throughout the years. The idea for this interview formed during…

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The Women in Zack Snyder’s Films

Ana Clark. Queen Gordo. Sally Jupiter. Babydoll. Sweet Pea. Rocket. Amber. Blondie. Lois Lane. Martha Kent. Wonder Woman. These are the women of Zack Snyder’s films. While he’s known for his adaptations of 300, Watchmen, of Superman and Batman, the women of his filmography are the unsung heroes of his craft. Without these women, these…

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Captain America: The MCU’s Greatest Arc

Captain America has always had a unique legacy with Marvel. Jack Kirby and Joe Simon’s character enjoyed an immense level success in the comics when he arrived in 1941’s Captain America #1. Despite being popular with hardcore fans, Captain America was never Spider-Man or the Hulk or even one of the X-Men. When the Marvel…

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ComicBook Debate Hospital Toy Event

Last week, The Farooqi Bros led ComicBook Debate through our Hospital Toy Event. Working with NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, was an honor for us. As one of the nation’s premier children’s hospitals, we felt it was a great fit for our latest charity. We accomplished our goal of making sure each child got a…

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Dwyane Wade: How ‘The Flash’ of Basketball Inspired ComicBook Debate

Now I know what you’re thinking…why is there a basketball article on ComicBook Debate? With the career of Dwyane Wade coming to a close last night, the incredible legacy of the Flash to both basketball and to myself is worth exploring. Taking a more personal approach, I’ll focus on what Dwyane has meant to me…

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The Snyder Cut is Real. And Yes, It’s Been Obvious For Years

2017’s Justice League is commonly seen as one of the biggest flops in recent memory. With a massively ballooned budget of $250M, likely more when encapsulating Joss Whedon’s reshoots, the film had to do extremely well to meet basic expectations. As soon as Justice League hit theaters, fans immediately discerned a massive problem. It was…

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80 Years of Batman: The Top 5 Adaptations

Throughout Batman’s illustrious 80-year history we have seen him change, evolve, adapted, and expanded in brilliant ways. Each creator, writer, and artist putting their imprint on the long legacy of The Dark Knight and his entire world, telling their stories in unique and exciting ways. Though the Detective Comics and Batman runs are considered to…

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A Beautiful Lie & Diamond Absolutes – The State of the DCEU

“There Were Perfect Things..” – The Birth of the DCEU The earlier 2010s were a time of flourishing for Warner Bros.—Harry Potter was wrapping up its incredible franchise and Christopher Nolan was on the cusp of releasing the finale of the iconic Dark Knight trilogy. On Nolan’s push, Zack Snyder was hired to take the…

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Spider-Verse & Aquaman: A Celebration of the Biracial Superhero

2018 has been a wonderful year for comic book films. Black Panther broke boundaries and shattered expectations as it brought an authentic experience to audiences around the world. Avengers: Infinity War culminated ten years of Marvel storylines in a film equivalent of a comic book event. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse brought animated films to a…

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Transcending The Medium: The Greatest Superhero Adaptations

The comic book medium is one of the most versatile, fleshed out, and diverse outlets for art and entertainment. The superheroes and characters that have flown off the comic pages since 1938 have brought inspiration, joy, and thought-provoking discussion. Focusing on the adaptions that have come from the comics, there have been multiple films, TV…

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The Definitive Superman: A DCAU Retrospective

In the end, the world didn’t really need a Superman… just a brave one Superman The DC Animated Universe is one of the greatest achievements from DC and WB. The DCAU encompasses 7 animated shows, 4 feature films and the most complete collection of definitive interpretation. The DCAU’s legacy stands on its own. The critically…

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