Given the events that have been unfolding in major cities across the globe recently, Superhero Subculture examines the role of female characters in modern comics, focussing mainly on solo titles.
So after it was released yesterday, and after I spent this evening playing through it, it seemed only appropriate to post a full review of the first installment of Telltale’s episodic game. This game, like many of those before it, takes it source material from the comic book world, and takes place in the DC… Continue reading Batman – The Telltale Series: Realm of Shadows Review
This is a post I have wanted to write for some time, however with the recent announcements of some of the titles that can be expected to hit stands from Marvel as part of their ‘Marvel Now! 2016’, it seems the right time to talk about the possible long term meaning of this. Some people… Continue reading Comic Book Reboots: The Pros and Cons of ‘Seasons’ in Comics
As many comic fans will know, DC has recently announced that from May onward, the DC Universe will be changed up by an event called Rebirth. This has been teased for some time by Geoff Johns, among others from DC, but over the Easter weekend we were granted the first information about the impact that… Continue reading Thoughts on the DC Rebirth
Name: Prince Uxas Alias: Darkseid Profession: King of Apokolips Powers: Super strength, Omega Beams Equipment/Weapons: None First Appearance: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 (Cameo) /Forever People #1 (Full Appearance) This month’s Villain Spotlight looks at one of the earliest introduced tyrannical rulers in superhero comic books, Darkseid. First designed by Jack Kirby, he appeared… Continue reading Villain Spotlight: Darkseid
Name:Jay Garrick Alias:The Flash Profession: Student Powers: Super speed Equipment/Weapons: Fists First Appearance: Flash Comics #1 This month’s heroic origin story will look at the birth of the first ever Flash, Jay Garrick. While there have been numerous holders of the title ‘The Flash’,… Continue reading Heroic Origins: The Flash (Jay Garrick)
Name: Jonathan Crane Alias: Scarecrow Profession: Doctor of Psychology/Criminal Powers: None Equipment: Hallucinogenic fear gas, gas mask Weapons: Scythe First Appearance: Worlds Finest Comics #3 From the results of the poll it has been decided that the first Villain Spotlight will focus on the Batman villain… Continue reading Villain Spotlight: Scarecrow
Basic Bio Name:Wonder Woman Alias: Diana Prince Powers: Superhuman strength, Accelerated healing Equipment: Sword and Shield, Lasso of Truth, Indestructible Bracelets First Appearance: All Star Comics #8 (December 1941) To begin the new sequence of posts, it has seemed better to begin from a… Continue reading Heroic Origins: Wonder Woman