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
Please note this is an opinion piece, I do not wish to annoy or anger anyone by putting my view on this subject forward. So this evening, I finished reading the first issue of the new Captain America: Steve Rogers ongoing series. The reason I am so late to this is due to the fact… Continue reading Captain America: Steve Rogers #1: The controversy and what feels overlooked
The Captain America month continues with a look at the latest Marvel Studios film, Captain America: Civil War. Opening to widespread acclaim, and having a fantastic run at the box office internationally, Civil War has been called the ‘best Marvel Studios film yet’ by some. To me this seems a fair verdict, as it certainly… Continue reading Captain America: Civil War Film Review
Continuing the focus on Captain America this month, this week’s column looks at what the mantle of Captain America means, and the difference between the meaning of this mantle, and the character of Steve Rogers himself.
Name: Steve Rogers Alias: Captain America Profession: Soldier/S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Powers: Super Strength, Agility and other heightened abilities Equipment/Weapons: Shield, Fists First Appearance: Captain America Comics #1 Considering that the good Captain is this year celebrating his 75th anniversary, along with his recent rejuvenation and new series launching in the comics, and… Continue reading Heroic Origins: Captain America (Steve Rogers)
Despite being rather late after the release, the first official review from Superhero Subcultures will be of the Deadpool film. I will provide a warning that it has been a while since I saw this film, so I apologise if I omit anything glaring from the review, and similarly I will be focussing on… Continue reading Deadpool (2016) Film Review
Given the current anticipation for the Civil War film, due out later this year, it seemed a good time to look at the defining relationship between two of the key players on Team Cap. However, rather than looking at the current relationship, I instead want to look at their relationship during the first appearances of… Continue reading Comic Couples: Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes