Why the Best Comic Characters Just “Work”

Some of the most memorable and fascinating characters in all of fiction were first created for comic books. The last decade-plus of movie ticket sales can more than substantiate that. But even before cinematic effects caught up with the way these larger-than-life heroes deserved to be presented, you are still talking about characters that have... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: The Long Halloween

My wife hates comics books. It’s really frustrating, but honestly, we have so little in common, and some of that so little is that she just has no interest in them whatsoever. Not just superheroes, either. The whole notion of “books with pictures in them” is anathema to her. What’s really weird is that she... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: DC Comics Films

Hey, it's Snyder Month! Regardless of how you or I feel about the upcoming Snyder Cut, it's well on its way, and it will be hitting HBO Max on 3/18/21. And there has been a segment of fans who have been rabidly awaiting this moment in pop culture history. Between those fans and the morbid... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: World’s Finest

It’s been a while! I mean, not for you. The nice thing about writing these in bunches is that even though it’s been a few weeks since I penned (boy, that’s an archaic term. Computed, maybe? But that means something else. Computered? Going with “computered”) volume nine of this series, it will presumably come out... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Movie Franchises

Franchises. No, not... I mean, MOVIE franchises. Why make one good movie when you can make somewhere between three and a hundred movies of varying quality, right? Hollywood is ON BOARD with this notion. If a movie is released to more than 2000 theaters nationwide, you can almost bet someone behind it all envisions it... Continue Reading →

The First Five

I really dug Wolverine as a kid. I can actually remember why that was even the case. At the first inkling that I was going to start getting into comics, my dad told me that Wolverine was a great character, and that I should follow his and the X-Men’s adventures. This is unusual to me... Continue Reading →

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