Tag "Comic Book"

Pakistan gets its first ever female superhero comic book

Though it’s getting better, traditionally female superheroes have been underutilized in popular comic books. They’re usually in the background behind big names like Captain America, Wolverine, Spider-Man and the Hulk.

Diversity blamed for struggling Marvel comic sales?

Without a doubt, diversity is a controversial topic in today’s comic books. Critics argue that Marvel tries too hard to force diverse characters into the story. Existing characters are taken

Powerless is a fresh take on the superhero world (pilot review)

With so many action-packed shows focused on both DC and Marvel Superheroes, Powerless is a breath of fresh air to the comic-book-turned-TV genre. Starting with the credits, they not only allude to

New Syrian comic book aimed at helping those in need

There’s no denying the tragedies that countless Syrians have faced as of late. War and political unrest have ruined so many lives and forced thousands of innocent human beings to

LINE Webtoon debuts new digital comic ‘Cyko KO’

Have you ever wanted to experience more from your digital comics? Ever wished you could hear the sounds of the lights flicker, or the ominous music as danger approached? Well,

Comic book power couple moves to creator-owned books

Kelly Sue DeConnick and her husband, Matt Fraction, are moving away from the established comic book powerhouses and confronting the brave new frontier of creator-owned books. DeConnick and Fraction (or

Batman triumphs over Spider-Man in August 2014 comic book sales

It’s time to find out which comic book publisher and which comic book title are reigning supreme over the others. According to Diamond, Batman #34 is the top-selling comic book of

Could ComicBlitz be the Netflix for comic books?

To get a comic book, we can buy them at the local comic book store or download them digitally via Comixology. Now comic book readers have ComicBlitz, a monthly subscription

Comics In Focus: Chris Claremont’s X-Men (review)

He is one of the people responsible for one of the most iconic Wolverine comics of all time. Although he didn’t create the character, he’s probably the most iconic writer

Comic book funeral: 5-year-old cancer victim is given the best parting gift

Are your tissues ready? A Spider-Man-loving little boy named Braden Denton lost his battle with a brain tumor — something he and his family had been fighting for a long

Lara Croft returns in Dark Horse’s Tomb Raider #1 (review)

Geeks that couldn’t get enough of the new and improved Lara Croft from last year’s reboot video game, rejoice! Dark Horse is continuing their tradition of bringing beloved series from

Superhero movies and genre, what works?

I know I’m preaching to the choir here, but not all superhero movies are created equal. Whenever I get dragged into the Batman vs. Superman argument and why Nolan’s Batman

A fanboy Man of Steel review

* Review contains SPOILERS* So I have been seeing these reviews on Man of Steel that say it is only “OK” and “not the greatest” film. These are from websites

“Devil’s Playground and House of Blues Presents: Comic Book Vixens Burlesque Show” Review

I feel that I am the best writer on staff to review this, not because of my admirable writing skills, but by the pure essence of who I am: a

Mega Man the Comic

It looks like Archie Comics will be adding the blue bomber Mega Man to their roster of comics on sale.  The new Mega Man comic book series will be written

Duke Nukem: Glorious Bastard

It looks like the wise cracking, ego driven, chauvinist, macho, womanizing, and all around bad ass Duke Nukem will be getting his very own comic book series from IDW Publishing.

Terminator VS Robocop

It looks like like the time has come for the metal assassin from the future to meet the OCP’s latest in advanced law enforcement.  Robocop has awoken to the Terminator’s future

‘Steampunk Palin’ the Comic Book

Some of you may have notice the popularity of steampunk in the media of late. Those strange men and women in brass and leather.  Now close your eyes and imagine