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Jonathan London Surveys the Geekscape

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

Geekscape, which started out as something akin to a Wayne's World-type program broadcast from Jonathan London's Los Angeles living room, has transformed into a fledgeling media empire with over 200,000 unique monthly visitors and growing.

What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.

Why DC Comics Should Replace Wonder Woman With a Man

Seriously Skewed | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Yes. Wonder Woman -- a fantastic character that stands in her own right as a member of the DC pantheon of Gods and on par with Superman and Batman. That to me is giving respect to minorities, not what Marvel Comics is doing.

The Crime Buff's Guide to Comic Con International: San Diego 2014

Davian Hoffman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

Comic Con International: San Diego 2014, the four-day extravaganza of all things "comics and related popular artforms" taking place July 24-27, has a decidedly dark bent to it, as do many of the works it celebrates.

That Time George R.R. Martin Wrote A Letter To Stan Lee

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

George R.R. Martin's eloquent prose can make even the most back-handed of compliments feel like high praise. We have proof in a letter that 15-year-ol...

The Times They are A-Mutatin': Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dan Persons | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Having previously flubbed the introduction of a new, younger Professor X and Magneto (James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, respectively) in X-Men: First Class, the producers clearly wanted to recover a bit of the franchise's mojo.

Marvel Has Found Its New Daredevil!

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | TV

Feast your eyes on Marvel’s new Daredevil. Marvel confirmed Wednesday that “Boardwalk Empire” and “Stardust” actor Charlie Cox will play...

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Comic book nerds may understand the gravity of the situation. A novice, who stumbles into a multiplex looking for that "fun" summer event movie, might not be so enamored.

Magneto, Master of Magnetism, Has Some Openings On His Team

Graham Nelson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Graham Nelson

Think you got what it takes to put the "neato" in Magneto?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Dan Persons | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

To be perfectly blunt about it, big studio blockbuster releases typically don't fail as spectacularly as The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2': Great for Fans, Great for Non-Fans

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.29.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

I am really pleased with how this series of Marvel's Spider-Man franchise is developing. I am a devoted fan of the Spider-Man trilogy that captured the hearts of the of comic book fans in the early 2000s and I love the interpretation of the comics done by Director Sam Raimi.

Zaki's Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It feels at times like two separate movies awkwardly scotch-taped together, which has me a bit worried about Sony's big mega-franchise plans. But as far as this entry goes, despite its flaws, I left the theater feeling satisfied. Not amazed, but satisfied.

Black Widow vs. The Boy's Club: Give Marvel's Leading Lady Her Own Movie!

Michael Varrati | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

Despite the continued solo adventures of the Avengers, the team's sole female member, Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow, continues to not be represented in her own adventure.

Summer Blockbusters Are Coming to a Store Near YOU!

Laurie Schacht | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Summer means a lot of things: School's out (a big "yay!" for the kids); sports like baseball and tennis kick into high gear; and families spend time at the pool and the beach, enjoying the fresh air and warmer weather. But summer wouldn't be complete without a great lineup of movies, and this season promises not to disappoint.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Believe the Hype

Darryl Woodard | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

This second Captain America film centers on one basic premise as a question actually. As important as freedom is, should freedom be sacrificed for sec...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Dan Persons | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

On the spectrum of the Marvel Comics franchise films, Captain America: The Winter Soldier doesn't reach the cinematic heights of the Raimi Spider-Mans or Whedon's The Avengers, but doesn't crater out anywhere near the Thor or Fantastic Four efforts.

Captain America: Wise and Wickedly Funny

Lorraine Roe | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Lorraine Roe

Pardon me while I gush. Captain America stood his ground this weekend at the box office and in the hearts of my family. All of us were blown away by the movie, Captain America: Winter Soldier.

Marvel Studios Has Big Plans Through 2028

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment

Just in case anyone had doubts that Marvel Studios is committed to its cinematic universe for the long haul, President Kevin Feige recently revealed t...

What's in a Name? Captain America: The Winter Soldier

William Bradley | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Reviewers are wondering about the film's title, pointing out that the titular 'Winter Soldier' doesn't figure as prominently as the title might suggest. Au contraire. I'll explain what the 'Winter Soldier' of the title really means.

Comic Book Guy

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 05.11.2014 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

Hannibal Tabu has been the longtime writer of The Buy Pile at Comic Book Resources, and one of the closest things to a popular literary critic there i...

Original Hulk And Modern Day Thor 'Battle' It Out

Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment

Talk about a powerful trio! Lou Ferrigno, otherwise known as the Incredible Hulk, posted a photo to his Facebook page from Wizard World Comic Con in S...

American Dream Machine

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Savas Abadsidis

D'Alessio got into the game before what can arguably be called the Geek Spring that IS most entertainment. I talked to D'Alessio about how he started and where he's going next.

Marvel Still Has Creativity!

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 05.03.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

I believe Marvel has done much more than just create a new movie. I believe Marvel, accidentally or not, created a new age of creativity that could bring a whole new era of Marvel characters into the world.

Ms. Marvel #1 Review

Barbara Holm | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Barbara Holm

My expectations were happily exceeded by the funny, charming writing of this premier issue. The first of what will be a new monthly series, this issue introduced us to the new Ms. Marvel, a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim girl named Kamala Khan.

Captain Letta, Renzi Thor and the Battle for Italy

Federiga Bindi | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Federiga Bindi

Unless you are familiar with Marvel superheroes, it is hard to understand recent events in Italy. The Prime Minister, Democratic Captain Italia Enrico Letta has been just ousted by RenziThor, the Democratic Party leader.