• Gotham
    Who Needs Gotham?

    When I first heard about Gotham going into to production my eye brow was raised. I mulled it over in my mind and thought well it would kind of be great to see a pre-Batman police procedural series featuring a plucky young Jim Gordon railing against the criminal element no matter where it lay. When […]

  • Comic Book
    Batman Fans Deserve Better Than Fox’s Gotham

    2014 was an exceptional year for genre nerds. In a span of twelve months, we received cinematic treasures such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy. I slated Fox’s Gotham series in as the third and shiniest jewel in my comic book nerd triple crown. Much to my chagrin, I immediately […]

  • Comic Book
    Justice League: A Fun Superhero Movie

    Justice League is your typical superhero movie: heroes save the world from a seemingly impossible force.  However, it is a welcome break from dark and gritty films that are almost unpleasant for viewers to watch.  The primary source of conflict is Steppenwolf, played by Ciarán Hinds, who wants to destroy and subjugate the world- in […]

  • Comics
    DC Comics: The Best One Shot Single Issue Stories

    Today we examine the beauty of the single issue, but for DC comics. If you enjoyed my last article exploring some of Marvel’s best one shots, then I hope you stick around for this entry. DC has no shortage of excellent one shots as well. Much like Marvel, I’m sure I forgot to add, or […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Ranking the DC animated movies: Part 2

    It’s time to conclude this epic list and give these flicks the recognition they deserve. Marvel may have the edge in the big screen world, but DC surely has the upper hand in the animated world. The cream of the crop here, only confirms that. 14. J.L.A: Gods and Monsters Bruce Timm made a bit […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Ranking the DC Animated Movies: Part 1

    The new trailer for Dc’s Batman: The Killing Joke, arrived this week. The movie marks the return of iconic voice actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill as Batman and Joker. Bruce TImm is back in the fold as well. For those that are unaware, DC and Warner Bros. has been consistently releasing animated films based […]

  • Comic Book
    Batman vs Superman – A Marvel Fans point of view

    Right – let’s get the negative stuff out of the way first shall we?  Was this the best movie in the world?  No, I guess not, it had some flaws which I’ll detail below.  However, it definitely was not the horrible pile of steaming tripe that other reviewers are painting it as.  To be clear, […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Artist Spotlight: Mike Mignola

    For this month’s artist spotlight I’m featuring the man responsible for creating Hellboy. Basically a character that helped to establish Dark Horse comics as a legitimate competitor  to DC and Marvel comics. Mike Mignola had already established himself as a unique talent in the comics industry prior to creating Hellboy. His stock was on the […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Halloween special:The Best Of Batman Villains: Part 1

    Halloween is just upon us and what better way to celebrate than by honoring Batman’s frightful rouge’s gallery. One could certainly make the case that Batman has the best villains of any superhero. Think of how many you could name off the top of your head if you’re an average fan. Now think of how […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Batman – No Man’s Land

    I enjoyed Batman growing up, reading comics and watching the cartoon show. I had never seen any more than novelized adaptations from the movies, so I was interested when I found this one, hanging out like a sore thumb at the book store. This novel, No Man’s Land, is fairly unique among a lot of […]

  • Comic Book
    Bill Finger Recognized As Co-creator Of Batman

      Long over due doesn’t begin to cut it. Bill Finger was instrumental in creating the Dark Knight and his world but never got the credit for it. Since Batman’s inception Bob Kane was the only creator associated with the character. Even Kane admired on a few occasions that Bill finger had a hand in […]

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