Stan Lee’s First Novel to be Released This Fall

Rejoice, True Believers! Entertainment Weekly reports that a novel co-written by late great Marvel creator Stan Lee will be released posthumously; Lee’s co-writer is Kat Rosenfield. The book, entitled Stan Lee’s Alliances: A Trick of Light, is set in the Alliances superhero universe co-created by Lee’s Pow! Entertainment, Ryan Silbert’s production company Origin Story Entertainment, …

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

There is no shortage of Spider-Man-related content in mainstream media. After the initial Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy, we were soon given the Amazing Spider-Man films. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 didn’t perform at the level Sony expected, which caused them to scrap plans to expand that universe. Just two years later, Spider-Man made his MCU debut in Captain America: …

Stan Lee: Remembering a Titan

If there is one name in comics that you could bring up to virtually anyone, it’s Stan Lee. Let’s just be frank here; the man is a true legend, and although there are numerous creators through the Golden and Silver ages of comics that have contributed (in no small way) to the universes we all …

Five Non-Frank Miller Daredevil Comics to Check Out

The Man Without Fear became the tragic cult hero of the Marvel Universe after the re-envisioning of the title into a noir-themed, hard-boiled comic book by Frank Miller between 1981 and 1983. A good way to celebrate the release of the third season of Daredevil’s successful Netflix run is to dig into Matt Murdock’s lore by …

REVIEW: Venom (2018)

Sony’s first step into its own parallel license superhero universe has been controversial ever since it was announced in 2017. Venom, starring Tom Hardy and directed by Ruben Fleischer, is a stand-alone film separated from the world of Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man, comparable production-wise to what happened with Punisher: War Zone, which was a (relatively) low-budget movie …

From the Panels to the Big Screen

Since ancient times – and all during the existence of moderately civilized cultures – mythology has been overflowing with pantheons of gods reflecting the needs and aspirations of the people who conceived them. In a grim and gritty era of large cities, crime, corruption and high-tech, it’s obvious that our mythopoeias are going to be …