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Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Ragnarok Brings Thor a Lighthearted Adventure With Serious Repercussions

Per Matt Who knew the God of Thunder could actually smile, laugh and seemingly have a good time? Thor: Ragnarok proves it’s actually possible, creating a lighthearted adventure that will give Guardians of the Galaxy a run for its money as… Continue Reading →

The Heroes & Villains Left Their Mark in Nashville

Superheroes of all types filled the Music City Center when Heroes & Villains Fan Fest recently visited Nashville, TN.

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

The Problem of the Franchise

I remember seeing First Blood for the first time, as a kid. I remember thinking at the time that the movie was titled Rambo: First Blood. It wasn’t until much later in life that I realized Rambo’s name wasn’t in the title. Speaking… Continue Reading →

Disney Set for 2017 Box Office Domination

There is no media company, or entertainment company in general, quite as big as The Walt Disney Company. The company, which owns ABC, ESPN and a number of other networks, studios and theme parks, made a net income of $9.39… Continue Reading →

Meanwhile… At The Hall of Crossovers and Network Negotiations…

Admit it. You giggled like a little girl when the would-be Hall of Justice was on screen in this past week’s DC Crossover week (#DCWeek) on the CW Network. That is, assuming you could see it behind an awkward crawl… Continue Reading →

Visiting with Villains at Walker Stalker Con Nashville

The recent Walker Stalker convention stop in Nashville boasted a talent lineup to be envied by even the best and biggest fandom events in any city. This stop on their multi-city schedule featured a variety of talent from The Walking Dead… Continue Reading →

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