The runaway success of Captain Marvel is impressive. To date the movie has earned one billion dollars worldwide. One billion dollars! For a comic book character that is unknown to the general public that is spectacular. Box office dollars do not necessarily equate to the quality of a movie. One can argue about the quality of … Continue reading Captain Marvel’s Soaring Success
The creations of comic book legend Stan Lee have forever changed the entertainment world. Lee was not alone. Over the years he was more than ably assisted by comic book artists such as Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, John Buscema, John Romita Sr., Bill Everett and Gene Colan among many others. Many of Lee's … Continue reading Goodbye Stan Lee: My Humble Tribute
Steve Ditko was truly an original. His quirky style of art set him apart from his contemporaries. His imagination seemed boundless. Some of his creations have proven to be timeless. Ditko was an extremely gifted man. He may have been out of the spotlight for a long time but his influence is ever present. I … Continue reading Goodbye Steve Ditko
Chris Evans, please say it isn’t so! Allegedly Evans will be retiring his shield after Avengers: Infinity War Par Two (2019). I know not to expect these actors to want to portray superheroes forever. As fans, especially Marvel Cinematic Universe fans, we are delighting in the bevy of quality superhero movies. An actor, on the … Continue reading Goodbye Captain America?
A film starring the Black Widow is Marvel Studio's most overdue movie. I do not say this as a fan of Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of the character. I say this not because Marvel is long overdue to produce a movie with a female lead. At this time Marvel Studios producing a Black Widow movie just … Continue reading Marvel Studio’s Most Overdue Movie
I am a big fan of the X-Men movie franchise, especially the first two X-Men movies. They are far from perfect movies, but overall they are quite enjoyable. Director Bryan Singer and his crew did a lot of things right. However, there were a lot of missed opportunities and many questionable decisions … Continue reading Casting An X-Men Movie, My Way
Many shows on television are currently in the midst of a Winter break. This feels like a good time to give a brief overview of the DC and Marvel television shows that I currently watch. I have put them in order of favorite to least favorite, based only on the current season. This is not … Continue reading DC And Marvel TV Midseason Roundup