Fans who see X-Men: Apocalypse this weekend will want to know if it’s worth staying to the bitter end for an after-credits scene, which has become a staple of the superhero genre. Many comic book franchises have taken to adding scenes at the very end of the credits that offer new details on the superhero... Show More Summary
For fans who have read the Civil War comic arc, the film took a somewhat different approach to the circumstances that wound up pitting Captain America against Tony Stark. Even if the film didn't adapt the comic book completely, there are still aspects from the original arc that are just as applicable to the MCU timeline.
Kevin Smith is a pretty devout comic book fan. His film Mallrats is littered with comic book references and easter eggs (he even had a Stan Lee cameo before it was cool). So it was only a matter of time before the Batman loving filmmaker voiced his opinion on Captain America: Civil War, arguably the biggest movie of the summer. Show More Summary
Unexpected guest star cameos, unofficial crossovers and more "Star Wars"-themed comic book homages!
When Legends of Tomorrow airs this week, it will follow the team on their mission while also slipping in an easter egg that could mean disappointing things for comic book fans.Click To Continue Reading
While reaction to BATMAN v SUPERMAN was decidedly mixed, the film was full of Easter eggs and allusions to the comic book canon and mythos that a lot of fans appreciated. Not the least of these allusions was when Bruce Wayne looked upon a vandalized Robin suit in his Batcave before heading to Lex Luthor's gala event. Show More Summary
Check out all -- or most of -- the comic book and animated series references you might have missed in Rocksteady's first "Arkham" game.
Comic book fans are enjoying the Golden Age of superhero movies, as many of their favorite characters are finally being adapted for the big screen. Everything from Batman to The Inhumans is coming through the pipeline, meaning the filmmakers are truly exploring their libraries of characters. Show More Summary
In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the clock tower strikes 1:21 and Gwen Stacy falls to her death. This is a reference to the 1973 issue #121 of the comic book series in which Gwen dies. (Video Link) That's 1 of 10 impressive Easter eggs hidden discreetly in superhero movies, including the 1978 Superman and the 2008 film The Dark Knight. Show More Summary
Even though the phrase “superhero fatigue” is getting thrown around a lot, and some people have expressed their distaste for the popular genre of films in general, the box office numbers and fanbases are enough to prove that concept wrong. Show More Summary
Several new books commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.
After Easter was sedated, the surgeon recounted their dispute to the other doctors. “She’s a handful,” he said in the recording. “She had some choice words for us in the clinic when we didn’t book her case in two weeks.” “She said, ‘I’m...Show More Summary
In their latest spotlight on comic book related easter eggs, CSBG looks at the brain recipe puns on iZombie.
I am looking for ideas for making a church’s cry room - that sound proof room where you can take children and which usually has an array of toys and books.This has been inspired by photographs sent to me by friends who spent Easter at St. Show More Summary
Over the past Easter long weekend, a longtime friend and I booked an Airbnb on Salt Spring Island to basically relax, unplug from all forms of electronics, unInternet, unFacebook, and enjoy what nature the island has to provide. This...Show More Summary
We have beaucoup folks heading out in their Easter finest today! ALSO! The paperback of The Royal We — with bonus chapter! — comes out on April 26th, and Heather and I will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on April 9th and 10th. All the details on both of these developments Read More...
WonderCon attendees celebrated Easter with comic books, movie and TV memorabilia, and costumes galore.
For our post Easter Plus+ exclusive we crush paranormal gender norms by revealing the intimidation tactics of the mysterious Women in Black. Nick Redfern’s latest book is full of high strangeness and bizarre encounters that reveal the WIB phenomenon has all the unique oddities of the infamous MIBs...
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama make some funny faces while reading a story to children at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday (March 28) in Washington, D.C. The couple read the classic children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are” and they got very animated throughout the story! PHOTOS: Check out [...]
There are times when adapting a TV series from a book series provides a helpful guideline for where the series can go. It gives the writers a framework to work from, and as a bonus, there’s a constant source of Easter eggs to keep readers of the books happy. Show More Summary