Good post from comic book enthusiast Kyle Wagner on Cam Newton and the realities of quarterback performance under pressure. Love the charts. [FiveThirtyEight] Read more...
Between the ballet of sword swinging, bullets flying and mile a minute jokes... there is something truly remarkable happening in Deadpool... a heartfelt apology to fans. Deadpool mocks everything wrong with comic book films
Unlike some other comic book movies, Tim Miller's Deadpool is a film that stays very close to the tone and look of its source material, and includes many of the great supporting characters that circulate in and out of the Merc With The Mouth's life. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis As if not content with movies, Blu-Ray, videogames, books, comics, and trading cards, the Star Wars universe is now officially expanding into dance music. Executive produced by Rick Rubin, Star Wars Headspace is an album featuring Royksopp,...
Say Happy Valentine’s with The Walking Dead, Comic Book Men and Better Call Saul. The Walking Dead’s winter premiere will bring a little heart (and assorted other organs) to your homes on Sunday, February 14th (9/8C) – followed by a little four-color geekery on the winter premiere of Kevin Smith’s Comic Book Men (Midnight/11C). Show More Summary
Although I can’t confess to being a huge fan of superhero comic book movies since most seem so derivative and repetitive, I was thoroughly surprised and entertained by Marvel’s latest, Deadpool. I suppose I shouldn’t have been too shocked...Show More Summary
We’re living in a golden age of superheroic media—Marvel dominates the Hollywood blockbuster scene, while The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl lead a ton of new comic book TV shows. And that leads to people writing off comics as just a source of raw material. But comics themselves are on a roll right now. Read more...
GOTHAM may not be the most beloved series among comic book fans--all of Greg Berlanti's shows on the CW and CBS seem to be taking that title--but that doesn't seem to be stopping the series from trucking along. While ratings haven't been super stellar for season two, they've been pretty darn consistent, which is a beautiful thing. Show More Summary
It's no secret that white male leads have dominated comic books since --- well forever. In the '60s, Marvel and DC finally started to put a change to that with the addition of super-powered people of color, which led to some of today's biggest names in comics. Show More Summary
Deadpool wasn’t always a comics (and movie, and video game) superstar. The Merc with a Mouth started out much smaller, as a supporting character in one of the many X-Men comic books. We talked to the people who created and shaped him, to find out how Deadpool conquered the universe. Read more...
Image via Entertainment Weekly We may be living in the age of the comic book movie, but the dawn of the age of the video game movie may be right around the corner. Filmmakers have been trying to adapt video games to the big screen for decades. Show More Summary
See how "Deadpool's" cast of characters differ visually from their original comic book versions.
Get those baking puns off the back burner, because things are heating up. Veteran comic writer Kevin Panetta and artist Savanna Ganucheau are teaming up on a new graphic novel for First Second Books called Bloom, a coming-of-age love...Show More Summary
With Supergirl doing its own take on "For the Man Who Has Everything," CSBG looks back on what made the original Superman story a classic.
All the big comic book movies for the first half of the year got new Super Bowl commercials, including 20th Century Fox’s tag-team of Deadpool nd X-Men: Apocalypse.
As I watched Fox’s Lucifer the other night, I uttered my all-too common refrain “Oh, that’s from a comic book.” Even I am amazed how often I recite it. The frequency with which we all say that simple phrase is proof that Geek Culture is thriving in 2016. But in many ways Geek Culture never […]
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Marvel Studios kicked off the Super Bowl spot bonanza with Captain America: Civil War, but 20th Century Fox also wanted a piece of the action with a new tease for their summer comic book sequel, X-Men: Apocalypse. This promises to be...Show More Summary
CSBG's massive library of top five countdowns include their newest list, the top five guest appearances by Deadpool in other comic books!
Later this week will see the release of Deadpool, but that's just one of comic book movies that 20th Century Fox will be unleashing in 2016. Later this summer marks the arrival of Bryan Singer's highly-anticipated X-Men: Apocalypse, and from the look of the newly released Super Bowl spot, it looks like things are going to get biblical. Show More Summary