Kevin Smith has been on a roll in the small screen. In addition to his talk shows, Comic Book Men and Geeking Out, he’s been guest directing episodes of The Flash and Supergirl. It looks like Smith caught the TV bug and wanted to continue by adapting a classic movie as a TV series. Fans […]
Wrestlers invade comics, the Comic Book Men before they were TV stars, and who was once the most controversial man in comics? The post Wizard Look Back: Kevin Smith’s Clerks Comics, Spidey’s Movie Troubles appeared first on CBR.com.
Halloween season is upon us, and everyone is dressing up as their favorite monster, sexy plumber and, of course, comic book hero. But if you take a quick look at Google's definition of "hero," you might be surprised that, in 2016, it...Show More Summary
Speaking at a Comic Book Men panel yesterday at New York Comic Con, Kevin Smith shocked nobody in the room when he confirmed that Ben Affleck is his preferred Dark Knight. According to ComicBook.com, Smith lays out a pretty specific explanation behind his choice: Ben Affleck rules as the Batman. Show More Summary
As an acid attack survivor, Monica Singh once found it incredibly difficult to look in the mirror. Her scarred skin brought her back to the day men poured a bucket of acid on her in Lucknow, India — a violent retaliation for her rejection of a marriage proposal. More than half of Singh's body was burned instantly, altering her appearance forever. Show More Summary
Comic book writer Greg Rucka confirms that the famous queen of the Amazons has romantic relationships with women and men.
Earth’s strongest hero meets the Kryptonian juggernaut of destruction on the Superman Day of Doom Men’s T-Shirt. It was the moment that shocked even jaded comic books fans as Superman literally gave everything he had to take Doomsday down. Of course, comic books being what they are, Supes came back and Doomsday was featured so […]
One of the most exciting developments in the comic book industry in my lifetime has been the increased diversity, both in content and in creators. It is no longer a given that only straight cis white men can be writers, artists, or heroes. It’s something we champion here at ComicMix. Many of our contributors […]
If you know Gerard Jones from his work this century, you probably think of him as a comics and pop culture historian. And he fills that role well in books like Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book and Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Superheroes and Make-Believe Violence. Show More Summary
EMPRESS, MERRY MEN, THE SWEETNESS… and other comic books.
Hero, anti-hero, thief, archer, gorgeous and… gay? In a new comic book series by Oni Press, the legendary swordsman known for his good looks and for robbing from the rich to give to the poor, as well as his Merry Men friends are a bunch of burl… Read The post Robin Hood, Merry Men Reimagined as Gay ‘Burly Men in the Woods’ appeared first on Towleroad.
New comic book series Merry Men turns the legendary tale on its head.
While mighty superheroes wielding fantastic and often supernatural powers may look very impressive, it appears that famous British comic book artist John Higgins’ sympathies lie with ordinary men and women, like Russian cosmonauts, who fight their battles using their inner strengths.
While comic book flicks are usually visual masterpieces with stunning effects, it seems unlikely that movies about men flying around in tights would be so universally adored. So the question that rises is: why the hell do we love superhero movies so much?
Death has symbolism. Sometimes how you die can be just as important, if not moreso, than how you live. The last issue of The Omega Men cements the DC Comics series as one of the best superhero books ever, with a finale that has me wondering if it was meant to be an improvised explosive device all along. Read more...
A comic book fan discusses "Iron Man and Philosophy." The post Book Review for “Iron Man and Philosophy” appeared first on The Good Men Project.
This past weekend, I dusted off my sweatpants and trekked to the movies to see the latest Marvel cinematic adventure, Captain America: Civil War. It was a good comic book movie—great, even. I normally have a hard time sitting in a dark...Show More Summary
AMC’s love of comic book culture has spread like wildfire in recent years, from two Walking Dead series to Kevin Smith’s Comic Book Men to Preacher, and now Dead creator Robert Kirkman will fan the flames. The network has officially commissioned a new History of Comic Books docu-series exploring the medium’s very origins into 2017. Continue reading…
How Daredevil and Batman helped one man get through childhood and early adulthood. The post How Comic Books Changed My Life appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Looking forward to Captain America: Civil War? I am. Along with Free Comic Book Day, it marks the beginning of the summer entertainment season. It’s enough to make a person want to invest in popcorn futures. (Is there even such a thing as popcorn futures?) While I won’t defend them as pieces of art, I […]