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Good Guys Always Win – A Look At Comic Book Heroes

Nope, I’m not talking about Chucky. I’m talking about the protagonists, the heroes, the virtuous, the righteous, and often times even the squares. If you’re like me, born in the 80’s but grew up in the 90’s, you thought that the good guys of your childhood were a little corny, a little dry, and the term goodie good also comes to mind. However, the majority of the time you were on their side because of course you didn’t want Rita Repulsa destroying Angel Grove with a crayfish monster. There wasn’t much nuance back then, it was very clear who was
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Geek Speak: Still Outsiders

In today’s day in age, getting into comics is easier and less stigmatizing than ever. What with quarter yearly film releases of superhero movies. Streaming services. Apps to read comics. Funko Pop figures of every Deadpool variation. And loot crates, so you don’t even have to keep up with your geek culture, it’s processed and itemized for you. So, you’d think that the old issue by issue readers would rejoice in this renaissance, right? No, that is not the case. We are accused of gatekeeping, complaining about change, called racists, sexists, and homophobes. And why? Because we LOVE comics, we
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DC Comics: Naomi #4 Review

AjfairnotBeen a nerd my whole life. Started with anime and cartoon not soon after Films, Comic Books and Video Games became what I enjoyed as well. Star Wars is the great franchise, but I do love Star Trek, Lord of the Ring, and Harry Potter. I want the nerd community to be kind to each other. Stop sending threats to each other and celebrities. I would love to engage in intense debate about the things we all love, not yell at each other and call people idiots just because they don’t agree with your opinions. I also love sports, boxing
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Comic Review: Tony Stark: Iron Man #2

Tony Stark is back, and after a close call with the almighty Fing Fang Foom last issue, he’s taking this whole second chance at life thing to extreme lengths. Stark Unlimited may be the way to move forward with Starks enormous ambitions but one person who isn’t settling into his “new ” life so to speak is Stark’s best friend Colonel James Rhodes AKA The War Machine. This is, similar to issue #1, a stand-alone story with only a few hints at a larger plot scattered throughout but it is a heartfelt issue which favors a little more emotion rather
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Comic Review – Tony Stark: Iron Man #1

Billionaire, playboy, genius, Tony Stark was kidnapped on a routine weapons test and forced to make weapons of mass destruction by his captors. Instead, he made a powered suit of armor which saved his life and from that day he has been known as the Invincible Avenger Iron Man. Tony Stark: Iron Man #1 is his most recent outing in the suit and gives us a glimpse at Tony both in his younger days and as a hero through the eyes of his ex-schoolmate Andy Bhang. Plot Tony Stark: Iron Man #1, written by Dan Slott with artwork from Valerio
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Opinion: Why The DCAU Should Be Released In Theaters

When I was a child I watched many franchises. I would watch Beyblade, Pokemon, Digimon, and Dragon Ball Z (my favorite anime), but one series that always had my attention and made me the DC fan I am today is the Justice League series. That show introduced me to my favorite superhero, Superman, and led me to watch the Richard Donner Superman films. Something clicked when I watched the Justice League series and I don’t know why. Possibly because the writers did not make the show all about superpowers, but also made the characters have personality and relatable in some
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