It’s been an interesting year for superhero comic books. DC’s been trucking along with “Rebirth,” telling a lot of fun stories in the mix. Marvel’s been more split, with half the line spending a considerable part of the year embroiled in weird Nazi/Hydra antics while several of the titles that avoided Secret Empire put outContinue reading “My Top 10 Superhero Comic Books of 2017”
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Support “The Adventures of Penny Patterson,” A Short Film About a Superhero’s Love Interest
So often in superhero narratives, the focus is on the superhero to such a degree that supporting characters rarely get fleshed out in any meaningful way. This is especially true for female love interests, who are regularly limited to a “damsel in distress” role in which they are there solely to further the male hero’sContinue reading “Support “The Adventures of Penny Patterson,” A Short Film About a Superhero’s Love Interest”
New Superman Prequel Show ‘Krypton’ Coming; Have We Hit Superhero Over-Saturation?
It seems that every single channel wants to have their own superhero show. We’re already loaded with them during this fall TV season; the only weeknight free of a DC or Marvel property is Thursday. And now, another one is coming: Krypton, a Superman prequel set on the doomed planet two generations before (SPOILER ALERT)Continue reading “New Superman Prequel Show ‘Krypton’ Coming; Have We Hit Superhero Over-Saturation?”