YES I CRIED IN THESE COMIC BOOK SUPER HERO MOVIES

Action. Capes. Explosions.

Emotion?

Comic book films are packed with heroes, villains, battles and world saving. Gifted actors and directors give us amazingly poignant and powerful performances and moments inspiring cheers and tears.

Superman #51 courtesy DC Comics

Heck, I choke up reading comics like Superman #51 above. Heroic moments in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Wonder Woman may have inspired you to shed a tear or two.

Before we begin this confessional countdown here’s a minor spoiler alert since this gives away endings of epics so be warned. I’ll give you the movie title first in case.

Here are the most emotional comic book movie moments that made me cry. Continue reading YES I CRIED IN THESE COMIC BOOK SUPER HERO MOVIES

NEW COMIC BOOK PICKS JUNE 28, 2017

A Wonder Woman ending. A Valiant super-team’s beginning and more in our new comic book picks of the week:

Secret Weapons #1 courtesy Valiant

SECRET WEAPONS #1  A Valiant fan-favorite in a new book by the writer of Arrival film. Livewire is ordered to investigate the ruins of a covert Toya Harada facility. What she discovers will change her life and the Valiant Universe as Livewire leads powerhouse survivors of Harada’s experiments to become a new team. Continue reading NEW COMIC BOOK PICKS JUNE 28, 2017

MARVEL LEGACY Past Meets Present In New Covers

MARVEL LEGACY “changes the comic book industry.” So says a bold announcement about the future of Marvel Comics that will certainly make fans nostalgic with a gallery of covers hearkening to some of the moments.

Marvel Legacy courtesy Marvel

Marvel shared new details about the upcoming initiative and six cover GIFS that will make you feel nostalgic and excited for what’s next as past meets present. Continue reading MARVEL LEGACY Past Meets Present In New Covers

PRIDE POWER LGBT SUPERHEROES 2017

As Pride celebrations are in full color around the globe in many cities, it’s time to reflect on gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans characters in comics. It’s a very good time and promises to get even better. More GLBT heroes are headlining their own books by the big two publishers. A comic book icon recently identified as queer conquered the global box office and set records.

For Pride month here’s an update on the state of popular GLBT superheroes starting with Marvel and this knockout:

America #1 courtesy Marvel

AMERICA

She will knock you out! Continue reading PRIDE POWER LGBT SUPERHEROES 2017

MR OZ Revealed In ACTION COMICS This Fall

MR. OZ WILL BE REVEALED!

Who is the mystery villain watching, taunting and plotting against the Man of Steel and his family?

DC Comics Rebirth Previews courtesy DC Comics

In the DC September previews, the publisher revealed a month of payoffs including the identity of this enemy. Before we make our guess and lay out the evidence here’s the official description of ACTION COMICS #987, 988 THE OZ EFFECT by writer Dan Jurgens with artists Victor Bogdanovich and Patrick Zircher. Continue reading MR OZ Revealed In ACTION COMICS This Fall