POWER WOMEN of COMICS

Superman: Lois Lane #1 courtesy DC Comics

No powers, no problem. These characters are some of the most iconic and breakthrough women of comics.

They don’t have super powers but they are powerful in the careers in the DC and Marvel Universes.

We decided to honor these female characters without powers, costumes or code-names. We love Batwoman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, The Spoiler and Elektra but we are focusing on the strong women of science, government, law and order and strong in character. Continue reading POWER WOMEN of COMICS

MOST INFAMOUS POLITICAL COMIC BOOK VILLAINS

Lex Luthor: Man of Steel #1 courtesy DC Comics
Lex Luthor: Man of Steel #1 courtesy DC Comics

A billionaire with no political experience wants to become leader of the free world?

Sounds like comic book fiction? It was.

We’re updating our look at comics villains of comics who won a major political office including The White House.

Let’s start this countdown with a hail to the chief:

President Lex Luthor?

Superman’s greatest enemy became the most politically powerful person in the DC Universe once upon a time.

How did it happen? Continue reading MOST INFAMOUS POLITICAL COMIC BOOK VILLAINS

MONSTERS UNLEASHED Keeps Stomping Marvel Heroes

Monsters Unleashed #1 courtesy Marvel

Monstrous mayhem will continue to strike the Marvel Universe in a new ongoing series.

Monsters Unleashed #1 by Cullen Bunn and Steve McNiven just hit comic book shops. The first chapter of Marvel’s first big event of 2017 unleashed giant creatures across the planet. Avengers, Guardians, Inhumans, Champions and X-Men must join together to stop the carnage and discover who is behind the attacks. Fans saw the new and classic monsters, the return of Elsa Bloodstone and met a seemingly normal teenager who may at the center of the monstrous mystery. Continue reading MONSTERS UNLEASHED Keeps Stomping Marvel Heroes

LOGAN Final Trailer, Just Watch

The new and final trailer for Logan is here from Fox.

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Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart returns as Wolverine and Professor X with James Mangold (The Wolverine) directing.

In the near future, the X-Man looking like his Old Man Logan cares for an ailing Professor X. Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his past are torn away when a young mutant arrives hunted by a squad of soldiers.

Watch and enjoy but warning – there is language some may find offensive. It’s as sharp as the second set of claws we’re seeing for the first time. Continue reading LOGAN Final Trailer, Just Watch

GUARDIANS & DEFENDERS for MARVEL’S FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017

Big heroes, big-time creators and big stories are coming to FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017.

Marvel is making FCBD GALACTIC-sized.

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Marvel unveiled the first of two Free Comic Book Day offerings this year:

With ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY FCBD #1 fans can see a prelude to two of 2017’s biggest new comics. Continue reading GUARDIANS & DEFENDERS for MARVEL’S FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017

WONDER WOMAN Leads DC FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017

Wonder Woman takes the lead in this year’s DC Free Comic Book Day books.

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DC Entertainment revealed fan-favorite heroines will star in this year’s Free Comic Book Day titles.

In anticipation of the June 2 big screen debut of Wonder Woman, writer Greg Rucka and artist Nicola Scott share Diana’s DC Rebirth origin story. Continue reading WONDER WOMAN Leads DC FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017

DARK HERON Returns To EMERALD CITY COMICON

A Seattle born superhero shares her code-name with a beer crafted with comics inspiration. She’s back for a milestone event.

After crazy fun days of cosplaying, celebrity sightings and comic book collecting at Emerald City Comicon fans may need a break with a brew. Dark Heron returns to save the day.

ReedPOP and Fremont Brewing of Seattle, Washington announced they are bringing back the Dark Heron, an exclusive brew created as the Official Beer of Emerald City Comicon 2017. The Dark Heron will be rebooted with a new flavor and new artwork provided by local Seattle cartoonist, Jen Vaughn. The IPA was created to tap into the expressive spirit of the heroine and the comic fans who will swarm Seattle for ECCC’s 15th anniversary. Continue reading DARK HERON Returns To EMERALD CITY COMICON

MARVEL MONSTERS Fear at First Sight

What’s your first Marvel monster moment? Get ready for big scares as giants start stomping your favorite heroes.

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A divided Marvel Universe of heroes must rally together when an army of huge monsters is on the attack in a massive new event by writer Cullen Bunn and all-star team of artists.

In honor of Monsters Unleashed kicking off this week, we took a look at the most horrific living nightmares that haunted us. Continue reading MARVEL MONSTERS Fear at First Sight