Tag Archives: superman

Captain Marvel Zapped In Right Between the Eyes

I must admit to being somewhat confused by the name Captain Marvel, as it would make sense for it to be used by Marvel Comics, and indeed it is at this point. The original Captain Marvel, however, was created for … Continue reading

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We Have to Keep Our Secret Identities Secret

There’s quite a bit to the superhero genre that doesn’t always stand up to close scrutiny, and there are entire websites devoted to detailing some of the more ridiculous storylines, or sometimes just silly out-of-context panels. This Cracked article from … Continue reading

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Stark Contrast

Iron Man 2 – I’m trying to get caught up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is a little confusing as there were two Hulk movies made within five years of each other, one of which counts and one doesn’t. … Continue reading

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The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

Frozen – This was the highest-grossing animated film of all time, but Beth and I didn’t get around to watching it until last night.  The idea was originally to make a movie based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen,” … Continue reading

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Wednesday with Wonder Woman

The Wonder Woman Chronicles, Volume One, by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter – Wonder Woman was not technically the first female superhero, but she was the first to become an enduring character in the world of comics, which … Continue reading

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I’m Just Looking for the Divine Hammer

The Mighty Thor Omnibus, Volume 1, by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby – As I’ve become somewhat more interested in comics recently and I’ve been interested in mythology for a long time, I thought I should check out some of … Continue reading

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This Fictional Universe Isn’t Big Enough for the Both of Us!

As I’ve said before, I’m not a regular reader of comics, but I’ve picked up some knowledge here and there, and this series of superhero texts is quite amusing. You’ve probably seen it already, but it brings to mind some … Continue reading

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