Comic Book Implosion

Comic Book Implosion tells the rough tale of a difficult time that is hardly flashy. Or, truthfully, all that significant. The DC Implosion was one such tale. Maybe not entirely unique, but entertaining as hell.

Trinity

Bringing together DC’s Big Three for a world-saving spectacle is always an event and in 2003, comicbook-superstar Matt Wagner presented an “untold tale”, a “what-if”, a complete retcon actually, of the trio’s earliest adventures in Trinity. The story is big and bombastic as the heroes travel between the environs of gleaming Metropolis, dirty Gotham, and…

The Night Manager: No Martinis, Not Enough Booms

Full disclosure here. Even though I have read other Le Carré selections, The Night Manager only came to my attention by way of AMC’s fantastic miniseries. That miniseries, which I highly recommend watching, was one of those rare instances where the adaptation slightly exceeds the source material. The miniseries edited out much of the backroom…

Superman Returns, Upgrades and even Reprises

“They can be a great people, Kal-El, they wish to be. They only lack the light to show the way.” The words of Jor-El via Marlon Brando, both spoken from beyond the grave, can not only be referring to the human race, but also director Bryan Singer and his able contingent of writers and fellow…

Patience. And not just from youth.

With the release of the second full trailer and an extensive article in this week’s Entertainment Weekly, I am quickly reaching the end of my fanboy-induced patience regarding the new film, Superman Returns. Wednesday can’t come soon enough. I find this impatience startlingly as this is the first time in a while where that fanboy sense,…