I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 18]: Sweet Christmas!

Talk about timing... Today's article has us taking it to the streets with one of the all-time great black superheroes, LUKE CAGE! I could do a spiffy opening paragraph but this article speaks for itself. And, of course, I hope you all had yourselves a.. SWEET CHRISTMAS! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgwfBxEBIc4&ab_channel=FastAndFurious4K   First Appearance and Creation:  The story …

M.O.D.O.K. / HELLIONS / X OF SWORDS / JUSTICE LEAGUE [Reviews]: Endless Winter.

I think it’s safe to say that M.O.D.O.K. wasn’t dominating the favorite marvel character charts over the years, but that is about to change! M.O.D.O.K. stands for M.ental O.rganism D.esigned O.nly for K.illing, and is a creation of Advanced Idea Mechanics, an organization that M.O.D.O.K. himself takes control of, thanks to his superior intellect. Sure, …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 16]: Soul Power!

"Justice, like lightning, should ever appear to some men hope, to other men fear." Today's article is going make you feel the thunder and bring a shock to your system! I'm running out of lighting puns here so I'll get into DC's first African-American superhero with his own series: Black Lightning! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PMkK-noEP8&ab_channel=HER%C3%93ISeANIMES First Appearance and …

JUGGERNAUT / TASKMASTER [Marvel Comics Reviews]: Sunday Villainy.

I cannot state enough how much fun this book is. Part of the appeal is that it’s not the typical big two reset button back to villainy. Following the course from mid-2000s Uncanny X-Men and even 2010s Thunderbolts, Juggernaut is on a road to redemption. In this issue, Marko stands trial for the financial damages …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 15.1]: Boo-Yah!!

Part Man! Part Machine! All Hero! No, I'm not talking about Robocop (but it's damn close). Today's article is about a young wonder of science who has forged his own path to become one of the most prominent black superheroes out there right now: CYBORG! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-GHz-ehvUA&ab_channel=Hip-HopComics Creation and First Appearance Origin Victor Stone is the …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 14]: Hammer-Time!!

In 1992, DC Comics made the decision to kill their flagship character Superman in a then-new storyline called The Death of Superman. Though a fictional story, the death of such a beloved icon got unprecedented mainstream media coverage from CNN, NBC and the like. The comic which features Superman's death (Superman #75) sold over six million copies and …

TMNT – THE LAST RONIN / THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH / X OF SWORDS STASIS [Reviews]: Calm Before The Storm..

Dark future stories where a once-hopeful, determined hero has become disillusioned, angry, and vengeful like the one in The Last Ronin are fairly commonplace in comics, the most famous example being The Dark Knight Returns, which is why it's actually somewhat shocking that it's taken this long to get one from the Teenage Mutant Ninja …