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 …

THE BIBLE OF ‘BOND, JAMES BOND’ [Career Reflection]: R.I.P. Sean Connery (1930-2020).

Contrary to popular belief, Sean Connery is not the first actor to play James Bond. From October 1954 and June 1958, CBS aired a dramatic anthology series  called Climax! The show featured one-hour adaptation of classic stories like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye. Many of the episodes were performed …

I SUPPORT BLACK SUPERHEROES [Belser-Verse, Part 13]: Built For War!

Everybody needs that one "ride or die" friend. That one person that stands by your side through thick and thin, for better or for worse. That friend for a multi-faceted superhero such as Tony Stark is James "Rhodey" Rhodes. That friend label has caused Rhodes to be relegated to background at times. However, Rhodey took …

RORSCHACH / AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS [Reviews]: Fistful of Mystery.

It’s been almost a year since Damon Lindelof’s HBO mini-series WATCHMEN and the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank DC Comics mini-series DOOMSDAY CLOCK, both sequels to the Alan Moore’/Dave Gibbons seminal masterpiece WATCHMEN, took their final bows. But the former just won a gang of Emmys, and DC Comics is only too happy to push out more …