A Series of Small Circles: How "Endgame" Engineered an Effective Ending

Column by BH Shepherd
A deep look into how "Avengers: Endgame" crafted such a satisfying final chapter.

20 Comics To Cure Your 'Avengers: Endgame' Hangover

Column by Peter Derk
And just maybe cure the old fashioned kind of hangover while you're at it.

The Feminist Fairy Tale of Captain Marvel

Column by BH Shepherd
"Captain Marvel" is not just a woman superhero movie, but a superhero movie about being a woman.

Captain Marvel: Primer Plus Predictions

Column by Peter Derk
Headed to the theater to see "Captain Marvel"? Read this first!

The Best of Stan Lee's Soapbox

Column by Peter Derk
A sensational send-off for the spectacular Stan Lee!

Daredevil Season 3: Reconstruction

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at Season 3 of Marvel's "Daredevil" on Netflix.

Comics vs. Television: Iron Fist

Column by BH Shepherd
Why is Iron Fist the one hero Marvel can't spin into gold?

How Did Comics Become a Social and Political Battleground?

Column by Peter Derk
Drama of the highest order! Anger! Outrage! Defensiveness! Spider-Men!

Thanos: Marvel's Greatest Movie Villain

Column by BH Shepherd
What Thanos the Mad Titan can teach us about being a great villain.

Speculation On The Upcoming Marvel Movies

Column by Peter Derk
What will the six unnamed Marvel movies be? We dunno. But we can make some good guesses. And some really, really bad ones.

The Evolution of Brian Michael Bendis as A Writer

Column by Bart Bishop
From Luke Cage to Superman: As Brian Michael Bendis leaves Marvel for DC, we take a look back at his definitive run on "New Avengers".

Netflix's 'The Punisher': Aggressively Average

Column by BH Shepherd December 5, 2017
A look at how faithful the new Punisher Netflix series is to its original source material.

The Defenders: Defeated by Dull Writing

Column by BH Shepherd
An examination of how "The Defenders" failed to become more than the sum of its parts.

11 Ways Marvel Comics Can Change To Attract Consumers

Column by Peter Derk
Eleven ideas to help Marvel end their sales slump. Four of them are actually legitimate!

When Peter Met Tony: The Apprentice/Mentor Relationship Between Spider-Man and Iron Man

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at how the comics have treated the relationship between Spider-Man and Iron Man and how that influences the upcoming 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' movie

40 Years Ago, Howard The Duck Ran For President

Column by Peter Derk November 9, 2016
1976 was a simpler time. So much simpler that a duck could be trapped in an election he never made!

Why Luke Cage is the Superhero We Need

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at the cultural significance of a superhero like Luke Cage.

The Weird World Of Marvel What If's

Column by Peter Derk July 21, 2016
WWII in space, Wolverine as a vampire, Dazzler better than ever, and the weird, wild world of Marvel What If's?

Storyville: Contemporary Superheroes Through the Eyes of a Pre-Teen

Column by Richard Thomas
My son and I talk about the current state of Marvel and DC films, including 'Batman v Superman', 'Captain America: Civil War', and 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.

Comic Book vs. Film: "Civil War" (2006) vs. "Captain America: Civil War"

Column by BH Shepherd May 11, 2016
A look at how much inspiration 'Captain America: Civil War' takes from the comics of the same name.
Marvel's Cloak And Dagger Coming To TV

Marvel's Cloak And Dagger Coming To TV

News by Peter Derk
Marvel's Cloak and Dagger are headed for TV
Kingpin Getting His Own Series

Kingpin Getting His Own Series

News by Peter Derk April 6, 2016
Marvel's Kingpin is getting his own series.

Kevin Smith vs. Mark Waid: The End of an Era for Daredevil

Column by Bart Bishop
A contrast of Kevin Smith's "Guardian Devil" and Mark Waid's "The Autobiography of Matt Murdock", discussing what's changed in nearly 20 years of Daredevil.

Doctor Strange Will See You Now: An Introduction

Column by BH Shepherd
An introduction to Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Stephen Strange.
Deadpool Movie Banned In China

Deadpool Movie Banned In China

News by Peter Derk January 21, 2016
Deadpool movie banned in China? Good or bad sign?