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Comic Book Movies: Top 5 Comic Book Movie Directors

Comic Book Movies: Top 5 Comic Book Movie Directors

February 7th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

In the golden age of comic book movies, we can't forget all the hard work and dedication of the directors who make these films come to life. They are the first people to win praise or take blame. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards gives his top five favorite comic book...

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

January 31st, 2017 | by Abel Loza

Rogue One was the first movie that expanded the Star Wars universe without being in the main saga continuity. It opened up the universe to other characters not named Skywalker. Our Abel Loza lists some of his favorite possibilities for future Star Wars anthology movies....

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

January 2nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Over the years, we, as comic book fans, have come to love the super-villain foes that our heroes battle, specifically, the Caped Crusader’s plethora of antagonists that he is always fighting. Our Joseph Gioeli analyzes why we have come to like these villains so much. Mere-Exposure...

Comic Book Movies:  A Look Into 2017

Comic Book Movies: A Look Into 2017

January 1st, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic Book Movies had a great run in 2016. Being a comic book movie fan during this time is one of the greatest feelings in the world. We routinely see characters and projects on the big screen that we would have never thought would of...

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

December 31st, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Ben Affleck's depiction of the Bat earlier this year in Batman v Superman fell under some immediate scrutiny. Since then, critics and fans alike have mitigated their negative reviews and at least tried to give this Batman a second chance. Our Joseph Gioeli takes a look...

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

December 19th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Our Lance David Fier takes a look at why we don't seem to see the birth of as many long standing new slasher icons in modern horror films. What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon? The horror film genre, often disregarded as tripe...

Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations

Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations

December 17th, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Our Dr. E Paul Zehr looks at the recent trends and developments concerning Wonder Woman at the United Nations. Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations Wonder. The very word inspires admiration and amazement. With Wonder Woman we have one of the most powerful...

Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader

Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader

November 21st, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Our Dr. E Paul Zehr takes a deep dive into the world of superheroes and neuroscience in his latest article for ComiConverse. Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader Batman’s brain and body take a massive mauling. Is Batman at risk for concussion and post-concussion syndromes?...

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

November 15th, 2016 | by Shannen Murphy

LGBT characters are finding more and more space in comics these days and our very own Shannen Murphy is here to break down the rising opportunities and the way things are being handles by the big two comics publishers. Are Marvel And DC In A...

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

November 8th, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

Spider-Man 3 was a big success at the box office, but how does the film stand up over the test of time? Here, our Davis McCondichie looks back at the movie and what could have been for Spider-Man 3. Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been...

The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again

The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again

November 2nd, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

Flash fanatics just received another reason to worry about the future of a solo movie. We have the news covered for you here on ComiConverse. The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again Director Rick Famuyiwa has left the project citing creative differences. The move...

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

October 30th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot herself, has been appointed as the United Nations Ambassador for Women's Empowerment. In honour of her appointment, our Lance David Fier looks back at the history of the character and how her role as a female icon has evolved. Wonder Woman: Ambassador...

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

October 27th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Captain America vs The Dark Knight, two trilogies that people enjoy very much, whether you're a comic book movie fan or not. Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy often seems to have no competitors when it comes to comic book movie trilogies. But since Captain America: Civil War,...

Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology

Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology

October 23rd, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Ironheart is at the centre of the new generation of Marvel stories. Here our Dr. Paul Zehr takes a closer look at the character and the technology that surrounds her. Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology Issue #1 of the new “Invincible Iron Man”...

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

October 8th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the fore front of comic book movies, through Disney since the beginning in 2008, with the film, "Iron Man". With the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning Phase 3, with "Captain America: Civil War", it's hard not to look forward to...

Man Of Steel 2: Hopes And Expectations

Man Of Steel 2: Hopes And Expectations

October 6th, 2016 | by Dusty Haynes

Man of Steel was the film that kicked off the DC Extended Universe. Now, with news of a sequel on the way, our Dusty Haynes is here break down his hopes and expectations for Man of Steel 2. Man Of Steel 2: Hopes And Expectations...

The Blair Witch Project: The Brilliance Of The Original

The Blair Witch Project: The Brilliance Of The Original

October 5th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

The Blair Witch Project redefined what horror movies could be back in 1999 when it helped to kick-off the found-footage genre. Here, just weeks after the 2016 reboot, our Lance David Fier explains why the original Blair Witch Project was so innovative. The Blair Witch...

Martian Manhunter: The Case For A DCEU Film

Martian Manhunter: The Case For A DCEU Film

October 2nd, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

 Martian Manhunter has been a character close to the centres of the DC Universe since J'onn J'onzz first appeared in the pages of DC Comics back in November of 1955. Here, our own Davis McCondichie makes his case for a Martian Manhunter film in the...

Wonder Woman: The DCEU’s Secret Weapon

Wonder Woman: The DCEU’s Secret Weapon

September 29th, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Wonder Woman has been a female icon in popular culture for generations. But can she help the DCEU expand its audience successfully? Our Joseph Gioeli is here to look at Wonder Woman's effect on the DCEU. Wonder Woman: The DCEU's Secret Weapon Since the dawn...

Superhero Hype: Why Can’t We Create New Superheroes?

Superhero Hype: Why Can’t We Create New Superheroes?

September 26th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

Superhero hype and discussion has become the passion of millions of fans and an increasing obsession for the mainstream media; however, even the most successful trends can eventually become stale. Here, our David Hernandez looks at why we can't easily create new superheroes. Superhero Hype:...

The DCEU: Superman And The Flash To The Rescue

The DCEU: Superman And The Flash To The Rescue

September 23rd, 2016 | by Ryan Mayer

The DCEU is now a fully matured franchise and its upcoming Justice League films will do much to solidify its reputation amongst fans, for good or for ill. Here, our Ryan Mayer looks at the impact that Superman and The Flash can have on the...

Why Hollywood Needs To Cease Grovelling To China

Why Hollywood Needs To Cease Grovelling To China

September 21st, 2016 | by ComiConverse

Hollywood and China are developing a relationship that may come to define much of the mainstream motion picture industry in the future. Here, our ComiConverse editorial page sounds the alarm at some disturbing trends that should concern fans, regardless of where they fall on the...

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