Opinion

How The Extended Universe Hurt Star Wars Films
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How The Extended Universe Hurt Star Wars Films

February 7th, 2016 | by Jonathan Thompson

Star Wars: The Force Awakens did a lot to reset the Star Wars universe, but not everyone is happy. Our Jonathan Thompson is here to explain the issues he has with the Star Wars expanded universe. A week after it was released, I saw Star...

Batman v Superman: The DCEU’s Perfect Start
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Batman v Superman: The DCEU’s Perfect Start

February 6th, 2016 | by Ryan Mayer

Is there a bigger fan of the current state of the DC Extended Universe that our Ryan Mayer? Here, Ryan makes the case that DC has found the perfect starting place to launch its heroes on to the big screen. (Spoilers For Batman v Superman...

Why Man Of Steel Was An Amazing Comic Book Movie
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Why Man Of Steel Was An Amazing Comic Book Movie

January 26th, 2016 | by Ryan Mayer

Man of Steel was the film that launched a new generation of DC Comics movies. Our own Ryan Mayer took a look back at the release that started it all and why it was a such a smash hit. Why Man Of Steel Was An...

The Xena Reboot: A Fantasy Cast
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The Xena Reboot: A Fantasy Cast

January 13th, 2016 | by Kate Blake

Xena Warrior Princess has some of the most devoted fans anywhere, and one of her biggest fans - our very own Kate Blake - is here to tell us who she thinks should be cast in a Xena reboot. How Can A True Xenite Imagine...

Xena Should Rise From The Ash
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Xena Should Rise From The Ash

January 7th, 2016 | by Kate Blake

Xena Warrior Princess has fans that are so dedicated they have fought for decades to see it revived. Our Kate Blake lays out her her fantasy for a Xena Warrior Princess reboot using elements from STARS new TV series Ash vs Evil Dead. I have...

The Flash: Why You Should Be Excited for Wally West

The Flash: Why You Should Be Excited for Wally West

January 4th, 2016 | by Fanny Pack

Our Fanny Pack is here to talk about why fans of The Flash should be ecstatic over the arrival of Wally West. This article contains spoilers for Season 2 of The Flash! Catch up and then read on! Fans of The Flash were hugely excited to watch the Season...

Star Wars Comics:  What Are Marvel’s Plans In 2016?
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Star Wars Comics: What Are Marvel’s Plans In 2016?

January 1st, 2016 | by Tim Adams

Star Wars: The Force Awakens smashed box-offices towards the end of 2015, but what does 2016 hold for the resurgent franchise? Our Tim Adams takes a deep dive into the future of Marvel's Star Wars comics properties. 2015 will be remembered as the year that...

Star Wars: Success With Positive Female Role Models

Star Wars: Success With Positive Female Role Models

December 25th, 2015 | by Jenny Krohn

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a smash hit at the box office, but beneath the hype there are important elements of the franchise that should be remembered when assessing its effect on fandoms and its parent corporation - Disney. Our Jenny Krohn explains. Note:...

CBS Supergirl: On The Supergirl Fence
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CBS Supergirl: On The Supergirl Fence

December 20th, 2015 | by Kate Blake

CBS's Supergirl is one of the more popular new shows on television, but is the show's writing strong enough to keep fans interested? Our Kate Blake explains why she is still on the Supergirl fence. First things first, I have not read the Supergirl comics...

The Paybacks Does Superhero Satire Right

The Paybacks Does Superhero Satire Right

December 2nd, 2015 | by Kenny Coburn

New satirical series The Paybacks is a love letter to the absurdity that the superhero genre can become. ComiConverse's Kenny Coburn is here to explore its unique brand of thoughtful and respectful satire. Not every superhero and villain can afford all of the elaborate equipment they need with just...

The Flash: Where Is Iris West?
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The Flash: Where Is Iris West?

November 13th, 2015 | by Tatiana Hullender

Our Tatiana Hullender explored the curious decisions emerging the The Flash writer's room regarding the depiction of Iris West. Where in the world is Iris West? Sure, we see her on our screens every Tuesday night for five minutes or so an episode. We see...

Superman: John Byrne’s Wrong Turns
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Superman: John Byrne’s Wrong Turns

November 6th, 2015 | by Kyle King

Superman was deprived of his secret identity and most of his powers in DC Comics' recent Truth story arc, and fans of the Man of Steel who already were displeased by the New 52 reboot are even more disheartened by the Metropolis Marvel's present trajectory....

Why Supergirl Is Great Family Fun

Why Supergirl Is Great Family Fun

October 29th, 2015 | by Jonathan Thompson

The latest in the current boom of superhero shows is CBS's new Supergirl, starring Melissa Benoist. Here, ComiConverse's Jonathan Thompson tells us how the show won him — and his daughter — over. CBS has a lot of TV shows that are number one in their respective categories and/or...

Star Wars The Force Awakens: Echoes of Luke Skywalker
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Star Wars The Force Awakens: Echoes of Luke Skywalker

October 28th, 2015 | by Tatiana Hullender

Two teasers and a full trailer have now dropped for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, yet everyone is still asking one question. Where in the world is Luke Skywalker? ComiConverse's Tatiana Hullander has a theory. The protagonist of the original Star Wars trilogy has been conspicuously absent...

Grant Ward: Hot Mess or Messy Writing?
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Grant Ward: Hot Mess or Messy Writing?

October 18th, 2015 | by Jenny Krohn

With those high cheekbones, a tragic backstory and moves that can literally kill, it is undeniable that Grant Ward’s puppy-dog eyes are virtually irresistible. So what is up with Grant Ward? With the new season of Agents of SHIELD on the air, this is a character who...

Women In Comics: Female Characters We Can Relate To

Women In Comics: Female Characters We Can Relate To

October 15th, 2015 | by Christina Clawson

Our Christina Clawson is charting progress in area of building modern and relatable female characters. Here, she takes a look at three of the most intriguing female characters in all of comics. Female comic book characters have evolved greatly from the first heroines such as Miss...

Darkwing Duck: The Hero That Flaps In Our Hearts
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Darkwing Duck: The Hero That Flaps In Our Hearts

October 5th, 2015 | by ComiConverse

He sits perched on a gargoyle overlooking a dimly lit alleyway. Below him, several figures in masks are loading bags from a jewelry store into an unmarked van. He readies the zip line on his utility belt. He keeps a smoke bomb gripped in his...

Why Aquaman Is My Favourite Character

Why Aquaman Is My Favourite Character

October 2nd, 2015 | by Paul Hewitt

Fans are set to get a look at the latest versions of the Justice League in the upcoming Batman v Superman live-action film. Our Paul Hewitt makes the case for why Aquaman is the character he is looking forward to the most. If you're a...

Agent Carter: She Is Sass Itself

Agent Carter: She Is Sass Itself

September 29th, 2015 | by Jenny Krohn

Agent Carter is one of the most beloved characters on television, and our Jenny Krohn is here to break down all of the reasons why. There are many things to like about Agent Carter. The protagonist is a beautiful brunette with a British accent, fighting the...

How Risky Are Comics Film Flops?

How Risky Are Comics Film Flops?

September 22nd, 2015 | by Grant Billings

It's no secret that superhero movies have taken over the movie theatres. With at least a couple coming out each year, they ante up millions of dollars bringing in major profit for their respective companies. But what does it mean when the movies are a...

Why Marvel’s Animated Universe Rocks!

Why Marvel’s Animated Universe Rocks!

August 24th, 2015 | by Jonathan Thompson

Marvel's Animated Universe is dominating the airwaves according to our Jonathan Thompson. Find our more in his great opinion piece here on ComiConverse. If you haven’t checked out Dale Martin’s article about the importance of comic cartoons, I suggest you give it a look. It’s...

Why Midnighter Is So Important For Queer Fans

Why Midnighter Is So Important For Queer Fans

August 19th, 2015 | by Magen Cubed

Midnighter is an important comic for the LGBT community. Our Magen Cubed is here to explain why. My relationship with queer superheroes has always been a little complicated. As a child growing up in the 1990s, I came into my own reading Marvel Comics and...

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