Opinion

Comic Book Films: The Best by Year

Comic Book Films: The Best by Year

September 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Some years have been tough for comic book films, while others have been exceptional. Our Joseph Gioeli is here to determine which years have been the best of the best in terms of quality comic book films. Between 1978 and 2007, there was an average...

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

We are living in the golden age of comic book films, but that does not mean that we are the first generation to love them. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli examines the role nostalgia plays in today’s comic book film industry. There has always been a...

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

When thinking of the DC and Marvel Cinematic Universes, many people associate a few key pioneers with their success. Whether it be an actor, director, or a top executive within the production company, each of these people have had a very integral part in the...

DCEU vs MCU: Who Did It Better?

DCEU vs MCU: Who Did It Better?

May 1st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

While critics – and most fans – have been caught up in the MCU hysteria, the DCEU is truly not far behind in terms of creating their own cinematic universe. Our Joseph Gioeli deciphers who has built a better universe and how that will play...

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

March 23rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many comic book fans, DC and Marvel alike, tend to always find a silver lining in movies that are generally considered to be a “flop”. Our Joseph Gioeli plays Devil’s Advocate and poses the question: “Are comic book movies testing fan’s loyalty and optimism?” Comic...

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

February 8th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic book movies were huge in 2016 when it came to box office numbers. With the release of Dr. Strange, the last comic book movie of the year, there are a total of six major superhero films last year. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards looks back at last year's comic...

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...

Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin’s Creed

Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin’s Creed

October 28th, 2016 | by Jeffrey Hull

Jeremy Iron's has had some legendary Hollywood roles throughout his career. Recently, Irons sat down with Variety to discuss a blistering schedule of film productions, along with two big pop-culture projects; Justice League and Assassin's Creed. Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin's Creed Jeremy...

Batman v Superman: The Triumph of Hope in the DCEU
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Batman v Superman: The Triumph of Hope in the DCEU

September 3rd, 2016 | by Kyle King

Batman v Superman: Ultimate Edition has shone new light on the relationship between Batman and Superman in the DCEU. ComiConverse has already been home to some epic debate about the state of the DC Extended Universe and today is no exception. Here, our Man of...

Spider-Man: Preparing For The New Mary Jane

Spider-Man: Preparing For The New Mary Jane

August 27th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Mary Jane Watson rumours are swirling around the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Fan outrage over comic book movie castings is nothing new, but here our own Dewayne Edwards lays out a defence of recent studio castings and explains why fans should be avoid a rush...

Review: Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition
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Review: Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition

July 8th, 2016 | by James Morgan

Back when the theatrical cut of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice was released, fans and moviegoers had all but made up their minds about this movie - they either loved it or hated it - a lot. Batman and Superman - two of the greatest superheroes...

Nerdcast: Episode 38 (Batman v Superman Special)
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Nerdcast: Episode 38 (Batman v Superman Special)

March 29th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

The guys are back with the latest episode of Nerdcast, so get some hot coffee and buckle up for the ride. ComiConverse is back again with Episode 38 of the Nerdcast Podcast, hosted by ComiConverse writer Jordan Samuel who invites Dale and Roger to talk about everything...

Review: Superman: Lois and Clark #6

Review: Superman: Lois and Clark #6

March 26th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman: Lois and Clark #6 was released this week, continuing writer Dan Jurgens's and penciller Lee Weeks's chronicle of the adventures of the pre-Flashpoint Clark Kent and Lois Lane as married parents hiding out in the background of the New 52 universe with their son,...

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice Review (No Spoilers)
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Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice Review (No Spoilers)

March 22nd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

God vs Man, Day vs Night. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is crash-landing worldwide this Friday and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse review. Growing up, the first heroes I knew about were Batman and Superman; arguably the most popular...

Review: Superman #50 Sticks The Landing

Review: Superman #50 Sticks The Landing

March 18th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman #50 was released this week, marking a major milestone for the Man of Steel. The 50th issue of the New 52 Superman’s eponymous publication featured the final chapter of the Savage Dawn saga, bringing to culmination both the long-running Truth story arc and writer...

Review: Batman/Superman #30

Review: Batman/Superman #30

March 12th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Batman/Superman #30 was released this week, bringing to a close the three-part Universe’s Finest adventure featuring a wary pairing between the Action Ace and the Caped Crusader. ComiConverse’s Man of Steel Correspondent, T. Kyle King, is here to review the tale’s concluding installment. Writer Tom...

ComiConverse Preview: March 2016

ComiConverse Preview: March 2016

March 2nd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

ComiConverse Lead Film Critic, Jordan Samuel, provides a comprehensive list of what to look for at the cinema, and on television, in the first installment of this new series: ComiConverse Preview. March is shaping up to be solid month for Marvel and DC fans as 2016...

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