Opinion

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...

Review: Super Sons #6

Review: Super Sons #6

July 22nd, 2017 | by Kyle King

Super Sons #6 commenced the series’ new Planet of the Capes story arc with an opening installment entitled Teen Beat. Jonathan (Superboy) Kent and Damian (Robin) Wayne are joined by the Teen Titans for a tale scripted by Peter J. Tomasi and drawn by Jorge...

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

July 21st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

It is not uncommon for actors to want to play certain comic book characters; it is a little more uncommon for these actors to play multiple comic book roles. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli ranks the Top 5 actors who have played several comic book characters...

Secret Identities: Are They Really Secret?

Secret Identities: Are They Really Secret?

June 25th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

The secret identity has been a staple in comic books since the very beginning; but it seems that as time goes on, these secret identities are starting to become less and less secret. Our Joseph Gioeli delves into this situation to get to the bottom...

The Best Superpower: What Would You Choose?

The Best Superpower: What Would You Choose?

June 24th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

The question that has been a hot button topic amongst comic book fans – and even those who are not – has famously been, “What is the best superpower to have?”. Our Joseph Gioeli breaks this question down with superhuman skill. The Best Superpower: What Would...

Review: Batman #15

Review: Batman #15

January 30th, 2017 | by Abel Loza

Batman #15 is the conclusion of the very short mini-arc that bridges the previous “I am Suicide” and the upcoming “I am Bane” story arcs. Batman #14 showed us that for a night, Batman and Catwoman can have it all. IN Batman #15 Tom King...

Game Review: Batman: The Telltale Series (Season 1)

Game Review: Batman: The Telltale Series (Season 1)

January 22nd, 2017 | by Alan Stock

Batman: The Telltale Series is an episodic story-led adventure game out now on the majority of gaming platforms. Emerging from the Batcave for Comiconverse is Alan Stock with this review covering the entire first season, five episodes in all. Game Review: Batman: The Telltale Series...

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...

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...

Gotham: Beware The Green-Eyed Monster Review

Gotham: Beware The Green-Eyed Monster Review

December 31st, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

Gotham is back this week and our own Leonard Marciano is here to review the final episode of the year as the mid season finale takes place. Gotham: Beware The Green-Eyed Monster Review This week we look forward to the three main storylines that have...

Review: Batman #11

Review: Batman #11

December 26th, 2016 | by Abel Loza

Batman #11 is the third installment of the sophomore arc from Tom King, which sees Batman and his personally assembled Suicide Squad, now inside the once thought impregnable Santa Prisca prison, try to find and capture Psycho-Pirate before it’s too late. We will soon learn that for...

Gotham: Look Into My Eyes Review

Gotham: Look Into My Eyes Review

October 8th, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

Gotham has few fans as big as our own Leonard Marciano. In this review Leonard walks us through his thoughts in the latest Gotham episode Look Into My Eyes and the fallout for the series going forward. Gotham: Look Into My Eyes Review This week...

Gotham: Burn The Witch Review

Gotham: Burn The Witch Review

September 27th, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

Gotham continues it's third season with episode two Burn The Witch. Our very own Leonard Marciano is back to break down this weeks episode in our official ComiConverse Gotham review. Gotham: Burn The Witch Review Tonight's episode is all about the ladies as it revolves around Ivy and...

Gotham: Better To Reign In Hell Review

Gotham: Better To Reign In Hell Review

September 20th, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

Gotham is back, with the first episode of its new season entitle Better To Reign In Hell. Our very own Leonard Marciano is here to break down all the action for you in our official ComiConverse Gotham review. Gotham Better to Reign in Hell Review The...

Wonder Woman Movie: Why Gal Gadot Is Our Only Hope
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Wonder Woman Movie: Why Gal Gadot Is Our Only Hope

September 11th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

The Wonder Woman movie is coming to the big screen and millions of fans are anxiously waiting. After several DCEU films that have garnered mixed reactions, what will become of Gal Gadot's stand-alone project? Here our David Hernandez lays out his case that a lot...

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...

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...

Gotham: This Ball of Mud and Meanness Review

Gotham: This Ball of Mud and Meanness Review

March 18th, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

ComiConverse Contributor, Leonard Marciano, provides an episode review for Gotham, "This Ball of Mud and Meanness." This past week saw the release of the third episode of the second half of Gotham season two. The previous two introduced new villains, Mr. Freeze and Professor Strange. This...

Super Old: 8 Old Versions Of Popular Characters

Super Old: 8 Old Versions Of Popular Characters

March 14th, 2016 | by Carl Waldron

ComiConverse Contributor Carl Waldron analyzes the effectiveness of old versions of superheroes and villains. How effective do you think you will be at 60? How about 80? 180? Superheroes and the villains they fight seem to be getting older and older with each passing issue. Despite...

Gotham Mid-Season Review

Gotham Mid-Season Review

March 2nd, 2016 | by Leonard Marciano

ComiConverse Contributor, Leonard Marciano, provides a full Gotham mid-season review, including recaps of what has happened so far and what to look for in the second half of Gotham's second season. (Spoiler Alert) The first half of the season was billed as the “Rise of the...

Review: Batman #49

Review: Batman #49

February 15th, 2016 | by Sam McCoy

Batman is about to burst into movies once again in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Bruce Wayne is once again donning the cowl. Scott Snyder marches towards the end of his run on Batman with guest artist Yanick Paquette as Bruce goes through the process...

Review: Superman: American Alien #3

Review: Superman: American Alien #3

January 14th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Filmmaker and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis has teamed up with a variety of illustrators for a seven-issue limited series the writer bills as the antithesis of Grant Morrison's All-Star Superman. In Superman: American Alien, Landis aspires to tell the story of "a guy named...

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