Opinion

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

August 3rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many film fans are just as critical of a film’s director as they are of its actors and writers. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are no exception. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli sorts through the criticisms and opinions to rank the top five directors of...

Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary

Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary

July 23rd, 2017 | by Davis McCondichie

Captain America's 'Hail Hydra' reveal left many fans reeling. ComiConverse Contributor, Davis McCondichie explores the layers of socio-political commentary in Nick Spencer's Captain America: Steve Rogers. Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary *Disclaimer: The political commentary discussed in this piece does not necessarily represent my...

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...

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

“What is the best comic book film ever?”; an extremely broad question that usually brings in multiple varying opinions. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks beyond the actual movies to determine which comic book films have been the most important to the culture of comic books...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

For the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has trained fans to wait until ALL the credits roll through before leaving the theater. Over the past 15 films, the MCU has racked up 26 post-credit scenes. Most of them foreshadow the next film or a...

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Five Characters We’d Love To See

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Five Characters We’d Love To See

June 4th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

By year-end, the MCU will have released 17 total films. Most of these films were focused on very popular characters (Iron Man, Captain America, etc.) but as they continue, the characters are starting to become more intricate. Our Joseph Gioeli lists some new characters fans...

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...

8 Marvel Movies No One Remembers

8 Marvel Movies No One Remembers

April 11th, 2017 | by Dan Goad

The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to go from strength to strength, but there was a time when Marvel couldn't get a single movie right. ComiConverse contributor Dan Goad looks back on the failures that have since been forgotten. 8 Marvel Movies No One Remembers It's...

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

March 24th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

R rated comic book movies have been  around for a long time now, for example Blade. But not until recently in this new era of comic book movies have people wondered whether this could be the next big trend for these films. Recently we have seen...

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

February 10th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Marvel has been had the most successful comic book movie adaptations of the past decade. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks at Marvel’s formulas for success on the big screen vs. their Netflix shows, as well as giving his view on how they can find continued success. DISCLAIMER: Even though I...

Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

December 23rd, 2016 | by Dan Goad

Activision's 2006 Marvel based action role-playing game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance was re-released on current generation consoles and PC this year. But is the game worth going back to? Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006 was a long time ago. Ten years to be precise. In...

Comic Book Men: Chatting With Ming Chen

Comic Book Men: Chatting With Ming Chen

December 18th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Comic Book Men on AMC is on of the hottest shows in all of geekdom. Here, our Comic-Con beat reporter chats with the one and only Ming Chen. Comic Book Men: No Ordinary Nerds The offbeat and often hilarious AMC hit TV show Comic Book...

Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

November 28th, 2016 | by Darryll Robson

Although it is 10 years old, Civil War is a still as relevant today as it was in 2006. Continuing his epic look at the Marvel story, Darryl Robson picks his favourite characters and storylines from the epic narrative. Marvel's Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part...

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,...

Review: Iron Man: Armor Wars

Review: Iron Man: Armor Wars

October 10th, 2016 | by Kirk George

"Armor Wars" is easily one of the best Iron Man stories. Tony discovers the Stark armor technology is stolen. Iron Man also encounters Force, which sets up the plot of "Armor Wars" in the following eight-issue story arc by Marvel Comics. The arc first appears...

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

October 8th, 2016 | by Grant Billings

Doctor Strange has been moved to the forefront of popular culture with a feature film on the way, headlined by the talented Benedict Cumberbatch. Here, our Grant Billings gets you ready by taking a deep dive into the Doctor Strange character and his history.  Dr....

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:...

Review: The Vision #11

Review: The Vision #11

September 23rd, 2016 | by Adam Barnhardt

Hey there, ComiConverse readers!  Adam here. This is my first post as a new Contributor to ComiConverse and for my introductory bit on this site, I figured I'd give a review of one of the hottest books on the shelves now:  The Vision as written...

Batman Day: Do You Have What It Takes To Be Batman?

Batman Day: Do You Have What It Takes To Be Batman?

September 14th, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Batman Day. That one 24 hour period every year where we all get to imagine ourselves as the Caped Crusader. Here, in his first post for ComiConverse, Dr. E. Paul Zehr asks whether or not any of us has what it takes to be Batman....

DCEU: Why Are We So Hard On Warner Brothers?

DCEU: Why Are We So Hard On Warner Brothers?

September 12th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Warner Brothers has placed enormous bets on the success of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). With a pattern of negative fan reaction having developed throughout the release of their first three films, its worth asking if fan expectations are aligned correctly. Our Dewayne Edwards takes...

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...

Best Movie Soundtracks: Where Did The Music Go?

Best Movie Soundtracks: Where Did The Music Go?

September 10th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

The best movie soundtracks are tunes that stay with us forever. Yet, some would argue that there has been a downward slide in the quality of the best movie soundtracks available at the cinema. Here to explain his feelings about that missing movie magic is...

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