Opinion

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

November 12th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, our Joseph Gioeli analyzes and ranks the Top 10 films in the MCU throughout the past decade. This list is updated to Thor: Ragnarok No. 10: Ant-Man (2015) A somewhat surprising decision on the...

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...

Patty Jenkins Writing ‘Wonder Woman 2’ With Studio Head

Patty Jenkins Writing ‘Wonder Woman 2’ With Studio Head

June 22nd, 2017 | by Breaking News

"Patty and I are writing the treatment right now," he told Variety. "The goal is to make another great 'Wonder Woman' film." "I had a blast making it with Patty the first time. We've got a cool idea for the second one." There were no...

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: Why We Shouldn’t Want the DCEU to Fail

Comic Book Movies: Why We Shouldn’t Want the DCEU to Fail

March 12th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

The DCEU has been under the spotlight of criticism for years now. With rumors of Ben Affleck wanting out of playing Batman (please take that with a grain of salt), and other inner things happening with Warner Bros. and their movies. A lot of people are losing...

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...

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...

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...

Review: Action Comics #966

Review: Action Comics #966

October 30th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #966, written by Dan Jurgens and pencilled by Stephen Segovia, concluded the Lois Lane: Back at the Planet story arc and helped cement the new norms for the Rebirth DC Universe. ComiConverse's Superman reviewer, T. Kyle King, offers his thoughts on the most...

Review: Superman #9

Review: Superman #9

October 23rd, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman #9 takes us back to the world of Darwyn Cooke’s The New Frontier for the conclusion of Escape from Dinosaur Island. Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason with pencils by Doug Mahnke, the second half of the two-issue arc sends the caped...

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...

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...

Review: Trinity #1

Review: Trinity #1

September 24th, 2016 | by Kyle King

This week, Trinity #1 became the latest debut release to emerge from DC Comics' Rebirth relaunch. The title teams the post-Crisis Superman with the New 52 Batman and Wonder Woman in a fresh series bearing the same name as the pre-Flashpoint Kurt Busiek limited run....

Review: Action Comics #963

Review: Action Comics #963

September 17th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #963 began a new story arc for the pre-Flashpoint Man of Steel this past week. Now that Doomsday has been dispatched, writer Dan Jurgens and artist Patrick Zircher have turned their attention to the persistent mystery lurking in the background. ComiConverse’s Superman writer,...

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...

Review: Superman #6

Review: Superman #6

September 10th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman #6 was released this week, bringing Peter J. Tomasi's and Patrick Gleason's Son of Superman storyline to a dramatic conclusion. This action-packed issue closed out the arc with iconic imagery and uplifting revelations. ComiConverse's Krypton correspondent, T. Kyle King, offers his thoughts on the...

DCEU: What’s Right With The DC Extended Universe

DCEU: What’s Right With The DC Extended Universe

September 5th, 2016 | by Dusty Haynes

The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) has generated no end of intense fan debate, much of it occurring here on ComiConverse. Here, our own Duty Haynes take a look at all of the things going right with the big-screen portrayals of some of our favourite DC...

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...

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