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...

Review: Superman #27

Review: Superman #27

July 22nd, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #27 shifts gears for the series following a one-off story. In the first chapter of Declaration, writers Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason take Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jonathan Kent on a family road trip, bringing artist Scott Godlewski along for the ride....

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...

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...

Doing Justice To Injustice 2

Doing Justice To Injustice 2

July 20th, 2017 | by Nickie Novelist

ComiConverse contributor Nickie Novelist sets out to see whether NetherRealm Studios' and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's Injustice 2 lives up to the hype. Doing Justice To Injustice 2 Fighting games either stress you out or relax you. For the most part I found this game relaxing—a...

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...

Review: Action Comics #983

Review: Action Comics #983

July 16th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #983 amped up the adventure for Revenge — Part V, which was written by Dan Jurgens and showcased the artwork of Viktor Bogdanovic. A daunting team of supervillains has come together to confront Superman at the Fortress of Solitude, and ComiConverse Krypton correspondent...

A Delightful Feast at Garden State Comic Fest!

A Delightful Feast at Garden State Comic Fest!

July 16th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Garden State Comic Fest (GSCF) 2017 is in the books. The cozy convention located at the Mennen Arena in Morristown, NJ provided a fantastic array of options for fans of all types. From collectors and cosplayers to creators and confections, there was surely something to strike...

Review: Superman #26

Review: Superman #26

July 13th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #26 featured a brief break following the events of Black Dawn. Writer Michael Moreci and artist Scott Godlewski teamed up to bring readers the father-son tale Brains vs. Brawn, which highlighted the relationship between Clark Kent and both Jonathan Kents. ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle...

Review: Action Comics #982

Review: Action Comics #982

July 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #982 kicked the Superman Revenge Squad’s plot into high gear with an issue penned by Dan Jurgens and pencilled by Jack Herbert and Jose Luis. Revenge — Part IV carried the sextet of supervillains to the Metropolis Marvel’s doorstep, and ComiConverse’s Krypton correspondent,...

Garden State Comic Fest: Geeky Greatness To Hit NJ!

Garden State Comic Fest: Geeky Greatness To Hit NJ!

July 1st, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Garden State Comic Fest (GSCF) is right around the corner! Join the festivities in Morristown, NJ July 8-9 at the Mennen Area. Brought together over a shared love of comics, Dave O'Hare and Sal Zurzolo bring an affordable and fun comic con experience to North Jersey....

Review: Trinity #10

Review: Trinity #10

June 25th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Trinity #10 continued Batman’s, Superman’s, and Wonder Woman’s odyssey through the disabled and infected Justice League Watchtower in Dead Space — Part 2. The multitalented Francis Manapul provided the story, art, colors, and cover of the latest issue, which ComiConverse writer T. Kyle King is...

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: Superman #25
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Review: Superman #25

June 24th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #25 concluded the Black Dawn story arc with a sixth and final chapter entitled Fade to Black. The oversized issue was co-authored by Patrick Gleason and Peter J. Tomasi, with pencils by Doug Mahnke and Gleason. ComiConverse’s Krypton-centric contributor, T. Kyle King, brings you...

Review: Super Sons #5

Review: Super Sons #5

June 23rd, 2017 | by Kyle King

Super Sons #5 followed up on Jonathan Kent’s and Damian Wayne’s initial adventure together with a tale focused on the aftermath of Robin’s and Superboy’s clash with Kid Amazo. Regular series writer Peter J. Tomasi was joined by artist Alisson Borges for Battle in the...

Looking Back At Batman #1: The Court of Owls

Looking Back At Batman #1: The Court of Owls

June 18th, 2017 | by Jeffrey Hull

Batman: The Court of Owls has now become one of the most memorable Batman arcs to emerge from DC Comics in modern times. Its themes and plot points have made their way to the small screen on Gotham. The real accomplishment of the arc, however,...

Review: Action Comics #981

Review: Action Comics #981

June 16th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #981 — sporting a cover that featured a clever homage — delivered the third chapter of the Revenge story arc. Written by Dan Jurgens with artwork by Jack Herbert, the latest issue brought General Zod into the mix. ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle King...

Review: Superman #24

Review: Superman #24

June 11th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #24 followed up on the previous issue’s shocking revelation of the mastermind behind events in Hamilton County with the fifth chapter of Black Dawn. Patrick Gleason shared the story credit with Peter J. Tomasi and the pencilling chores with Doug Mahnke in this eye-opening...

Review: Trinity Annual #1

Review: Trinity Annual #1

June 4th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Trinity Annual #1, released last week, was the lone Superbook to hit the stands on the final day of a month featuring five Wednesdays. Writer Rob Williams and artist Guillem March teamed up to produce Tied Together, the belated continuation of the Pandora Pits storyline....

Review: Action Comics #980

Review: Action Comics #980

May 28th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #980, the sole Superbook to hit the stands last Wednesday, saw the continuation of the Revenge story arc by writer Dan Jurgens and artist Patch Zircher. The Superman Revenge Squad undertook to add a final antagonist to its nefarious roster in the latest...

Review: Superman #23

Review: Superman #23

May 24th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #23 brought the Black Dawn story arc to a stunning climax with outsized action, harrowing plot developments, and an enormous revelation. Penciller Doug Mahnke spearheaded the artistic effort in this tale told by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason. ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle King...

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