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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spider-Man Homecoming: Do We Need Uncle Ben’s Famous Line?

Spider-Man Homecoming: Do We Need Uncle Ben’s Famous Line?

April 12th, 2017 | by Martín López

Arguably the most popular superhero line of all time is Spider-Man's "with great power comes great responsibility" attributed to Ben Parker, also known as Uncle Ben. But has it become too much of a cliche? Spider-Man Homecoming: Do We Need Uncle Ben's Famous Line? The...

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...

Film Review: Doctor Strange

Film Review: Doctor Strange

October 23rd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Doctor Strange is out in theatres in the UK and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse spoiler-free review. Film Review: Doctor Strange Marvel has a great handful of superheroes that are not on the level of Captain America in popularity, but whose...

Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology

Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology

October 23rd, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Ironheart is at the centre of the new generation of Marvel stories. Here our Dr. Paul Zehr takes a closer look at the character and the technology that surrounds her. Ironheart And The Invincible Equity Of Technology Issue #1 of the new “Invincible Iron Man”...

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...

Preview: Infamous Iron Man #1

Preview: Infamous Iron Man #1

September 23rd, 2016 | by Adam Barnhardt

Marvel's second iteration of Marvel NOW! begins rolling out next month and with that, pressers have slowly been rolling out showcasing the new titles that will be hitting the shelves come October. Preview: Infamous Iron Man #1 Victor Von Doom has ascended to greater heights...

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...

The Evolution Of Iron Man’s Armour

The Evolution Of Iron Man’s Armour

December 25th, 2015 | by ComiConverse

Iron Man has had a long and glorious run on the silver screen, with fans gaining valuable insight into the evolution of his armour along the way. From the original Iron Man trilogy to the character's appearance in the Avengers films, fans have often been...

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