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Bryan Singer v James Mangold: Who Is The Better X-Men Director?

Bryan Singer v James Mangold: Who Is The Better X-Men Director?

July 21st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

The original X-Men Franchise, with Hugh Jackman as its centerpiece, has been book-ended by Bryan Singer (X-Men (2000)) and James Mangold (Logan (2017)). ComiConverse contributor, Joseph Gioeli, examines which of these directors has had the bigger impact on the franchise. Bryan Singer v James Mangold:...

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...

X-Men Franchise: Ranking The Top 5 Movies

X-Men Franchise: Ranking The Top 5 Movies

March 25th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

In honor Hugh Jackman’s probable final ride donning the adamantium claws in Logan this year, ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli ranks the top five movies in the X-Men franchise. X-Men Franchise: Ranking the Top 5 Movies The X-Men franchise was one of the first major superhero franchises to grace the...

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

March 23rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many comic book fans, DC and Marvel alike, tend to always find a silver lining in movies that are generally considered to be a “flop”. Our Joseph Gioeli plays Devil’s Advocate and poses the question: “Are comic book movies testing fan’s loyalty and optimism?” Comic...

Old Man Logan and the Tale of the Telomere

Old Man Logan and the Tale of the Telomere

March 3rd, 2017 | by E. Paul Zehr

“Wolverine’s mutation…He has uncharted regenerative capabilities, enabling him to heal rapidly…” Dr. Jean Grey to Cyclops and Professor Charles Xavier in the Marvel movie “X-Men” (2000) Logan. Wolverine. X-Man with an attitude. Attitude is definitely a part of Wolverine’s DNA. His mutant DNA gives him...

Series Review: Legion

Series Review: Legion

February 27th, 2017 | by Elodie Cure

It was only a matter of time before the X-Men mutants turn up on small screen. For this year 2017, the son of Professor Charles Xavier inherits a TV show to his effigy. For some weeks already, Legion has put himself out there Wednesdays on...

Review: Supergirl: Being Super #1

Review: Supergirl: Being Super #1

January 5th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Supergirl: Being Super #1, the first of four bimonthly prestige format issues in the limited series, was released just before the new year. Written by Mariko Tamaki and pencilled by Joelle Jones, the modern-day non-continuity tale takes a fresh look at the Woman of Steel....

Review: Champions #1

Review: Champions #1

October 26th, 2016 | by Scott Place

Champions #1 is out on comics stands and our very own Scott Place is here with the ComiConverse review.  Saddle up! Review: Champions #1 In the wake of Civil War II a new team of heroes is born. They're young, inexperienced and reckless but they just...

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....

X-Men Movies: Is The Phoenix Saga Next?

X-Men Movies: Is The Phoenix Saga Next?

September 20th, 2016 | by Cat Crawford

 X-Men movies have been at the centre of the comic book movie experience for the better part of two decades. As a new generation begins to take over the franchise, there is significant debate over where the storylines should go next. Our Cat Crawford is...

LGBT Geeks Get Their Flame On At FlameCon 2

LGBT Geeks Get Their Flame On At FlameCon 2

August 31st, 2016 | by Shannen Murphy

FlameCon 2 recently went down in New York City and our Shannen Murphy was there for ComiConverse. Here, Shannen details her recent time and experiences at the event and what the sense of community meant to her. LGBT Geeks Get Their Flame On At FlameCon...

Deadpool 2: Has Director Tim Miller Found His Cable?
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Deadpool 2: Has Director Tim Miller Found His Cable?

August 14th, 2016 | by ComiConverse

Deadpool 2 is set for a 2017 release and rumours about the film's casting are beginning to fly. We have the latest information on the possible casting of a beloved Marvel character right here for you on ComiConverse. Deadpool 2 buzz began in the closing...

Ranking The 10 Worst Superhero Games – Part 2

Ranking The 10 Worst Superhero Games – Part 2

August 11th, 2016 | by Dan Attlee

Superhero games like Batman: Arkham Asylum have the ability to penetrate popular culture and become iconic. However, more often than not they tend to disappoint. We've already covered rankings 10 through 6 in the category for worst superhero video games. Join us as ComiConverse Contributor...

Ranking The Worst Superhero Games Ever – Part 1

Ranking The Worst Superhero Games Ever – Part 1

August 10th, 2016 | by Dan Attlee

Superhero games have been some of the most popular items have ever graced the racks of gaming stores. Batman: Arkham Asylum, Assassin's Creed and others all helped us take our inner hero out for a test drive. Here, however, our Dan Attlee looks at what...

Nerdcast: Episode 44 (Ghostbusters/Star Wars Special)

Nerdcast: Episode 44 (Ghostbusters/Star Wars Special)

July 18th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Nerdcast is back with another hot episode, so get some hot coffee and buckle up for the ride! ComiConverse is back again with Episode 44 of the Podcast, hosted by fellow writer Jordan Samuel who invites Dale and Roger to talk about everything in pop culture. Arguably...

X-Men Apocalypse: Then and Now

X-Men Apocalypse: Then and Now

June 13th, 2016 | by ComiConverse

The X-Men are some of the most beloved comics characters in the Marvel pantheon, and certainly most fans have, by now, at the chance to see Cyclopse, Jean, Storm and the rest of our favourite mutant strut their stuff on screen in the newest X-Men...

X-Men: Apocalypse Review (No Spoilers)

X-Men: Apocalypse Review (No Spoilers)

May 9th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

X-Men: Apocalypse lands in cinemas on May 27th.  Our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel who has seen the conclusion to the brilliant trilogy, brings us the official ComiConverse review. "Everything they've built will fall! And from the ashes of their world we'll build a better...

ComiConverse May Film Preview: The Apocalypse Has Begun

ComiConverse May Film Preview: The Apocalypse Has Begun

May 7th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

ComiConverse Lead Film Critic, Jordan Samuel, provides a comprehensive list of what to look for at the cinema, and on television, in third installment of his ComiConverse monthly previews. Welcome to a new series on ComiConverse, that details the upcoming releases of the month which is being shaped...

Avenger’s Standoff: Uncanny Avengers #7

Avenger’s Standoff: Uncanny Avengers #7

April 22nd, 2016 | by Seth Frederiksen

Events in Pleasant Hill heat up with the arrival of the Uncanny Avengers. ComiConverse Contributor, Seth Frederiksen, has this review. Synopsis: In the third part of Marvel’s Standoff Event, we find Quicksilver and Brother Voodoo, of the Uncanny Avengers, attending to some personal matters. The scene then...

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...

Review: Old Man Logan #3

Review: Old Man Logan #3

March 1st, 2016 | by Sammy Rendon

Old Man Logan #3 adds new elements to the aged Wolverine's story, and ComiConverse Contributor Sammy Rendon has a full review. Old Man Logan has some how traveled back in time to right the wrong that eventually becomes his family's demise. In issue #2, Logan barely survives...

Review: Uncanny X-Men #3

Review: Uncanny X-Men #3

February 15th, 2016 | by Seth Frederiksen

In the third part of Cullen Bunn's "Superior" story-line, the Uncanny X-Men race to find a former comrade before the Dark Riders, and decide on their next move to stop the mutant hunters once and for all. ComiConverse's Seth Frederiksen is here to review the issue. Synopsis Opening...

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