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Comic Book Movie: Making Fantastic 4 Fantastic

Comic Book Movie: Making Fantastic 4 Fantastic

February 14th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

After three unsuccessful attempts at Fantastic 4 films, a lot of movie fans are begging Fox Studios to give the rights to the quartet back to Marvel. As of right now, the MCU has earned the trust of an audience. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards explains why the Fantastic...

Justice League Dark Review

Justice League Dark Review

February 11th, 2017 | by Abel Loza

The DC animated universe continues to grow. The latest installment, Justice League Dark, was released on DVD and Blu Ray February 7th (already available in digital download). Justice League Dark takes a look at the murkier, more supernatural world of the DC universe and introduces some...

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: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

February 8th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic book movies were huge in 2016 when it came to box office numbers. With the release of Dr. Strange, the last comic book movie of the year, there are a total of six major superhero films last year. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards looks back at last year's comic...

Comic Book Movies: Batfleck vs. The Nolan Trilogy?

Comic Book Movies: Batfleck vs. The Nolan Trilogy?

February 8th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Whether you're a fan of the DCEU or not, there is no denying that their films have been the source of many arguments. A lot of comic book movie fans want the DCEU to succeed, but we haven't seen the majority of an audience love a DC film since...

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...

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

January 31st, 2017 | by Abel Loza

Rogue One was the first movie that expanded the Star Wars universe without being in the main saga continuity. It opened up the universe to other characters not named Skywalker. Our Abel Loza lists some of his favorite possibilities for future Star Wars anthology movies....

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

January 2nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Over the years, we, as comic book fans, have come to love the super-villain foes that our heroes battle, specifically, the Caped Crusader’s plethora of antagonists that he is always fighting. Our Joseph Gioeli analyzes why we have come to like these villains so much. Mere-Exposure...

Comic Book Movies:  A Look Into 2017

Comic Book Movies: A Look Into 2017

January 1st, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic Book Movies had a great run in 2016. Being a comic book movie fan during this time is one of the greatest feelings in the world. We routinely see characters and projects on the big screen that we would have never thought would of...

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...

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

December 19th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Our Lance David Fier takes a look at why we don't seem to see the birth of as many long standing new slasher icons in modern horror films. What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon? The horror film genre, often disregarded as tripe...

Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations

Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations

December 17th, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Our Dr. E Paul Zehr looks at the recent trends and developments concerning Wonder Woman at the United Nations. Wonder Woman: Ex-Amazonian Ambassador for the United Nations Wonder. The very word inspires admiration and amazement. With Wonder Woman we have one of the most powerful...

Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader

Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader

November 21st, 2016 | by E. Paul Zehr

Our Dr. E Paul Zehr takes a deep dive into the world of superheroes and neuroscience in his latest article for ComiConverse. Batman: Concussion And The Caped Crusader Batman’s brain and body take a massive mauling. Is Batman at risk for concussion and post-concussion syndromes?...

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

November 15th, 2016 | by Shannen Murphy

LGBT characters are finding more and more space in comics these days and our very own Shannen Murphy is here to break down the rising opportunities and the way things are being handles by the big two comics publishers. Are Marvel And DC In A...

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

November 8th, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

Spider-Man 3 was a big success at the box office, but how does the film stand up over the test of time? Here, our Davis McCondichie looks back at the movie and what could have been for Spider-Man 3. Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been...

The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again

The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again

November 2nd, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

Flash fanatics just received another reason to worry about the future of a solo movie. We have the news covered for you here on ComiConverse. The Flash: Warner Brothers Loses Their Director Again Director Rick Famuyiwa has left the project citing creative differences. The move...

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

October 30th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot herself, has been appointed as the United Nations Ambassador for Women's Empowerment. In honour of her appointment, our Lance David Fier looks back at the history of the character and how her role as a female icon has evolved. Wonder Woman: Ambassador...

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,...

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”...

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

October 8th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the fore front of comic book movies, through Disney since the beginning in 2008, with the film, "Iron Man". With the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning Phase 3, with "Captain America: Civil War", it's hard not to look forward to...

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...

The Blair Witch Project: The Brilliance Of The Original

The Blair Witch Project: The Brilliance Of The Original

October 5th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

The Blair Witch Project redefined what horror movies could be back in 1999 when it helped to kick-off the found-footage genre. Here, just weeks after the 2016 reboot, our Lance David Fier explains why the original Blair Witch Project was so innovative. The Blair Witch...

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