Category Archives: Comic Books

The Ultimate Introvert

I know how you feel sometimes, buddy.

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The Amazing Spiderman is Great

We watched the latest Spiderman movie this weekend. I had heard mixed reviews from friends, so I was surprised how much I really, really liked it. My kids liked it, too. So did my wife, who wasn’t really looking forward … Continue reading

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Todd Alcott Does His Thing with X-Men: First Class

Screenwriter Todd Alcott has finished his script recap of X-Men: First Class and it’s a doozy. He really brings out the contrasts the movie develops between Erik and Xavier. Alcott also spends a lot of time on the homoerotic subtext … Continue reading

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Avengers Fanboys, Check It Out

Screenwriter Todd Alcott has a series of great posts about the Avengers movie that look at the movie with a different set of eyes. Where is the helicopter going? ¬†The helicopter is going to some sort of government installation, The … Continue reading

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Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

The Editing Room’s Abridged Script JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT Oh my God, look at the TV! Hardy has released all of Gotham’s prisoners except for you-know-who! I dare not speak his name, but he’s a smoker and a midnight toker getting his … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3: Tony Stark Beats the Snot out of Ghandi

May 3, 2013. The rumor forever was that Stark was going to fight the Mandarin in one of the movies and it’s finally coming true, with Ben Kingsley as Mandarin. Link for RSS readers that don’t play Flash. I kid … Continue reading

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Wolverine Movie Teaser

I just heard about this. July 26, 2013. Takes place in Japan post- X-Men 3. Will probably cause even more people to yell about continuity problems in the movies. More movie pluggin’ here.

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Word of the Day – Manica

From Wikipedia: The Latin word “manica” means a sleeve.[1] A manica was a type of iron or bronze arm guard, with curved and overlapping metal segments or plates, fastened to leather straps, worn by Roman gladiators called crupellarii, and later … Continue reading

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That’s good Batman

I read Haunted Knight while watching my youngest daughter’s soccer practice tonight. It’s a collection of three Batman Halloween stories all of the same piece with fantastic artwork.† It’s worth it for the frame with Batman and the gargoyle alone. … Continue reading

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Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

Saw the movie and liked it a lot. It has a good villain, which is always a good start. Bane is every bit Batman’s equal, which keeps our hero in peril throughout the movie. Selena Kyle made a great foil. … Continue reading

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The Editing Room does “The Avengers”

If ‘Avengers’ Was 10 Times Shorter and 100 Times More Honest (dirty word alert) SAMUEL L. MOTHERF—–G JACKSON delivers a heartwarming speech about togetherness, the foundation of which is CLARK GREGG’s man-crush on CHRIS EVANS. CHRIS EVANS Well, now that … Continue reading

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Favorite Quote from the Avengers, Famous Last Words Department

“You are, all of you, beneath me. I am a god you dull creature, and I will not be bullied.” – Loki What makes it good is what happens to Loki right after that. I’m also a fan of Cap’s “Hulk … Continue reading

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Watchmen Prequels

DC Women Kicking Ass – DC Comics announces Watchmen Prequels.

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So That’s Why Cyclops’ Death in X-Men III Sucked

Not only did they kill him off at the beginning of the movie, they didn’t even show it onscreen. Wolverine saying that Jean Grey may have killed Cyclops is the first hint you get dude’s even dead. Pretty crummy way … Continue reading

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Review: Captain America

Saw Captain America. Loved it. Captain America is better than Thor. It may even be better than Iron Man, though that could be me liking Captain America better because I just saw it. Cap definitely has the better villain. The … Continue reading

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