Boatload of questions this past week (you guys & gals are the best!), but only two of them overlapped to the point that I said “Yeah, I better cover the Infinity reading order.” As a reminder, you can send all your Comic Book Herald questions to email@example.com or @comicbookherald on Twitter. [Read more…] about Question of the Week: How Central Are Avengers & New Avengers to Infinity?
This week’s question is a two-parter:
I noticed that Civil War: Peter Parker, Spider Man ( sensational) is in the trade list but nowhere to be seen in the issue by issue list. Where do you think they should go? Also how does the death ( and life) of Cap America flow into this at the end? ~ Deb
I’m angry. Not like Hulk-angry, or feral Wolverine, but maybe Beast after a BAMF! gets into his lab.
I spent a jog listening to Grantland Network’s “Do You Like Prince Movies” podcast today to hear their take on Cap 2. Alex Pappademas and Wesley Morris are smart, intellectual film and culture critics who always have something interesting to say.
But I was a bit shocked how vehemently I disagree with most of the arguments raised against Captain America: The Winter Soldier. [Read more…] about On Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s “Illusion of Change”
Last night it was revealed that NBA star Lebron James has been quietly protecting America as Batman. This all became quite clear when James forgot to remove his cowl (Technical Cowl, Cowled out, Flagrant Cowl… ok, it’s out of my system) prior to his game with the New York Knicks.
This raises one very important question: What NBA players double as comic book heroes? [Read more…] about Top 5 NBA Players With Super Hero Alter Egos (Probably)
Who said athletes can’t be superheroes?
For many, sports and comic books didn’t exist on the same plane; they were on different dimensions to be exact. But for some odd reason, real-life super athletes did appear in our comic books. From famous wrestlers like Robert “Sgt. Slaughter” Remus to baseball shortstop Calvin Edward “Cal” Ripken Jr., they showed us that athletes can also uphold the principles of justice and freedom for all mankind.
Now, here are some of the athletes that graced the pages of our beloved comic books. [Read more…] about Four Real-life Star Athletes Who Became Superheroes