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Interview: Anthony Piper, the Creator of Trill League

Interview: Anthony Piper, the Creator of Trill League I have always been a huge fan of comic books as they are a cornerstone of geek culture with legends such as Wonder Woman, Spider man, Batman, Superman, and so many others. Of DC and Marvel, I must say that I do heavily favor the work of DC Comics more so than Marvel due to such vibrant villains like The Joker,  Lex Luther, Darkseid, Sinestro. H...

Top 5: How to Select A Comic Book Shop.

One Store to Rule Them All! Nestled among antique shops and various ma and pa eateries in downtown Glendale, Arizona is an oasis of geeky goodness. Such a lofty description may seem like flowery praise to some, but to those of us who know the struggle of finding a comic book haven to call our own know the words are very apropos. The store in question is called Drawn to Comics and you may have gues...

Marvel’s Latest Hero, America Chavez, Is Pretty Dope!

Marvel’s Latest Hero, America Chavez, Is Pretty Dope! With all that has been going on with the new presidency, it is safe to say that tensions are high. Various people around our great nation feel unease about the future despite being born and raised Americans and this is amplified for those who  are female or have immigrated. Although this is certainly a time to pay more attention to the wo...

A Fond Farewell To Critical Threat Comics

A Fond Farewell To Critical Threat Comics We are sad to announce a local comic book and gaming store by the name of Critical Threat Comics is closing their doors for the last time. This information was released on their Facebook page on December 15th: Hello everyone. This is Jess, one of the two original owners of Critical Threat Comics. You may have seen me around, or seen my signature on a lot o...

Top Grossing Movies based off Marvel Comics

Top Grossing Movies based off Marvel Comics Marvel Comics first launched super hero titles in 1961. With these amazing heroes, it is natural that they would become the inspiration for movies as well as casino games on your mobile. Every year, approximately three movies are produced that have a story line based off of Marvel Comics. Part of this trend can be attributed to the proven success of thes...

Will Suicide Squad be more popular than the average superhero movie?

Will Suicide Squad be more popular than the average superhero movie? Like many others, I am very excited for Suicide Squad. This got me thinking…this is a movie about bad guys, and yet some could argue we’re perhaps more enthusiastic than say, the average superhero movie. Granted Suicide Squad is from a beloved comic series, and full of DC characters we can’t wait to see come to ...

Top Five Comics for New Comic Readers

Top Five Comics for New Comic Readers So you want to start reading comics, eh? First off, welcome! Welcome to the wonderful, rich and vibrant world of comic books and graphic novels. That glorious world, though, can be intimidating to someone who only so far has danced along the fringes of it. Going to your local comic book store is a daunting experience for someone just dipping their toes into th...

Can The DC Cinematic Universe Benefit From Marvel’s Success?

Can The DC Cinematic Universe Benefit From Marvel’s Success? Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is just around the corner, and I can’t help but feel excited for it.  I remember, as a kid, watching Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman and Christopher Reeve’s portrayal of Superman back to back and thinking how cool it would be to see a mashup of the two.  This fascination followed me t...

Why Do You Still Read Comics?

Why Do You Still Read Comics? Like any other kid, my brother hated reading and just like any good sister, I loved it because I wanted to show our dad I was the “good kid.” In an ingenious move, our uncle gave my brother some comic books which easily became the lesser of two evils for him. He was reading, yes, but there were pictures, fighting – and perhaps the real kicker here – it was about chara...

Elektra to Appear in Season 2 of Daredevil

Elektra to Appear in Season 2 of Daredevil The world recently learned that Daredevil returns to Netflix this March with its second season, a welcome announcement from those that love the show. We also recently learned of some of the characters who will make an appearance, including the Punisher and Elektra. For many, it’s the latter who draws the most attention. Comic book fans know Elektra ...

First Impressions: Jessica Jones

First Impressions: Jessica Jones After the incredible success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the wildly successful Netflix Original Daredevil, Jessica Jones was announced shortly after. Being a much bigger D.C. Comics fan than Marvel, I had no idea who this character was. Such a plain name, no secret identity, and the character was not Moon Knight or Luke Cage so I was already disappointed....

The Flash: The Man Who Saved Central City Review

The Flash: The Man Who Saved Central City Review Damn does it ever feel good to be back in Central City with Team Flash. After the stellar first season ended, a giant nerdy void was left in my life on Tuesdays. Now the Scarlet Speedster returns for his season 2 premiere…CHECK IT! ***SPOILERS FOR THE FLASH SEASON 2 EPISODE 1*** Season 2 kicks off 6 months after the end of the previous season,...

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