Forever Evil: Blight Review

Forever Evil: Blight is a 2013 DC Comics superhero graphic novel written by J. M. DeMatteis and Ray Fawkes.  After a battle between the three Justice Leagues, the heroes of the DC Universe have all gone missing. With unspeakable evil called Blight unleashed on the world, it’s up to the Justice League Dark, Swamp Thing, Pandora and the Phantom Stranger to try and stop them from destroying everything around them. Positives: Great art style Good writing Great dialogue Great antagonists Good story Cool characters Negatives: Ending sucked Plot:   There are two main…

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Top 5 Alternate Versions of Killer Croc

Waylon Jones was born with a genetic mutation giving him a reptile’s skin, sharp claws, and teeth; due to genetic atavism. Croc became a circus wrestler who would rise to become one of Batman’s most physically imposing rogues. He is most at home in the sewers of Gotham City, and it is there that he usually makes his lair. This post consist of five of my favorite versions of Killer Croc. 5. Joker In the non-canon graphic novel, Joker, written by Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo, Croc is portrayed as a large, muscular black man…

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Top 10 Dark Knight Trilogy Characters

Christopher Nolan has done a phenomenal job with bringing his vision of Batman to the big screen and it has been highly successful.  And the interpretations of the characters were pretty damn interesting. Of course, we have to make a list of our favorite characters. 10. Ra’s al Ghul (Liam Neeson) The leader of the League of Shadows Ra’s al Ghul leads the group in keeping the world what they consider balanced.  He sets his sights on destroying Gotham.  But like one other on this list, it’s really the reveal…

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Coming To Injustice 2

NetherRealm Studios has done it again with their Injustice 2 released earlier this year.  Batman and company must team up with the likes of Superman to combat a being that threatens to destroy the world.  Since their 2011 Mortal Kombat (or Mortal Kombat 9), NetherRealm Studios has had some really good releases.  But aside from the spectacular combat system, awesome narrative driven campaign, and terrific graphics, the games have garnered a lot of praise from its character roster and of that of its DLC characters. The idea of guest characters in…

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Birds of Prey Review

Birds of Prey is a 2002 superhero action drama television series developed by Laeta Kalogridis, Ashley Scott, Dina Meyer, Rachel Skarsten, Shemar Moore, Ian Abercrombie, and Mia Sara.  Loosely based on the DC Comics series of the same name, the series follows the Birds of Prey who protect New Gotham City from criminals and metahumans. Positives: Good performances Some good special effects Good characters Great atmosphere Good score Good action Interesting premise Negatives: Exceptional bad writing Some poor special effects Plot:  The plot takes place in New Gotham City where…

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Smallville Review

Smallville is a 2001 superhero action drama television series developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, starring Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, John Glover, and Erica Durance.  The story tells the tale of a teenage Clark Kent who must deal with a variety of individuals given powers by the green rocks called Kryptonite, keep his powers a secret, cope with his friendship with a young Lex Luthor, and balance the two girls in his…

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Batman: The Animated Series Review

Batman: The Animated Series is a 1992 superhero animated television series created by Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski, starring  Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings, Robert Costanzo, Loren Lester, Mark Hamill, and Arleen Sorkin.  Based on the DC Comics superhero created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, the series follows the Dark Knight who battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. Positives: Memorable characters Dark neo-noir theme Great voice performances Music is well-done Great animation Touches on important themes Thumbs up to the writing…

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Suicide Squad: The Official Movie Novelization Review

Suicide Squad: The Official Movie Novelization is a 2016 superhero novel written by Marv Wolfman, published by Titan Books.  Based on the 2016 Suicide Squad film, a secret government agency led by Amanda Waller recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions and save the world from a powerful threat, in exchange for reduced sentences. Positives: Great characters Good dialogue Interesting plot Negatives: Too many viewpoints Flat antagonists Plot: The story follows intelligence officer Amanda Waller who forms a black ops team of supervillains and criminals to save the world from the threat of a pair of…

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Live-Action Zod Performances Ranking Worst to Best

General Dru-Zod is a fictional supervillain in DC Comics and significant adversary to Superman.  Formerly a general in the Kryptonian Army he was banished to the Phantom Zone after attempting a coup to take over the planet Krypton.  There have been a number of characters who’ve played the character and in this post we’re ranking them. Although dedicated to his soldiers, I didn’t particularly care for the character.  Smallville‘s attempts to make him a deep character just made him pretty bland and unremarkable.  Callum Blue does a good job with…

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