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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Grayson #1 Recap/Review

Grayson #1 opens up with Agent 37, Dick Grayson, on the side of a mountain awaiting a passing train, Trans-Siberian Railway.  He pulls a somersault onto the top (somehow managing not to loose his balance and bouncing off).  As soon as he lands he’s attacked from behind by a Russian Foreign Intelligence officer but throws his gun at an upcoming poll that richocets back and knocks out his assailant.  I don’t know how the hell he did that.  Unbeknownst to him he had someone watching him, Black Oak also known…

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Batman: Arkham Knight Review

Batman: Arkham Knight is a 2015 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Based on the DC Comics superhero Batman and the fourth main installment in the Batman: Arkham series, the story follows Batman as he confronts Scarecrow and the mysterious Arkham Knight, who has launched an attack on Gotham City. Positives: Great open world Great characters Awesome gameplay Good story Fantastic graphics Great voice performances Great score Dual Play mechanic is awesome Negatives:…

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Batman: Arkham Asylum Review

Batman: Arkham Asylum is a 2009 action-adventure superhero video game developed by Rocksteady Studios, published by Eidos Interactive and Warner bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, and OS X.  Based on the DC Comics superhero Batman, and serving as the first installment in the Batman: Arkham series, the story follows the Joker who instigates an elaborate plot to seize control of Arkham Asylum and traps Batman inside with many of his incarcerated foes. Positives: Great characters Great voice performances Great…

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