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Joker creator Jerry Robinson passes away

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Mighty Geek takes a moment to mourn the passing of Jerry Robinson.  Robinson was Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s first art assistant in in the early 40’s on the Batman strip for DC Comics.  He’s often considered to be the model for the Robin character, and the creator of the Joker, arguably the most popular(…)

10 Reasons Hawkman Doesn’t Suck Part 3

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Continuing on the countdown of the Reasons why Hawkman doesn’t suck.  I’ve been officially declared an enemy of the state of Chile by Neil and Mxy has asserted his own rebuttal to my rebuttal: “Reason number one why Hawkman sucks: He sucks.”  You’re gonna need a bigger boat, boys.  😉 So let’s jump into reason(…)

10 Reasons Hawkman Doesn’t Suck Part 2

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Continuing down the list of reasons why Hawkman doesn’t suck, with number 7.  Joe Kubert’s artistic legacy continues to be felt on the character with a number of prominent Kubert school graduates working on various takes on Hawkman over the years.  Prominent gradutes such as Tim Truman (Hawkworld, Grim Jack), Jan Duursema (Star Wars), Steve(…)

New Updates on DC’s Watchmen Sequel

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With or without Alan Moore’s approval (or even acknowledgement, as the creator has already washed his hands off of the franchise), DC is moving forward with new comic books based on the seminal superhero deconstruction piece Watchmen. A recent Bleeding Cool report has confirmed that the comic book company has signed Andy Kubert to illustrate(…)

10 Reasons Why Hawkman Doesn’t Suck Part 1

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A rebuttal to Neil and Mxy’s fanstrip.  😛 10.  Not only was he a founding member, but he was also the first and longest reigning chairman of the Justice Society of America, the first superteam in comic history.  In fact, in ancient Egypt as Prince Khufu, he even formed a prototype Justice Society with Teth(…)

SyFy Interested in a Booster Gold TV show

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It seems like SyFy is only now starting to realize that adaptations of popular comic book franchises are well-loved and commercially viable, a fact that other networks and TV studios have been aware of for quite some time now. The problem is, SyFy’s choice of comic book to adapt may not exactly fit most people’s(…)

Ed Bernero turns Marvel’s Punisher into Criminal Minds like TV series

Ed Bernero turns Marvel’s Punisher into Criminal Minds like TV series 0

Frank Castle hasn’t been one of the lucky Marvel franchises in Hollywood.  There was the abysmal 1989 Dolph Lundgren vehicle that we’d all prefer to forget.  The Thomas Jane movie was close and divides many Punisher fans to this day.  Then, there was Punisher War Zone, which I personally felt was a true adaptation of(…)

Leaked images from The Avengers set, Marvel’s Captain America, Thor

Leaked images from The Avengers set, Marvel’s Captain America, Thor 0

Ok, so the Mighty Marvel Movie Machine (fuck yeah, that was alliteration right there) has moved into overdrive in recent times with the likes of  Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America all making it to the big screen in a relatively quick space of time. Of course, unless you live under a rock, you(…)

DC Comics offers 99 cent digital comics in the Justice League 101 Sale

DC Comics offers 99 cent digital comics in the Justice League 101 Sale 0

For the ultranerdy mix of comic book fans, gadget phones, and fans of a sale, have we got some good news for you! In honor of The New 52 launching with DC Comics, the venerable comic book company is offering a special sale this weekend for all things Justice League! Or, at least, many things(…)

Slightly-Less-Super Superman Reboot (aka why I hate Superman the most)

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DC comics finally rebooted their entire comics franchise to make it more continuity-accessible for their fans after they rebooted it almost 30 years ago to make it more continuity-accessible for their fans.  This would have been a fresh start for the line and a way for creators to build the character from the ground up.(…)