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The Life and Death of (Another) Superman

Continuity. It’s such a loaded word for comic book fans, both a prime reason for the medium’s longevity and a bane to many readers. When telling stories about characters over the course of sixty or seventy years, the stories have to change. There’s no room for innovation otherwise. Marvel Comics has operated on sliding timeline, attempting

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An Appeal for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

An Appeal for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice The first live-action team-up of DC Comics icons Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman should have been a game-changer in the comic book movie genre. Instead, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (BvS), both a sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel and the stepping stone to ambitious

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DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition

DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition Last month, DC Comics launched Rebirth, an ambitious initiative to course-correct some of the perceived shortfalls of their company-wide relaunch in 2011, known as the New 52. Spearheaded by DC’s chief creative officer Geoff Johns, Rebirth’s focus is to restore much of the optimism and legacy

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‘Superman Returns,’ Revisited – A Superhero Film That Pulls Its Punches

Superman Returns, Revisited – A Superhero Film That Pulls Its Punches Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opened strong at the box office despite mostly negative reviews. After watching the film, it’s safe to say the reviewers might have been kind. The film is such a shallow mess, devoid of charms, character development, and a

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Redefining America: A Man of Steel Review

We’re continuing our Man of Steel Monday with a very super review of the film! In the very multicultural Miami, one would think they were in another country. People speak Spanish first and English later; the caffeine of choice is not ice coffee from Starbucks, but café con leche purchased from a no name bodega

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