X-Hausted #2: X-Force

The 90’s.   When everything that was annoying about the 80’s was dipped in Neon paint to make it EXTREME….or X-Treme because starting a word with the letter ‘E’ was lame.  In 1991, the comic book speculating boom dictated that creators create the loudest, shiniest, gaudiest and most X-TREME books Continue Reading

Character Issues: The Legion of Superheroes

The Stats: Name: The Legion of Superheroes (The Legion, Legionaries) Powers: Varied yet stunningly One Note Type:  Teen Age Space Rom-Com meets Hamburger Hill Excels at: Sprawling Cosmic Operas Fails at: Having a coherent history The Characters:  Follow this link to buy Legion of Superheroes books This edition is a passion Continue Reading

Rage of the Fanboys: Flash Season 2

So the Fanboys are in an uproar regarding the  *gasp* Black Firestorm in the promotional material from the upcoming season of The Flash. Comments sections filled with the wailing of white fanboys feeling disenfranchised due to a “white character being turned black”.  With the Firestorm joining Team Africa, white characters Continue Reading

Character Issues: Rodimus Prime (Animated Generation 1)

The Stats: Name: Hot Rod, Rodimus Prime Height: Giant Robot Height Weight: Giant Robot Weight Powers: Giant Robot based powers Type: Wuss in Charge Excels at: Making you miss Optimus Prime Fails at: Leading, Not Transforming into a Station Wagon The Character: For people of a certain age, the Death Continue Reading

This is why Batman Sucks

*I’ll be writing an article that gives my take on why Batman is the Greatest American Hero too.  Fall back fanboys and fangirls.* “The Goddamned Batman.” A titled bestowed by esteemed lunatic Frank Miller in his character defiling All-Star Batman and Robin.  All-Star Batman and Robin was a guided journey Continue Reading

The Silver Surfer Problem

Instead of doing a boring ass intro page, I will just establish the tone for this blog here.  The Silver Surfer is one of my favorite characters…but he sucks.  The same goes for Martian Manhunter, Colossus, Ben Grimm…  These characters have great personalities and interesting backstories but just exist as Continue Reading

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