Archive for category: Comics

Marvel LOLCats

Animals, Artwork, Cats, Comics, Dogs, Humor, Pictures

I can haz Marvel?  Recently, several artists and cartoonists, including Ryan Penagos (Marvel.com Editor), Chris Eliopoulos, Katie Cook, Skottie Young, and Mike Maihack, have been creating drawings of popular Marvel characters as cats (and the occasional dog).  If you’re on Twitter (and really who isn’t), follow the hashtag #mrvlcats to see more as they’re posted, […]

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Realistic Cartoon Characters

Artwork, Bizarre, Cartoons, Comics, History, Photo Manipulations, Pictures

At one point or another in our lives we’ve all appreciated cartoon characters. Whether they were in childhood shows and films or something more adult (not that kind of adult), cartoons allow us to experience stories that normal actors just can’t achieve, be it because of physical limitations or cost. But what if our favorite […]

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The Friendly Neighborhood – Spider-man’s World

Artwork, Comics, featured

The Friendly Neighborhood – Spider-man’s World including his best villains (Doc-Ock, Green Goblin and Sand-man) along with his family and friends. Who’s here? Back row: Green Goblin, Sand-man, Dock Ock, Hobgoblin, Lizard, Vulture. Third row: Tombstone, Carnage, Rhino, Tinkerer, Black Cat, Morbius, Venom, Shocker, Dr. Doom Second Row: Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, The Prowler, Mary […]

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Best Comic Book Movies

Comics, Film

Next year is going to bring us several new comic book inspired movies, with Captain America and Thor both making their premiers, but that got me to thinking:  “What are the best comic book movies?”  Fortunately, I have an answer for everything. Blade Wesley Snipes may be having legal troubles right now, but back in […]

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Marvel ESPN NBA Cover – Kobe, Kevin Durant, & Lebron

Artwork, Comics

As a comic book fan and a NBA fan and then as a Laker fan I was quite happily surprised when I saw this month’s issue of ESPN the Mag. Beautifully illustrated on the cover by the Marvel’s Chief Editor, Joe Quesada with inks by Dann Miki and colors by Richard Isnove are three of […]

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Athletes as Superheroes

Comics, Sports

To coincide with the beginning of the NBA season, Marvel and ESPN collaborated on an edition of ESPN the Magazine showing members of the NBA as different characters from the Marvel Universe.  While I disagreed with some of their choices, it got me to thinking – what athletes match up with which superheroes? Iron Man […]

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Real Names of 15 Fictional Characters

Bizarre, Cartoons, Comics, Humor

There are plenty of characters that have names that aren’t real names, and some of them we’ll never know. However, there are some that have been revealed through the years, either through the creators revealing what their real names are of they themselves letting it slip in a show or movie. Below are fifteen fictional […]

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The Prometheus Device

Comics, Technology

I’ve done more than my fair share of posts on comic book characters on this site, but Everett Bradford has taken it one step further. Inspired by the X-Men character of Pyro, he’s created what he calls the Prometheus Device. For those of us that may or may not have played with fire in our […]

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Sticky Comics

Artwork, Bizarre, Cartoons, Comics, Humor

Oh look, it’s another piece on post-it notes.  This one, however, is different – mostly because the artist is a good friend of mine, and also because she’s insanely talented and I wanted to showcase her work, all of which she draws herself on post-it notes and other handy pieces of paper. Christiann McCauley is […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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