Tag: Captain America

Film Review: Marvel’s ‘Infinity War’ is Finally Here

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 8:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s here. It’s finally here. For the past ten years, Disney/Marvel has produced eighteen feature films showcasing the likes of our favorite Marvel superheroes. Jon Favreau’s Iron Man was a surprise blockbuster in 2008 carried by a career-resurrecting performance by Robert Downey Jr. and the creative minds at Disney/Marvel (see: Kevin Feige) knew they were […]

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Review: Celebrating Comics and Pop Culture at Wizard World St. Louis 2018

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 4:21 pm   /   Film, Local

Wizard World has kicked off its 2018 nationwide tour and St. Louis, Missouri was lucky enough to be the first to host the convention this year. Fans of all ages flocked to the America’s Center this past weekend to celebrate anything and everything within nerd-culture. And what a weekend it turned out to be. People […]

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Massive Character Changes at Marvel Comics

Posted: July 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Ever since the “Marvel Now” initiative went into effect, The House of Ideas has been taking risk after risk with some of their most popular characters.  They “killed” Peter Parker and replaced him with Otto Octavius, stripped Wolverine of his healing factor, brought the original 1960’s X-Men into the present time, and even did a Battle […]

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Spoilers: ‘Captain America: The Winter Solider’ Reviewed by a Cap Fanboy

Posted: April 4, 2014 at 11:22 am   /   Film, Local

Before you start reading this, I want to warn you.  I will be spoiling the crap out of the movie.  If you don’t want to know who the Winter Solider really is and what role he will play in the future then stop reading.  You have been warned!! As an unabashed lover of all things […]

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER opens April 4! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: March 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague […]

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The Drawing Board – Reis, Samnee, Murphy, Coipel, Scallera, Ramos (Dec. 27)

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 5:58 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Happy Holidays to everyone!   I hope all of you fine folks had a great Holiday this week and I thought I would give a belated Christmas gift.  I (your friendly neighborhood comic nerd) am going to post a weekly article showcasing some of my favorite artists.  We will call this The Drawing Board. My […]

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Marvel Announces New Marvel Now Titles, With Free “Catch Up” Digital Codes

Posted: September 9, 2013 at 1:56 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Marvel has decided to release “All New” titles in their Marvel NOW initiative.  There will be new titles launched as well as existing titles getting “.NOW” numbering (i.e. Avengers #24.NOW).  The titles that are already ongoing will also feature a digital code that will give the reader a bunch of issues from that have already […]

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Comic Book Reviews: Marvel NOW!

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

The Marvel Now! relaunch is in full swing.  New creative teams and new titles have launched, and I have taken it upon myself to read almost all of the new titles (you can thank me later).  Notice that I said “RELAUNCH” and not “REBOOT”.  Rather than start all over with a new beginning, as DC has […]

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Comic News: Marvel NOW!

Posted: August 7, 2012 at 8:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

A few weeks ago, I posted some interesting news coming from Marvel –  The House of Ideas was canceling a lot of major titles only to revamp them in the coming months.  Well, the Marvel NOW! movement has begun.  Marvel has announced a bunch of relaunched titles with all new creative teams.  The most noteworthy […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Avengers’ Starring The Hulk

Posted: May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Films like The Avengers pose a bit of a problem for me. On one hand, I want to critique things like plot, character development, lighting, sound, etc. However, every time I leave a movie like this, I forget about those things and end up exclaiming things like, “Holy shit, did you see what the Hulk […]

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