Tag: superheroes

Dumb Eye for the Superhero Guy (and Girl)

Over at WizardUniverse.com, Tom DeFalco, Peter David, Rob Liefeld, and some others have decided to chime in about “The 10 Most Controversial Costume Changes That Rocked Comics’ Fandom”.

One of these changes was before my time (my comics-reading time anyway), two of these I wasn’t even aware had ever happened (or if I was, I blocked it out of my memory), and one I have to say I kind of liked … and I’m probably not the only one. I’ll let you guess which is which (and no, the one I liked is not the half-naked woman). Continue reading

When Superheroes Come to Life

The ThingIn honor of the smoking hot new Iron Man movie hitting the theaters this weekend, I decided to visit YouTube and dig up 20 examples of how Hollywood has attempted to bring comic book superheroes to life over the years.

Some of these you may be familiar with already. Some may be gems from your childhood that you’ve long since forgotten. And some I’m certain will thrill you for the very first time. I’ve broken them out into four classes: The Good, The Bad, The Campy, and the Kind of Interesting.

This is by no means a comprehensive list, and most of these are TV shows — but my goal here wasn’t to find the best examples, just the most entertaining ones, either from a nostalgia or a cringe-worthy perspective. I’ve red-starred a few of my favorite clips. Please to enjoy …

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