Author Archive for Lee Rodriguez

Lee Rodriguez is a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Panels On Pages. He is also a freelance graphic and web designer, action figure customizer, swell guy, and an awesome dad.

I'm even on Google+... Kind of.

6 Ways Marvel Pulled a "Crisis" with "Secret Wars"

6 Ways Marvel Pulled a “Crisis” with “Secret Wars”

Somehow Marvel has managed to sidestep the sh*tstorm that almost always accompanies these sorts of shakeups. They’ve essentially Crisis-ed the Marvel Universe and no one cares.

Review: The Dino Charge Morpher and Saber are Mophenomenal

Review: The Dino Charge Morpher and Saber are Mophenomenal

In our final installment, we look at the new weapons in all their loud flashy goodness. These toys rule, you guys.

Review: the Power Rangers Dino Charge Auxiliary Zords Bring the Thunder

Review: the Power Rangers Dino Charge Auxiliary Zords Bring the Thunder

The Megazords were awesome, so let’s take a look at all the cool stuff that you can peg onto them and make all sorts of cool-looking nonsense.

Review: The Dino Charge Megazords Are as Cool as Robot Dinosaurs Should Be

Review: The Dino Charge Megazords Are as Cool as Robot Dinosaurs Should Be

The latest and greatest in Power Rangers toys are worth all the hype. Go back to the roots of the series with dinosaur robots and smash them together!

Maybe Netflix’s Iron Fist SHOULD Be a White Dude

Maybe Netflix’s Iron Fist SHOULD Be a White Dude

Go with us on this one. What if maybe… Just MAYBE a white guy is the more interesting choice this time? Yes, yes. We’re surprised, too, but this time it just might be true.

The Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Toys Are Big, Weird and Awesome

The Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Toys Are Big, Weird and Awesome

No one does giant robots like Super Sentai shows and the latest incarnation is no exception. The Ninninger Otomonin are a weird mix of awesomeness. Clear some shelf space.

"Cooties" is a Bloody Good Time

“Cooties” is a Bloody Good Time

Finally, a movie comes along to confirm all of your suspicions. Kids really are disgusting bloodthirsty little monsters.

The Comic Book TV Show Season Premiere Report Card

The Comic Book TV Show Season Premiere Report Card

With a comic book-based TV show on almost every night of the week, let’s take a look at the premiere episodes and see how they did in this spoiler-free rundown.

What's the Worst Marvel Event?

What’s the Worst Marvel Event?

With plenty of options to choose from, which of The House of Ideas’ hollow ideas rings the most hollow for you?

“Until Dawn” Has Redefined the Horror Genre for Video Games

“Until Dawn” Has Redefined the Horror Genre for Video Games

Supermassive Games has elevated horror games to the next level with this fantastic interactive drama that you won’t be able to play just once.

The 6 Best Episodes of “Invader Zim”

The 6 Best Episodes of “Invader Zim”

It’s been well over a decade since we’ve gotten new “Invader Zim,” but the drought is over thanks to the good people at Oni. Let’s take a look at the best of the original run.

“Lifeline” is the Most Unique Mobile Game You’ll Play This Year

“Lifeline” is the Most Unique Mobile Game You’ll Play This Year

In a time when most mobile games are little more than constant cash grabs, Three minute Games have crafted a compelling narrative that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

"Batman: Arkham Knight" is the Best and Worst of the Series

“Batman: Arkham Knight” is the Best and Worst of the Series

After six years, hundreds of Riddler trophies and countless hours of play time, Rocksteady’s Batman tale has come to an end. The final chapter is a mixed bag.

6 Comic Book Characters Who Came From TV

6 Comic Book Characters Who Came From TV

For nearly as long as there have been comics, there have been comic adaptations. Every so often the streams cross and characters make the leap from small screen to the printed page.

Year of the Magnus Part 2: Combiner Wars Ultra Magnus

Year of the Magnus Part 2: Combiner Wars Ultra Magnus

For the first time ever in the modern era, Ultra Magnus has gotten his own non-Optimus-derivitive figure and it is amazing. For MTMTE comics fans, this is the one you’ve been waiting for.

Unboxing Geek Fuel's June 2015 Mystery Box

Unboxing Geek Fuel’s June 2015 Mystery Box

We dive into GeekFuel’s latest and even come correct with a special offer for our dear readers. Check out the geeky goodness inside.

Year of the Magnus Part 1: Masterpiece Ultra Magnus

Year of the Magnus Part 1: Masterpiece Ultra Magnus

Get the hell out of here with a high-dollar repaint. The Autobot City Commander got the true Masterpiece treatment this year and the result is astounding.

Masterpiece Star Saber Totally Lives up to Its Name

Masterpiece Star Saber Totally Lives up to Its Name

While he might be an unexpected choice for American audiences, the Victory Autobot leader pays homage to the original figure in most excellent ways.

Season 1 of "iZombie" is an Unexpected Gem

Season 1 of “iZombie” is an Unexpected Gem

DC’s newest TV adaptation is a lot of fun and it is WAY better than POWERS.

A Journey Into Master Grade Gundams

A Journey Into Master Grade Gundams

A chance encounter in Chinatown triggered a new quest sure to end in awesomeness and sore fingers.

“Secret Wars” is Terrible Comics, Even if it’s Good

“Secret Wars” is Terrible Comics, Even if it’s Good

It’s the biggest Marvel even ever and nothing will ever be the same! While it’s too early to judge the story of “Secret Wars,” it’s easy to see that it’s terrible. Confused? Let us explain.

Netflix’s “Daredevil” Ruined the Curve for Everything

Netflix’s “Daredevil” Ruined the Curve for Everything

With more comic book adaptations permeating pop culture than ever, it was only a matter of time before something came along and ruined it for everyone. We just didn’t think it would ruin it with awesomeness.

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is So Close to Perfect You Shouldn’t Care That it Isn’t

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is So Close to Perfect You Shouldn’t Care That it Isn’t

Marvel’s Phase Two comes to a close in spectacular fashion in the jam-packed sequel to the comic book movie we never thought we’d see. And it is glorious, albeit slightly flawed.

6 Comics “Secret Wars” Might Totally Ruin

6 Comics “Secret Wars” Might Totally Ruin

With Marvel’s mega-event looming on the horizon, the future is unclear and may be downright nonexistent for some of our favorite titles.

Combiner Wars Megatron is the Best Megatron

Combiner Wars Megatron is the Best Megatron

Whether you go classic Decepticon or new-school Autobot, the latest and greatest Megatron figure deserves a place on your shelves.

Hidden Gems - Bullseye: Greatest Hits

Hidden Gems – Bullseye: Greatest Hits

Daredevil’s greatest enemy got a rad miniseries right in the middle of old hornhead’s renaissance and it’s a great bit of fun for the whole family. Well, okay… Maybe not the WHOLE family.

6 Comics-to-Screen Miracles on “The Flash”

6 Comics-to-Screen Miracles on “The Flash”

“The Flash” shouldn’t be anywhere near as good as it is. We’ve compiled a list of some of the biggest (pleasant) surprises of the series so far.

The 6 Best New Mutants in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The 6 Best New Mutants in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Along with returning favorites, we’ve been treated to some great new characters in Nickelodeon and IDW’s respective Ninja Turtles series. Here are some of our favorites.

Hey, CW! Quit Dicking Around and Give Us a “Batman” TV Show Already!

Hey, CW! Quit Dicking Around and Give Us a “Batman” TV Show Already!

With the never-ending barrage of TV shows based on comic book properties hitting the air (and internet) these days, it’s hard to justify the absence of a certain Dark Knight.

6 Reasons the Spider-Man/MCU Deal Could Go Either Way

6 Reasons the Spider-Man/MCU Deal Could Go Either Way

Late Monday night, Marvel nearly broke the internet with the sneak announcement that Spider-Man is entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Is that a Good Thing?

What Does “the End of the Marvel Universe” Mean for Your Favorite Books?

What Does “the End of the Marvel Universe” Mean for Your Favorite Books?

After months of speculation, Marvel has finally revealed the end of the Marvel Universe as we know it in the pages of “Secret Wars.” Is your favorite comic safe?

The Avengers Haven't Fought a Super Villain in a REALLY Long Time

The Avengers Haven’t Fought a Super Villain in a REALLY Long Time

In the glory days of Civil War, heroes fighting heroes was actually a new and big idea. Now, it’s hard to even remember a time when the Avengers fought a bad guy.

Should Grant Gustin Be The Flash on the Big Screen?

Should Grant Gustin Be The Flash on the Big Screen?

As the star of a hit TV series, should Grant Gustin be the man to bring Barry Allen to the big screen in DC’s fledgling cinematic universe?

Could “The Interview” Be a Game Changer?

Could “The Interview” Be a Game Changer?

Just when we thought the terrorists were going to win, Sony made right with America and released their goofy comedy online. Could this be a turning point?

Transformers' "Combiner Wars" is What Fans Have Been Waiting For

Transformers’ “Combiner Wars” is What Fans Have Been Waiting For

After years of nerds shelling out hundreds of dollars for what are essentially high-quality knock-offs, Hasbro is getting back into the combiner game in a big way.