Author Archive for Dan Mahoney

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Awesome Sentinel Models

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Awesome Sentinel Models

For nearly 50 years, the Sentinels have hunted Marvel’s mutant population. With the robotic menaces poised to make the leap to the big screen, Mahoney looks at six of the best models.

It’s All Geek To Me: Sentinels

It’s All Geek To Me: Sentinels

With the long awaited reveal of a Sentinel head at SDCC, it’s time to educate yourself on the purple death machines.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2013 Wishlist

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2013 Wishlist

From July 17th through the 21st, San Diego Comic Con will be blowing up your Twitter feeds as most of your favorite comics, movies, and TV shows line up to share their upcoming plans. With 2013’s premier con upon us, Mahoney has six reveals he hopes to hear about.

Op/Ed: Of Course the Box Office Matters

Op/Ed: Of Course the Box Office Matters

Despite what recent internet comments may lead you to believe, the box office matters. It’s practically all that matters.

Riddle Me This! What's the Best Year for Superhero Movies?

Riddle Me This! What’s the Best Year for Superhero Movies?

With Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel raking in all sorts of money, and Kickass 2, The Wolverine, and Thor 2 still to come, could 2013 be the best year for superhero movies?

Property Ladder - The Vision

Property Ladder – The Vision

From Clark Gregg to Vin Diesel, everyone is rumored to play the Vision these days. Congratulations Vision, you’re at the top of the Property Ladder.

Holy Crap! Remember…The Silver Samurai Action Figure?

Holy Crap! Remember…The Silver Samurai Action Figure?

With an appearance in The Wolverine on the horizon, prepare for peg loads of Silver Samurai figures to invade your local toy aisles. Hopefully they go better than the waste of plastic that was his first action figure.

Hidden Gems - Avengers Arena

Hidden Gems – Avengers Arena

Sixteen teenage superheroes, trapped in Murderworld against their will, pitted against each other in a fight to the death where only one can survive. You’re right, it DOES sound like The Hunger Games. So what? You’ll still love it.

BLAARGH! New Warriors Volume 4

BLAARGH! New Warriors Volume 4

Hey you guys, I have an idea. Let’s take a whole bunch of depowered, no-name mutants, give them a bunch of crappy looking out of date technology, some bad codenames, and call them the New Warriors. Sound like a plan? No? Sounds awful? Let’s do it anyways.

Holy Crap! Remember…Superman Red/Blue?

Holy Crap! Remember…Superman Red/Blue?

The year was 1998 and in between listening to Third Eye Blind and making jokes about Bill Clinton comic fans everywhere were getting double vision…from rolling their eyes at one of the worst ideas ever: Superman Red & Superman Blue.

Make It So: The Squadron Supreme Movie

Make It So: The Squadron Supreme Movie

We all wonder when DC will finally get around to giving us a Justice League movie, but what if Marvel were to beat them at their own game? Forget Superman, Flash, and Aquaman…give me a Squadron Supreme movie!

Op/Ed: I'm Still Not Excited for Man of Steel

Op/Ed: I’m Still Not Excited for Man of Steel

In just a few days, Man of Steel will hit theaters and audiences everywhere will be reintroduced to Superman. With both DC and Warner Bros counting on Man of Steel to launch their own version of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe, excitement is high…for most people.

Op/Ed: The Impact of Marvel NOW!

Op/Ed: The Impact of Marvel NOW!

It’s been just over 6 months since the start of Marvel NOW!, and Mahoney has taken the time to check in on the progress.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Quicksilver Jerk Moments

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Quicksilver Jerk Moments

No one’s favorite speedster will soon be featured in not one but TWO movies. Not bad for a guy who’s best known for being a giant jerk. Mahoney takes a look back at some of Quicksilver’s worst behavior.

Riddle Me This! Is There a Bigger Badass Than Rocket Raccoon?

Riddle Me This! Is There a Bigger Badass Than Rocket Raccoon?

He’s small, furry, and carrying a giant gun. Riddle Me This! Is there a bigger badass than Rocket Raccoon?

Property Ladder - Quicksilver

Property Ladder – Quicksilver

He’s been a mutant terrorist, a member of the Avengers, and that guy standing impatiently behind you at the ATM. Next up, he’s going to be a movie star. Twice. Quicksilver is definitely at the top of the Property Ladder.

Riddle Me This! Is Marvel Safe from Disney's Cost Cutting?

Riddle Me This! Is Marvel Safe from Disney’s Cost Cutting?

Over the past two months, it’s been reported that Disney companies have laid off nearly 1,000 employees, including a large population of employees from their highly profitable ESPN division. With all of these job reductions, are your favorite Marvel employees safe?

Property Ladder - Kate Bishop

Property Ladder – Kate Bishop

She began as a background character in a book about teenage replacement heroes. She spent years bouncing from one mini-series appearance to the next. But man, it’s amazing what a difference a Matt Fraction/David Aja book can make. Ladies and gentlemen, the one and only Kate Bishop is at the top of her Property Ladder.

What Now? DC Cancellations

What Now? DC Cancellations

With their latest solicitations, DC announced that it would be cancelling more series. But what about the faithful readers of this foursome of doomed comics? If you’re one of those with some new-found cash in your comic budget, here are a few options to replace your monthly fix.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Hopes for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Hopes for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Fresh off the recent preview for the upcoming Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series on ABC, Mahoney is here to give his list of six things he hopes to see in the sure-fire hit series!

New on Netflix – March 2013

New on Netflix – March 2013

Want to stay up to date on all the newest titles available to watch instantly on Netflix? Bored and looking for something awesome to watch? We’ll keep you up to date on the newest releases!

El Whip Episode 0

El Whip Episode 0

Esta semana en El Whip….ahhh you won’t Manderstand it anyway.

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 67

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 67

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including Thacher’s plans to eat a shoe, Kerouac’s early breakup, and more e-mails from that Mahoney guy!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 66

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 66

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including what Mary is choking on, Lee’s adventures in yoga, and more proof that PCW is garbage.

New on Netflix – February 2013

New on Netflix – February 2013

Want to stay up to date on all the newest titles available to watch instantly on Netflix? Bored and looking for something awesome to watch? We’ll keep you up to date on the newest releases!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 65

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 65

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including 20 reasons PCW is terrible, some Would You Rathers, and a tired, tired, PrincessCast!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 64

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 64

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including a Whirlwind of Silk, Two Weeks Ago in Super-Fly, and Pigeon Ass!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 63

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 63

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including an entire Kerouac relationship, what would happen if a dinosaur bit you, and a ton of mail!

New Flix on Netflix – January 2013

New Flix on Netflix – January 2013

Want to stay up to date on all the newest titles available to watch instantly on Netflix? Bored and looking for something awesome to watch? We’ll keep you up to date on the newest releases!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 62

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 62

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including Mary and Spazzy’s feet, Jose’s hidden messages, and what Brandon is choking on!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 61

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 61

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including Mary’s new assistant, Tony’s sex dreams, and Knize’s newest website!

New Flix on Netflix – December 2012

New Flix on Netflix – December 2012

Want to stay up to date on all the newest titles available to watch instantly on Netflix? Bored and looking for something awesome to watch? We’ll keep you up to date on the newest releases!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 60

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 60

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including Mary’s reaction to the election and a tribute to a recently deceased Walking Dead character!

PCN - Last Week in PoP! Episode 59

PCN – Last Week in PoP! Episode 59

Last Week in PoP! delivers all the highlights from last week, including ComicGeeKelly finding out there was no PCW, Mary’s planned wedding bouquet, and my favorite game: Guess What Word Lee is Saying!

New Flix on Netflix – November 2012

New Flix on Netflix – November 2012

Want to stay up to date on all the newest titles available to watch instantly on Netflix? Bored and looking for something awesome to watch? We’ll keep you up to date on the newest releases!