Category: Features

It's New To Me - X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ("Slave Island" / "The Unstoppable Juggernaut")

It’s New To Me – X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (“Slave Island” / “The Unstoppable Juggernaut”)

The cast of the X-Men’s animated adventures gets a lot more crowded in these two flawed but entertaining installments.

It's New To Me - X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ("Captive Hearts" / "Cold Vengeance")

It’s New To Me – X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (“Captive Hearts” / “Cold Vengeance”)

These early episodes delve a little deeper into the personal lives of a few team members while introducing threats both old and new.

It's New To Me - X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ("Enter Magneto" / "Deadly Reunions")

It’s New To Me – X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (“Enter Magneto” / “Deadly Reunions”)

Xavier and Wolverine run into their old nemeses, and the X-Men’s dream of human / mutant cohabitation faces some formidable challenges.

It's New To Me - X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ("Night Of The Sentinels, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES (“Night Of The Sentinels, Parts 1 & 2”)

PoP!’s classic TV column returns with a look back at one of the most beloved cartoons of the Nineties. Morph, we hardly knew you.

Can Ring of Honor Afford to Stagnate in the Ever Changing Wrestling Landscape?

Can Ring of Honor Afford to Stagnate in the Ever Changing Wrestling Landscape?

Ring of Honor is beginning to stagnate in terms of their booking and with the wrestling world moving faster than ever, that could lead to disaster for the company.

Superhero Movies Should Stop Destroying Any More Cities For A While

Superhero Movies Should Stop Destroying Any More Cities For A While

Citywide destruction has become both cliched and problematic in superhero movies, and the makers of these films need to come up with more creative ways to render their climactic battles on the big screen.

Where Are the Wrestlers from ROH's 100th Show Now?

Where Are the Wrestlers from ROH’s 100th Show Now?

It’s been 10 years since ROH’s 100th Show and today we’re taking a look at every wrestler on that show to see where they have ended up after a decade has passed. Who went on to great things on this star-studded show?

The PoP! Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2015

The PoP! Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2015

2015 has come and gone and Kelly Harrass is here with his list of the 10 best wrestling matches of the year. Did your favorite make the list? Find out inside!

PoP!'s 2015 Year in Review

PoP!’s 2015 Year in Review

The PoP! crew takes a look back at the comics, movies, TV, toys, Japan sh*t, wrestling, video games, and more that were given to us by 2015. It’s been a long year and we’ve got some #HOTTAKES.

Wrestle Kingdom 10 Preview: Okada vs. Tanahashi

Wrestle Kingdom 10 Preview: Okada vs. Tanahashi

Two of the biggest names in Japanese wrestling clash on January 4th at Wrestle Kingdom 10, one year to the day since the last time they met. This preview gives you a look at the past year for both Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi.

Op/Ed: I’m Not Mad, Daredevil, I’m Disappointed

Op/Ed: I’m Not Mad, Daredevil, I’m Disappointed

Like all of the Marvel comics, Daredevil got a new number one issue, but there’s something about this one that make it more disappointing than the rest. How does the Netflix series play into this? Click the link to find out.

Roman Reigns Didn’t Screw WWE, WWE Screwed WWE

Roman Reigns Didn’t Screw WWE, WWE Screwed WWE

WWE’s ratings are tanking and with Roman Reigns being the guy that the company is pushing, many people want to blame him for it. If there’s anyone to blame for Reign’s tepid reaction from fans, I think it’s the WWE.

ABC's THE MUPPETS Isn't Bad, But It's Likely Doomed To Fail

ABC’s THE MUPPETS Isn’t Bad, But It’s Likely Doomed To Fail

The newest TV show starring America’s favorite felt beings had a strong debut, but its format and style does not bode very well for its future.

Op/Ed: Sometimes a Comic Just Isn’t For You

Op/Ed: Sometimes a Comic Just Isn’t For You

In a world with so many comics coming out every month there are bound to be some bad ones. But have you ever stopped to think that maybe the comic you didn’t like just wasn’t made with you in mind?

Op/Ed: Pro Wrestling in 2015 - Who’s Working Who?

Op/Ed: Pro Wrestling in 2015 – Who’s Working Who?

The lines drawn between who should be hated and loved in pro wrestling have been redrawn for various reasons. Welcome to the Bizarro world of WWE in 2015.

The PoP! Top 300 Wrestlers

The PoP! Top 300 Wrestlers

Every wrestling fan has their own list of the best wrestlers in the world, but do they have a list of the top 300 wrestlers? Kelly Harrass has one and he’s putting it out for the whole world to critique. Who makes the list and where do they rank?

Op/Ed: Ranking My Level of Interest in All-New All-Different Marvel Comics

Op/Ed: Ranking My Level of Interest in All-New All-Different Marvel Comics

We’re on the verge of the All-New All-Different Marvel and they’ve given us 45 of the new titles in their line. People seem to like lists so the logical thing to do would be to rank them all, right?

A World of Fire and Blood Part 3: THE CARS THAT ATE PARIS and MAD MAX: BEYOND THUNDERDOME

A World of Fire and Blood Part 3: THE CARS THAT ATE PARIS and MAD MAX: BEYOND THUNDERDOME

In the final part of this review series about the Mad Max franchise, we take a look at the third film, Beyond Thunderdome, and a movie that greatly influenced Mad Max, The Cars That Ate Paris.

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.

A World of Fire and Blood Part 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR and FURY ROAD Revisited

A World of Fire and Blood Part 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR and FURY ROAD Revisited

In the second part of his very subjective review series about the Mad Max films, Kelly Harrass covers his first viewing of The Road Warrior and his second viewing of Fury Road.

A World of Fire and Blood Part 1: FURY ROAD and MAD MAX

A World of Fire and Blood Part 1: FURY ROAD and MAD MAX

In A World of Fire and Blood, Kelly Harrass will be examining the films of the Mad Max franchise. In part one of the series, he’ll be looking at Fury Road and the original Mad Max.

Op/Ed: Supporting Indie Wrestling Will Keep Wrestling Great

Op/Ed: Supporting Indie Wrestling Will Keep Wrestling Great

Kevin Owens is killing it in the WWE right now, but that couldn’t have happened if he hadn’t had such a great run in the indies. Supporting independent wrestling helps make this happen.

“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.

Taking Your Significant Other to a Con: What I Learned at C2E2

Taking Your Significant Other to a Con: What I Learned at C2E2

Kelly took his girlfriend to C2E2 this year and now he wants to give you all some advice for taking your significant other to a con.

Reading SECRET WARRIORS Before the SECRET WARS

Reading SECRET WARRIORS Before the SECRET WARS

Secret Wars is right around the corner so this seems like a good time to read Secret Warriors, right? That’s what Kelly Harrass thought. Join him as he reads through the entire series and provides commentary as he’s reading the trades.

Whatever Happened to the New 52? Part 2

Whatever Happened to the New 52? Part 2

This look back at the original line up of DC’s New 52 titles was too huge for one post to contain it. Today, we’re taking a detailed and comprehensive look back at the teams that made the titles from the second half of the alphabet.

Whatever Happened to the New 52? Part 1

Whatever Happened to the New 52? Part 1

We’re living in a post-New 52 world now. Let’s take a comprehensive and detailed look back at the original crop of 52 titles and see what happened to each of them throughout their runs.

Why I'm More Pumped for DC's TV Universe Than Its Upcoming Movies

Why I’m More Pumped for DC’s TV Universe Than Its Upcoming Movies

DC is looking to challenge Marvel’s dominance at the box office starting next year, but based on what we’ve seen so far, their TV output is looking much more intriguing.

The Daredevil Deliberation: Mark Waid

The Daredevil Deliberation: Mark Waid

Mark Waid made Daredevil a happy man and after all the darkness, it was kind of needed. Today we discuss Waid’s great work along with the work of his art partners like Paolo Rivera and Chris Samnee.

R-Rated Reads - American Vampire: Survival Of The Fittest

R-Rated Reads – American Vampire: Survival Of The Fittest

Scott Snyder expands the AMERICAN VAMPIRE universe in this thrilling five-issue miniseries.

The Daredevil Deliberation: Andy Diggle and Shadowland

The Daredevil Deliberation: Andy Diggle and Shadowland

Sometimes you hit a little bump in the road. That’s what Shadowland was for Daredevil. Kelly Harrass and Lee Rodriguez discuss what went wrong this week in the Daredevil Deliberation.

The Daredevil Deliberation: Ed Brubaker

The Daredevil Deliberation: Ed Brubaker

The Daredevil Deliberation is back for another week and this time we’re talking about the work of Ed Brubaker. It starts with Matt in prison and ends with him in an even more surprising place.

The Daredevil Deliberation: Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev

The Daredevil Deliberation: Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev

This week the Daredevil Deliberation looks at the amazing run of Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev. Spoiler alert: we gush about this run. A lot.

The Daredevil Deliberation: Kevin Smith, Joe Quesada, and the Marvel Knights

The Daredevil Deliberation: Kevin Smith, Joe Quesada, and the Marvel Knights

This week in the Daredevil Deliberation: Lee, Ben, and Kelly take a look at the relaunch of Daredevil under the Marvel Knights banner by Kevin Smith and Joe Quesada.