When two stories break on the same day and the one about a “sexualized” cover becomes more important than the one about terminally ill children, something seems wrong. Is it because we value controversy and rage over happier, feel-good news? This is your chance to sound off, Pop!-ulation.
Category: Riddle Me This
It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you were in one of these relationships, you’d have a good chance of being beaten, stabbed, vaporized, dropped off a bridge, or worse. And that’s just the foreplay.
DC and Warner Brothers are on the verge of an ambitious revamp of their cinematic superhero universe, but is their approach really the right one they should take?
Pinky, are you pondering what I’m pondering? Unless you’re pondering if the tilt of the Earth affects Superman’s powers, you probably aren’t.
Next year will bring the Star Wars license back to Marvel for the first time since the mid-Eighties. Will Marvel start fresh, or will they bring back some of the characters and concepts they introduced within their long-running Star Wars series from back then?
The Internet is abuzz with several theories on just how Coulson survived his attack from Loki in THE AVENGERS. Which one do you think is the most convincing?
The number one comic publisher seems to have a problem with issue numbers getting too high so that they don’t scare off those mythical new readers. Have they gone too far with their frequent relaunches of titles?
There are a variety of ectoplasmic entities floating around the Ghostbusters universe. Some of them, though, don’t appear to be human…
There seems to be a dividing line in nerd culture, between the obsessive, know-it-all “nerd experts” and the pop-culture-obsessed “geek-of-all-trades”. Which one is the “real nerd”?
Arguably one of the most famous icons in American pop culture, Wonder Woman is still a no show on the big screen. We live in a world where Rocket Raccoon has a movie and Diana doesn’t. Why is that, exactly?
Should a content creator’s personal beliefs be a factor in whether or not we should enjoy what they create?
Genre auteur Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film has everything you could ask for in a Summer blockbuster, so why is it losing out to Adam Sandler at the box office?
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?
He’s small, furry, and carrying a giant gun. Riddle Me This! Is there a bigger badass than Rocket Raccoon?
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?
One of Spider-Man’s most classic foes and his oldest friends are sharing a body these days, so why doesn’t Flash know the truth about Peter? Follow along with this one, kids. It’s not everyday you get to follow a man’s mental breadcrumbs.
If Oz the Great and Powerful is a hit, should the House of Mouse remake one of the most beloved films of all time?
Now that Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man movie is now officially in development, the speculation begins in who will play the size-shifting super scientist onscreen.
After a look at their beginnings, this week, we examine the respective rogues galleries of the Dark Knight and your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man. Which comic heavyweight has the better villains?
With great power comes the great responsibility to strike fear into the hearts of criminals, for they are a cowardly and superstitious lot… Or something to that effect. Whose iconic origin is more important?
Twenty years after the founding of Image Comics, it appears that creator-owned comics are experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Does this signal an upcoming change in comic book dominance?
Before we can ever think about having Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman share the screen, DC and Warner Bros. need to fill the director’s chair for the long-gestating ‘Justice League’ flick. Who do you think should helm the struggling comic book crossover?
2012 is easily the biggest year for comic book movies thus far. With three wildly different blockbusters under our belts, let’s take a quick look back and see which one stands above the rest.
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is not even a month old, and fans are already anticipating a sequel. What new or returning characters would you like to see pop up in the next big-screen Spidey film?
Two weeks ago, a reboot to the Batman franchise was all but a foregone conclusion. After The Dark Knight Rises, it’s not quite so cut and dry. Consider yourself warned; there be spoilers ahead, folks.