August 7, 2009

Comic Book Gem: Iron Man – World’s Most Wanted

Everyone has their own favourite Marvel character but I have to say, mine is Iron Man. Maybe it’s because he’s a tech geek’s tech geek, maybe it’s because he’s like Batman… but richer, smarter and cooler. Whatever the reason I had to write about the current run of The Invincible Iron Man, in particular, a series called World’s Most Wanted.

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July 31, 2009

Comic book gem: Kick-Ass

So I’m always on the lookout for new comics to read and my comic-reading friends have got my back big time. Yesterday my buddy Rick suggested I read a pretty recent comic mini-series called Kick-Ass by Mark Millar (Marvel Civil War) and John Romita Jr. (World War Hulk). So far I’ve read issues 1-6 out of an 8 issue run and I have to say I am super-impressed.

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April 17, 2009

The 5 greatest comic-to-film characters

It’s no secret that the most difficult kind of movie to make is one where there is an existing fan base for the story in another form. The “The book is always gonna be better than the movie!” crowd are notoriously hard to please. So much so that there have only been a hand full of truly great adaptations, and even fewer for movies that are adapted from comic books.

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