Spurred by the death of original thought, the comic book movie has become almost as popular as sequels and remakes in Hollywood. In recent years, through
We established in a previous article that comic book movies were: A) All the rage, B) Totally badass and C) Hiding a shameful, shameful past. And we’re not
All superheroes are a little weird - weird superheroes. They come from different planets, or they’re mutants, or perhaps they gained their abilities through
Everyone loves an origin story, or at least Hollywood believes they do or they wouldn’t keep rebooting franchises every decade. But many of these stories feature characters that do more in death than they ever do in life…
You can only tell the same story so many times before it gets boring, even if that story is about an orphaned billionaire/last alien of its kind/radioactive arachnid enthusiast. That’s when comic writers turn to alternate universes to get creative and – frankly – quite weird.