This dynamic duo of books catalogs the greatest superheroes and most devious supervillains from DC and Marvel. Written by comic book expert Melanie Scott, each volume features profiles of more than 130 characters, classified by their powers, sources of energy, and other defining traits.
Most electric kids’ toys run on relatively low voltages. Aboringday wanted to see what would happen to some electromechanical toys if you ramped up their power beyond their rated voltages. The experiments top out at 30 volts, so don’t expect flames to shoot out of anything. Most of the results are amusing, but we felt bad for that bee-stung dog.
There’s little argument that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has crushed it against the DC Extended Universe when it comes to superhero movies and TV shows. Spam591 provides his analysis of what has made Marvel’s consistent, serialized approach work so much better than the competition.
After the trainwreck that was David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, DC attempts to hit the reset switch by putting Guardians of the Galaxy writer/director James Gunn at the helm. This time, our ragtag crew of antiheroes works their evil version or good, or is it good version of evil in an action-packed 1970s war movie. Time for roll call.
(PG-13: Language) While you may not agree or feel as strongly as YouTuber I Hate Everything does about the flood of superhero flicks, he makes several great points. A movie should stand on its own, not be a mishmash of references, CGI and teasers for sequels.