Hello interweb, Nate here. So I haven’t used this Comixplanations segment as much as I originally planned. Ah well. So anyhoo, we have heard from Warner Bros that Ben Affleck is not only playing Batman in the DCEU Batman movies but will also be directing it. Of course you can’t do an MCU-styled DC movie universe without making at least one Batman solo film. We know that Wonder Woman’s movie is in the works (I reviewed the first trailer) and Man of Steel 2 is currently in development (PLEASE make it better than the first movie) and on top of that Aquaman, Flash, Cyborg, and Green Lantern are all getting their solo movies. So with that there’s quite a bit of questions and speculations that we can make while waiting. However while a few of those characters I know very little about (like Aquaman), I do know most of the characters in the Justice League as well as their history and characters. And while any one of them can make a really good movie series given the right creative teams (barring Cyborg really since he honestly needs the Teen Titans to be the least bit interesting), Batman in particular has the potential for a greater movie series than even the beloved Dark Knight trilogy with so many villains and allies that have yet to be used fully in a previous Batman movie. But there’s one ally that I’m really curious on how they’re gonna go about with: Robin! (more…)
Happy Halloween interweb, Nate here. So during my review of Fant4stic I had a poll up for my Halloween Special and between the Top 10 Gothic Superhero Costumes or a Comixplanation on Death in Comics and I think it’s pretty obvious on which one won. This list is pretty simply: it’s my personal favorite Gothic superhero costumes. So basically if it’s mostly black with maybe some white, purple, or blue, than it qualifies. Let’s get the the list!
Hello interweb, Nate here. So with the lack of really good superhero cartoons recently I’ve been thinking about some possible cartoons that could possibly be made. And when I say cartoons, I mean good cartoons. Cartoons that can be both humorous and dramatic, have great characters and character development, and have a really good story. Basically think less of Teen Titans Go!, Avengers Assemble, and Ultimate Spider-man and more Teen Titans, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, and Spectacular Spider-man.
Warning: All of what I’m about to say may very well be me speculating and theorizing. So if I say something that contradicts something that is revealed later than that is why. Also just to be on the safe side I’m just going to say there are possible spoilers below but I highly doubt there’s anything that will ruin the movie if I mention it.
Hello interweb, Nate here. So as most of you probably know by now, the second trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (you know, saying the full title over and over again doesn’t change how ridiculously cheesy it sounds) was released at Comic-Con and since I did a review on the first trailer I figured I should talk about my thoughts on this one. So let get to the review! (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. Sorry I didn’t post yesterday but as I promised on my Facebook page (which you should really follow as I do post updates and share recent news every once in while up there) I am posting this today. So anyways, Marvel and DC has a bunch of movies that have been announced so a while ago I posted the ten that I’m most excited for. Now, here’s 10 movies that I would like them to try and make. Just for clarity, I personally believe there are two reasons for making live-action superhero movies: 1. to bring these characters that we’ve only seen in drawings and possibly cartoons come to life, and 2. to introduce new people to the characters and possibly get them curious enough to pick up one of their comic books. So these suggestions are going to be towards both or one of those categories.
Also, I said in a recent post that I would try and get at least one Character Bio out every month but the X-23 Character Bio I’m working on still needs some fine tuning. I’m almost done with it, but it’s just so incredibly long that I doubt anybody would want to read the whole thing so I’m trying to shorten it down some without losing any important information.
Happy New Year interweb, Nate here. So the schedule of this post is kind of confusing as I meant for this to be my very first post on my blog of 2015, but obviously it isn’t since yesterday I posted my Civil War Review as I’ve been holding back on that post for quite some time now and I felt that it needed to get posted. So while this technically isn’t the first post of 2015, I might treat it as it is as there are things I plan on doing with this new year.
Before I get to talking about what’s yet to come I should get us introduced to this post. So I’ve had this blog for 9 months now (excluding this month), I have a total of 49 followers, and my most viewed post has had 273 views. Now in comparison to other big blogs that may not be that big, but I’m 15-years old I have 49 people who has basically said “I like the content on this blog” and my most viewed post has 273 views. Honestly, how many 15-year old can honestly say what I have just said? Not a lot. So honestly, thank you guys for reading this blog and supported me through 2014. And I bet this paragraph has definitely shown that I’m a modest person :P. So this post is going to be based purely by views. No favoritism, no biases, no anything in that nature (except I am taking the Character Bio Format as that’s technically isn’t a post and would have normally made the number 5 spot on here).
With the upcoming posts I have several things in the works. For one my Ant-Man Character Bio is almost done and originally I was going to wait til closer to the release date, but considering that this thing comes out in July I’m probably going to simply post it within a couple of weeks. I also have several other Character Bios and Character Compares in the works so keep an eye out for those. I’m just going to go ahead and spoil one of each, for the Character Bio you can expect to see one on X-23 and a Character Compare comparing Green Arrow to Hawkeye. There is also a brand new series that I have planed that will probably debute some time this month or early on next month. So a huge chunk of 2015 will be the usual Top 10s (or 5s), Character Bios, Character Compares, and an unannounced series. And with that monster of announcements, let’s go over to out list!
Damian Wayne, True Son of Batman, the Fifth Robin and the Fourth Main Robin
Hello interweb, Nate here. So you may notice that I called this Robin the fifth Robin even though this is my forth Robin bio. That is because the Fourth Robin is technically the blink-and-you’ll-miss-her Stephanie Brown who is my personal favorite Robin (I like the other Robins best when they change their ID, Nightwing, Red Robin, etc.) and had an extremely short run as Robin and as a result isn’t that significant to the other Robins. There is also Carrie Kelley who was a non-cannon Robin but due to the fact that the non-cannon story The Dark Knight Returns is one of the most famous Batman stories, people like to include her. And so I decided that that is the poll for today: Do you want me to do a Bio on the two remaining Robins? And you can choose between Stephanie Brown, Carrie Kelley, Both, or Neither. Either way, I’m not going to get to them before I complete my reader-requested Ant-man Character Bio.
With that mouthful of announcements aside, I did a Character Bio for Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, and Tim Drake. Now for the fourth male Robin, the fourth main Robin, and the Fifth Robin in general: Damian Wayne, the true son of Batman. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So as of lately I guess it’s kind of obvious that I have been busy as I haven’t posted last Monday nor this past Saturday. However, I did get the Tim Drake Character Bio finished and ready for ya’ll to enjoy. So first we did the first Robin: Dick Grayson, then the second Robin: Jason Todd, now it’s time for the third Robin to get some love.
Also, I’ll try to get Damian Wayne’s bio done soon (the fourth male Robin). Since I have already promised a reader that I’ll get an Ant-man bio up (he or she probably requested it for the upcoming Ant-man movie), I’ll probably get to Stephanie Brown later on and maybe Carrie Kelley (she was a Robin in the non-cannon graphic novel Dark Knight Returns) if you guys want (comment below). But the biggest post this month is going to be a Halloween themed post: The Top 10 Most Disturbing Marvel and DC Characters. I already came up with a few, but I want you guys to either comment below or on my Facebook fan-page on some characters that you find disturbing. The rules are basically as long as the character belongs to DC or Marvel, it qualifies (which mean it can be a superhero or villain, although I’ll bet most, if not all, of them will be villains). (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So due to Labor Day weekend, I have no school today so I figured I might as well do this little bio for you. A few weeks ago, I did the character bio for Dick Grayson, who was the first Robin and the Robin most people think of when they hear the name. So today, I’m talking about the second Robin: Jason Todd. If you didn’t know that it was actually thee fans who killed him, then keep reading. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So not too long ago I posted a poll for my next Character Bio and nobody voted. However, one person requested a Dick Grayson bio so hey, why not? So today, if you didn’t know that he’s not only been the first Robin and the first Nightwing (thanks to Superman), but has also been the second Batman, than keep reading!