You might’ve caught our interview with Joseph P. Illidge of Lion Forge Comics last week, discussing the new “Catalyst Prime” superhero books that start in May. Here now is the full audio of that interview, with extra content including a discussion of Solarman, Barbara Gordon leaving behind the role of Oracle, lessons learned from Milestone […]
Superheroes exist in a realm that seems to lie between myth, social commentary, and folk tale. There’s often something primal to them. Some of them even literally bring in elements and characters from mythology. In Marvel Comics, the Norse god Thor is a long-lived alien from another dimension who fights alongside the Avengers. In DC […]
Joseph P. Illidge (@JosephPIllidge) is a man of many hats. He is the Senior Editor for Lion Forge Comics, a writer of Solarman, a columnist at CBR, a former editor for DC Comics, and a former editor of Milestone Comics. At Lion Forge, he’s spearheading a new superhero universe called Catalyst Prime. Readers will enter this new world with […]
This year, the CW’s four DC Comics shows (DCTV) had a four-part “Invasion” crossover, involving heroes from across time and space teaming up together. Three of the shows involved – Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow – take place in a shared universe, while Supergirl takes place in a parallel world that can be […]
Peter Parker’s “spider-sense” is arguably his most famous power. It’s been called a “spider-sense” a “danger-sense” and even a “spider instinct.”It gets referenced throughout all corners of pop culture. If someone has a bad feeling, there’s a fair chance they’ll say “my spider-sense is tingling” or “my fill-in-the-blank-sense is tingling!” But what exactly is it? […]
In 2012, the CW premiered Arrow, a live-action adaptation of the DC Comics hero Oliver Queen AKA Green Arrow. During season two, Arrow introduced Barry Allen, as well as Cisco Ramon and Caitlin Snow of S.T.A.R. Labs. While Arrow premiered its third season, the trio of Cisco, Caitlin and Barry starred in the new show […]
Directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange is the fourteenth Marvel Studios film and the first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s magical side, delivering a story full of sorcerers, relics, and dark dimensions. So beware of spoilers as we dive into a discussion of just what this movie brings to the table.