Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 kicks off just as Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), and company get ready to fulfill their latest job -- inter-dimensional pest-control. Buoyed by their success in taking out Rohan the Accuser, the team has become the go-to group for solving galaxy-sized problems.
Captain America's first movie had him playing up the role of public servant, popular/populist hero boosting America's morale during a major World War. Unfortunately, the movie played itself, churning out montages, a half-baked second half, and an anti-climactic battle with archvillain Red Skull that, altogether, ultimately served the purpose of delivering the Captain to the... Continue Reading →
The first Wizard World Comic-Con for Sacramento takes place March 7-9, and it's going to feature a host of talented comic creators. Hall of Famer Neal Adams, legendary X-Men scribe Chris Claremont, Superior Spider-Man penciller Humberto Ramos, and the Zombie King Arthur Suydam -- just to name a few -- will be on hand for... Continue Reading →
The first Iron Man seemed like a great start -- the core strength of the movie rested on casting a great lead, Robert Downey Jr., as genius inventor Tony Stark who turns into a self-made superhero. The solid origin story came with a collection of vignettes that showcased a Marvel version of superhero DIY. It... Continue Reading →