Superhero Anniversaries Infographic!

superhero anniversaries

Comic book artists breathe life into new creations each and every year. Some of these new characters might start as a doodle on a napkin, or as a well-thought out addition to a long-standing comic book. It’s such a momentous occasion either way, but why do we stop there? Why do we forget their entry into this world without even so much as a nod of celebration? Well, this infographic looks to change all that


This year, Comic-Con shows its caring side with a panel about superheroes who save lives – not in comic books or on the silver screen but in real life. Cartoonist Craig Yoe will be joined by Stacie June of Unilever’s health soap brand Lifebuoy, to talk about how the ‘School of 5’ superheroes primarily through their comic books (along with School of 5 animation, radio shows, music, games, and walk-around characters) are saving the lives


It’s June and to celebrate Phoenix Comicon, FilmBar is showcasing Superheroes all month long. Screenings of The Crow (with a First Friday Superhero Photo booth), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (with a Pizza Party),Superman II – The Richard Donner Cut (where you can create your own Superhero Undies) & The Dark Knight (with Batman Trivia & Comic Giveaway) all in the comfort of our cinema where you can enjoy beer & wine during the film and now with the addition of Food Trucks at select

Top 11 Future Animal-based Superheroes

The Wolverine hit theaters last weekend, and we saw the prototype for Rocket Raccoon at SDCC two weeks ago. Clearly, Marvel is betting big on animal-themed characters. If they ever run out of ideas, here are 11 that would make excellent franchises. 11. The Sloth - He fights villainy with his power to hang from branches, and when he gets attacked, he falls asleep 10. Platypus - When he confronts criminals, they are normally too busy laughing

The Awesomes – Premiering Soon on Hulu

In the last decade or so superheroes have become an integral part of our entertainment; so much so that hardly a month goes by without some new superhero related or inspired TV series or film coming out. We're used to see the dashing; the charming; the fearless; and the heroic, but what about the bumbling? What about the outcasts? What about those heroes that are simply trying to belong? The less than D-list heroes, if

10 Comic Books Worth Checking Out This Week (07/03/2013)

Hello Comic Book Fandom: Each week Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, BOOM! Studios, and others release comic books every Wednesday and sometimes fantastic comic books get lost in the shuffle. I'm here to help you sift through the piles. This following is a list of books I'm excited for this week, with an emphasis on those that are NEW-READER FRIENDLY. You got some Bat-goodness at DC, some brand new villains for

Top 11 Things to Do (to be a dick) at Phoenix ComicCon 2013

Most people don't need instructions on how to be a dick at a convention; they take cuts in line, block vendors from potential customers, and harass the costumers. But if you want to get noticed as a superdick, here are 11 methods you can try. Just don't come crying to me if you get sliced in two by a light saber: 11. Build a mock balcony, dress up as Statler & Waldorf from the Muppet Show,

Scottsdale’s Epic Superhero Battle

The forces of good and evil clashed in the streets of downtown Scottsdale, as an Epic Superhero Battle rocked the city. The brainchild of Improv AZ, this event was part flash mob, part public improvisation.  Participants were asked to download an mp3 beforehand, and show up at a staging area in costume at the designated time.  When the time for battle was at hand, everyone pressed Play on their mp3 players; the mp3s were randomized to