Friday, January 29, 2016

Entertainment Weekly's Top 50 Most Powerful Superheroes


Entertainment Weekly recently released an issue (10/21 - 10/28/16) rating the Top 50 Most Powerful Superheroes. I don't agree with the ratings but I thought it would make an interesting blogpost. Also included are some hero related ratings apart from the top 50.
So here goes...
1. Wonder Woman
2. Spider - Man
3. Batman
4. Superman
5. Wolverine
6. Iron Man
7. Captain America
8. The Hulk
9. Black Panther
10. The Flash
11. Buffy The Vampire Slayer (?!)
12. Deadpool
13. Thor
14. Jean Grey
15. Storm
16. Daredevil
17. Green Lantern
18. Batgirl/Oracle
19. Professor X
20. Robin
21. Raphael (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
22. Black Widow
23. Supergirl
24. The Thing
25. Green Arrow
26. Doctor Strange
27. Captain Marvel
28. Silver Surfer
29. Luke Cage
30. Aquaman
31. Nick Fury
32. Hellboy
33. Human Torch
34. Rogue
35. Falcon
36. Nightcrawler
37. Ant - Man
38. Vision
39. Jessica Jones
40. Kitty Pryde
41. Mister Fantastic
42. Blade
43. Beast
44. Punisher
45. Cyclops
46. Invisible Woman
47. Shazam
48. Morphues/Sandman
49. Hawkeye
50. Dr. Manhattan

Worst Potential Room Mate
1. The Hulk
2. Swamp Thing
3. Multiple Man
4. Jean Grey
5. Groot

Super Funniest
1. Deadpool
2. Spider - Man
3. Squirrel Girl
4. Rocket Raccoon
5. The Tick

The Lust List
1. Namor/Sub - Mariner
2. Silver Surfer
3. Emma Frost
4. Sara Pezzini
5. Hawkman

The Greatest Villains Of All Time
1. Magneto
2. The Joker
3. Kingpin
4. Doctor Doom
5. Catwoman
6. Loki
7. Ozymandias
8. Venom
9. Galactus
10. Dark Phoenix


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Future Imperfect: Warzones Graphic Novel Review




Future Imperfect: Warzones!

By Peter David (Author)
Greg Land (Illustrator)
Marvel Comics (Publisher)

Review By Joe Tell

Welcome to the future, where the Incredible Hulk seeks to rule a patchwork planet that is called Battleworld. The Incredible Hulk, having evolved over time into the tyrannical Maestro, rules over a domain called Dystopia with a gamma ray-infused iron fist. Seeking to squash any threat to his authority, the brilliant and cunning Maestro infiltrates the secret hideaway of the rebels who, led by Ruby Summers, wish to end his emerald reign of terror. The Maestro’s first appearance in this Secret Wars tie-in is brilliantly executed by artist Greg Land in a fantastic two-page spread. This is where all of the action begins as a great battle between the incredibly strong Maestro and Ruby Summers ensues. Sure to please any rabid Marvel fans, the Thing appears and joins the fray in an attempt to defeat the maniacal Maestro. The conflict concludes in a meeting of the minds between the Thing and the Maestro, with the two deciding to team up against a common enemy, the diabolical Doctor Doom. With the help of the rebels the Maestro plans to use the legendary Asgardian suit of armor called the Destroyer against the mighty Doctor Doom. A challenging and treacherous journey over land and sea begins in an effort to find where the enchanted armor is kept. The journey leads the motley crew to the domain of Norseheim, where a violent battle erupts between Ulik, the ruler of Norseheim, and the Maestro. After gaining access to the Destroyer armor, a battle for the ages begins between Doctor Doom and the Maestro. Future Imperfect is a must-have for any true Marvel comics fan.

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