Category Archives: Stan Lee

Top 50 Comic Book Heroes VI

Captain America: Super strong, super healing, the athletic abilities of an Olympic level gymnast – powers at their purest. The neat thing is that his personality, everything he stands for, is exactly the same pure. I had always been afraid … Continue reading

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Top Comic Book Characters IV

25 She-Hulk:   The Hulk is in many ways a sad creature. He’s lost his career and is on the run from the government, the woman he loves can’t be with him. Not She-Hulk, his cousin. She revels in being … Continue reading

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Comic Movies are Ruining the Cinema

  This year Avengers 2:  The Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Fantastic Four, Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  Next Summer a Batman movie, the first Justice League, and so forth.  Dr. Strange, Wonder Woman, and several other characters are due to have … Continue reading

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Two Eyes?  Really?

  A Neti, Tree Species  So just a thought on alien species.  What do you think they would look like?  Science fiction writers have always been great about pointing out how their thinking and values might seem strange or even backward … Continue reading

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Chronologies in the Comics

 Everyone kind of knows the story of Batman.  His parents were killed in The Depression outside of a theater.  When Bruce grew up, he focused all that rage into battling crime so that no other child would have to … Continue reading

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Life

I have a miniatures collection.  It consists of Star Wars Force wielders like Sith, Jedi, and the occasional independent.  I also have Marvel and DC comics figures; no minions just the heroes and villains themselves.  I plan to get some … Continue reading

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Sequels, Prequels, and all that Rut

I admit to being a little behind, but I just watched Agents of Shield last night.  I was already impressed with the interwoven plots of the Avengers movies, but this, timed with the aftermath of The Winter Soldier, was amazing. … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov

For nearly forty years that galaxy “far, far away” has been an icon of Western civilization.  I should know, I’ve studied every aspect of it – technological, spiritual, cultural, and its many diverse characters. For nearly a century the universes … Continue reading

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Batman vs. Punisher

In the previous two comparisons I have started with a Marvel character and tried to find a DC equivalent.  This week I thought I would start with a DC character – Batman.  His original, and primary, quality is that he … Continue reading

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Lightsaber and hand-to-hand Fighting

In an attempt to systematize the fighting abilities of characters from different universes, I have below listed those elements that are considered important.  For instance, whereas the natural swordfighting abilities are of importance in the Star Wars universe, athletic prowess … Continue reading

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