There have been literally hundreds of comic-book companies in the near-century that they’ve existed, but if you say “The Big Two,” everyone knows what you mean. Still, in all those decades, Marvel and DC are bound to have hit on the same naming convention once or twice… But how about TEN TIMES? Welcome to Ten Things!
Let me first say this: Every comic story matters if you loved it, regardless of whether it’s ever referenced again or whether it’s even still in-continuity. ‘Course, some of them come back around, which can be especially entertaining when it comes to the alternate universes of ‘What If?’. Welcome to Ten Things!
Time Travel is a staple of our various fictional friends’ tales, whether a madman in a box, a captain sling-shotting around the sun to 1968 or a couple of righteous dudes who justwant you to be excellent to each other. But what happens when real people get involved? #TimeTravelShenanigans! Welcome to Ten Things!
The research for our latest podcast, The Legion Clubhouse (Have YOU been listening?) put me into a frame of mind to once again delve into the wacky Silver Age adventures of Superman! Rocketed from a dead planet in the summer of ’38, Kal-El crash-landed on Earth to become the legendary Man Of Steel! The Metropolis Marvel! The Man Of Tomorrow! The LAST SON Of Krypton! Well, for some values of “last”, anyway… Welcome to Ten Things!
On occasion, a hero is called to make The Ultimate Sacrifice™, giving their own life for a greater good. And sometimes, just sometimes, that hero is the only thing standing between survival and universal Armageddon… Welcome to Ten Things!
Every decade of pop culture has its indelible moments of foolishness, frippery and eminently mockable memories. The 1990s does not contain more that’s terrible, silly or indefensible than other decades, it just seems that way. Especially in terms of superhero costumes… Welcome to Ten Things!
In 1996, the greatest heroes of Marvel Comics and the greatest heroes of DC Comics met head-to-head in a battle for the ages! Of course, that wasn’t the first time the companies had officially crossed over, and as for the unofficial? Welcome to Ten Things!
Major Spoilers Editor-In-Chief Stephen and I have been friends for a very long time, and will often have our friendly sparring matches on social media. So, when he made what was obviously a joke about a possible Ten Things topic, I immediately got to work… Welcome to Ten Things!