Top 10 List
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!
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!
The road to storytelling diversity is a long and winding one, and even with the Ms. Marvels, Statics and Kevin Kellers we have, there’s still a lot of ground to cover. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the history of comics is entirely devoid of progress. Welcome to Ten Things!
This summer’s cinema slate has been backended by two apocalyptic-minded comedies from both sides of the pond. From This Is The End to this week’s The World’s End, it seems like today’s comedic talents might be trying to tell us something. Let Major Spoilers figure it out for you… in song.
Or – “Eighty Hero Histories Hasn’t Finished The Job Yet???”Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Any super-team quickly accrues baggage as the creative teams change, as the years roll on, as the days go by… GLYCERINE!!Â Uh…Â wait.Â Side-tracked for a second there.Â In any case, recent off-the-books discussions between the M.S. crew has led to the realization that even amongst the various Luornus, Lars, Tasmias, and Querls, there are characters that only the most hardcore psycho Legion fan would have even heard of…Â Â Â Hi, my name is Matthew, and this is the type of thing that kept me out of the really GOOD