Comic Books

Top 5 Superhero Comics of the Last 6 Years

As a service for YouTube's Geek Week Superhero day, we're counting down our pick for top five must read superhero comics from the last six years of Pete's Basement episodes.

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The Death of SUPERMAN Ruined Comic Books Forever!

"The Death and Return of Superman" was written, produced, and stars Max Landis, son of Director John Landis. This hilarious geeked out short film includes celebrity cameos by Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Simon Pegg, Jennette McCurdy, and more! You have to watch this comedic educational fanboy film about how Superman's death ruined the concept of "Death" in Comic Books.

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CBMDb - "G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA" [2009]

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise, with particular inspiration from the comic book and cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. The story follows two American soldiers, Duke and Ripcord, who join the G.I. Joe Team after being attacked by MARS troops. Read more »

CBMDb - "THE CROW" [1994]

The Crow is a 1994 American action film based on the 1989 comic book of the same name by James O'Barr. The Crow stars Brandon Lee, in his final film, as Eric Draven, a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own murder, as well as that of his fiancée. Read more »

"IT'S A DAWGS LIFE"

"It's A Dawgs Life" is a blog for anyone who likes Dogs, Cartoons, and Comic Books. Tons of Dog parodies of famous comic book characters and comic book covers. Check it out ---> IT'S A DAWGS LIFE

Live Action BLUE BEETLE Test Footage!

A year ago I posted comments from Geoff Johns about a live action "Blue Beetle" television series, along with screen captures of the test footage [View Post]. No further developments on this project have been reported. There is no confirmation that "Blue Beetle" is still in development or put on the shelf. In the meantime, enjoy the test footage.

CBMDb - "CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER" [2011]

Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. It is the fifth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into super soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Captain America must stop Red Skull, Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of a mysterious organization that intends to use a tesseract energy-source for world domination. Read more »

CBMDb - "CAPTAIN AMERICA" [1990]

Captain America is a 1990 superhero film directed by Albert Pyun. The film is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. While the film takes several liberties with the comic's storyline, it features Steve Rogers becoming Captain America during World War II to battle the Red Skull, being frozen in ice, and subsequently being revived to save the President of the United States from a crime family that dislikes his environmentalist polices. Read more »

CBMDb - "THE DARK KNIGHT" [2008]

The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is part of Nolan's Batman film series and a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins. Christian Bale reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, with Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman returning as Alfred Pennyworth, James Gordon and Lucius Fox, respectively. The film introduces the character of Harvey Dent, Gotham's newly elected District Attorney and the cohort of Bruce Wayne's childhood friend Rachel Dawes, who joins Batman and the police in combating the new rising threat of a criminal calling himself the "Joker". Read more »

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