DC Comics Moves to Censor Iconic Comic Book Art

After the publication of psychiatrist Fredric Wertham’s book Seduction of the Innocent in 1954, which accused comic books of having a negative impact on the minds of children, publishers opted to create a self-regulating oversight committee over government regulation of comic book content. This committee would be known as the Comics Code Authority. The organization’s…

Awesome Cheese: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

As I wrote in last month’s Awesome Cheese, comic book films expanded in major ways in the last decade. However, it wasn’t just The Losers that missed a step sometimes; even established franchises go down the wrong path. Such is the case for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Initially envisioned as the first in a new line…

First Gemini Man Trailer Released

Will Smith takes aim at himself in the first trailer for Ang Lee’s Gemini Man. I’ve been really excited for this movie; with Smith in the lead (having not done a solo genre piece since Hancock) and Life of Pi’s helmer behind the camera, this has definitely been high on my list for months. Unfortunately,…