Under the Microscope He may be hard to see, but I’m pretty sure the hardcore comic book intelligencia will be well aware of Atom, despite his diminutive stature. He gets about and has been aroundContinue Reading
Author: James Black
Are The Fantastic Four Doomed?
Marvel’s famous foursome have served up a string of underwhelming big-screen outings. Why? Fans of the comics chatter passionately about the awesome foursome. On the face of it, they have everything: great back story intelligentContinue Reading
The Cyclops Paradox
It’s one of life’s great paradoxes: the plight of the good man, the regular guy set against the romance of the rebel, the maverick. The eternal tale of the attractiveness of the brooding loner juxtaposedContinue Reading
Sgt.Fury: Why Sacrifice a Classic Character’s Past?
A Tale of Two Furys Firstly for those who need reminding, Sgt. Fury was a comic book series created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. Published by Marvel Comics from 1963 to 1981, it wasContinue Reading
Superhero or Supervillain?
I first came across Ian Buckingham’s work when I was employed by a digital agency. He did some work with the leadership team on culture change and seemed to be way ahead of his timeContinue Reading