Justice League: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is easily the most recognized female superhero out there, and yet how many people can tell you anything about her except that she was protrayed by Lynda Carter in the 70s TV show? The producers of Justice League were clearly aware of this when initially developing the show, as Superman and Batman, the […]

Iron Man: Pepper Potts

I just saw the new Iron Man movie last night, and while it is overall one of the best superhero movies ever made, there is one element that stands out as unusual: Pepper Potts. (Spoilers follow.) Virginia “Pepper” Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) is Tony Stark’s personal assistant, whose responsibilities range from handling Stark’s everyday needs to […]

Justice League: Introduction

Justice League – The Complete Series (Boxset) I recently re-watched the whole of Justice League (re-titled Justice League Unlimited for its last three seasons), and have come to an important conclusion: it is not just the best superhero show ever made, it is one of the best television series ever made. While it does feature […]

Anime Heroines: Sailor Moon

I’m a 27 year-old man, and I love Sailor Moon. Love it. I just finished re-watching the first season, and I will freely admit that I cried at the last two episodes. Yes, it’s a magical girl series aimed at teenage girls. No, it isn’t full of fanservice. I love it because Usagi and her […]

I Really Wanted to Like Smallville, Part 3: Lost Boys and Golden Girls

What’s better than a love triangle? A love dodecahedron! Lest viewers get bored with the non-relationship between Clark and Lana, Smallville has plenty of other running tales of unrequited love. Foremost among these is one of Smallville’s original characters, and one of the few great aspects of the show: Chloe Sullivan. Chloe is the editor […]