Tag Archive for 'superhero'

Movie Review: Kick-Ass

Okay, I think I’ve made it quite clear that I’m a comic book junkie and a comic book movie junkie. ┬áSo the trailers for Kick-Ass looked pretty interesting. ┬áTake a kid in our world who wonders why no one becomes a superhero. Give him a run-in with muggers and the hood of a car that […]

Book Review: Who Can Save Us Now?

Third in my series of Superhero books takes a look at a collection of short stories edited by Owen King and John McNally (both of whom have entries in the book). The book is divided thematically into: The Most Unlikely Beginnings The Beast Within A Shadowy Figure Behind the Mask Super Ordinary I found all […]

Book Review: Playing for Keeps

Time for another book review! We’re continuing our look at Superhero Novels with Playing for Keeps by Mur Lafferty. (Full Disclosure: Ms. Lafferty is a columnist for the Knights of the Dinner Table magazine where I am also a columnist). “The supervillain attacked at the most inconvenient place and time: right on Keepsie’s walk to […]