Caffeinated Comics Blog
It’s Halloween! Jon and Steven discuss how 80’s slashers relied on latex and goo, how Universal Studios created horror icons that became as ubiquitous as superheroes and how the Walking Dead ate up all the good zombie ideas. Plus, horror comedies, the genius of Jeffrey Coombs and the lost “Anchorman” movie!
The streaming giant that green-lights everything now takes away two Marvel series! Jon, Steven and Lisa Brown discuss how the cancellations of “Iron Fist” and “Luke Cage” could impact the new thirds season of Daredevil, what it might mean for Disney’s upcoming streaming service and why “Orange is the New Black” matters. Plus, Lisa […]
The author of “Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine” is here! Jon and Dr. Flores discuss how to create a psychological profile for a fictional character shaped by many authors, how childhood trauma played a fundamental role in Logan’s development even though the story was revealed forty years later and how the X-Man’s capacity […]
It’s a Spider-Man movie without Spider-Man. Jon, Steven and Dani Romero all saw the Tom Hardy movie and have very strong opinions about it. Like really strong. There’s yelling.
The classic Batman artist has passed. Jon represents their conversation from 2016 where Norm discusses his early work, his rise on Detective Comics during the 1989 Batmania and the stroke which changed his life forever.
The first look at the next Marvel movie is here! Jon and Steven discuss the long, troubled history of Carol Danvers and how she became an “A” list character thirty years later. Plus, Joaquin Phoenix is the Joker and Henry Cavill is not Superman?
The creator of “Stan Against Evil” is here! Jon talks to Dana about his new “Planet of the Apes: Visionaries” graphic novel, which adapts the original draft of Rod Serling’s screenplay. Plus, his time writing “The Simpsons”, “The Dana Gould Hour” podcast, the upcoming season of “Stan” and how a writer, show runner, actor […]
The most anticipated Marvel video game in history is out! Jon, Ben and Kevin Ryan discuss the levels they’ve achieved in the first 24 hours while Steven curses his X Box 360. Is it better than “Batman: Arkham City”? Better than the LEGO Marvel games? Better than the Atari version where you climb a […]
Jon got the new John Byrne X-Men Artifact edition and Steven can’t put it down. They take a long look at the peak of both Byrne’s career but the entire X-Men franchise, how it compares to the height of the mutants’ 90’s popularity and Byrne’s own Fantastic Four run, and why we love inkers.
When Disney buys FOX, will the mutants be outcasts again? Jon and Steven cover how some finished movies might not get released as others are reworked for the new world order. Plus, Guardians 3 is cancelled, Taiki Waititi is making something Marvel again and why the 90’s X-Men animated series wasn’t as good as […]