Frank Cho’s ongoing series featuring Marvel’s diminutive mutant badass has been called silly, derivative, and otherwise insubstantial. I don’t disagree with any of these arguments, but that doesn’t mean that this book isn’t a helluva lot of fun.
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The latest entry in the “realistic costumed vigilante” subgenre was savaged by critics and largely ignored by general audiences when it was first released, but a closer look at SUPER reveals it to be one of the best superhero movies of recent years.
Not everyone sees eye-to-eye. You might love something that’s reviled by most others. When we at PoP! feel like that, we make an argument In Defense Of… *It’s been a few weeks since the finale, but still… Spoilers ahead, kids* AMC’s The Walking Dead is a certified hit. Even so, there are people online every single [...]
It’s been nearly 50 years since Hawkeye’s first appearance in Tales of Suspense #57, but the casual comic fan still looks at him as the silly character in the purple suit. And yet, just beyond the ridiculous costume lies one of the more relatable characters in comics.
There is a lot of anger and hostility in the comic community, much of it directed at ‘Catwoman #1′ and the perception that certain events depicted in the book are demeaning to women. I am PoP!-Star Mary Staggs. I am a woman, and I disagree.
Is Kevin Smith really so wrong by taking his flick on the road and telling the studios they can’t play with it? It’s all in the eye of the beholder, but on PoP! forefather certainly doesn’t think so.