The end is no longer NIGH; IT'S HERE! Well, it's not the END end. It's an end of a tier of tiers, but what an end! There's so much that happened, so many threads that came to be tied after so many movies. Laughing, crying, and cheering will happen if you have seen all of the movies. It is an experience, to say the least, but will YOU like it, especially if you haven't seen all of the Marvel Universe prior to this installment. So, let's jump into this full geek!
Did Marvel marvel us with Captain Marvel? Did the SJW get in the way, are the toxic types moaning too much about it?! Is this a good movie, regardless of politics? We'll take a look at all the drawbacks of this movie, and then highlight the good stuff without being too spoiler heavy. Let's jump into this full geek.
Welcome to the second part of this blog series exploring the comic books of the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel! Carol will soon debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (portrayed by Brie Larson), so what better time to take a deep dive into the original comic book source material to see what all the hubbub is about. Are the Captain Marvel comics nothing more than man-hating propaganda pieces to convert people to an extremist "SJW" cult, or are they just, you know, regular comic books? In part one of this series in which I explored the first 6 issues of the 2012 Captain Marvel series found in the collection In Pursuit of Flight, it seemed to be mostly the latter. Will we see more of the same in the second volume entitled Down? Let's jump into this full geek and find out.
"With the Marvel Cinematic Universe's version of Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (played by Brie Larson) poised to hit the big screen on March 8th, it has become quite apparent that no installment in the much lauded MCU has been surrounded with as much controversy, pre-release criticism, and general nay-saying than Captain Marvel. Some say that the character is not especially popular to begin with, citing low comic book sales and people's lack of general knowledge of the character. "
We discuss The Black Panther being the first comic book movie to get the Best Picture Oscar nomination!!! Does it deserve it?! Is it about time?!
Hear the smackdown between Wes and Tim about who's the worst Spiderman and who wore it better, the red and blue suit that is. Was Tom Holland too whiney? Was Andrew Garfield too emo? Was Tobey Maguire too cheesy? Should Tom Cruise have played them all? Please, let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
Clay, Todd, and Wes discuss the upcoming Captain Marvel movie while still finding a way to mention Tom Cruise and the monomyth again.