Who are the top 10 wealthiest comic characters?

Recently, I wrote a post addressing some site’s infographic about whether Superman is actually richer than Batman, accounting for his Kryptonian artifacts (plus some other odd assumptions). Of course, it ignores the even bigger debate among comic fans: who is the wealthiest character? There’s been plenty of people debating or trying to calculate such. This … Continue reading “Who are the top 10 wealthiest comic characters?”

Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for July 2016

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for July 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Captain America: Sam Wilson #11, $4 Captain America: Steve Rogers #3, $4 Captain America: Steve Rogers #4, $4 Spider-Man #6, $4 Captain Marvel #7, $4 Ms. Marvel #9, $4 A-Force #7, $4 The Mighty … Continue reading “Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for July 2016”

“Dark Knight III” is the top selling comic for February 2016

The top selling comic for February was “Dark Knight III” #3, which isn’t much of a surprise. The miniseries had missed coming out in January, but finally returned in February. Here’s a list of the top selling comics for February 2016, from Diamond figures and Comichron: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #3, $5.99 (DC) Star … Continue reading ““Dark Knight III” is the top selling comic for February 2016″

Package shows: “The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man”

Today’s package show is “The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man.” The hour-long show aired in 1982-1983 on NBC, and paired the Incredible Hulk with “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends.” Here’s the opening credits for the package show. The Incredible Hulk This Incredible Hulk series was the second animated series for Bruce Banner and company, … Continue reading “Package shows: “The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man””

Top 10 TV cartoon theme songs

Yes, I suppose this was inevitable. After all those decade-by-decade posts, here’s one that names my choices for the top 10 TV cartoon theme songs of all time. The choices are drawn from each decade’s top 10 theme songs. For the top 10 theme songs by decade: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s The top … Continue reading “Top 10 TV cartoon theme songs”

Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for February 2016

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for February 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Spider-Man #1, $4 The Totally Awesome Hulk #3, $4 Captain Marvel #2, $4 A-Force #3, $4 Rocket Raccoon and Groot #2, $4 Howard the Duck #4, $4 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #4, $4 … Continue reading “Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for February 2016”

Seven cartoons with adopted characters

Today is National Adoption Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of children that need adoptive families. This website about the day provides more information. Animation and comics have presented plenty of children who’ve been taken in by adoptive parents. Here’s a list of seven comics and cartoons depicting adopted children. Clark Kent (Superman) Famously, Superman was … Continue reading “Seven cartoons with adopted characters”

Top 10 1960s TV cartoon theme songs

Similar to my posts on top superhero theme songs, I thought I’d create lists of my favorite TV cartoon theme songs by decade. This list is ranked in no particular order, and is focused on American TV cartoons—I’m not knowledgeable enough about Japanese animation to include such, though “Speed Racer” had a catchy theme. The Flintstones The longest … Continue reading “Top 10 1960s TV cartoon theme songs”

Minorities in cartoons: Miles Morales

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Miles Morales, a Marvel Comics character. Miles is best known as being the Ultimate Marvel Comics line’s Spider-Man. Miles first appeared in “Ultimate Fallout” #4 (August 2011), and was created by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli. Miles first appeared in the Ultimate Comics line, a line of … Continue reading “Minorities in cartoons: Miles Morales”

“Star Wars: Shattered Empire” is the top selling comic for September 2015

September’s comic sales figures are in, and “Star Wars” dominates the top of the comics sales charts. “Shattered Empire” #1, a tie-in to the upcoming film “The Force Awakens,” is the #1 book this month, followed by “Star Wars” #9 at #2. A third “Star Wars” comic, “Darth Vader” #9, is also in the top … Continue reading ““Star Wars: Shattered Empire” is the top selling comic for September 2015″