Netflix’s The Defenders is a Mixed Bag Marvel Team-Up

After years of build up and anticipation, last Friday saw the batch drop of Netflix’s eight episode Defenders mega-series. Faced with a foe no one single series star could defeat (Sigourney Weaver and an army of immortal ninjas), Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Luke Cage and Aquaman!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. Andrew Niemann is reading… Luke Cage #3 Written by David F. Walker Art by Nelson Blake II Colored Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten TV Episodes of 2016

Every year, it feels like there are more and more “can’t miss” TV series, and ironically, more and more of them keep slipping through the cracks. We race to binge, stream, and catch up on every hot new show, to avoid spoilers and to keep Read More …

Marvel’s Luke Cage Is The Black Superhero Show Some (Not All) of Us Have Been Waiting For

Already a breakout character from Jessica Jones, the release of Marvel’s Luke Cage last week marked the cementing of the iconic superhero in the mainstream media consciousness. We’re still a ways out from Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther film bringing Wakanda to the big screen, so for now, Luke Cage Read More …

Hero For Hire! Four Favorite Luke Cage Comics

In honor of Netflix’s new Luke Cage series starring Mike Colter, four Deadshirt writers discuss their favorite comics starring Marvel’s hottest superhero. Power Man. Hero for Hire. Avenger. Defender. These are some of the best Luke Cage comics around! New Avengers #22 (2006) Written by Read More …