X-Education With Professor K: The Dark Phoenix Saga (1980)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …

Deadshirt Roundtable: Found in Adaptation

With thousands of heroes and villains and decades of history, it’s easy for some comics characters to be forgotten, or underappreciated. Sometimes it’s a question of the right interpretation, or the right performance, in another medium to really make the character “click.” This week, Deadshirt Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: God Loves, Man Kills (1982)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: X2: X-Men United (2003)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: X-Men‘s “Mutant Genesis”

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: X-Men (2000)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Read More …

Deadpool Both Subverts and Upholds Tired Comic Book Movie Cliches [Review]

I was honestly was not super stoked about seeing Deadpool in theaters, especially on opening night. Maybe five years ago I would have been singing a different tune, but after Wade Wilson’s explosion in popularity, oversaturation on comic book shelves, and a sometimes insufferable fanbase, you Read More …

Deadshirt Screening Room: The Night Before, Legend, DoFP: The Rogue Cut

Here are at Deadshirt, we watch a lot of movies. In The Deadshirt Screening Room, we talk about new stuff in theaters, flicks that just dropped on Blu-ray, or just whatever we’re nodding off to on Netflix right now. Max Robinson is watching… The Night Before Directed by Jonathan Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Bat-Dad and Dinosaurs

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. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List.  Read More …

Ink Ladies: Revisiting the Kawaii Mutants of X-Men: Misfits

Comic books have long been considered a male-dominated industry, though they in fact have a rich and diverse history of female writers and artists. Our own Kayleigh Hearn will examine the works of female comic creators in superhero comics, indie favorites, manga, and any undiscovered gems or Read More …