Joe George

Moon Knight’s origin story evolved from ‘crazy person’ to Oscar Isaac’s relatable hero

“Will I be in a straight jacket?” The attending nurse laughed when I asked her that question, but I wasn’t joking. My severe depression and anxiety had, up to that point, gone undiagnosed. So when my doctor sent me to a behavioral health clinic after a suicide attempt, my only experience with such places came from …

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How Moon Knight’s Arthur Harrow Deviates From the Comics

Even the biggest Moon Knight fan would have to admit that the character enjoys only C-list status. Sure, he’s had several solo ongoing series since his first appearance in 1975’s Werewolf by Night #37, and even a few stints on various Avengers teams. But no one could have expected that the character would earn his own television show, let alone that he would …

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How Marvel’s Nova Could Reshape the MCU

The man called Nova is finally headed to the MCU. Deadline has announced that Moon Knight writer Sabir Pirzada will be shepherding the character into the MCU. At this point, we don’t know if Nova will be a series or a movie, but excitement is already building. Moviegoers have already received a glimpse of Nova in Guardians of the Galaxy, in which …

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10 Great Batman Comics to Check Out Before (or After) The Batman

As anyone who’s seen one of the film’s trailers already knows, The Batman promises a unique look at the Dark Knight. For the character’s thirteenth big-screen appearance (not counting cameos), director Matt Reeves offers a mystery grounded in the real world, in which the young Batman (Robert Pattinson) must follow clues to stop the Riddler (Paul Dano) from continuing …

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Six Comic Book Death Traps That Would Be Right at Home in the Saw Franchise (Bloody Disgusting)

I’m not one to often pull the “book was better” card, but I have to admit that I get a little bit snobby when people express their love of John Kramer, the Jigsaw killer of the Saw franchise. Look, I can respect a man who straps heartless bankers to a merry-go-round and force them to beg for …

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