#2 Peggy Carter: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes


The votes were in from our panel and Peggy Carter came in second. She first appeared in Tales of Suspense #77, May 1966. Hayley Atwell first portrayed Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU) in Captain America: the First Avenger in 2011. Though she doesn’t have many appearances in the comics, her original appearance in the… Read More #2 Peggy Carter: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes

Monstrous Mondays: Journey into Mystery Atlas Era Volume 1


Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Journey into Mystery Volume 1 gets five stars from me for being a pre-code horror treasure chest of great art from Atlas Comics, the company that would some day become Marvel Comics. Several of the artists in this volume would have significant impact on the Silver Age of Super-heroes at Marvel… Read More Monstrous Mondays: Journey into Mystery Atlas Era Volume 1

Round Table: Marvel’s Women (Part 4), Nebula and Gamora


Gatto di Sangue: Last Round Table, we talked about two of the best women in Marvel Cinema: Peggy Carter and Pepper Potts. This post, we’re discussing Nebula and Gamora. Gatto di Sangue: Guardians of the Galaxy is one of my favorite Marvel movies, but it has an unfortunate lack of strong female characters. Gamora was… Read More Round Table: Marvel’s Women (Part 4), Nebula and Gamora

Ms. Marvel: Vol. 3, Generation Why


I give Ms. Marvel: Generation Why five stars. This rating system is based on the five aspects of entertainment that make it good: Characters, Plot/Writing, Novelty (Innovation), the Fun Factor and Production/Art (Production/Acting for shows and movies). Characters Characters are one of the most important aspects of media. They make or break comic books, shows,… Read More Ms. Marvel: Vol. 3, Generation Why

#1 Fantomah: Top Ten Hardest-Hitting Female Hero of All Time


It’s very possible that you’ve never heard of Fantomah, our top vote-getter on “The Hardest-hitting Female Heroes of All Time!” Fantomah is considered by many to be the first female super-hero, debuting in Jungle Comics #2, February 1940, two years before Wonder Woman. The truly unique Fletcher Hanks provided the art and, likely, the story… Read More #1 Fantomah: Top Ten Hardest-Hitting Female Hero of All Time

Top Ten: Hardest-hitting Female Heroes of All Time!


We’re kicking off another feature called simply enough, “the Top Ten” where we explore a variety of topics and have our panel vote on the Top Ten for that topic. Then, we’ll do focused posts on each (focused posts sounds like hocus pocus 🙂 For our kickoff post in this series, we’re tackling “the Hardest Hitting… Read More Top Ten: Hardest-hitting Female Heroes of All Time!