Comic book movie

Justice League

By Hannah Woodhead

The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.

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In praise of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, Marvel’s long-awaited saviour

By Ella Kemp

The American actor’s latest scene-stealing performance shows what a female superhero should look like.

How superhero culture helped me to overcome my depression

By Christopher Aguiar

As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.

Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man is a great New York movie

By Henry Bevan

The director’s 2002 franchise opener is a tribute to this iconic city and the people who live in it.

Why I love Andrew Garfield’s performance in The Amazing Spider-Man

By Nick Funnell

The actor is at his honest, emotive best in Marc Webb’s 2012 reboot.

Daniel Clowes: ‘Wilson is like my nemesis – but I admire him also’

By Charles Bramesco

The renowned American comic artist discusses the latest adaptation of his work.

Wonder Woman

By David Jenkins

A compelling story, neatly-drawn characters and an inspiring lead help this DC comic book movie to soar.

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Can the Marvel franchise survive without Iron Man?

By James Luxford

The founding Avenger could be about to hang up his suit. Who’s ready to become the MCU’s new MVP?

Will Wonder Woman breathe new life into the comic book origin story?

By John Wadsworth

A new trailer for DC’s standalone adventure tale hints at its heroine’s badass back story.

The supehero genre is finally growing up, but not where you think

By Cameron Williams

Legion is the small-screen saviour of formulaic comic book adaptations.

The Suicide Squad spin-offs are on the way

By Caitlin Quinlan

Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn is one of the Gotham City Sirens in upcoming franchise extender.

Hey Marvel, hurry up and give us a Black Widow movie, already

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

Scarlett Johansson has poured cold water on a possible solo outing for her comic book heroine.

Why Unbreakable remains the ultimate superhero movie

By Alex Hess

M Night Shyamalan’s understated 2000 drama is anathema to the box-office behemoths of today.

Suicide Squad

By Adam Woodward

DC’s freak show rodeo is an undercooked, cartoonish romp that reveals a great deal about modern moviemaking.

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Good to be bad – why supervillains are here to stay

By James Luxford

The hype around Suicide Squad suggests audiences are keen to see more of their favourite comic-book antiheroes.

Should we be wary when our favourite actors become superheroes?

By Tom Bond

The prospect of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel is cause for celebration and concern.

Why Spider-Man 2 is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Elena Lazic

Sam Raimi’s franchise midpoint is a perfect superhero sequel – a film with a sincere belief in humanity.

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