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Christopher Peruzzi

Christopher Peruzzi is a comic book shaman and zombie war survivalist. When our dystopian future falls upon us, Chris will be there preaching in the First Church of Marvel. As a comic book enthusiast for most of his life, Chris has written over 150 articles on geek culture. He does lectures on Superheroes: The New American Mythology and how today’s superheroes are the new pantheon of American Gods. His short story The Undead Rose was published within the zombie anthology, Once Upon An Apocalypse by Chaosium Press. He writes regularly on zombie war preparedness and the Cthulhu mythos. Chris lives in Freehold with his wife and fellow SuperWhoLock fan, Sharon, and both are ready for their first TARDIS trip.

Comparing Drax the Destroyer: Comic Book Version to Movie Version

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The muscle of a team of second chance characters As a lifelong comic book fan, one of my favorite titles to come out of the Marvel Universe was The Guardians of the Galaxy. Why do I love it so much? The entire revival of this group is about second chances – literally. Let me explain. […]

An Illustrator’s View on the Legendary Jack Kirby

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Among the founding fathers of today’s popular superheroes, there is one man who has earned the legendary title of “king”. That is Jack “King” Kirby. Jack Kirby was born Jacob Kurtzberg in 1917. He was responsible for creating a huge part of the Marvel Universe. Beginning with Captain America, Kirby also created The Fantastic Four, […]

Five Minutes with Legendary Comic Book Artist, Kevin MaGuire

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On Saturday, November 19th at the New Jersey Comic Expo in Edison, I was lucky enough to get a few minutes with illustrator Keven MaGuire. For those of you who are not familiar with MaGuire’s work, back in 1987 he worked on the relaunch of The Justice League with writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis. […]

The Walking Dead Panel at the New Jersey Comic Expo

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Major Dodson (Sam Anderson), Steve Coulter (Reg Monroe), and Lew Temple (Axel) talk about their time on The Walking Dead On November 20th, the New Jersey Comic Expo hosted a panel on The Walking Dead featuring actors Major Dodson, Steve Coulter, and Lew Temple.  ECHOBASE was there for the panel and got to hear their stories […]

Comparing Doctor Strange: Comic Book vs Movie

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Only Good Things Deserve “Cumberbatch-ing” There are few things a real comic book fanboy can do to get his superhero rush jonesing more than watching the Doctor Strange movie. They are the following: Getting art lessons from Steve Ditko, actually receiving real super powers, and dating someone that gets your juices flowing – in that […]

Marvel’s Monsters are Awesome

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Marvel deserves a lot of Credit for Bringing Monsters Back to Comics I had to write this article. I wasn’t going to, but it’s Halloween today and I owe it to you. First of all, comic books and horror stories go together like peanut butter and jelly, death and taxes, sex and headaches… Well, strike […]

The Coolest in Spooky Themed Tarot Cards

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Cross My Palm with Silver and I’ll Tell You Your Future I’m not a psychic but I play one on TV – just kidding. I’m not on television. For the last fifteen years or so, I’ve spent a good amount of time in the tarot world. Am I any good at it? Meh. I know […]

Some Quick Tips to Battling Vampires

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The Twilight Fans Have It All Wrong Imagine a kind of immortality. This isn’t the typical immortality of godhood, nor is it something you get when you make a formula from a philosopher’s stone. This is immortality with a price. This is living a demonic half-life which requires you to exist without sunlight and ingest […]

The Quest for the Super Soldier Formula

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The One Shot Miracle to a Perfect Body Following Marvel Comics is like beginning a lifelong adventure into fantasy and pseudo-science. That’s not meant to be an insult. Just as I can say that every man, woman, and child following Star Trek needs to know most of the science in the show is just made […]

Supernatural – Twelve Seasons and Still Going Strong

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Saving People, Hunting Things, the Family Business My wife and I are “SuperWhoLocks.” It’s a terrible affliction that strikes down anyone who’s pathologically obsessed with the shows Supernatural, Doctor Who, and Sherlock. We’re a strange group. We never meet in one place outside of Comic Cons. We all have this fear the forces of darkness […]

The Softer Side to Marvel’s Bad Guys

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Not a Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy When we were children some parents said comic books would rot our brains out. I don’t know any of those parents. My dad was cool, he kept comic books in our camper for long trips. My dad wasn’t a comic book maniac, but he did pick up […]

Netflix’s Luke Cage Versus Marvel’s Power Man

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Coulter’s Cage is the Power Man for a New Millennium When Marvel comics had its second renaissance in the seventies, new and vibrant characters came to the forefront. Of the most popular was Luke Cage: Hero for Hire. Luke Cage, aka Power Man, was a hero for the times. He was Harlem’s local avenger representing […]