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Superhero Academy 101

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Introducing Everything You Need to Know About Marvel and DC Mythology. We here at Echo Base are a unique bunch. If you’ve ever sat down and binged on our articles you can see we have willingly partitioned a section of our brains to all things geek. When you come here, you don’t have to go […]

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, […]

Comparing Doctor Strange: Comic Book vs Movie

Christopher Peruzzi
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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

Christopher Peruzzi
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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 Quest for the Super Soldier Formula

Christopher Peruzzi
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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 […]

The Softer Side to Marvel’s Bad Guys

Christopher Peruzzi
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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

Christopher Peruzzi
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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 […]

‘Luke Cage’ Brings The Ruckus To Netflix

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Back in March I said all signs pointed to ‘Luke Cage’ being another win in the already rich Marvel/Netflix partnership, and Sweet Christmas was I right.   ‘Luke Cage’ debuted on Friday September 30th and then Netflix went down on Saturday, October 1st. Overload from ‘Cage’ bingewatchers? Could be, comrades. Could be. The Twittersphere was […]