Frontline Spotlight: Joker

By: Jess, Fictional Planet So… I am in fact alive, I just have been too busy to breathe.  I am breathing now.  Coulson was in fact not present for my re-breathing ceremony. So after all the hoopla about the new Joker.. we may as well delve into him, shall we? (sidenote:  I don’t know what to think of it, maybe it was intended). After reading Batman: Hush, I really got into the actual comic Joker.  Joker is definitely one of the more known Batman villains. Such a nice guy. Perhaps the…

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Frontline Spotlight: Captain America

By: Jess, Fictional Planet When your first comic book debut is punching Adolf Hitler, it’s amazing you remain relevant.  Although, you are a badass, so that’s going for you. Yes:  I am referring to the one and only Captain America.  The man who has (apparently) died so many times in his books that his publication actually ended for a little while between 1950-1964.   In other words, after the war, Captain America became irrelevant – the very thing I am saying he has overcome.  Personally, Captain America is my favorite of…

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Frontline Spotlight: Aquaman

Jess, Fictional Planet You know him as that guy who lives in the ocean.  You know him as that guy who comes off as corny. I mean, really, his suit is like something out of Spongebob. Now, you just know him as extremely buff (seriously though that Aquaman picture).  Suddenly, Aquaman has come out of the realm of being that character nobody can take seriously and now that character nobody would mess with because he looks like he’s been at the gym quite a bit. Suddenly those scales look less…

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Frontline Spotlight: Deadpool

Jess, Fictional Planet “Hello, reader.  So I presume you know this post is about Deadpool?  That’s awesome.  Really, that’s great.  Now if you could just recognize how awesome I am…” I should go back to writing and not comic book character impressions. My apologies for my absences recently, my pets had illnesses.  However: Deadpool is one of those anti-heroes everyone loves – because it always seems like the anti-heroes are the most popular (my own character I want a book on is also an anti-hero).  Batman, Wolverine (some people are…

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Frontline Spotlight: Suicide Squad

By: Jess, Fictional Planet Ah, yes, the Suicide Squad.  It should be in your vocab by now.  Because, I don’t know.. movies and casting announcements and such amongst other things. So, the history of the Suicide Squad seems kinda straightforward, until you realize one thing:  It had political tones to it’s creation. Alright, it’s time to decide, boys.  Batman or Superman? Originally, The Squad was published in 1959, with the originals being Rick Flagg, Karin Grace, Dr. Hugh Evans, and Jess Bright.  Originally, they were meant.. as a replacement for…

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Frontline Spotlight: Ant-Man

Oh, the puns.  This is going to be hard to avoid. By: Jess At Fictional Planet Frontline Spotlight: Ant-Man So Ant-Man is kind of a big deal now. I’m not trying to imply he wasn’t a big deal before (let’s be serious, it seems like everyone had a hard time taking him seriously), but now the little man was thrust into the spotlight. Honestly, I have to admit, I understand why Ant-Man is a big deal.  I absolutely understand – he and Wasp are founding members of the Avengers (which…

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