Amongst SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME’s strongest features was its modernization of everyone’s favorite fishbowl helmet wearing foe Mysterio. The film’s clever marketing of Mysterio’s origins and reveal, however, showcases a disturbing inability to distinguish truth from illusion for both MCU characters and moviegoers alike. It’s a clever commentary on the power of weaponized misinformation, something very prominent in our modern media culture.
It’s been 30 years since Tim Burton’s BATMAN ’89 proved that superhero movies could sell. ComicsVerse’s Ben Wasserman explores what made it revolutionary.
With a video of MARVEL’s AVENGERS gameplay footage finally released, we can now see what Square Enix has in store for Marvel fans next year. Ben Wasserman examines the video and theorizes what it reveals.
August 25th marked the 10th anniversary of BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM, easily one of the most influential video games of the 21st century. It has since become the gold standard on which modern superhero games are compared to, and revolutionized, various mechanical aspects of the video game industry. Here’s why the game remains a classic after all this time.