Editorial

Why DEADPOOL is the Comic Book Movie We Deserve

Deadpool has been a long time coming. The character first appeared back in 2009 in X-Men Origins: Wolverine which was completely abysmal – as was the treatment of the character. Right about then, star Ryan Reynolds and some others started developing a spin-off movie. It would embrace the character for who he is (obscene, fourth-wall-breaking, […]

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DC Have Finally Leveled the Playing Field: SDCC Review

The future of the DC Cinematic Universe has been a hot topic amongst film and comic book fans. After the mixed response critics gave Man of Steel, some were concerned if Warner Bros. would continue to pursue a connected universe setting up a plethora of superheroes. Of course, that question was answered just a few […]

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Looking Back: GAME OF THRONES Season 5 – Dorne

[WARNING: contains spoilers for all seasons of Game of Thrones and all volumes of A Song of Ice and Fire, including The Winds of Winter] Looking Back is a retrospective of Game of Thrones Season 5, location-by-location. Read my retrospective of the Braavos plot here! Sit tight – this is a bloody long one. I […]

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Looking Back: GAME OF THRONES Season 5 – Braavos

[WARNING: contains spoilers for all seasons of Game of Thrones and all volumes of A Song of Ice and Fire, including The Winds of Winter] Hello one and all. Gather ’round the campfire here outside the Crossroads Inn, because we have a new feature here for you over at Unleash The Fanboy! Game of Thrones […]

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Quoting 2008’s The Dark Knight

“You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with! Nothing to do with all your strength!” 2008’s The Dark Knight is a rarely disputed example of a universally praised comic based film.  While Batman Begins raised audience expectations, The Dark Knight all but ensured that The Dark Knight Rises would feel like a disappointment.   While […]

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Unboxing June 2015′s Geek Fuel

Geek Fuel is a monthly comic con in a box subscription service that will run you $23.90 a month.  If you order multiple boxes at once though you will be hooked up with various discounts and bonuses. Is May’s box worth the cash?  You be the judge.  May’s theme is Geeking Out 90’s Style, so […]

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Quoting 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Shredder stands poised over Leonardo, a spear is pointed at his head.  The remaining turtles have just tossed their weapons aside in an attempt to save Leonardo.  They stand disarmed, and Shredder chuckles and promises death is near for Leonardo. Suddenly Splinter arrives drawing The Shredder’s attention and allowing Leonardo a chance to escape.  Splinter […]

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Goodbye, Leonard Nimoy R.I.P.

One of the brightest spots in our galaxy has gone out. Leonard Nimoy passed away today at age 83 and whether you were a Star Trek fan or not there’s no denying his iconic portrayal of the complex character, Spock. Every scene he shared with his fellow cast members brought new depth to the Vulcan scientist […]

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HULK aka The Forgotten AVENGER

We all know Marvel has pulled off the impossible with their connected cinematic universe, even without their biggest guns. We all fell in love with Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man. We learned Chris Hemsworth‘s name after Thor. Then there’s Guardians of the Galaxy, an obscure comic book team that includes a talking raccoon and walking […]

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