Contrarian Fanboy

Contrarian Fanboy: Ben Affleck Isn’t The Problem With Batman vs. Superman

Last Thursday Warner Brothers announced that Ben Affleck would play Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zach Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel sequel (which is definitely not called “World’s Finest”). Predictably, this news was met with a chorus of fanboy naysaying and some outright vitriol aimed at Affleck, Warner Brothers, Snyder, and anyone remotely connected to the world […]

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Contrarian Fanboy: Mystique Needs To Be An LGBT Character In The X-MEN MOVIES!

“You are an exquisite creature, Raven. All your life the world has tried to tame you. It’s time for you to be free.”- X-Men: First Class Last weekend, my non-geek girlfriend asked who the prominent lesbian characters in comics are. I immediately pulled out my Batwoman graphic novels. I proudly boasted that Batwoman was not […]

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CONTRARIAN FANBOY: DARK KNIGHT RISES Is Better Than Any Movie In Theaters This Summer

The crop of nerdfare at the movies this summer is making me nostalgic for days past. In the spirit of talking about something I like, rather than bashing on the shit I don’t, please allow me to revisit last summer’s most divisive nerd film in order to make a point about why this summer’s helping […]

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Contrarian Fanboy: Comics Need To Learn From Paula Deen- RACISM AND IGNORANCE SELL!

Comics have historically been a fairly liberal art form. As much as I love human rights and equality… it doesn’t sell. It is about time comic companies realize what the fans really want… racism and ignorance, baby! Comics have always been politically leftist. Sure, the industry had it’s fair share of horribly damaging stereotypes, but […]

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