Comic Book and Superhero History, Analysis, News, and Reviews
This section of the History Guy site presents biographical information on both the fictional and non-fictional personalities from the DC and Marvel comics universes. All fictional characters presented here are the intellectual property of either DC or Marvel. Opinions and other text are the intellectual property (copyrighted) of History Guy Media.
Reviews and Thoughts on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the MCU Disney+ Marvel TV Shows
Latest Theory on WandaVision After Seeing Episode 6-So what exactly is going on in Westview? Some ideas on what is happening in WandaVision. Spoilers in the article
Commentary and Pictures from the Jet City Comic Show, 2011
Commentary and Pictures from the Emerald City Comicon, 2011
Commentary and Pictures from the Emerald City Comicon, 2010
Comic Book and Movie Reviews:
The Last of the Greats
John Carter of Mars Movie Review
Science-Fiction and Fantasy Book Reviews:
Review of Kim Harrison's Peri Reed Chronicles
New Comic Book Unbox Videos
New Comic Book Unbox Video Page
Comic Book Character Pages:
Aquaman--King of Atlantis and a founding member of the Justice League.
The Avengers --The Mightiest Heroes on Earth originally teamed up to battle a common foe and to deal with threats too great for any single superhero to deal with. The subject of a new movie slated to arrive in 2012.
Avengers Images and Pictures
Avengers Lineups Through the Years: Avengers #1-76
Avengers Issue Chart --Details character appearances and Avengers membership for Issues # 1-16 of The Mighty Avengers.
Batgirl--Barbara Gordon, better known as Batgirl!
Batgirl Animated Images--Batgirl, as composed by animated artist Bruce Timm.
Batman: Dark Knight Rises--Pictures, video, information, links and commentary on the newest of the Batman movies.
Batman: Links, Resources, and Pages--Information on Batman, the Dark Knight
Captain America--The Star-Spangled Avenger, originally a hero in the Second World War, now a leader of the Avengers.
Captain America Images and Pictures
Captain America Villains and Enemies
Captain America Retcon History
The Death of Captain America--Obituary of the Sentinel of Liberty, who fell to an assassin's bullet on March 7, 2007.
Captain America: First Avenger Movie Review
Captain America #1 (2018) Comic Book Review
Catwoman--The Feline Femme Fatale from the world of Batman
Catwoman Sex Controversy--Information and analysis of the controversy surrounding the Catwoman character as depicted in DC Comics' New 52
Conan the Barbarian--Pulp action hero who starred in a popular Marvel Comic and in the movies.
Deadpool--The Merc With a Mouth
How Does Deadpool Die? A Review of Deadpool #45 (AKA #250)
Doctor Strange: Enemies and Villains
The Fantastic Four--The First Family of Marvel.
Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)--The Silver Age Green Lantern and member of the Justice League
Iron Man--The Armored Avenger, who in real life is billionaire playboy Tony Stark. Iron Man is a founding member of the Avengers.
Iron Man Images and Pictures--Images and pictures of the Golden Avenger, Iron Man
Iron Man Villians and Rogues Gallery--Information on Iron Man's supervillian foes, who form his Rogues Gallery of bad guys (and gals)
Justice League-Founded in the 1960s, the Justice League is composed of DC's top heroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Hawkman, and many others.
Justice League #1 Review (2011)-Comic Book Review of the New 52's first Justice League comic.
The Justice League of America
Early Justice League Villains
Marvel Superhero Teams
Marvel Two-in-One #2 Review:The Thing and Human Torch Hit Monster Island
Detective Comics #1
She-Hulk--The green-skinned cousin of the Incredible Hulk. She-Hulk is a member of the Avengers and an occasional member of the Fantastic Four and Heroes for Hire.
She-Hulk Images and Pictures--Images and pictures of the green-skinned Avenger, She-Hulk
Spider-Man-Your Friendly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler
Spider-Woman Images and Pictures--Images and pictures of one-time Hydra agent, SHIELD agent, and arachnic Avenger, Spider-Woman
Supergirl--The Maid of Might, Superman's cousin from Krypton.
Superman--The Man of Steel, the nail that holds the Justice League together.
Thor--The Norse God of Thunder and founding member of the Avengers.
The Wasp--One of the original Avengers
Wonder Woman--the Amazon Princess and founder of the Justice League
The X-Men--The mutant heroes of the Marvel Universe.
X-Men: First Class Movie Review
Uncanny X-Men Comic Book Series
History of X-Men Reprint Issues (X-Men #67-93)
Stan "The Man" Lee--Creator or co-creator of many of Marvel's top comic book characters, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the X-Men, and many more.
Stan Lee and the song “Dear Mr. Fantasy” from Avengers: Endgame
The Art of Carmine Infantino-Famed artist who created the Silver Age Flash, Black Canary, and Batgirl
Julius Schwartz--DC Comics writer, now deceased
Who Were the First Black Superheroes?
DC Comics Villains and Villain Super-Groups
Amazo--Super-powered robot created by Professor Ivo
Marvel Villains and Villain Super-Groups
Dr. Doom--Evil ruler of Latveria and major foe of the Fantastic Four.
The Vulture--Winged enemy of Spider-Man and founding member of the Sinister Six.
Comic Book Issue Histories and Characters
Marvel Silver Age History
Sgt Fury and His Howling Commandos #1-First Appearance of Nick Fury and his Howling Commandos squad in World War Two
Issue File: Action Comics #1--First Appearance of Superman and Lois Lane.
Issue File: Detective Comics #27--First Appearance of Batman and Commissioner Gordon.
Issue File: Justice League #1--Reboot of the Justice League in 2011.
ComicsHistory Review and Analysis: Avengers #1 (1963)
Captain America Vol. 5 # 25: Death of A Dream --Info and analysis on the 25th issue of Captain America, which features the shooting death of the Sentinel of Liberty.
Fantastic Four vol. 1, #1--First appearances of the Fantastic Four and the Mole Man.
Fantastic Four vol. 1, #50--Info and analysis on the fiftieth issue of the Fantastic Four featured the Silver Surfer, Galactus, and the Watcher.
Tales of Suspense #50--First Appearance of The Mandarin
Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers)
The Life of Captain Marvel #1 Comic Book Video Review
Amazing X-Men Comics Reviews
Comic Book Reading Order Guides:
Avengers Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill-Marvel Comics Crossover Event (2016)
Doctor Strange: Last Days of Magic-Marvel Comics Event Reading Order