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Announcing the Mania Comic Book Hall of Fame by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(April 11, 2014)
One of the reasons Mania exists is our love for comic books and soon we will take our love of comic books to new heights by establishing the Mania Comic Book Hall of Fame. These are the best of the best…the creators whose contributions to the industry a

Blu-ray Shopping Bag: Green Lantern The Animated Series by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(April 01, 2014)


Hellboy Day 2014 by Joel Rickenbach, Columnist and Geek
(March 22, 2014)
When Mania news Editor, Bob Trate, asked me to put something together for "Hellboy Day", my mind began furiously trying to come up with ideas to hinge the article on. Best Hellboy stories? Best villains? Rank the members of the BPRD (Bureau for Paranormal

Obscure Flash Villains For the NEW Series by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(March 04, 2014)
The CW is set to hit us with a pilot for DC Comics’ The Flash which we certainly all hope to see developed into an ongoing series boosted by the strength of the network’s ever improving “Arrow” TV series. The Flash is a series with great potential

The Walking Dead 2014 Toy Fair Debuts by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(February 21, 2014)


TOP 10 TOYS/TOY LINES OF 2013 by Jarrett Kruse, Columnist and Critic
(December 23, 2013)
2013 is in the books and for the toy industry it was a doozy. Toys continue to grow their market for adult collectors and the hobby is becoming as common as picking up your weekly comic books. New products abound ripped from the pages and properties of our

Collector Toys for Christmas Part 3 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(December 08, 2013)
In the first two parts of our look at Holiday Toys we spotlighted some of the hot new and recently released items from NECA and Diamond Select. Today we look at some more of the great new toys that we have been able to get our hands on this holiday season

Collector Toys for Christmas Part 2 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(December 03, 2013)
It’s that time of year when you start thinking of the toy collector on your holiday shopping list…or yourself! In the second part of our look at what’s hot in new toys for the collector this year we have several recently released items from Diamond

DVD Shopping Bag: Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(December 03, 2013)


DVD Shopping Bag: Man of Steel Dilemma by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(November 12, 2013)


TOP 10 BEST THOR TOYS by Jarrett Kruse, Contributing Writer
(November 07, 2013)
Get ready for some MARVEL goodness as THOR: THE DARK WORLD storms into theaters this weekend. But before you head off to the multiplex, MANIA has put together a list of our favorite TOP 10 TOYS of the world's favorite Asgardian. There were certainly a lot

Five Vivacious Moments from V for Vendetta by Kimberly McCall , Contributing Writer
(November 05, 2013)
On this the 5th of November, Mania would like to take the opportunity to remember one the great films of the new century. Let us always remember the 5th of November and V. To celebrate this day, enjoy Mania's Five Vivacious Moments from V for Vendetta.

NYCC 2013: Mattel Unleashes New Batman Figures! by Kimberly McCall, Contributing Writer
(October 14, 2013)
This week, Mania was bumping its way through New York Comic Con in a quest to glimpse the panels, the cosplay, and, of course, the toys.

10 Choices for a Marvel Female Superhero Film by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(September 30, 2013)
It has been rumored that Marvel Comics is developing a film for one of their female superheroes and why not? Everything Marvel has touched recently has turned to gold so there is no better time to try and develop a film on one of their countless great fem

TOP 10 UNCOSTUMED HEROES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE by Jarrett Kruse, Contributing Writer
(September 24, 2013)
The Marvel Universe has been on a roll and now they are making the leap into prime time with their new ABC series AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Starring Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, the show will revolve around the covert world of Nick Fury's top secret org

10 Out of the Box Characters for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(September 23, 2013)
No one knows what to expect from Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. While we know it will tie-in with the Avengers film the expectation is that it will feature new or perhaps lesser known characters from the Marvel Universe.

10 Best Live-Action Shows Based on Comic Books by Michael Henley, Contributing Writer
(September 19, 2013)
t seems such a natural fit. Comic books are well-known for their ensemble of colorful characters, long-form storytelling, soapy twists, cool visuals and sometimes endless continuity.

Mania Box Office Report: Up Up and Away! by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(June 17, 2013)
Did it launch a new franchise? Yes. Despite what my opinion, Rob Vaux’s or yours, the Man of Steel is here to stay. According to Ray Subers of Box Office Mojo “Through Sunday, Man of Steel earned a fantastic estimated $125.1 million—$113.1 million du

The Summer of '83: Superman III by Rob Vaux, Mania Critic
(June 17, 2013)
Say you have the only viable big-screen superhero franchise in town. You’ve just come off of a pair of indefinable classics and audiences are chomping at the bit to see what’s next. Your star, Christopher Reeve, is the definitive version of the charact

Top 10 Superman Cartoon Episodes by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(June 14, 2013)
In our timeline of Superman history in media we talked about the Man of Steel’s long run of success in animation dating back to the 1940s. Today we look at those animated series a little bit closer as we pick ten of the best Superman cartoons ever made.

A Timeline History of Superman: Part 4 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(June 13, 2013)
Superman was not off TV for very long.  Just a year after Superboy ended in 1992, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman premiered in ABC.  It was a series that polarized its fan base.  While many comic book fans were put off by the fact that

A Timeline History of Superman: Part 3 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(June 12, 2013)
Contrary to what a lot of people may think, Superman was not the first superhero. Costumed heroes date back to such characters as The Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro in the early 1900s; Buck Rogers in the 1920s; pulp heroes like The Shadow, Doc Savage, and Th

A Timeline History of Superman: Part 2 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(June 11, 2013)
Contrary to what a lot of people may think, Superman was not the first superhero. Costumed heroes date back to such characters as The Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro in the early 1900s; Buck Rogers in the 1920s; pulp heroes like The Shadow, Doc Savage, and Th

Motor City Comic Con Cosplayers 2013 Part 2 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Photographer
(May 21, 2013)
Motor City Con is Michigan’s largest show and one of the top ten largest in the nation. This year’s show was highlighted with appearances by Comic Book legend Stan Lee and Norman Reedus, star of The Walking Dead. There were more cosplayers than I’v

Ten Characters We Want to See in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. by Tim Janson, Columnist and Comic Geek
(May 17, 2013)
S.H.I.E.L.D. has been a fixture in the Marvel Universe since its creation by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby back in 1965 in the pages of Strange Tales #135. Always a background, second tier title, S.H.I.E.L.D. gained prominence when it began to be featured in th