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 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.

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

 

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 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

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

 

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

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.

The Justice League of America

Marvel Superhero Teams

New 52

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

 

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.

The Art of Carmine Infantino-Famed artist who created the Silver Age Flash, Black Canary, and Batgirl

Julius Schwartz--DC Comics writer, now deceased

 

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

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

Additional Info

Trailer for the Mighty Avengers Movie

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