Sweet Dreams

  By G.P. Avants   This entry will be a shout out to Marvel film makers. They get a lot of flak for not doing the comic book justice according to diehard fans. This results in a Catch 22 when fans tell others not to see a film. Then, it becomes in the industry’s eyes…

Complete Me, Please

By G.P. Avants   What do Anakin Skywalker and the Force, a teeter totter, and every math equation answer have in common? They all are supposed to have a state of balance. So, does every hero need who his or her nemesis to truly be complete? As Lex Luthor says of Superman, “You and I…

Don’t be Hero Deficient 

G.P. Avants   Superman can’t kill without it killing him inside. Batman needs to trust that others have good in them. The Flash is smart, but can’t think under pressure. Green Arrow can’t unbend and fix everything himself. Change what you think when it comes to being a hero. A one man team is an…

Walk on the Quiet Side

By G.P. Avants Great job, Marvel, for bringing into the light the character of the Black Panther. In a time of racial tension having a black man of honor and dignity rise as a hero is ever so timely. (If you listen carefully when Black Panther hits to ground running, he is very quiet.) T’Challa…

The Big Little Guy from Queens

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By G.P. Avants Okay, there he is! A younger version of Spider-Man living in Queens, NY.  In Captain America Civil War Tony Stark is looking for exceptional recruits to be part of his Avengers 2.0. That is how he ends up bringing this spunky sticky-finger teen into the fold. I loved…

When to Buck the System

Bucky Barnes used to be Steve Rogers hero. Somewhere along the way, their roles reversed. For a time, they were enemies, now the circle is now complete and Steve is a hero fighting for his friend’s very life. Isn’t that how friendship is supposed to work? I can’t imagine what it would be like to…