Defenders: Unity/Family

Matthew Murdock. The blind lawyer from Hell’s Kitchen has thrown himself into his pro bono work in the hopes of putting the Devil, and the loss of a woman he loved, aside. But the devote Catholic can’t escape the remorse he feels for her death, nor can he escape the draw he feels of his…

Web-elution of Spider-Man #3-The Goldilocks of Spider-Man

By: John D. Pepe I would argue, that from what I have seen so far, both from Civil War and the trailer to Spider-Man: Homecoming, that Tom Holland is the Goldilocks of the three incarnations of Spider-Man. Tobey Maguire #1 (too cold): I like the story in the original and I thought that he was…

“Perfect Teeth”- Captain America: Civil War

  Perfection, Jealousy, Grace Captain America: Civil War By: John D. Pepe Excerpt from the movie: Tony- “I’m a handful.” (speaking about his relationship with Pepper)…dad was a pain in the ass, but he and mom seemed to make it work.” Cap- “I’m glad Howard got married. I only knew him when he was young…

Kith and Kin-Sometimes One In The Same: Guardians, Vol. 2

By: John D. Pepe “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.” – Novelist Edna Buchanan This quote is strikingly true when it comes to my life. I have many friends that I have known for decades, some almost four. These are the childhood chums that I grew up with. They have become like family…

Not a Perfect Dad, but One Perfect for you

Father’s Don’t Need to Be Perfect By John Pepe As Father’s Day approaches it makes me ponder fatherhood.  Am I the perfect dad?  Am I even a good dad?  At times my son looks at me as if I’m infallible (other times, not so much), and it harkens me back to when I was his…

Iron Fist “Duality of Life”

          By: John D. Pepe       The first time I watched the Iron Fist series I was left with a feeling of disappointment. It just seemed to miss that “something” that the other Netflix Marvel Series had.  I reluctantly decided to give it a second viewing, but watched with…