Kapow! NowThe explosion of superhero movies has sent a shockwave all the way back to their source material: Comic books in 2014 took a surprising turn for the better.
X-MAN OF 2015?
His comic book uniform of yellow-and-black latex suit is a thing of the past. Next season’s adamantium-clawed mutant will be wearing the plaid shirt and three-quarter-length Fairtrade jeans of the neo-hipster. He also rejects violence: The only thing Wolverine will use his claws for is keeping his beard nice.
Yes, we can! The shield has been passed to a black man in the 21st century: Sam Wilson was formerly the Falcon.
The God of Thunder is now a goddess. War declared: feminists vs. nay-saying nerds online.
Solo comic capers due to Guardians of The Galaxy film. Not a typical talking-animal strip.