Yes, that’s Mole Man doing the ol’ trilby hat-tip and courtly creep-bro greeting. Genius like that which you see above is why The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl is one of Marvel’s best comics.
He’s traveled in time and space. He’s defended Cardiff from alien threats. He’s shown up all over the worlds of Arrow and Flash. And now, John Barrowman is the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Folks, I am out of words to write. What else needs to be said?
People toss the word hero around a lot nowadays, so when a real hero steps up, I think it’s important to recognize them. Today, my hero is Anna Kendrick’s brother, who sent his sister a copy of Ryan North and Erica Henderson’s incredibly great Squirrel Girl comic.
We see a lot of drama when superheroes already have husbands, wives or significant others in romantic relationships. They can get angry, hurt and, of course, dead. Doreen Green isn’t worrying about any of that yet. She just needs to figure out how to find someone to date.
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl isn’t just an honest-to-god delight, it loves poking fun at Marvel Comics’ past. The series is getting a brand new original graphic novel, which just so happens to be a wonderful homage to a classic Punisher tale, too.
Squirrel Girl is famous for one thing: Squirrels. Okay, two things: squirrels and absolutely wrecking Doctor Doom in her very first appearance. Doreen Green has been tussling with Doom once more in the latest arc of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl which culminated this week with a timey-wimey throwback to that 24-year-old…
Frank Castle was cruising through New York City looking for criminals to kill, as he does. Hey, look, it’s the Supreme Monarch of Latveria! Time for some punishment! Or is it?
At this point, there should be pretty much no surprise that anything The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl touches turns into instantaneous delight. But a new arc about time travel? Doreen Green let loose on the 60s? Oh yes, we’ll take all of this, please and thank you.
It’s the year 2015, and the announcement of a crossover between Squirrel Girl and Howard The Duck is big enough news to be unveiled at New York Comic Con. We live in a weird, wonderful time, everyone. We really do.
Greetings, reading rainbow raiders! It’s a pretty good batch of mail this week, if I do say so myself. We explore the nature of storytelling and the difficulties of religious tolerance, but I also get to talk about poop and fictional characters’ genitals! God I love my job.
If you aren’t reading Squirrel Girl then - well, then you aren’t reading Squirrel Girl - but whatever, the comic is stupid fun. And the next issue is set to have the biggest brawl in comic book history: Squirrel Girl v. Galactus: The Nut of Justice!
Here's the deal: Marvel has just registered a trademark on the ridiculous, fan-favorite superheroine Squirrel Girl. As Bleeding Cool rightly points out, Marvel usually only bothers to do officially register a character when a movie, TV show, videogame or cartoon featuring said character is on the way. So what the hell…
Coolness doesn't win a single battle. And often, the coolest heroes and villains are too busy standing around posing and looking awesome to get the frickin job done. Meanwhile, sometimes the total dorks are the ones who kick the most butt when it counts.
Superhero romance is a bit like unstable nitroglycerine, in that A.) it's very rarely handled well; and B.) it often blows up in everybody's face. Here are ten times your favorite crime-stoppers experienced relationship foibles mere mortals like you and I can barely comprehend. Remember when Superman made an adult…
When it comes to supervillain class, nobody beats the Fantastic Four's arch-nemesis Doctor Doom. But despite his impervious metal suit and weapons-grade haughtiness, Doom has been knocked down a peg more times than he'd like to admit. Here are 10 of the Latverian dictator-for-life's most embarrassing moments — they…