New Episode up! Race and Diversity in Comics
featuring The Black Tribbles!

Hey hey, JD here. Episode 64 is up and it’s a special one! PopTards teams up with The Black Tribbles Podcast to discuss Race and Diversity in Comics! Give it a listen and chime in below!
Thanks so much to Comics And More in the Plymouth Meeting mall for hosting this event and The BLACK TRIBBLES PODCAST for telling it like …


Captain America #1 reviewed!

  • July 13th, 2011
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Title: Captain America #1
Writer: Ed Brubaker
Penciler: Steve McNiven
Inker: Mark Morales
Reviewed by Johnny Destructo

There are just so many reasons I don’t have a long-running history with Captain America and why I have always had trouble getting into him as a character. For starters, his name is CAPTAIN AMERICA. It just sounds ridiculous. He has a giant Arial …


Can the Dark Knight Rises…Rise Above…
the Dark Knight?

  • July 12th, 2011
  • Posted by FlannelGuy
  • Movies

Let’s face it. Batman Begins was terrific, but the Dark Knight, that was truly something special. On it’s own two feet, it had all the elements of a great mobster flick, a love story, a true hero and the ultimate mastermind with an amazing ensemble cast. Throw in some costumes and makeup, you have THE GREATEST comic book movie. Of. …


PopShots Webcomic: TRANSFORMERS 3!


DCnU….a Good Thing?

  • July 6th, 2011
  • Posted by FlannelGuy
  • Comics

A lot of speculation was afoot. After DC’s Flashpoint…after 50 plus tie ins…they were going to reboot…refresh…re-something their franchises.
I know, for starters, I feared the Flash was once again going to be put to a halt. Once everything kicked into Flashpoint, that series ended. So right there, people wondered where DC’s speedster was going….especially after HIS event!
Then I heard this …


30 Minutes or Less Trailer : Comedy film based on
real-life tragedy? Is that cool?

SOOoo, there’s a new film coming out from the director of ZOMBIELAND (Ruben Fleischer), starring Jesse Eisenberg, about a guy who is forced at gunpoint to strap a bomb to his chest and rob a band in the next 9 hours or so. The movie looks like it might be entertaining, and the trailer has some funny bits. Watch it …


Trailer: Spielberg’s WAR HORSE. Click in to watch!

You know those fake trailers that played along with Tropic Thunder? This feels like one of those. Really, Spielberg? A movie about a HORSE?  Are you effing effing with me? If this was April, I would be certain that this was an April Fool’s Joke. It’s based on a play apparently, and I’ll probably eat my words as far as …