Category Pick Five

1941 In Comics

This weeks Pick 5 is a little bit different.  Since there are many lists that feature “this day in”, I thought I would try it here.  So this week’s Pick 5 are big events in a given year.  The year…

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Music in Comic Movies

On a previous Pick 5, I highlighted 5 songs that feature Superheroes  While reflecting on this Pick 5, I thought of music that has been featured in comic book movies.  Comic book movie soundtracks feature many songs, but some don’t…

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T Shirts

Yesterday I was at the 80’s Toy Expo, and I found a really cool T shirt (check out my column later this week for more details).  This gave me an idea.  I hit a website I have bought from before,…

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Best Marvel Covers Oct 11

Marvel released their October 2011 solicitations and I’ve picked the best five to share with you here. 5. Punisher Max #18 by Dave Johnson.  Johnson has a unique composition style that works well with every cover he tackles.  A great…

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It’s Hammer Time!

There has only been one item, in your toolbox, that has been featured the most in the comics world, and that is the hammer.  So this week let’s get hammered and Pick 5. #5 Justin Hammer Justin Hammer is a…

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American Patriotic Superheroes

My recent Pick 5 focused on Canadian Superheroes.  Since Independence Day just recently passed, I got thinking of heroes who fought for “Old Glory”.  Here is my list of American Patriotic Superheroes. #5 Iron Patriot The Iron Patriot was Norman…

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Canadian Superheroes

In honour of Canada Day, I decided to choose 5 Canadian Superheroes. #5 Scott Pilgrim This bass playing, video-gaming, vanquisher of evil exes lives in Toronto.  He had to fight 7 evil exes of the woman he loves, Ramona Flowers.…

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Top July Collections

We don’t focus on upcoming books enough here at Comic Book Daily so for the last Pick Five of the month I’ll be looking at the top July 2011 collections that are supposed to ship.  It’s a solid month with…

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Movie Cameos

With the recent release of X-Men First Class (which features two cameos), I got thinking about cameo appearances in our favourite Super Hero movies.  Easily there could be a Pick 5 list on just Stan Lee’s appearances alone (hmm… maybe a…

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The Last Charltons

Charlton was a great comic publisher that gave us a good 50 year run. The company is synonymous with names like Steve Ditko, Pat Boyette and it helped launch the careers of John Byrne, Dennis O’Neal, Jim Aparo and many…

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Superheroes in Pop

As we all know, Super Heroes (and comic characters) are pop culture icons.  It only makes sense that these characters would show up in places other than comic books.  Here are 5 songs that feature Super Heroes.  There are lots…

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Pick Five | Belt Buckles

I thought it was time to buy another belt buckle. I love them. I have a bunch of different styles and switch them regularly. I started searching online and found lots of really cool looking belt buckles. Here are some of my favourites I found.
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