Line(s) of the Day #StanLee


“I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic-book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers. And then I began to realise: entertainment is one of the most important things in people’s lives. Without it they might go off the deep end. I feel that if you’re able to entertain people, you’re doing a good thing.”

“Another definition of a hero is someone who is concerned about other people’s well-being, and will go out of his or her way to help them – even if there is no chance of a reward. That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero.”

I wouldn’t normally use two quotes for a post, but it was impossible to choose between these two. Thanks to his many dynamic and modern Marvel creations like Spiderman, Thor, Hulk, Black Panther and the X-Men, the 95-year-old Lee helped launch the comic books revolution that has led to the incredible popularity of blockbuster superhero films. Thank you Stan Lee (1922 – 2018).


Things to See: Marvel Universe Live

As my posts on Marvel, such as a dedicated film quiz, and quotes from Iron Man, Thor: A Dark World and Ant-Man show, I am a fan of the Marvel superhero universe. So when I saw tickets for the Marvel Universe Live at the 02 I just had to go. As my birthday and my sister’s were around that weekend it turned out like a double birthday present.

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Film Quizzes: Superheroes: Groups

After focusing on the lone wolf superheroes of the 20th Century, it is time to look at the superheroes who join forces and fight crime as a team. Do you have a favourite? Any you would want included? As always, there is clue as to when the film was released, with answers at the bottom.

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 1 (1990s)

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 2  (2000s)

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 3  (2000s)

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 4  (2000s)

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 5  (2010+)

Film quizzes - Superheroes Groups film 6 (2010+)


Bonus superheroes (2000s)

Answers below

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