Between beloved TV shows like Justice League, original series like Daredevil and animated one-offs like Son of Batman, Netflix was already one of the best places to catch up on superhero serials and films. As of September, though, a Disney-Netflix deal will put a beefy selection of Marvel superhero movies on the streaming service, too. It's one of the most efficient ways to stream both Marvel and DC content.
Comixology is the premier digital comics service online, and it's got something for everyone. Between Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Dynamite and many more publishers, it's easy to buy anything, from superheroes, to romance, to experimental indies, to manga.
With a Wonder Woman movie on the way, now is the perfect time to see what the character's been up to in the source material lately. Wonder Woman Volume 1: Blood is where Diana Prince's adventures in DC's New 52 continuity began back in 2012. Wonder Woman sets out to learn the identity of her father, only to find that the information might also be of interest to some of her deadliest enemies.
In case you've already had your fill of books with pictures, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon can help. Not only will this comic (pun intended) novel give you more information about superhero history than some nonfiction books on the topic, but it also tells a deep and moving story about creativity, World War II, and the Jewish experience in mid-century New York City.
How many superhero movies come from major studios in the course of average year? Four? Five? More? Seeing all those movies can add up, which is where a MoviePass subscription could come in handy. By default, MoviePass allows its recipient tickets to see two movies of their choice in any given month, with more expensive plans allowing more films. Now you can see both blockbusters and bombs without guilt!
Not every comic book has to be about superheroes, as fans of post-apocalyptic zombie drama The Walking Dead know well. Telltale has produced a series of fantastic point-and-click adventure games that take place concurrently with The Walking Dead comics. The Walking Dead: Michonne winds the clock back to tell an origin story for one of the franchise's most beloved and mysterious characters.
Why settle for a plain black rectangle when you could have a superhero carry your files for you? Mimoco sells a variety of colorful storage solutions, but nothing goes together quite as well as flash memory and the actual Flash. An 8 GB module will set you back $17, but you could go up to $70 for 64 GB storage. That'll hold approximately 2,100 Flash comics.
Arguably the best superhero movie of 2016, Captain America: Civil War brings the 2006 Marvel event to the big screen in a faithful and action-packed adaptation. When the government proposes a Superhero Registration Act, Captain America opposes it and Iron Man supports it. Each recruits a team of like-minded Avengers to settle things the old-fashioned way: with a massive brawl.