X-Men

Social and cultural influence Marvel Comics Universe is nothing without the team of superheroes that make the story running. X-Men were the creation of Stan Lee with Jack Kirby and it first came to the public in 1963 in The X-Men. The idea of the series is that the presumed heroes are under...

Superman

True Archetypal hero: Superman and its commercial success In 1932, an icon was born. An idea was conceived and in Cleveland, Ohio, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman. In 1938, the character was sold to Detective Comics and it first appeared in Action comics, also in the same year....

Star Trek Convention

A culmination of Sci-Fi proportions Some might have seen an archetypal convention or meet up of likeminded fanatics. They wear costumes, bring their favorite memorabilia, and have cameras, autograph books and tons of energy. For those who are lovers of Star Trek, They would not mind spending...

Spiderman

Your Friendly Neighborhood icon One of the most enduring comic book series existing until today is Spiderman, created in 1962 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. The character is an orphan named Peter Parker who grew up with his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. As a growing teenager, he experienced the...

Iron Man

Brains+ brawn+ Money= Iron Man Stan Lee created the character of Anthony Edward Stark in 1963. He has it all. A billionaire, successful industrialist and he are also an amazing engineer. However, he was kidnapped and was asked by terrorists to make weapons of mass destruction. During the...

Hulk

The Incredible Mr. Hulk The Incredible Hulk is one of the most notable Marvel characters due to its unique features. The green color on the massive frame of the character, Dr Bruce Banner, gives it a harrowing, menacing appearance, almost like a transformation of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde long...

Fantastic Four

When Reality Appeals: The Unique realism of Fantastic Four The Stan Lee- Jack Kirby tandem created their very first superhero team series in 1961. Fantastic Four helped in putting a much needed realism in the crime fighting genre. It is one of the most popular, and breakout stars of Marvel...

E3

E3: The video gamer's mecca The E3 means Electronic Entertainment Expo and it is a trade show held annually dedicated to the computer and electronics industry. The event is presented by Entertainment Software Association. This is a very important industry gathering where numerous industry...

Comic Con

Comic Con: hot ticket pop culture experience For the super avid fans of comics and related topics, then, it is a must to be aware of the Comic Con International, the largest and oldest convention for comic book fans in the 1970s. It was established by Shel Dorf in San Diego. Traditionally, the...

Batman

The Dark Knight, from Past to Present The Dark Knight of Gotham City is undeniably the most popular and iconic comic characters in the 20th century. Throughout the years, this classic DC series never got out of the limelight, going to different reinventions from cartoons and of course in...

Danger Boy USA

Time Traveling to success: Eli Sands and Danger Boy USA

One of the most popular time travel series is DangerBoy, created by Mark London Williams. According to Williams, who is also by profession, a journalist, he takes inspiration from his children. A series geared towards young adults, it follows the story of a 12-year old Eli Sands who lives in the distant year of 2019. Along with him are his trusty companions Thea and Clyne. Thea is the last librarian of the city of Alexandria and Clyne is a dinosaur-like alien from a nearby planet taking information for his school assignment.

Series at a glance

Danger Boy was planned to compose of 7 books and 4 of them have already been published. The first book, entitled Angel Fire was published in 2001 and was critically acclaimed, winning the category in Excellence in Children's Science Fiction from the Golden Duck Awards as well as the Hal Clement Award. The other books in the series are Dragon Sword in 2001, Trail of Bones in 2005, and the last published one is City of Ruins in 2007. The latest project will be entitled Fortune's Fool but there are no release dates as yet. Each book from the series offers unique and interesting plots and twists that lead the trio in tampering with time to save the world or fix a glitch of discover new things. The story of Dangerboy pretty much tackles fictional and actual historical events as well as unique twists like involvement with the government or finding missing people. The story is quite fascinating and engaging for young adults and youngsters-at heart alike. The stories tackle ideas that may sound quite deep but the implementation is quite refreshing and readers can also see unique twists in the story. For those who want to know more about Danger Boy USA, check out http://dangerboyusa.com/ to find out more about the fascinating facts, trivia and news about this series.