Tag Archives: Villains Month

Near Mint – Viva La Villains with Jesse Baruffi

We talk to super-villain and author Jesse Baruffi about super villains in comics, why we sometimes root for them, and just who is the best/worst of all time! Find more…

Villains Month: Castlevania

It’s often said in fiction that a setting can have a personality of its own. This usually means the place feels real and lived in, and its very presence evokes…

Villains Month: Gul Dukat

If you ask people who the greatest villain in all of Star Trek is, most of them will tell you it’s Khan Noonien Singh, probably shouting his name in hammy,…

Villains Month: The Reapers

The robotic uprising is a pretty common theme in science fiction. It’s mainly designed to show the folly of man and how we shouldn’t tamper in God’s domain by creating…

Villains Month: Azula

When most of us think of motivation for evil, we often think first of tragedy. People who are bad, we assume, are those who have suffered injustice, or are the…

Villains Month: Edward the Longshanks

Historical villains can be a sticky wicket. After all, history is murky, filled with gaps of knowledge and an inability to truly grasp the motivations or morality of those involved….

Villains Month: Sephiroth

In direct contrast to yesterday’s Final Fantasy villain, some characters are just made to be the ultimate evil. If handled poorly, this can come across as painfully cliche and uninteresting,…

Villains Month: Kefka Palazzo

The Final Fantasy games are known for their iconic and scene-stealing villains. Sometimes it’s obvious who the big boss of the game is going to be (Sephiroth), while others it…

Villains Month: Thanos

It’s easy to spot when the true hero of a story is its villain. Oh, sure, we know that there will be various goody-goody protagonists who oppose them, and that…

Villains Month: Raistlin Majere

Some people are born bad, while others have badness thrust upon them. Some people turn to the dark side willingly, while others never have the chance not to. This is…