This month, the mighty Hero Complex celebrated its first birthday and what a way to blow out the candles — we had 1.2 million hits in July, the most in any month since we slipped into the spandex.
I’m also extremely proud to say the blog recently won the Los Angeles Times Editorial Award of Excellence and has become a bit of a brand name in the fanboy universe.
If you’re joining us now, below are a few of our favorite headlines during our diaper year. From the whole crew here (Geoff, Jevon, Denise, Gina and the rest of the Legion of Super Bloggers) thanks for the support. And stick around too: We’re just getting started.
– Geoff Boucher
Why the Scream 2008 Awards are a sign of the times
“Batman” drops F-bomb, Frank Miller calls it “terrible and glorious”
Michael Bay feels the hate: “There’s a lot of poison on the Internet…whatever”
Most comments: Stephenie Meyer and the future of “Midnight Sun”
Emma Watson talks about her “intimidating” friend J.K. Rowling
Our most controversial post: Why Angelina Jolie should be Catwoman
Hugh Jackman talks about one inspiration for Wolverine: Mike Tyson
Darywn Cooke and Donald Westlake pull off the perfect crime
Harrison Ford on the new generation of Indy fans: “They’ll get over it. I did.”
VIDEO: Geoff moderates the “Battlestar” event in Hollywood
Richard Donner on the end of “Lethal Weaon” and the future of Superman
Rare photo: The magical day that Dan Radcliffe met Rupert Grint
The late Stan Winston and the tricky business of Legacy
J.J. Abrams has made the best “Trek” film — here’s seven reasons why
Jerry Robinson on Gotham’s golden age and the creation of the Joker
Jessie Cave dishes about smooching Rupert Grint
Neil Gaiman dreams of Morpheus: “A ‘Sandman’ movie is an inevitability”
“Terminator Salvation” director McG: “I have a lot to prove”
Beyonce wants to lasso the role of Wonder Woman
Trent Reznor explains his hopes for “Year Zero”
The Superman problem: Can he fly in the 21st century
Prepare for the decade of Guillermo del Toro
Chris Pine takes command: “My name is not William Shatner”
From “Watchmen” set: Zack Snyder wants to kill the comic-book movie
And best of all..
RANDOM SILLINESS: A YEAR’S WORTH OF FANBOY HIJINKS
CREDITS: Alan Moore, photo by Graham Barclay/For the Los Angeles Times. George Lucas at Scream Awards, photo by Chris Pizzello/Associated Press. Mary McDonnell and Edward James Olmos at “Battlestar Galactica” event/The Envelope. Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, circa 2000, photo by David Heyman. Superman artwork from DC Comics.