Al Ewing and company deliver a wonderful introduction to Roberto da Costa’s new team in U.S. Avengers #1.
The Marvel 616 universe has been around since 1961, and the Ultimate 1610 universe has been around since 2000. To end both of them simultaneously in order to relaunch the Marvel Comics universe is extremely ambitious. For a writer to pull this off flawlessly is nearly impossible, but not unlike God Doom himself, Jonathan Hickman […]
When DC writers don’t have to worry about continuity we get stories like Mark Waid’s Kingdom Come and Jim Kreuger’s Justice (two of the best stories in DC’s past, if you ask me). Convergence, while opening up every possible reality in DC’s past, also cleared the way for more “anti-continuity” stories. In JLA #1 by Bryan Hitch that is exactly what we […]
Spider-verse was good; really good in fact. The event series was action-packed, dramatic, and funny (at times). It was a story that served as a reminder that all Marvel events aren’t quagmires that drain your wallet. Spider-verse, in fact, is one of the best celebrations of a character’s history and continuity a fan could hope […]
In Marvel’s ‘Star Wars’ #1, the creators made some sly references to what we’ve already seen in the original trilogy. Here’s 8 we caught – did we miss any?
The end is here, and Marvel is going all out to send one of their greatest superheroes off in style. Between the chromo cover, the bonus sketchbook by McNiven at the end, and the story itself, The Death of Wolverine #1 delivers enough intrigue and great moments that it is worth the $4.99 cover price. Wolverine’s descent into […]
Original Sin just might be the weirdest summer crossover Marvel has ever produced. In lieu of blockbuster action and large-scale gatherings of heroes and villains typical of such events, writer Jason Aaron and artist Mike Deodato unfold a slow-boiling superhero noir, filled with rising tension, terse character moments, and a lot of eyeballs. The last […]
REAL HEROES #1/ Written & Art by BRYAN HITCH/ Inks by PAUL NEARY/ Colors by LAURA MARTIN/ Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS/ Published by IMAGE COMICS In a world very much like our own, the biggest film franchise in years is based around a superhero team known as The Olympians. Tragedy strikes at the premiere for […]