Comic books are all about set up and execution, two things at which Brian Michael Bendis is exceptional. The forward to International Iron Man #1 is one sentence… ONE SENTENCE! That’s all any reader with even the tiniest knowledge of Iron Man needs to jump into this book, and that in itself is impressive. Bendis […]
Daredevil is a dark character – or at least he is when he’s being taken care of by the creative team that are currently telling his tales. Charles Soule and company have returned Daredevil to the dark and dirty drama of Hell’s Kitchen, and cannot stress enough how much I’m enjoying it. I also love, […]
After an entertaining and different run of Daredevil on the west coast, the man without fear returns home to New York. A return to form for ol’ horn head as he will be drenched in the sludge and darkness that fans have enjoyed from his most famous stories. His costume isn’t the only new feature […]
I don’t know about you, but Marvel’s Age of Apocalypse mega-event from the 1995 stands as one of my favorite events ever. Sure it was super-long, spanning nine different tie-in series over an entire year, but the alternate reality where Charles Xavier’s death ushered in the dominance of Apocalypse was exciting and entertaining. Writers like Mark […]
Who is Hank Johnson? Just a regular guy with a family and three kids who goes to work every day… as a henchman for Hydra. All those mask wearing goons in green that get their asses kicked in every comic book, they all go home to their wife and kids like the rest of us. […]
The set-up from the previous two installments of Inhumans: Attilan Rising pits Black Bolt (or rather, Blackagar Boltagon) and his underground rebellion against Medusa and her agents of Doom. The rebels – a.k.a The Voice Unheard – run a club called The Quiet Room and Medusa’s agents come snooping, looking around for evidence linking the […]
Combining the X-Men and Avengers into teams is a concept Marvel has been feeding us for a while now. Through many different lineups and tons of drama, these unity squads provide plenty of interesting plot and show no sign of stopping. This team in particular features Vision, Captain America, Sabretooth, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Rogue, and […]
This week in our Pull List we’ve got one title above all others that we highly recommend – ‘Bitch Planet’ from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro!