REVIEW: Avengers Assemble #3

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Art by MARK BAGLEY & DANNY MIKI Colors by PAUL MOUNTS Letters by VC’S CLAYTON COWLES You can almost catch the smell of popcorn wafting off the pages of Avengers Assemble #3, the latest issue in Marvel’s cash grab well-timed book featuring the cast of the blockbuster Avengers movie. The […]

REVIEW: Marvel's The Avengers

REVIEW: Marvel’s The Avengers

Directed by JOSS WHEDON Written by JOSS WHEDON & ZAK PENN Starring ROBERT DOWNEY JR, CHRIS EVANS, CHRIS HEMSWORTH, MARK RUFFALO, SAMUEL L JACKSON, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, JEREMY RENNER, TOM HIDDLESTON, CLARK GREGG, COBIE SMULDERS Never before have expectations been so high. Since the post-credits sting in 2008’s Iron Man, when Samuel L Jackson as Nick […]

Tales from Counter-Earth: Selling What You'll Buy

Tales from Counter-Earth: Selling What You’ll Buy

(Editor’s Note: Ron Cacace is a lot of things; Captain Marvel aficionado, lactose intolerant, general do-gooder and perhaps most importantly for our purposes here, a comic book retailer in New Jersey. Tales from Counter-Earth will feature Ramblin’ Ron rambling on about the day-to-day grind of the comic book retail world and sometimes the generally good […]

REVIEW: Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #5

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Art by BRANDON PETERSON & ESAD RIBIC Colors by DEAN WHITE, JOSE VILLARUBIA & JIM CHARALAMPDIS Letters by CLAYTON COWLES This feels more like an epilogue to the last arc rather than the start of a fresh one. But the fallout from The Children of Tomorrow is far too big to […]

REVIEW: Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #4

REVIEW: Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #4

Written by JOHNATHAN HICKMAN Art by ESAD RIBIC  Colors by DEAN WHITE / Letters by CLAYTON COWLES The Children Of Tomorrow have succeeded and our heroes have seen better days. But even with all the narrative tension, this month’s instalment doesn’t soar as high as previous issues. That’s not to say that there isn’t anything good […]

REVIEW: The Ultimates #3

REVIEW: The Ultimates #3

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Art by ESAD RIBIC Colors by DEAN WHITE / Letters by ED DUKESHIRE It’s not often that a reader is treated to an event comic without any of the hyperbole. This is what Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic have presented to us, a true event comic that is disguised as a […]

REVIEW: Fear Itself #7

REVIEW: Fear Itself #7

Written by MATT FRACTION / Art by STUART IMMONEN & WADE VON GRAWBADGER Colors by LAURA MARTIN / Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS I expected to hate Fear Itself#7. I figured it would be the cap to what was a dud of an event book. The forgettable conclusion to the forgettable mini-series. I was ready to […]

NEWS: 'Avengers' (Trailer) Assemble!

NEWS: ‘Avengers’ (Trailer) Assemble!

Finally. Wondering if those lasers are Skrulls? Maybe some sort of misdirection from the God of Mischief? Will Scarlett Johansson speak? Will Mark Hulk-falo be a good Bruce Banner or just another Eric Bana? We’ll find out in May.