Since this week was a light week for me, I decided to follow Brandon Griffin’s example and move outside of my usual comfort zone. I am not as anti-Marvel as Brandon seems to be pro-Marvel, but I am of the opinion that the House of Ideas has been out of ideas for some time. And […]
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 […]
Just when you thought there were enough great mutants in the world, Brian Michael Bendis throws a together a whole new team of great mutants. Writers like Bendis are what allow 20th Century Fox to feel so confident in having enough characters to populate a whole movie universe with just one comic book franchise. With […]
When you open the book you begin to hear it. Familiar electric chords. The opening notes to a familiar melody of Saturday morning. It is the sound of your childhood returning. I had not realized the full scope of the Secret Wars event until reading X-Men ‘92. Marvel has taken the old comic trope of […]
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 […]
When one thinks about cosmic stories and Marvel Comics, it’s hard not to call upon crossovers like the Infinity Trilogy (Infinity Gauntlet, Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade), Secret Wars (the first), Annihilation, The Kree/Skrull War, The Dark Phoenix Saga, or Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity. That’s a pretty serious list of classic and modern cosmic tales. Sam Humphries, however, has added another crossover worthy […]
The Kabooooom crew pick their #FourComics – those that have influenced them and brought them into the comic book reading fold. What are your #FourComics?
Welcome to Kabooooom! Scoop, our latest feature where we collect the biggest comic book, television, and movie news you may have missed and need to know! Longtime X-Men producer, Lauren Shuler Donner confirms Channing Tatum as Gambit. The Ragin’ Cajun last appeared in Wolverine: Origins and was played by Taylor Kitsch. No word on when […]