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Marvel Fresh Start Reading Order!
Marvel Fresh Start Reading Order
Marvel Fresh Start is the 2018 summer rebranding of the Marvel Comics publishing line, following hot on the barely-walking-yet heels of late 2017’s Marvel Legacy. As the name suggests, Marvel is desperately positioning this rebrand as a great time to jump onboard with any number of comics getting … [See the Reading Order!] about Marvel Fresh Start Reading Order
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The Complete Marvel Reading Order Guide
Welcome to the Comic Book Herald Complete Marvel Reading Order Guide. Some quick words of explanation that should help answer the most frequent questions. In the years I've worked editing and updating this guide, I've focused primarily on the modern era of comics from the late 90's through the … [See the Reading Order!] about The Complete Marvel Reading Order Guide
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Jonathan Hickman X-Men Reading Order!
Marvel took C2e2 2019 by storm with the in-person announcement that writer Jonathan Hickman is returning to the publisher to write two congruent X-Men series. From 2008 to 2015, Hickman stood out as one of the best Marvel Universe writers, delivering impressive work across titles like Fantastic … [See the Reading Order!] about Jonathan Hickman X-Men Reading Order!
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Batman Reading Order
Let's face it: Batman is the coolest. Even for a comic book fan like me, one who spends an inordinate amount of time fixated on the Complete Marvel Universe, reading Batman is almost always a good decision. It's no surprise there are 6 (nearly 7) Batman stories within my top 50 of the best comics … [See the Reading Order] about Batman Reading Order
“Sins of Sinister” Part 7: Storm and the Brotherhood of Mutants #2—in Review!
“No Hope” Credits: Al Ewing writes; Andrea Di Vito draws; Jim Charalampidis and Rachelle Rosenberg color; Ariana Maher letters; cover by Leinil Francis Yu and Jesus Aburtov SPOILERS AHOY!
Hickman’s G.O.D.S. Marvel Comic Announcement! | Comic Book Herald Live!
On my weekly livestream, Casual Krakoa Live, I review the week’s X-Men comics, and answer big questions about what’s going on with Marvel’s merry mutants! You can listen or watch below: Jonathan Hickman and Valerio Schiti’s G.O.D.S. #1 is officially announced for Fall 2023 from Marvel Comics! We’ll talk about the announcement, Davestiny getting yet […]
X-Men #15-17 in Review—Return to the Vault!
Credits: Gerry Duggan writes; Joshua Cassara arts; Guru-eFX colors; Clayton Cowles letters; covers by Martin Coccolo (#15, #17), Giuseppe Camuncoli (#16) with colors by Jesus Aburtov (#15-16) an Neeraj Menon (#17) “Collapse Theory” / “The Mutant We Left Behind” / “Size Matters” This three-issue Children of the Vault arc is the first Forge-centric story we’ve […]
“Mister Mammoth”, “Spy Superb” & “Hairball” with Matt Kindt | CBH Interviews #108
This week I interviewed return guest Matt Kindt about his new Flux House imprint, evil (or not evil) cats, writing with Keanu Reeves, and a lot more! We dig into all the new releases Matt has in the works like Mister Mammoth, Hairball, and Spy Superb! On Comic Book Herald’s Interviews I’ll be interviewing some of my […]
2002 Pt. 4: X-Force, Chamber, & Exiles
Dave, Zack and Charlotte talk all weird X-spinoffs, with X-Statix, Chamber, and Exiles!
Pax Americana and The Infinite Loop Of Imperiums
—————————————————————————————————— It is often said that Watchmen is the most influential comic ever to be released. That comics wouldn’t be where they are without it, for good and for ill. But how did we get here, exactly? More to the point, just what influence did Watchmen provide to the larger world of comics? What, ultimately, is the […]
Fall of X Teasers & Al Ewing’s Sins of Sinister | Comic Book Herald Live!
On my weekly livestream, Casual Krakoa Live, I review the week’s X-Men comics, and answer big questions about what’s going on with Marvel’s merry mutants! You can listen or watch below: This week we’re jumping 100 years into the Sins of Sinister, and talking about the rest of what’s interesting in the day’s comics!
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“Sins of Sinister” Part 6: Immoral X-Men #2—in Review!
Credits: Kieron Gillen writes; Andrea Di Vito draws; Jim Charalampidis colors; Clayton Cowles letters; cover by Leinil Francis Yu and Jesus Aburtov SPOILERS AHOY! … [Read the Review] about “Sins of Sinister” Part 6: Immoral X-Men #2—in Review!
DESTINY OF X | The Krakoan Empire Divided
“There is no ‘The’ future. There is no Destiny.” - Destiny It’s an age of reckoning for mutantkind. Krakoa has grown from an isolated island nation into an empire that spans the cosmos, but even the strongest empires can fall to the weaknesses … [Read the Review] about DESTINY OF X | The Krakoan Empire Divided
X-Men: The Animated Series Season 2 Rewatch!
The roaring and immediate success of the first season of X-Men: The Animated Series skyrocketed the Fox to the top of the Saturday morning television charts and made the nascent network a serious competitor of ABC, NBC, and CBS in the ratings game … [Read the Review] about X-Men: The Animated Series Season 2 Rewatch!
“Sins of Sinister” Part 5: Nightcrawlers #2—in Review!
“The Apostate” Credits: Si Spurrier writes; Andrea Di Vito draws; Jim Charalampidis colors; Clayton Cowles letters; cover by Leinil Francis Yu and Jesus Aburtov Veteran Marvel artist Andrea Di Vito blows us away this issue with his best work to … [Read the Review] about “Sins of Sinister” Part 5: Nightcrawlers #2—in Review!
The Dark Knight Trilogy 15 Years Later: Film & Comic Influences!
The films of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy – Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) – are often cited among some of the most influential films in recent memory, certainly responsible for revitalizing the … [Read the Review] about The Dark Knight Trilogy 15 Years Later: Film & Comic Influences!