One of the trickiest roads to pave in Big 2 superhero comics is a road to redemption for a hero whose previous creative team dragged them through the gauntlet. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #17 — Captain America #695: Guess Who’s Cap? Cap Again?
The post Secret Wars landscape has been a rough ride for Marvel, with a loss of identity and some serious reputation managment issues.
All of the negativity would suggest there are no essential Marvel Comics from this time period, which would be entirely false. [Read more…] about All-New All-Different Marvel Fast Track Guide: 20 Essential Comics!
I remember watching Fantastic Four: the Animated Series growing up and feeling extremely excited as Reed and the crew met the Impossible Man. Who was this wild and wacky Green Gazoo lookalike? What did he have in store for the Fantastic Four?
Turns out the Impossible Man was primarily there to make funny noises (score!) and recap the story so far (aw what the heck!). The initial excitement quickly muted into the disappointment that comes from a rewind rerun episode. Sure, they framed the episode like it was new, but… I’ve heard this one before. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #16 — Power Pack #63: Remember That Time Power Pack Was Kids?… Awesome.
Thor wastes absolutely no time in teaching you how to watch.
Whereas most action movies would spend a full two hours building to a confrontation between the God of Thunder and Surtur (aka Asgard’s DOOM!), Ragnarok barely wastes five minutes. Even then, Surtur’s realm-conquering monologing is record-scratched over and over by some semi-predictable gags.
At the end of the day, that’s the magic of Thor: Ragnarok. Even in a land replete with gods, absolutely nothing is sacred. [Read more…] about Thor Ragnarok Review: Hey Man, It’s The Best Marvel Movie This Year
It’s a weird thing to try to apply a “Marvel Legacy” to characters that have been around for approximately one hot minute. Spider-Gwen isn’t the most recent addition to the Marvel Lineup, but she’s certainly a modern development, extending from the success of her alternate reality creation in Spider-Verse. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #15 – Spider-Gwen #25: The Legacy of Memes