Go big or go home. It’s not just a phrase for sports rallying or partying like there’s no tomorrow. In comics, it can easily be used to describe the epic-est of epics and any list coming out of this criteria is sure to include some tales from beyond space and the expanses of the “final frontier”. Witness now, a collection of Marvel Comics’ Most Cosmic Stories! [Read more…] about The Best Marvel Cosmic Stories Of All Time!
Skrulls: Marvel’s O.G. little green men! The shape-shifting space invaders have been around nearly as long as the Marvel Universe itself but their profile is about to gain new levels of prominence courtesy of the Captain Marvel movie. As we dive into some of their most memorable appearances, there will be many shocking reveals. However, make no mistake- for as many stunned gasps there will be an equal amount of incredulous “wait, wha….huh?!?!”, possibly testing the exact limits of how much head-shaking the human neck and cranium can endure. [Read more…] about Oh Snap, It’s a Skrull!!! The Best Skrull Reveals in Marvel Comics
Ask any comic book fan worth their weight in longboxes about “definitive runs” and you will undoubtedly get a list of heavy-hitting collections that they can rattle off in their sleep. It’s sure to include such obvious gold standards as Chris Claremont’s marathon work on X-Men, Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing, and the solo writer-artist breakouts of Frank Miller (Daredevil) and Walt Simonson (Thor).
Essentially, it’s a pretty tight club and it doesn’t seem like they take a lot of new members. To be fair, it’s not everyday you get to see that sort of endeavor. However, Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel makes a very strong case to be recognized as a worthy modern day addition. [Read more…] about Kelly Sue Deconnick’s Captain Marvel in Review!
They say you get what you pay for. Sometimes you get a little bit more for your investment; other times, perhaps not so much. That said, this week sees the release of a Marvel yesteryear classic all done up with an attention-grabbing new visual treatment designed to make everyone “ooo”, “ahh” and say: “Hey, look at that!”. But where exactly does this interpretation of Uncanny X-Men #268 land on the “value” scale? [Read more…] about Uncanny X-Men 3D #1 Review!
“X-Man”. Singular. To the uninitiated, it’s a frequent misnomer for Wolverine- the mutant franchise’s most popular and recognizable member. Sometimes the eye-blasting Cyclops gets tagged with this handle and, okay, maybe even occasionally bald mentalist founder Professor Charles Xavier is mistaken. But really who we’re talking about is the character Nate Grey. [Read more…] about X-Man (Nate Grey) Comics Reading Order!