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!