The Punisher turns 45 this year and is celebrating with a second season of his Netflix show. But if you’re curious about Marvel’s favorite murderer, there’s at least four other incarnations that are every bit as awesome as Jon Bernthal, with some of them even bigger and badder than our paltry reality could ever allow. Let’s take a look at the best of the Punisher. [Read more…] about A Bullet For Every Occasion: The Best Punisher Graphic Novels
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When we talk about comics, we’re frequently talking in terms of rules. In terms of orthodoxy. These are the gospels according to Kirby, Ditko, Moore, and Lee, we’ll seemingly say, and you will honor them. There is an established order here.
And then there is Bill Sienkiewicz. [Read more…] about A Formal Rebellion: Bill Sienkiewicz Comics Profile & Chronology
Getting into Marvel Comics is an exciting yet intimidating time, so let me be the first to welcome you to the wonderful world of Marvel! [Read more…] about Where to Start With Marvel Comics In 2019?
I’ve listened to podcasts just about daily since at least 2011. Nonetheless, it’s only around 2017 that I’ve found comic book podcasts entering my regular routine.
The truth is while there are oodles and caboodles of comics podcasts out there, finding the best ones with consistently intriguing approaches is a challenge. Much of it comes to personal taste, as I know I tend to tune out to podcasts that simply review the week’s issues (see also: MANY of them).
It defies basic understandings of origins, but in general, you don’t need to read too much of Marvel’s actual first published comics to understand the state of the Marvel Universe in present day. The Marvel Universe begins in the Golden Age of comics during the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, but it’s the Silver Age (1960’s) Marvel Comics that really define the state of the superhero world we know today. [Read more…] about The 10 Best Golden Age Marvel Comics To Enjoy the Publisher’s Origins