The X-Men are maybe the worst time criminals since Van Damme, having gone through various realities, dimensions, and timelines more than I’ve eaten at burger joints. Therefore, it comes down to somebody to gather up all the disparate adventures and try to make sense out of them for you. Sadly, this duty has fallen to me, this website’s less-talented Alex Winter. [Read more…] about X-Men Timelines and Alternate Universes!
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Carol Danvers was, up until very recently, one of Marvel’s most unsung heroes with a story that’s had more rewrites, retcons, rebrandings, and reboots than I care to count. But somehow, through it all, Ms. Danvers has always managed to fight her way back from the brink. That’s a big part of who she is as a character, both the insecurity and the will to overcome. And that’s what we’ve tried to collect below.
If you’re just looking for a place to begin before Captain Marvel joins the MCU, grab In Pursuit of Flight. But if you want to know how she became Earth’s Mightiest Hero, keep reading. [Read more…] about The Best of Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers – Essential Comics Reading List!
Rick Remender began in animation, then switched over to penciling and inking comics before making the switch to the big league comics. He grew up in the 80s punk/skater subculture in Phoenix and as a result has a real love for the underdog and the damaged. [Read more…] about Rick Remender Creator Profile – The Essential Reading List
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
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