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?
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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
Few DC heroes have an identity crisis (but not that Identity Crisis) to rival Aquaman. Is he a goofy sea-faring adventurer who talks to fish? Is he a gritty 90’s action hero with a hook for a hand? Does he look like a Dothraki bro, or a clean cut royal Atlantean? [Read more…] about The Best Aquaman Comics To Read With The 2018 Movie!
In my book, 2018 is a generally good year for comics, with Marvel’s Fresh Start actually semi-righting a shaky ship, DC maintaining quality at the top of its lineup, and a whole “new” slew of publishers like Black Mask, Vault, and Aftershock joining non-Big 2 regulars like Image, Dark Horse & Boom Comics among my 20 favorites.[Read more…] about The Best Comics of 2018!