Ever since I started reading Waid’s run on Daredevil I just can’t get enough and this issue is no exception. Although most Marvel fans are conditioned to run into their panic room at the phrase tie-in, these Original Sin ones feel like they finally got it right. I like getting a small arc focusing on the back stories of the characters I’m already reading. I think it was a smart way to let creators join in without taking a huge left turn away from the ongoing story. [Read more…] about Daredevil #6 Review! (Original Sin Tie-In) Daddy Issues & Rebellious Nuns
Step right up to the first issue of Storm! Ororo Munroe, Windrider, leader of the Morlocks, Queen of Wakanda, Headmistress of the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning: she has gone by many names and titles. But Storm will always be what her friends call her and what her enemies whisper to each other when she appears. Here begins the journey of this character, shaped by a plethora of adventures, triumphs and hardships. [Read more…] about Storm #1 Review! Epic Mohawks Ensue As Storm Finds Her Place in the Marvel U
As Stan Lee might say, “Welcome, true believers!” to this latest issue of Amazing Spider-Man, which is also an Original Sin Tie-In issue. For those not in-the-know, Original Sin is an 8 part, Marvel Universe spanning event that is currently happening within its own comic line and subsequent other titles. Check out Comic Book Herald’s own Big Phil and his review of issue number 6! [Read more…] about Amazing Spider-Man #4 (Original Sin Tie-In) Review! Secret of the Spider!
My name’s Tom, I’m an old-school X-Men fanatic, and beginning this week I’m kicking off a weekly series that will flesh out the Modern Mutant Era! Each week, I’ll set the scene – including some of the behind-the-scenes – and then dig in, with a brief summary of plotlines followed by notes on characterisation and continuity.
There’s only one place I can possibly start – with Grant Morrison’s New X-Men run. [Read more…] about New X-Men Overview & History! – The Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely Era (2001-2004)
As promised in last week’s introduction, I’m kicking things off with Uncanny X-Men #193—the hundredth issue since Giant-Size X-Men #1, which was, of course, the first appearance of the “new” X-Men team. It’s from 1985, right smack in the middle of the first of my two favorite X-Men decades. [Read more…] about Old-School X-Men with Lincoln Crisler: Uncanny X-Men #193