The Legion of Super-Heroes is a glorious early Silver Age DC Universe concept, frankly never adequately replicated across any version of the distinguished competition. The legion is a superpowered collection of galactic teenagers (generally) ensuring justice for the late 30th and early 31st centuries! [Read more…] about Legion of Super-Heroes Reading Order!
Comic Book Herald Reading Orders
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My introduction to Miguel O’Hara actually came via the excellent (and Spider-Verse predecessor) Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions video game. I found an instantly engaging new player in the Spider-Man mythos, bringing all the qualities of Peter Parker to the future 2099 timeline, and an incredible costume to match! [Read more…] about Spider-Man 2099 Reading Order
Although I’m sure Namor takes great offense to this claim (and I can hear Jim Hammond’s fan shouting at me from an undisclosed location), Captain America is easily the most relevant character from Marvel’s Golden Age, debuting in the early part of the 1940’s. Very few Marvel characters can claim the lengthy history of Steve Rogers, meaning his full comics chronology is more on par with Superman or Batman than anyone in the Marvel canon. [Read more…] about Classic Captain America Reading Order (1940’s to 2000)
Shang-Chi is an unlikely Marvel success story, born from an unholy alliance of 1970’s Kung Fu craze and Marvel’s fallback plans to utilize the public domain character Fu Manchu. The end result is a surprisingly contemplative action showcase, where Shang-Chi, the son of Fu Manchu, goes on a journey to become a heroic master of martial arts. [Read more…] about Shang-Chi (Master of Kung Fu) Reading Order!
Young Avengers is one of those overly simplistic ideas you’d have expected from Marvel in the Bronze Age, as an attempt to replicate DC’s Teen Titans. Instead, it’s a 2000’s era concept that remains shockingly effective, and has resulted in some of the best new characters in the entire Marvel Universe. [Read more…] about Young Avengers Reading Order