Since late 2017, writer and comic book creator Donny Cates has been one of the fastest rising talents at Marvel Comics, making particularly strong Infinity War infused waves with the story “Thanos Wins.” With big, bold fearless approaches to the Marvel Universe (and all the coolest toys in the toolbox), Cates is quickly one of the most recognizable young voices at Marvel.
Not gonna lie, this piece is late. Truthfully, I don’t think a part of me wanted to write it because that would mean accepting the end of an era. So, for the last two weeks, I’ve apparently been wrestling with living in a world that is post-Kieron Gillen Star Wars comics. [Read more…] about Kieron Gillen Star Wars Retrospective
The progression of X-Men comics throughout the 1990’s is fascinating, rife with major events, star-making turns from creative talent, and more crossovers than you can shake a longbox at. The decade quickly builds to the best-selling comic book of all time, X-Men #1 by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee, before transitioning into a new phase that will build to linewide events like Age of Apocalypse and Onslaught. [Read more…] about 90’s X-Men Reading Order
As the Comic Book Herald audience has grown from my cats (and only then under duress; I’m not proud of the threats I made) to a multi-pronged legion of fanatical comic fans, I’ve been getting more and more questions.
What’s up with this specific aspect of your Infinity reading order? I’m new to comics, where should I start with the Avengers? You seem like an omega-level intellect – how would you handle the crisis in the Ukraine? [Read more…] about Question of the Week: Where Do I Start With Avengers Trade Collections?
Every so often (ok about once a day), I get obsessed with a new corner of Marvel Comics. Most recently, that obsession has focused on Marvel’s original graphic novels (OGNs for short).[Read more…] about The Completely Insane Guide To Every Marvel Original Graphic Novel Ever!