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!
I’m extremely excited to announce the return of an all-new improved My Marvelous Year, the Comic Book Herald reading club that tackles the entire history of Marvel Comics, 10 essential stories per publication year at a time. We begin with the Marvel Comics of 1962, before a list for 1963… and so on, all the way to present day! [Read more…] about Join Now: Marvel “My Marvelous Year” Reading Club & Podcast!
Since I’ve gotten deep into Marvel Comics, my reading has been driven in large part by the availability of comics on Marvel Unlimited. For the most part, this has meant that many classic 80’s Original Graphic Novels have escaped my focus (although they are now being added to the library more frequently). More prominently, due to their “mature” rating, it’s taken me longer to catch up on the vast majority of Marvel MAX comics, perhaps the last vestige of the Marvel library that has no signs of inclusion in Marvel Unlimited. [Read more…] about Every Marvel Max Comic Book Series!