One of the biggest problems with revering “Legacy” is the potential interpretation that comics were only good in the past. While there are of course some truths to the adage “They don’t make ’em like they used to,” there are also many instances of comics that *couldn’t* have been made decades ago. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #14 – Venom #155: Comic Book Dinosaurs
Jason Aaron has been writing Thor since 2012’s Thor: God of Thunder, now with a legacy that covers close to 75 issues.
I wrote recently that Brian Michael Bendis has built a deceptively lengthy Iron Man run over this same time period, but apart from Dan Slott’s stranglehold on Amazing Spider-Man, Aaron’s ties to Thor are one of the longest running arcs in Marvel Comics. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #12 – Mighty Thor #700: The Victory Lap
Saying Brian Michael Bendis has a prolific Marvel Comics career is a bit like saying Cal Ripken Jr. played a handful of baseball games. Bendis has been a driving force at Marvel since 2000, crafting everything from Alias (AKA Jessica Jones) to Ultimate Spider-Man to his most recent run across Marvel’s Iron Man titles.
I wish Iceman was better. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #10: Iceman #6 – Funeral For a Friend
There are three major Marvel characters that writer Greg Pak (in some cases alongside writing partner Fred Van Lente) has absolutely owned since the mid-2000’s: The Incredible Hulk (Bruce Banner), The Incredible Hercules, and Amadeus Cho (with pup in tow). [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #9: Incredible Hulk #709 – Planet Hulk Redux