This week on “Previously On,” I review Tom King and Andy Kubert’s Walmart Superman special, consider the trend of comic book publishers reflecting on their own history, and fall in love with new comic book day all over again. [Read more…] about Previously On #82: Tom King’s Superman, Marvel History Lessons, and #NCBD
Hard to believe but Marvel has just turned 80 years old. While that’s certainly a milestone calling for celebration and reflection, it’s also a great opportunity to cast an eye to the future.
Sure, the just-released, oversized Marvel Comics #1000 special does a great job of demonstrating what’s old is new again, underscoring in many ways that time is perhaps more cyclical than it is truly linear. However, for as much as the past often serves as prologue, life is also random, unpredictable and chaotic – throwing chainsaws into the mix you’d never expect to see coming in a million years. [Read more…] about Journey Into What If: Marvel’s Next 80 Years!
This week on “Previously On,” I review Marvel Comics #1000, marvel at the state of superhero comics, and love the MCU inspiring new readers. [Read more…] about Previously On #81: Marvel #1000 Review, Superhero Comics Surging, and the Thrill of MCU to Comics Converts
This week on “Previously On,” I review the first season of Swamp Thing on DC Universe, react to Spider-Man out of the MCU and new Disney+ shows, and teach my son to say Doctor Doom. [Read more…] about Previously On #80: Swamp Thing S1 Review, Spider-Man Menaced, and Teaching Toddlers About Doctor Doom
This week on “Previously On,” I reflect back on all the touchstones that helped shaped me into a lifelong comics fan, and reveal that 99% of them were not actual comics. Oh, and I celebrate the value of reading The Green Lantern with annotations! [Read more…] about Previously On #79: How I Fell In Love With Comics In Chronological Order (Ages 0 to 18), and Loving The Green Lantern Annotations