In a lot of comics circles, “continuity” has become a dirty word. At over 60 years young, the connective tissue of a shared Marvel Universe is frequently seen as a tremendous barrier, or a blockade preventing entry and enjoyment of comics. All too often, continuity is something to be managed or avoided. [Read more…] about The Power of Continuity in Black Panther: How History Elevates the Coates Run
Thanks to reader support on Patreon, every week I put together weekly recaps and analysis of the biggest storylines impacting Big 2 superhero continuity. [Read more…] about This Month In Comics Continuity: January 2018
I’m reposting my picks for Thor reads prior to Ragnarok! Originally posted in July, 2016!
This week’s question of the week comes from an MCU fan looking for some anticipatory Thor comics before Thor returns to the big screen in 2017:
“Do you have what to read to prepare for the Thor Ragnarok movie reading order?” [Read more…] about Question of the Week: Thor Ragnarok Movie Reading Recommendations!
Opening the door to a world of comics is often the hardest part, and Batman’s no exception. There are oodles and caboodles of Batman comics out there (studies have shown), and enjoying the exploits of the Caped Crusader is never as simple as picking up an issue and reading. [Read more…] about Where To Start Reading Batman Comics – 10 Great Entry Points
Comic book events are so ubiquitous and overplayed in superhero comics that many active readers meet new events with a combination of fatigue and indignation. In the case of DC Metal, though, I’d encourage you to embrace the magnificent reach of a DC Crisis level event.
I’m insanely excited about DC Metal, with far reaching opening chapters that have delivered the most pure comic book event ecstasy since Marvel’s 2015 Secret Wars became my favorite event of all time. [Read more…] about Every Reason I’m So Excited About DC Metal!