This week on “Previously On,” I re-read New X-Men in the context of Hickman’s X-Men, worry about the Avengers video game, and fall in love with unintentionally funny Marvel Comics emails. [Read more…] about Previously On #73: New X-Men Redux, Avengers Video Game teaser, & Marvel’s Hilarious PR Emails
This week on “Previously On,” I review the Warren Ellis written The Wild Storm, discuss the closure of Vertigo and how it fits in today’s culture, and celebrate the few, the proud, the floppy comic readers on public transit. [Read more…] about Previously On #72: The Wild Storm, Measuring Vertigo’s Popularity, & Commuter Comics
We have all come to accept that men and women can fly. That aliens walk among us. And that, with the right fashion accessory, any one of us could construct an old-timey elevator out of green light and use it to bring people to space.
These are accepted facts.
So why then does it seem so ridiculous to give one of these people a car? Why is a space ship more ridiculous than a cape? What about The Atomic Steed makes it so impossibly, inherently stupid? And why is the Batmobile okay, but the Spider-car is not?
I believe that the answer to all of these questions and more are rooted in cold, simple, scientific fact. I’m going to prove it to you in my exhaustive study/grant solicitation. But first, the rules. [Read more…] about The Stupidest Super-Vehicles Ever and the Science Behind Them
This week on “Previously On,” I share my four favorite fictional superhero novels, and my three favorite non-fiction books about superheroes. [Read more…] about Previously On #71: My Favorite Superhero Novels, Tom King’s Batman, and The Power of Spider-Verse
This week on “Previously On,” I review the G. Willow Wilson era of Wonder Woman, share my idea for what Marvel #1000 should have been, and share one of my favorite moments in comic books. [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #69: Wonder Woman review, My better version of Marvel #1000, and Flex Mentallo’s greatest moment