The epic Life of Captain Marvel and the first appearance of Thanos the Mad Titan! Keep reading for the full Comic Book Herald overview. [Read more…] about Essential Captain Marvel Volume 2 Review – Thanos’ First Appearance & Cosmic Cube War
Important Update – 2/23/13 – Since writing this post, Marvel has introduced a new Beta Reader that makes reading MDCU comics on iOS a concern of the past. If you want to learn more about that option (which again, is still in Beta and not necessarily available to everyone yet), I’ve written about it here and here. Otherwise, all of the following how-to is good as gold. [Read more…] about How To Read Flash-Based Marvel Digital Comics On Your iPhone or iPad
Much like Robert Pollard’s catalogue of albums, or Kim Kardashian’s curves, the X-Men have what I’d call an “abundance-problem.” Because of the depth and volume of characters within their ranks, it is nearly impossible to know where to focus your time. Comic Book Herald’s reading order guide attempts to solve some of these issues, but it should not go unnoticed that with Messiah CompleX, Marvel’s major X-event in late 2007, Marvel comics attempted a similar bridging of the gap. As I’ll get into, the comic book run holds up – but does the whole “crossover event” shtick? [Read more…] about Herald Guided Tour: X-Men Messiah CompleX
MODOK is evil. MODOK is genius. MODOK is… well, he’s just adorable with that giant head, isn’t he?!
Today’s Herald guided tour takes a look at Fred Van Lente’s take on the good ol’ Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing. There’s a little bit of origin, a little bit of elaborate heist, a little bit of kung-fu, and 100% comic book fun. A good trade for any collection.
2010 miniseries on Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers. Should be read well before Avenger’s Disassembled. Full review to come. Keep reading for the Comic Book Herald overview. [Read more…] about Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed (1-4) Review