Every so often (ok about once a day), I get obsessed with a new corner of Marvel Comics. Most recently, that obsession has focused on Marvel’s original graphic novels (OGNs for short).[Read more…] about The Completely Insane Guide To Every Marvel Original Graphic Novel Ever!
Marvel’s been in a hot seat of their own making since the conclusion of Secret Wars (and really before then, considering they illogically launched “All-New All-Different” Marvel *prior* to the universe-shattering event’s conclusion. Despite their ability to reign as the leading market share publisher throughout a turbulent time, there’s no question Marvel *knows* they’re in need of a new perception. The question remains whether they can quite settle in on an answer for how to correct course. [Read more…] about Best Marvel Comics of 2018
The post Secret Wars landscape has been a rough ride for Marvel, with a loss of identity and some serious reputation managment issues.
All of the negativity would suggest there are no essential Marvel Comics from this time period, which would be entirely false. [Read more…] about All-New All-Different Marvel Fast Track Guide: 20 Essential Comics!
In May 1984, Marvel released what can only be described as a classic series – one that they’re now revisiting. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars – commonly referred to just as ‘Secret Wars’ – was easily the first major ‘event comic’, a 12-issue epic that had unusual origins. Next year, Jonathan Hickman is going to helm a new iteration of this event, and so it seems appropriate to help catch readers up on the original!
We all saw this coming. With the news that Steve Rogers, now devoid of his super-soldier serum, would be giving the mantle of Captain America to his long-time pal The Falcon, it was only a matter of time before the comic book series rebooted yet again to a number 1 issue. [Read more…] about ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 – “Beginnings”