Miles Morales has quickly become one of the biggest stars in Marvel Comics, and certainly one of the best new character creations of the 2000’s. Miles has gone from taking up the mantle of Spider-Man in the Ultimate Universe to sharing the title with Peter Parker in Marvel’s “main” Earth-616 timeline. [Read more…] about Miles Morales (Spider-Man) Reading Order
No writer has had more of an influence on Marvel Comics in the 2000’s than Brian Michael Bendis. The prolific Bendis’s output and longevity are unrivaled in superhero comics this millennium, leaving a legacy of characters, comics, and Marvel architecture that speaks for itself.
As Bendis leaves the Marvel offices after 18 years for an opportunity to write DC Comic’s Superman books, it’s worth compiling all that Bendis produced for Marvel. [Read more…] about The Brian Michael Bendis Marvel Universe Reading Order (2000 – 2018)
There are no creative voices more deeply ingrained in Marvel Comics than Brian Michael Bendis. There are creative visions I’ve enjoyed more (Jonathan Hickman’s run from 2008 to 2015), but none are more responsible for my deep love for all things Marvel Comics since the year 2000.
When I started getting into comics, the architecture of Bendis’ work on titles like New Avengers was my guide. I still remember where I was (local library outside my office waiting for rush hour traffic to die down) when I read the revelation that Electro didn’t act alone in “Breakout.” I missed a train to work because I couldn’t put House of M down. When it comes to getting into the modern Marvel Universe, you can’t do it without the work of Brian Michael Bendis. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #18 — Spider-Man #234: (B)End(is) of An Era