It’s often overlooked, but historically speaking the shared Marvel Universe starts with Namor the Sub-Mariner (and, of course, Jim Hammond the original human torch). I remember interviews with Stan Lee during the 80’s in which he repeatedly championed his efforts to get a Namor movie to the big screen, well before Blade opened the floodgates of superhero cinema that we know and love today. [Read more…] about Namor (Sub-Mariner) Reading Order
New Avengers #24 Review! The Countdown to the End Continues
And so continues the fall of the Illuminati, as what began as a group of men trying to save the universe from an unknown threat, has spiraled out of control and left a group of monsters to hold the world hostage while they have their fun exterminating planet after planet. This is the second issue in the “Time Runs Out” story arc taking place between Avengers and New Avengers, and specifically picks up after the bombshell of a last page from New Avengers #23. Shaping up to be an event story without officially being an event book itself, how does this issue continue the story about the death of the all things? [Read more…] about New Avengers #24 Review! The Countdown to the End Continues
What’s More Lost? Atlantis or the Importance of Comic Book Covers?
In today’s Marvel Review, Comic Book Herald takes a look at a few pressing issues. Is Matt Cherniss’s six issue Sub-Mariner run worth your dollars? Is it at least relevant to the Civil War continuity it follows? What happens when you mix the Thunderbolt’s Venom with Namor’s little footie wings? And most importantly: What’s going to happen to cover art in a digital age? [Read more…] about What’s More Lost? Atlantis or the Importance of Comic Book Covers?