I wrote a few weeks back on Civil War 2 and where I thought it went wrong, but after reading DC's Injustice story, I've become convinced that these large scale heroes divided stories need to go away and never come back. In each case you can read comments and reviews that say the story started … Continue reading No more Civil Wars or Injustices
So what went wrong with Civil War 2?
Marvel's big event of 2016 came to a wrap a few weeks, landing with a bit of a thud. Civil War II did not get the near universal praise that Secret Wars did last year and as it came to an end a lot of us were just glad to get it over with. I … Continue reading So what went wrong with Civil War 2?
Mockingbird, harassment, and changing times
Last week the final issue of Mockingbird hit the stores, and with it another excellent comic that flew under the radar and didn't get enough support bit the dust. Now comic books get cancelled all the time so this one coming to an end isn't Earth shattering news on its own. But what makes it … Continue reading Mockingbird, harassment, and changing times
Darth Vader #25 – The End
The last issue of the most excellent Darth Vader comic book came out this past week, putting a fitting capstone on what has been the best of all the Star Wars comics Marvel started off shortly after Disney bought everything from George Lucas. In it Vader had to close up all his loose ends, … Continue reading Darth Vader #25 – The End
Baltimore Comic Con 2016
Another year, another trip to Baltimore Comic Con in the books. If you have the chance to go I highly recommend it. It hasn't evolved into a pop culture/celebrity con like a lot of other cons out there. Yes there were a few celebrity guests there but the vast majority of the people there were … Continue reading Baltimore Comic Con 2016
Thoughts on DC: Rebirth
So DC's Rebirth one shot is here and the table has been set for their company wide relaunch starting next week. Reaction to the one shot has been mostly very good. This event was a year in the making. There was chatter that last year's Convergence was supposed to be the big reset; that didn't … Continue reading Thoughts on DC: Rebirth
Yeah that's how the new number one issue of Steve Rogers - Captain America shocked the comic book world this week. In an Earth-shattering twist that literally reset over 70 years of comic book history Steve Rogers was revealed to have been an undercover Hydra agent all along. And that has triggered some intense reactions … Continue reading Hail Hydra?
Thoughts on DC: Rebirth #DCRebirth
It's been a tough six months or so for DC; Marvel has been crushing the comic book marketplace behind a combination of Secret Wars and all it's tie-ins, the new Marvel Universe titles that have followed it, and the unexpected juggernaut that is Star Wars. And there's no sign of it ending; in January Marvel … Continue reading Thoughts on DC: Rebirth #DCRebirth
Comic Review – Secret Wars #9 (and the series)
Warning: This has some spoilers Secret Wars is finally all finished. After countless delays, the ninth and final issue came out this Wednesday. So now we have the resolution behind the big event that was billed to be changing the Marvel Universe forever. Did it do that? Was the wrap up to the story worth … Continue reading Comic Review – Secret Wars #9 (and the series)
Comic Review – Zacariah Thorn #1
Written by Scott Reichert, Art by Bonkz Seriosa, Colors by Robert Reichert Time for another comic review, this one from Indigo Comics. Zachariah Thorn is a supernatural/horror comic centered around the title character, a young man who inadvertently unleashed all kinds of dark mystical forces on the world and takes on the mission of ridding … Continue reading Comic Review – Zacariah Thorn #1