It’s kind of shocking how quickly the tables have turned on the big two in the comics industry. Just a few years ago, while DC was languishing under the “New 52”, Marvel was having a creative boom. Whether it was Matt Fraction and David Aja bringing a fresh take to Hawkeye, their first headlining Muslim… Continue reading Marvel’s Biggest Missed Opportunity
I know what you are thinking – didn’t we just leave this party? And the answer to that is…complicated. I am talking about the original Secret Wars from 1984-1985 today, one of the very first big crossover events at the big publishers. It debuted 32 years ago, though you can’t tell from the May date… Continue reading Should I Read It? Secret Wars (1984)
Sometimes, the heroes can get a happy ending. That’s my takeaway after reading Secret Wars #9. Sure, they saved the multiverse, put things back the way they are supposed to be, but Secret Wars really felt like a love letter to Marvel’s first family. At the end of all things, we get Reed and Doom… Continue reading Comic Book Review – Secret Wars 2015
Above you can see the picks both me and my kids picked out for Free Comic Book Day 2015! I didn’t get to get out early so I missed a couple of the free books I wanted (the Dark Horse sampler with the Avatar: The Last Airbender comic, and Terrible Lizard) but we still got… Continue reading Our Free Comic Book Day 2015 Haul!