Marvel Comics

COMICS: Where to Start in the New Star Wars Extended Universe

I’m sure you’ve heard a pretty big movie is coming out called Star Wars: The Last Jedi so I thought I’d take this time to give some fans of Star Wars and casual comic book readers somewhere to start if they want to get into the current canon. Some of you may remember that Dark […]

WHERE DO I START: MARVEL EDITION

Welcome everyone to a new series I like to call where do I start. I’ve noticed something in the past few years since comic book movies really blew up.A lot of my friends say I love these movies but don’t know how to get into Comics there’s so much of it out there and decades […]

Movie Review: Marvel’s Ant-Man

Marvel Studios’ newest and tiniest superhero is here. The 12th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, Ant-Man continues their winning formula. Without delving too deeply into cheesy clichés such as, “Ant-Man has big heart” or “Big surprises come in ‘small’ packages,” this movie should make a “small” fortune. Though not a very popular character, a “small” […]

Comic Review: Thors #1

Thors #1 Jason Aaron, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, Marte Garcia & Joe Sabino Marvel Comics June 17, 2015 There’s a new police force in Marvel Comics and it’s one mighty group. They’re known as the Thors Corps and they serve their All-father, the omnipotent Dr. Victor Von Doom! Yeah, you know, that Dr. Doom of […]

Marvel Comics is coming to an end

Well kind of… The Marvel Comics universe as we know it is in flux! Worlds are literally colliding! Marvel’s latest comic book crossover event, Secret Wars, is at hand. In order to keep all of their stories succinct and in line, they’ll be eliminating all of their stories, continuities and universes that will lead things to […]

Marvel characters that need to be on TV/film: Part 3

As Netflix has just released the first of five new television series set in the Marvel cinematic universe, I began to think about other characters that are not currently featured in a film or television show and not currently in pre-production. This is the final list of my three-part series. To find part one click HERE and part […]

Marvel characters that need to be on TV/film: Part 2

As Netflix has just released the first of five new television series set in the Marvel cinematic universe, I began to think about other characters that are not currently featured in a film or television show and not currently in pre-production. This is my second part of a three-part series. (To find part one click HERE.)   […]

Marvel characters that need to be on TV/film: Part 1

With Netflix’s recent release of the first of five new television series set in the Marvel cinematic universe, I began to think about other characters who aren’t currently featured in a film or television shows and those not currently in pre or post-production. My list does not discriminate between which film studios currently have the rights to […]

Comic Book Review: Star Wars #1

Star Wars #1 Jason Aaron, John Cassady, Laura Martin Marvel Comics January 14, 2015   I picked up Star Wars #1 by Marvel Comics reluctantly but was pleasantly surprised. Set in the Star Wars universe between Episodes IV (A New Hope) and V (The Empire Strikes Back), it’s an interesting addition to the stories that we all know […]

COMIC BOOK REVIEW: Superior Iron Man #1 [SPOILER HEAVY]

Superior Iron Man #1 Tom Taylor, Mike Choi Marvel Comics November 12, 2014 What would you pay to be perfect? That’s the question surrounding the premier issue of the new series, Superior Iron Man. The first issue takes place during a crossover event, Axis, in which a super powered Red Skull goes on a rampage […]

Comic Book/Anime Crossover Alert: Spider-Man Sticks it to the Titans

A fairly amazing thing was just announced on the internet, but first: A word about a fine cartoon. For those not familiar with Hajime Isayama’s outstandingly brutal opus, Attack on Titan is the story of a world beset by gargantuan humanoid creatures called Titans. These beings, who appear suddenly to effectively drive humanity to the brink of […]

Seven of the Oddest Comic Book Crossovers

One of the best parts of comic books is that you never know who could appear in the next issue. Over the years there have been several crossovers or team-ups that have resulted in severely odd partnerships. Read on to find the seven strangest.   1.  The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Ghostbusters – […]

The Top 10 Legal Struggles In Comic Books

When I think of comic books, many things come to mind. However, court battles are usually not one of them. Below are 10 of my favorite legal issues concerning comic books.   1.  Neil Gaiman vs. Todd McFarlane One of the least known comic book legal battles was over an issue of Spawn, number nine to […]

COMIC REVIEW: The Death of Wolverine #3 & #4 [SPOILER HEAVY]

The Death of Wolverine #3 Charles Soule, Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten, Justin Ponsor Marvel Comics October 1, 2014 The last we saw of Wolverine, he was on the fictional island of Madripoor and had just been saved from Lady Deathstrike by Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat. Sabretooth had wounded him in his eye in an earlier attack and […]