Category: Marvel

Free Comic Book Day 2016 and What You Should Grab

Free Comic Book Day 2016 and What You Should Grab

Free Comic Book Day is on its way! Do you know what free books you want to pick up this year? If you need some ideas, your friends at Panels on Pages are here to help you with the tough decisions.

Old-School Comic Review - Marvel Team-Up #74

Old-School Comic Review – Marvel Team-Up #74

This odd but charming Bronze Age tale unites two of New York’s most enduring icons – Spider-Man and Saturday Night Live – for the first and only time.

Old-School Comic Review: Uncanny X-Men # 143

Old-School Comic Review: Uncanny X-Men # 143

This Holiday classic finds Kitty Pryde home alone at the X-Mansion on Christmas Eve fighting off a killer demon, which is a hell of a lot scarier than Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.

Clearing Out the Backlog 11: DRAGON BALL Saga Part 1

Clearing Out the Backlog 11: DRAGON BALL Saga Part 1

This week Kelly starts a look at the entire Dragon Ball series (that includes all of Dragon Ball Z too!). Along with that he writes about the Get Jiro prequel and the first issue of Vision.

21 Comic Reviews From 11/4/15 in 21 Words or Less

21 Comic Reviews From 11/4/15 in 21 Words or Less

Lots of comics came out last week and we’ve got reviews for 21 of them in nice, bite sixed, 21 word or less chunks. What should you read and what should you pass on?

Clearing Out the Backlog 9: I Like STAR WARS Stuff Now AMA

Clearing Out the Backlog 9: I Like STAR WARS Stuff Now AMA

Kelly ventured into unfamiliar territory by checking out the Star Wars comics from Marvel. Were they any good? Probably. The title of the column says that he like Star Wars stuff now. He also watches Age of Ultron and Bored to Death.

Review: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1 is a Great Start for a New Marvel

Review: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1 is a Great Start for a New Marvel

Marvel is kicking off their All New All Different line of books with Invincible Iron Man. Is this comic worthy of being the flagship title or does it miss the mark? Read on to find out.

Old-School Comic Review - DAREDEVIL # 183-184

Old-School Comic Review – DAREDEVIL # 183-184

During Frank Miller’s original run on DAREDEVIL, Ol’ Hornhead crossed paths with Frank Castle for the first of many memorable interactions.

RENEW YOUR VOWS Is Marvel's Olive Branch To Fans Of The Spider-Marriage

RENEW YOUR VOWS Is Marvel’s Olive Branch To Fans Of The Spider-Marriage

This “What If”-style SECRET WARS tie-in finally gives Spidey fans the mature, family-oriented Peter Parker many of them have been waiting eight years to read about.

Clearing Out the Backlog 5: RAGE OF ULTRON and Other Marvel OGN’s That Are Older Than Me

Clearing Out the Backlog 5: RAGE OF ULTRON and Other Marvel OGN’s That Are Older Than Me

In this week’s column, five Marvel OGN’s are reviewed. How does the recent Rage of Ultron stack up against older books like Spider-Man: Hooky, Killraven, Wolverine: Bloody Choices, and Nick Fury: The Scorpio Connection?

Clearing Out the Backlog 4: Why You Gotta Be So Racist, TERRA FORMARS?

Clearing Out the Backlog 4: Why You Gotta Be So Racist, TERRA FORMARS?

This week Kelly (probably) upsets a bunch of manga fans when he talks about Terra Formars, reads volume one of They’re Not Like Us, and tells the tale of going to a local comic show where he purchased a copy of Devil Dinosaur #1.

Clearing Out the Backlog #3: Is Reading WYTCHES Like Listening to DEATH GRIPS?

Clearing Out the Backlog #3: Is Reading WYTCHES Like Listening to DEATH GRIPS?

This week, Kelly read Wytches and something about the series reminded him of how it feels to listen to Death Grips. All that plus a classic FF issue and a Spider-Man anniversary in this edition of Clearing Out the Backlog

Review: Marvel's ANT-MAN

Review: Marvel’s ANT-MAN

Marvel Studios strikes gold with yet another unlikely hero and further expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Clearing Out the Backlog #2: The Comics of Arthur “4 Table$” Suydam and the Batgirl of Burnside

Clearing Out the Backlog #2: The Comics of Arthur “4 Table$” Suydam and the Batgirl of Burnside

This week we take a look at Arthur Suydam’s The New Adventures of Cholly and Flytrap, the first volume of DC’s recent Batgirl relaunch, and an issue of Amazing Spider-Man featuring Fastlane.

Clearing Out the Backlog #1: Before and After the Terrible Mark Millar

Clearing Out the Backlog #1: Before and After the Terrible Mark Millar

In this debut column, we look at Superman Adventures issues 16 & 19, Starlight vol. 1, the Avengers 100th Anniversary special, Master of Kung Fu issue 26, and the Garth Ennis/Steve Dillon Hellblazer Special.

This Comic Reviewer Read 18 Comics from 10/8 and You Won’t Believe What He Has to Say

This Comic Reviewer Read 18 Comics from 10/8 and You Won’t Believe What He Has to Say

Kelly Harrass takes a look at 18 comics from the week of October 8th. He takes a look at Avengers, Batman, Sex Criminals, Blacksad, Amazing Spider-Man, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and more!

Bucky in Space is Weird

Bucky in Space is Weird

Good news, everyone! There’s a new Bucky ongoing series! Weird news, everyone! It’s about Bucky in Space fighting aliens!

Adam Warlock is the Glam Rock Christ of Comics

Adam Warlock is the Glam Rock Christ of Comics

Jim Starlin made Adam Warlock into a super powered version of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust. Along the way he also made one of Marvel’s most essential cosmic tales.

Old-School Comic Review - Fantastic Four # 236

Old-School Comic Review – Fantastic Four # 236

Eighteen years before THE MATRIX, Marvel’s first family found themselves in a similarly artificial reality in their 20th Anniversary issue.

Old-School Comic Review - Incredible Hulk #271

Old-School Comic Review – Incredible Hulk #271

Before he became everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon was first seen having a bizarre adventure in space with the Hulk in his 1982 comics debut.

Spider-Man: Family Business

Spider-Man: Family Business

Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business: An exciting story by Mark Waid and James Robinson that expands Pete’s family in a surprising way. Gabrielle Dell’Otto’s fully painted art is reason enough to pick up this book.

Review - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The whole gang came back for the sequel to Sony’s 2012 Spidey reboot. With a slew of comic book movies to compete with, how does old webhead make out?

Review: 'Fantastic Four' (2014) #1 & 2

Review: ‘Fantastic Four’ (2014) #1 & 2

The Fantastic Four are experiencing yet another relaunch. It has all the elements that make the FF what they are, but iIs it truly fantastic or does it disappoint? Find out here.

#NumberOnes - March 2014

#NumberOnes – March 2014

Captain Marvel, Moon Knight, Revenge, Starlight, Magneto and the Secret Avengers all launched last month. You should check out these strong debut issues.

Review: ‘She-Hulk’ is the New ‘Hawkeye’

Review: ‘She-Hulk’ is the New ‘Hawkeye’

Is ‘She-Hulk’ the next series from Marvel set to have an explosion of popularity? In this review, Kelly Harrass tells you what he thinks about the first issue of this new Marvel NOW! series.

Review - Thor: the Dark World

Review – Thor: the Dark World

The Avengers’ resident dream boat is back for his second solo adventure with his baby brother along for the ride. Check out our spoiler-free review of the Dark World. for Asgard!

Review - Deadpool Kills Deadpool

Review – Deadpool Kills Deadpool

The Deadpool Killogy comes to its blood-soaked conclusion as the mainstream Merc with a Mouth gets dragged into the fray. Plus: Pandapool!

We Are Hawkeye

We Are Hawkeye

Hawkeye has taken the comic world by storm, getting tons of awards and acclaim from fans and critics. But why is that the case? What separates Hawkeye from the other superhero comics? It’s all got to do with the humanity of the series.

Review: Superior Spider-Man #9

Review: Superior Spider-Man #9

They’re at it again, folks. This issue marks yet another major “status quo change” for good ole’ Spidey. This guy just can’t catch a break. Here’s the rub. This one’s actually pretty good.

Review - Deadpool Killustrated

Review – Deadpool Killustrated

The Merc with the Mouth makes it his mission to slay a slew of literary legends. Can the greatest non-Batman detective of all time stop the carnage?

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #40

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #40

Batman! Saga! Buddy Cops! Adventure Time! This week is pretty awesome for the funny books. Check out this week’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review and get in on the ground floor.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #39

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #39

After a week off, Jared is back with Retailer Privilege Comic Review and there’s a lot of stories going on. Dive in and check out the video.

Review - Deadpool #1-6

Review – Deadpool #1-6

When the resurrected Presidents seek to destroy the world, only one man can stop them. Lucky for us, his name is Wade Wilson aka Deadpool. Let the bullets and quips fly!

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #38

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #38

So much good stuff this week, it’s hard to even contain it. But we do. Everyone comes out swinging this week on Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #37

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #37

Not even exhaustion can keep down Retailer Privilege Comic Review. A lot of good books, a lot of action, and the introduction of a tiger as a weapon. Just saying. Hit the jump and read on.