Category: Marvel

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.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #36

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #36

Now with a new format, it’s your favorite, non-spoiler comic review show. It’s the Punisher final showdown with The Avengers, something happens in Batman Inc this week, (maybe you heard) and Image drops Five Weapons. All those and more on this week’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #35

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #35

The Justice League expands, Alpha returns for his own series, Aquaman is a tough SOB and upcoming changes coming to the show. Viva la Vibe, it’s Retailer Privileged Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #34

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #34

So many new series are starting this week. Scary ponies, zombies and Elvis impersonators, Scarlet and Hit-Girl reappear after a long hiatus and Misty Knight has a gauntlet named Satan. Seriously, watch this week’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #33

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #33

Superior Spider-Man is the comic version of Lethal Weapon, Frank Castle continues his fight with The Avengers, Prince Adam says the magic words and volleyball is awesome in this week’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #32

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #32

There’s something different this week. See if you can find out what it is. In the meantime, three Avengers books, Chew gets real and Bedlam is MESSED up. It’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review!

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #31

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #31

The Joker is not playing with these Bat-Family people, Alpha and Wolverine show their faces and Black Kiss 2 ends a crazy, sexy bizarre story. It’s a slow week, but it’s still time for Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Review: The Superior Spider-Man #1

Review: The Superior Spider-Man #1

The latest death threat-inducing change to Spidey’s status quo is upon us as Slott and Stegman take Not-Really-Peter into uncharted waters with his newest ongoing series.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #30

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #30

Fresh for 2013, it’s the first Retailer Privilege Comic Review of the year! Marvel NOW! books, Spider-Man being Amazing and Superior, Walking Dead continues, The Punisher is all over the place and Nick Spencer finishes his Infinite Vacation.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #29

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #29

Cable is back, Joker runs wild on Batman’s candy a$$, and interestingly weird Image #1, familiar faces show up in TMNT and more. It’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review, Charlie Brown!!

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #28

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #28

The holiday season is in full swing. More Marvel Now! books including the most unlikely team-up book, Thunderbolts, Before Watchmen starts up again, a cool Image number one and Frank Castle is still fighting the Avengers in War Zone. It’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review!