Tag: "Matt Fraction"

Previously in… CASANOVA

Previously in… CASANOVA

New issues of Casanova are staring to roll out very soon, but it’s been a while. What has happened in this series so far? Read on to refresh your memory or get caught up.

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.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: The Comics of Howard Chaykin

PoP! Top 6-Pack: The Comics of Howard Chaykin

Howard Chaykin is one of the most prolific creators working in comics today. You might know the name, but do you know his work? Kelly Harrass runs down the six Chaykin comics that you should check out.

Better Late Than Never - Hawkeye Vol. 1

Better Late Than Never – Hawkeye Vol. 1

Matt Fraction and David Aja’s fun and irreverent solo book starring one of the least powerful Avengers is Marvel’s best ongoing title. Seriously, bro.

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.

Better Late Than Never - Avengers Vs. X-Men

Better Late Than Never – Avengers Vs. X-Men

The dust has settled in the war between two of Marvel’s biggest franchises. So how does the story hold up on it’s own?

Hidden Gems - The Order

Hidden Gems – The Order

In 2007, before he was famously relaunching Invincible Iron Man, Matt Fraction was working on a slightly lesser known Marvel property, offering up one of the more creative takes on the modern day superhero genre.

It's a Trap! Invincible Iron Man

It’s a Trap! Invincible Iron Man

Y’know how, when you’re watching The Pursuit of Happyness, you can’t really feel sorry for the guy because you know he ends up with a multi-million dollar book and movie deal? Yeah, this is kind of like that.

52 Pick-Up: The End of Guzman 2011

52 Pick-Up: The End of Guzman 2011

2011 has come to a close, and with it ends PoP! Contributor Jose Guzman’s run on ’52 Pick-Up’. The Artist Formerly Known as Guzman 2011 looks back on his tenure on ’52 Pick-Up’, and counts down his Best and Worst of 2011. Now in its entirety! And it only took a month!

Fear Itself #7 (of 7.3?)

Fear Itself #7 (of 7.3?)

Another Avenger falls and no one seems to care that much in this frustratingly anticlimactic conclusion (or is it?) to Marvel’s big event of 2011.

Flashpoint # 2 (of 5) / Fear Itself #3 (of 7)

Flashpoint # 2 (of 5) / Fear Itself #3 (of 7)

This week brings us the latest chapters from the Big Two’s respective Summer Event miniseries(es?) and, wouldn’t you know it, some characters might already be dead. Seems a bit early to play that card, but we’ll see how it all pans out.

Fear Itself #1 (of 7)

Fear Itself #1 (of 7)

No, the Marvel Universe has not been invaded by the Sinestro Corps, but this newest overarching company event still shows a lot of promise, based on the strength of this introductory chapter. We’ll see how long the excitement lasts.

PoP!-Cast C2E2: From the Con Floor

PoP!-Cast C2E2: From the Con Floor

Enjoy these sweet interviews we recorded at C2E2 2011. We talked to PoP!ple’s Choice winner Dirk Manning, Marvel architect Matt Fraction and more. The audio’s a bit choppy, but it’s all part of the experience.

PoP! Top 6-Pack - C2E2 Special Edition: The Highlight Reel

PoP! Top 6-Pack – C2E2 Special Edition: The Highlight Reel

Missed us at C2E2? Came along and couldn’t get enough? Going through post-con withdrawals? We hit six of the highest highs from the weekend, and tease what’s in store in the days and weeks to come

Thor gets new #1, "Journey Into Mystery" returns

Thor gets new #1, “Journey Into Mystery” returns

With a new movie on the horizon, it was only a matter of time before the Odinson got a new, civilian-friendly #1 issue and a second Asgard-themed ongoing.

Invincible Iron Man #26

Invincible Iron Man #26

The newly recovered Tony Stark keeps trying to build himself back up, while his enemies can’t wait to knock him back down again.

Speed Round - 03/03/10

Speed Round – 03/03/10

For our first official Speed Round, we take a look at three not so marvelous books from the House of Ideas.

Uncanny X-Men #520

Uncanny X-Men #520

With those who have weak constitutions in mind, Fraction and Land deliver another bland and mediocre issue in the interest of public safety. Thank God for them.

Uncanny X-Men #519

Uncanny X-Men #519

First there was Bennifer. Then Tom Kat and Brangelina. Now, behold the emergence of… Magnamoreto!

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Six Steps Towards Better X

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Six Steps Towards Better X

It all seems so simple with my 6 easy steps.

Uncanny X-Men #517

Uncanny X-Men #517

Wherein Matt Fraction proves he suffers from MPD – one personality is an immensely talented writer while the other one handles the chores on UXM.

Invincible Iron Man #19

Invincible Iron Man #19

Is he alive or dead, has he thoughts within his head? By the end of the issue? … no.

Batman #691 & Uncanny X-Men #516

Batman #691 & Uncanny X-Men #516

A double dose of dreary writing has me displeased!

The List: X-Men, Dark X-Men: The Confession, & Uncanny X-Men #515

It’s an X-Trifecta that’s all over the place in terms of content and quality, and you just might be surprised at what we thought was the best of show!

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Exodus One-Shot

Strap yourself in for a roller coaster ride of emotions.

Dark Avengers #8

Dark Avengers #8

Sequential storytelling takes a holiday.

Dark X-Men: The Beginning #3 (of 3)

The End of the Beginning of Osborn’s team of mutants.

Uncanny X-Men #514

Uncanny X-Men #514

I swear, it’s like Jekyll and Hyde…

Uncanny X-Men # 513

Norman Osborn’s plan for mutantkind begins to take shape.

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

And you thought a gay pride float in a St. Patty’s Day parade was controversial…

Uncanny X-Men # 511

Yay, Greg Land’s leaving!

Uncanny X-Men #508

Uncanny X-Men #508

Let’s not talk about Greg Land. Greg Land is not issue here. Greg Land is just… Okay, Greg Land’s “art” kills Uncanny X-Men.

Uncanny X-Men #507

Uncanny X-Men #507

Ever thought how cool Godzilla would have been if faced against super-powered people? Then this book is for you (just don’t root for the monster).