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The Black Costume is back in ‘Symbiote Spider-Man’ #1

Peter Parker. The black costume. The sinister secret called Venom. Back together for one amazing story! This April, comic legends Peter David (Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider) and Greg Land (Domino, Hunt for Wolverine) team up for an all-new tale that will explore Peter Parker just before he learned that his infamous black suit was ...

Marvel Announces Year-Long Event Celebrating its 80th Anniversary

Eighty years ago, the Marvel Universe roared into existence with the publication of the now-historic MARVEL COMICS #1.  Over the years, the company expanded mightily under the guidance of legends Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and countless other industry titans. Today, Marvel is one of the most exciting and recognizable brands shaping pop culture, ...

Conan the Barbarian #1 Review

Conan the Barbarian #1 cover by Esad Ribic (2018) The Conan the Barbarian franchise has made its triumphant return to Marvel Comics under the stewardship of Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar. The pair's opening arc is called 'The Life and Death of Conan', and it’s an epic introduction to the next phase of Conan's comic ...

Fantastic Four #5 Review

To start this review in a personal way, I’ve been reading Marvel’s True Believers line of reprints, picking up a couple every Wednesday. It’s a cheap way to read some classic Lee/Kirby comics, one of which I picked up along with Fantastic Four #5 (also the series’ 650th issue over-all). It was a reprint of ...

Marvel Comics Announces ‘Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Week’

Last August, the Fantastic Four ruled the comic bestseller charts with their critically-acclaimed return to the Marvel Universe, becoming one of the industry’s top-selling books of the year. Fans and critics alike have praised the new adventures of Reed, Sue, Johnny, and Ben, and this January, the celebration continues when FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK ...

Uncanny X-Men #3 Review

Uncanny X-Men #3 is a mixed bag. One the one hand it does have some very enjoyable sequences, but it also suffers from a weak plot structure and a disregard for character development. The action sequences are big and this comic emphasizes the superhero fun one can have reading an X-Men comic; for example, watching the ...

Marvel and Riot Games Team Up to Publish ‘League of Legends’ Graphic Novels

Marvel Entertainment and Riot Games are excited to announce a collaboration that will bring League of Legends stories to comics and graphic novels! Kicking off with League of Legends: Ashe: Warmother – an origin story of one of the first League of Legends champions – players and comic fans alike will explore the world of Runeterra and dive into ...

‘Captain Marvel Prelude #1’ Reveals Why Nick Fury Waited to Call Her Until ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

While Brie Larson's first official adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn't arrive until March, the road to Captain Marvel began back in April, in the post-credits scene at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. The scene in question saw Thanos' snap ripple throughout Earth, leaving Nick Fury, just before he disappears, to take out a pager and ...

The Green Lantern #1 Review

Following the epic conclusion of Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, the titular character makes his return, now under the stewardship of legendary comics writer Grant Morrison. Working with Liam Sharp, one of the most innovative artists at DC Comics, the Scottish born writer has created a premiere issue that serves as a re-introduction ...

Marvel’s ‘West Coast Avengers’ Join Talk Show Host Jimmy Kimmel for a Variant Cover by David Nakayama

Monster-sized threats are roaming Los Angeles…and the West Coast Avengers will need all the help they can get to save the day. Can Kate Bishop, A.K.A. Hawkeye, keep her newly-formed team together long enough to survive their first big test? And can she do it while the cameras are running? This November, learn the fate ...

Image Comics Announces New Series ‘OLIVER,’ from Gary Whitta & Darick Robertson

Award-winning screenwriter Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book Of Eli) teams with celebrated artist Darick Robertson (HAPPY!, Transmetropolitan, The Boys) for the highly anticipated new dystopian series OLIVER—coming this January from Image Comics. “OLIVER has been more than 15 years in the making, so it’s a particular thrill to finally see it on its ...

‘Wonder Woman Earth One: Volume 2’ Graphic Novel Review

DC’s Earth One line has released the long-awaited second installment of Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette’s Wonder Woman Earth One Trilogy. How Was it? Volume Two does not quite measure up to Morrison’s other character defining work, but makes for an enjoyable read. A quick summary: Following the events of Volume One, Diana finds herself ...

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