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Review: Avengers vs. X-Men #11

There is no way for me to talk about this issue without giving away some spoilers.  It’s completely impossible for me to review this issue without doing so.  You have been warned!   Avengers vs. X-Men has all led up [...]

September 14, 2012 Reviews
Daredevil vs. Archangel

FURIOUS OUTRAGE:Avengers vs. X-Men

Jean Grey is loved and adored by fans worldwide.   I need people to understand that I get that.  She is one of the founding team members and she is incredibly special to fans and comic writers alike.   As [...]

September 9, 2012 Features, Reviews
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NECA Announces 1/4 Scale Avengers Movie Captain America

NECA, the popular toy and collectible manufacture responsible for many fan favorites, is now rolling out an awesome Avengers movie Captain America figure. This amazing figure straight from this summer’s blockbuster hit The Avengers stands at approximately 18 inches tall and comes [...]

September 5, 2012 Reviews
Spider Man

Comic Revolt with David Gillette: Spider-Man Turns 50

Comic Revolt pays tribute to the outside-the-box thinking that Stan Lee and Steve Ditko used in creating Peter Parker, the amazing Spider-Man. In the year 2012, it’s hard to imagine Spider-Man as anything but your archetypal comic book character with [...]

August 30, 2012 Features, Reviews
DC Comics, Batman, Hero Complex, Kickstart Comics, Marvel, Jack Kirby

Comics Portal: The Story’s the Thing

As a “seasoned” comics reader (meaning I’ve been buying comics for years numbering in the decades), I’ve noticed that the way I choose my books has changed over time. When I first began, all I cared about was the character [...]

August 21, 2012 Features, Reviews
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The Decision That Will Change The Ultimate Universe Forever

The Ultimate Universe is on the brink of destruction, Captain America is going to have to make a choice that is going to change the universe forever!   Ultimate Captain America is much more brash than the 616 Cap, odds [...]

August 21, 2012 Reviews
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Review:Avengers vs. X-Men #9

To recap: Namor attacked Wakanda and pretty much destroyed the place.   The Avengers were able to defeat Namor and caused the Phoenix Force to leave him but made the remaining 4 X-Men even stronger.   The Avengers retreated to [...]

August 14, 2012 Reviews
Avengers Assemble in the Marvel Now! From Kelly Sue DeConnick and Stefano Caselli

“Assemble” In Marvel NOW!

It’s no surprise that Marvel is throwing as much as they can into Marvel NOW!, their soft-reboot of the Marvel Universe. It seems like all of their characters are getting a make-over, from the Fantastic Four to the X-Men to [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
Captain America by Rick Remender and John Romita Jr, part of Marvel NOW!

The Future of Captain America is Marvel NOW!

Marvel NOW!, Marvel’s soft-reboot of their entire universe, has created more than a few strange and bold choices. Matt Fraction on Fantastic Four. Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan taking Deadpool. The choices Marvel is making have the opportunity to be [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
Ultimate Comics The Ultimates #13

Ultimate Review: Ultimate Comics The Ultimates #13

Maybe it’s because I gave up on Marvel‘s Ultimate imprint sometime around when Joe Madureira made his, er, comeback depicting ​Ultimates 3​’s opening where everyone watches Ultimate Iron Man and Ultimate Black Widow’s Ultimate Sex Tape before having Ultimate Venom [...]

July 28, 2012 Reviews
Avengers Vs X-Men 8

Avengers vs. X-Men #8

First, a recap! Five X-Men have been taken over by the Phoenix: Colossus, Magik, Namor, Emma Frost, and Cyclops.   The Avengers have gone in to retrieve Hope from the X-Men on what could only be described as a suicide [...]

July 26, 2012 Reviews
Captain Marvel #1

Review: Captain Marvel #1

For the first time in what feels like ages, a Marvel comic is released without being stuffed to the gills with advertisements.  That might actually speak to a problem in the publishing world of securing advertisers, but it’s welcome to [...]

July 19, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Avengers vs. X-Men #7

Slight recap before we get going:  During a battle on the moon, five X-men were given the power of the Phoenix after Stark miscalculates a weapon and separates the Phoenix rather than destroying it.  The Phoenix Five (Cyclops, Emma Frost, [...]

July 16, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Avengers Assemble #5

With all the titles in Marvel’s over-saturated Avengers lineup, Avengers Assemble sticks out as the most egregious example, primarily because its entire focus is to be the Avengers title that cashes in on the movie.  To anybody that does not [...]

July 12, 2012 Reviews
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Marvel Cancels Nine Flagship Titles

With the announcement of a number of new titles coming to Marvel with its Marvel NOW “re-launch” (which is more a creative team shuffle than a reboot in the vein of DC’s New 52), we also see a number of [...]

July 10, 2012 Reviews