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Captain America Reborn

Comic Polity – The Rebirth Phenomenon

With the new Captain America Trailer out, I thought it would be timely to discuss a trend in the Marvel U that I like to call the “Rebirth Phenomenon.”  Now this could be considered the repetitive bringing back of countless [...]

March 24, 2011 Features

Johnny Storm Lives…Through Action Figures!

To fully understand this article you have to know two things. 1. I LOVE action figures (From age 3 –  (current) age 27) 2.  My neighbor Blake had every freaking action figure ever made. Johnny Storm has recently met his [...]

March 3, 2011 Reviews

Johnny Storm Eulogized… By The Men Who Played Him!

It’s been a month since everyone’s favourite hothead, Johnny Storm, had his flames – and life – extinguished at the closing of Jonathan Hickman‘s recent Fantastic Four storyline Three (or not, if our very own Skott of Fables is to [...]

February 28, 2011 Reviews

Fantastic Four #588 – Flame Off, Game On

Fantastic Four #588 hit this week – the latest chapter in Jonathan Hickman‘s First Family Opus (because it is an opus now) is the epilogue to the recent title shake-up ‘Three‘ which concluded with the death of founding member of [...]

February 27, 2011 Reviews
Pile of Comics

Bullet Reviews Return (#3)! Avengers! Fantastic Four…Three! Thor!

After a few weeks off it’s fun to be able to do a fast run down of some other books picked up this week. Let’s jump into them, shall we? Oh, right, before we do this I need to remind [...]

February 25, 2011 Reviews

What If The Human Torch had Never Gotten his Reboot?

The Human Torch was created by Carl Burgos, and first appeared in the 1939 issue of Timely Publications, “Marvel Comics #1”.  Back then he was a fire-engulfed android that caused chaos with the searing heat from his unstable metallic body [...]

February 22, 2011 Reviews
FF Cover

Spider-Man Joins The FF!

Earlier this afternoon, Marvel announced on their website that Spider-Man will be teaming up the former members of the Fantastic Four with the launch of FF#1 next month. In addition, the announcement included a few more details regarding the soon [...]

February 9, 2011 Reviews
Human Torch’s Greatest Creation: Bag-Man?

Human Torch’s Greatest Creation: Bag-Man?

In honor of this month’s Character Of The Month, I offer a quick look back at one of Johnny Storm’s greatest creations…which was also one of his best pranks on our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! During the fabled Secret Wars, where [...]

February 9, 2011 Reviews
Johnny Storm, The Human Torch

February’s Character Of The Month: The Human Torch

As many comic book fans have already heard, Johnny Storm, aka The Human Torch, was recently cut down in battle in Fantastic Four #587. That’s why the team here and Comic Booked has decided to honor his recent death by [...]

February 4, 2011 Reviews

It Came From The Longbox #3: Death’s Head #1

It Came From The Longbox is where I get to talk about older comics in my collection. Normally I use full stories but this time I decided to talk about one of my favorite single issue featuring one of my [...]

January 30, 2011 Reviews
PREVIEW: Fantastic Four #588

PREVIEW: Fantastic Four #588

Marvel Comics has released a preview of the next, and final, issue of the long running Fantastic Four series. Join the remaining members of Marvel’s First Family and others as they try to come to grips with the tragic loss [...]

January 29, 2011 Reviews

Bullet Reviews #1: Avengers, Fables and More

Welcome to Bullet Reviews. Each week we will be offering a quick shot reviews of the many books we collect. Think of it as sort of ‘speed dating for Comics.’ It’s still a new format so please bear with us [...]

January 27, 2011 Reviews
587 The Fantastic Four

Comics Breaking! – Extinguishing The Human Torch

Today, across the Nation, Marvel Entertainment released issue #587 as the sun sets on The Fantastic Four’s epic journey. Back when we here at Comic Booked first heard that Marvel Entertainment was going to kill off a member of our [...]

January 26, 2011 Reviews
FF #587

Fantastic Four 587: The Fantastic Forum Decide Who’s Dying

And lo, there came a time when the world asked ‘just who is dying in Fantastic Four 587 this week?’ The call went out and four answered, four brave souls who dared to answer the question and dared to laugh [...]

January 22, 2011 Features, Reviews
Fantastic Four 3 Comic Booked

Fantastic Three with New #1?

Marvel released the teaser to get us all worked up this wonderful Monday. What’s upcoming in the Fantastic Four world? Or should I say FF. Set to launch March 2011, FF: A Beginning #1 keeps onboard Jonathan Hickman and Steve [...]

December 20, 2010 Reviews

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