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Classic Iron Man

How I Made This: Classic Iron Man

Making a Classic Iron Man costume was a real challenge. Making it for a twelve-year-old boy was another challenge, though it’s one I’m more accustomed to, as I’ve made children’s costumes before. This costume wasn’t primarily sewing, which was something [...]

March 25, 2013 Reviews
Iron Man #8 Cover

First Look:Iron Man #8

Tony Stark has been found guilty in Iron Man #8!?  These crazy space aliens and their deities.  After Tony Stark saved the world from the Phoenix Force finally killing it once and for all (which I highly doubt), everyone rejoiced [...]

March 20, 2013 Reviews
Guardians of the Galaxy 0.1

Guardians of the Galaxy #0.1

Guardians of the Galaxy #0.1 is an excellent start to what can be an amazing series. Brian Michael Bendis, widely known for his runs of New Avengers, Daredevil, and Ultimate Spider-Man, has decided to bring his talent to the fast [...]

March 19, 2013 Reviews
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Guardians of the Galaxy Trading Cards

“Strange” was the first word to come to my mind when I heard that Iron Man would be showing up in Guardians of the Galaxy new heavily anticipated title. Why would they throw Iron Man in there (this is before [...]

February 14, 2013 Reviews
Secret Origin:Tony Stark

The Future of Marvel Now! is Secret Origin?

The secret origin of Tony Stark/Iron Man!?   Color me intrigued as Marvel continues to push Tony Stark as Iron Man 3 edges closer and closer.   Is this an attempt to mesh the movies more with the comics?  Make [...]

February 8, 2013 Reviews
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Make Mine Marvel Again: Introduction

I know what you’re all thinking.  “Crap.  Jeff’s going to talk about Marvel and how they’ve crossed him yet again.”  But chill for five and hear me out.  Travel with me, if you will, to a time not long ago, [...]

February 7, 2013 Features
Iron Man #6 Cover

First Look: Iron Man #6

Even though the suit looks hilarious, you can’t deny that Greg Land’s artwork looks incredible.  While Iron Man has been the surprise hit for the Marvel Now! relaunch, it doesn’t look good when you gotta throw Iron Man in space [...]

December 29, 2012 Reviews
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First Look: Marvel Now! Presents Iron Man #5

The reviews are in for Iron Man and they are by no means disappointing. Marvel continues to push the Marvel Now! label as a way to “shake-up the Marvel Universe”. And shake it up they have. Perhaps nothing was more [...]

December 3, 2012 Reviews
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Marvel NOW! Joe Quesada Variant Covers Revealed!

After what we have seen from Marvel Now! so far I think it’s safe to say Marvel is not only shaking things up, but turning every single title in a totally different direction.  Marvel Now! Point One showed us bits [...]

October 21, 2012 News, Reviews
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NYCC: Marvel Season One Round-Up

At SDCC last year Marvel Comics announced a series of graphic novels that will concern the origins and first adventures of your favourite Superheroes, we have had the Fantastic Four, Doctor Strange, Ant Man and Spider-Man amongst others. Now it [...]

October 13, 2012 Reviews
Juan Ortiz Retro Star Trek Shirts

How To Spend Your Paycheck: How To Dress Your Nerd Edition

A little mid-week inspiration for you, perhaps?  I’m anticipating a weekend full of collector bliss (followed by “collector regret” once I have to lug stuff through the subway, then “collector blackout” once I hit the couch and, finally, “collector denial” [...]

October 10, 2012 Reviews
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First Look: NYCC Exclusive Marvel Merchandise

Wish I could have something else to say as the opening line to this piece but I just can’t justify saying anything except, I WANT THAT MUG!  I will definitely attempt to coerce my colleagues to snag one for me.  There is plenty [...]

October 4, 2012 Reviews
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Dragon*Con 2012: Friday Afternoon Cosplay

When I think Dragon*Con, I think “Amazing cosplay.”  Well, okay, first I think “velvet and spandex in the Deep South summer?” – but then I think “Amazing cosplay!”  And today did not disappoint. My ability to take photos in the [...]

September 1, 2012 Reviews
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First Look: Iron Man #1

Marvel NOW! seems to be doing exactly what fans want, giving us new captivating stories.  For Iron Man to revisit the Extremis Virus is nothing short of brilliant, especially with Iron Man 3 hitting theaters early next year, good way [...]

August 24, 2012 Reviews
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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