Mariko Tamaki and Nico Leon launch a new Hulk title starring Jennifer Walters


Oh that Marvel. A new Hulk title with Jennifer Walters starring. As Hulk. Not She Hulk. A traumatized Jennifer Walter. still recovering from trauma and the death of her cousin Bruce. Gimmicks aplenty. But the book is written by award winning author Mariko Tamaki (Skim, This One Summer) so it’ll be worth a read at […]

Preview: Marvel’s Solo is getting a solo book


Marvel Now! includes a spate of comics staring unproven (i.e. haven’t really had their own long running series)  male heroes with single word names – Prowler, Foolkiller, Solo, Venom, and the new guy Mosaic. Most of these characters are from the Deadpool and Spider-Man universes, I guess, and taken together seem like either some kind of gritty movement […]

Is Nilah Magruder the first African-American woman to write for Marvel?


There was a lot of buzz a few months ago when it was announced that esteemed writer Roxane Gay and poet Yona Harvey would be writing World of Wakanda, a spin-off of the Black Panther universe. Both writers were recruited by author Ta-Nehisi Coates, and their hiring partially answered criticism that Marvel had never hired […]

Preview: Genndy Tartakovsky’s CAGE! finally comes out in October


After nearly a decade in the making, CAGE! #1, written and drawn by animation master Genndy Tartakovsky, is finally coming out. Is it worth the wait? If you’re a fan of an amped up verson of the blaxploitation era Cage, possibly yes. Tartakovsky is best known for creating Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory, and making […]

Here are the Top Five Titles You Can Snag with ComiXology’s Marvel BOGO Deal this Weekend

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Labor day is one of the more bittersweet holidays.  On the one hand, it represents an extra long weekend of fun in the sun, family barbecues, and poolside relaxation.  On the other hand, it’s the end of summer.  For our luckier readers, that means very little.  For those of us in the Northeastern United States, […]

Review: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #17 is Divisive, but Emotionally Striking


The Amazing Spider-Man #17 Writer: Dan Slott Penciller: R.B. Silva Inker: Adriano Di Benedetto Colorist: Marte Gracia “Our world sucks.” I’m not sure if any other Spider-Man comic, or any mainstream comic of the superhero persuasion (outside of more adult-oriented material) has ever opened with such a declarative line of existential ennui. Either way, that line sets the […]

You need to pre-order the collected edition of Marvel’s cancelled but critically acclaimed NIGHTHAWK


  NIGHTHAWK was one of Marvel’s boldest recent titles. Written by David F Walker with art by Ramon Villalobos and covers by Denys Cowan, it was torn from the headlines, with the violent vigilante Nighthawk coming to Chicago to confront that city’s grim gang violence (more than 400 murders this year thus far) and long […]