A few weeks ago Brian Michael Bendis (New Avengers) announced his departure from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise following the big “Grounded” storyline. The sudden exit was really strange as the next book is launching further away from Marvel’s newest publishing initiative, Marvel NOW! 2.0. However, just a little over a week into 2017 the publisher […]
Back in 2014, Deadpool got hitched in the pages of his own comic, Deadpool #27, an aspect of continuity that can be a little too easy to forget at times. Unfortunately, things aren’t looking up for Deadpool’s marriage to Shiklah and Marvel seem to be teasing divorce or even… death for the duo? The story […]
*Some Spoilers* Here’s the good news about Deadpool Annual #1: it contains genuine, gut-bustlingly funny moments. Mostly. I’ll get to that in a second. There are so many moments of pure, gory mirth packed into this issue that I had to take several breaks to recover from my laughing fits. That’s always been the strength […]
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 […]
With Agent Carter plugging up the airwaves with awesomeness, it’s time for the comics to start integrating period pieces back into the fold. Enter 1872, the newest Secret Wars tie-in from Marvel featuring two fine creators in author Gerry Duggan and artist Evan “Doc” Shaner taking our favorite heroes back a few century or two. 1872 #1 […]
Batman fans have a lot of reasons to be excited for in the month of October. With the latest Batgirl creative team and new Gotham Academy series debuting, there’s a new series starting at the end of the month: “Arkham Manor. “ Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) is currently writing this comic and collaborating with Shawn […]
The Batverse is getting two ongoing spinoff series, according to EW. And not a mention of the “New 52” in the pr….In Arkham Manor, Wayne Manor gets turned into…a home for the insane. Whch could just be Batman and Robin, but you get the point. CReative team is writer Gerry Duggan and artist Shawn Crystal. […]
Deadpool enters the Marvel Now orbit with— no, wait, I’ve already written that. Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Tony Moore are the creative team relaunching Marvel’s Mischievous Mercenary, with a book which manages to pull off a series of funny jokes. Interestingly enough though… most of them don’t involve Deadpool himself.