Marvel Legacy is in full swing and the publisher has continued to unleash lots of old titles with traditional numbering alongside a couple of one-shots! This week the return of Shang-Chi graces the Marvel Universe. Elsewhere, the street-level vigilantes are taking charge with Moon Knight and Daredevil taking center stage–welcome back to The Marvel Rundown! […]
You ever see The Raid? It’s this Indonesian action movie. It (and its sequel) is probably one of the best action movies in recent memory.
The plot of The Raid is ridiculously simple. One cop, in one building, against an army of criminals. It is an hour and a half of dudes wrecking shit. It’s eighty minutes of brutal martial arts. It’s something that’s been done lots–you can describe a ridiculous number of movies that way, thanks to Die Hard–but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s absolutely thrilling, a marvel of craft and assured filmmaking.
What makes a comic ‘worth it?’ In the comments to my introductory column, a lot of readers seem to gauge the value of a comic by dividing the time spent consuming by the amount of money spent. There’s nothing wrong with that formula; it’s one that I use all the time myself. Under that formula, […]
Speaking of Marvel periodicals: Axel Alonso just tweeted another preview page from the upcoming MOON KNIGHT book by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey. Looking forward to seeing this colored AND reading it. Moon Knight comes out in March. Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she […]
Announced by the LA Times today – just in time for Thought Bubble, bless ’em – is the news that Marvel will be launching a new Moon Knight series next year with writer Warren Ellis, artist Declan Shalvey, and colourist Jordie Bellaire. Steve MorrisTalking bunny, Little Mix enthusiast and co-publisher of The MNT, which you […]