NYCC’16: Marvel True Believers Panel


In what has become an annual tradition at New York Comic Con, Marvel held its members only panel, open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus subscribers and Marvel Mastercard cardholders. Ryan Penagos recruited A-List talent for the panel, which was comprised of Dan Slott, Robbie Thompson, Nick Spencer and Peter David. Fans were instructed to put all phones […]

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #4 digs deeper into the mystery


By now, I think most followers of Marvel are moving past the initial shock of a Steve Rogers no longer dedicated to spreading American liberty and fighting with, not against, a perceived evil. As someone more casually attuned to the world of superhero comics, the news of Captain America’s new allegiance to Hydra was something that piqued my interest somewhat, but not enough to make think it was just a gimmick.

Podcorn Podcast 06/01/16 — Captain America & Fandom


Last week, Marvel Comics published Steve Rogers: Captain America #1 by writer Nick Spencer and artist Jesus Saiz.  The response to the comic was immediate and vast, with many fans weighing in on the controversy surrounding the issue’s big cliffhanger twist, which revealed that Steve Rogers may have been an agent of HYDRA all along.  The […]

The Marvel Rundown: The Nature of Freedom and Justice is Challenged in CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 & NIGHTHAWK #1


This week, two Marvel #1’s shipped and they both have one thing in common: amazing cliffhangers that are the product of a long period of careful foreshadowing and preparation. I love it when good plans come together, and boy do they ever in Captain America #1 and Nighthawk #1.

Report: Shocking new Captain America is not “a clone, imposter, mind control” or someone else (SPOILERS)


It’s a big week for comics news! While Rebirth has been grabbing a lot of headlines, Marvel has made its own noise with a SHOCKING TWIST FOR A BELOVED CHARACTER. Nothing will be the same ever again!

This spoiler involves Captain America and the comic book CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #1, on sale today. And here it is!



If you are anything like me, chances are good that you missed out on the bulk of the last crossover event, Marvel Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill. The latest crossover has a sort of looney premise that involves S.H.I.E.L.D. finding a mutant in control of a cosmic cube to trap super villains into a society […]

The Avengers Uncover a Mystery on Pleasant Hill (Preview)


Marvel is assembling the Avengers again for a line-wide crossover in Avengers: Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill #1. The comic ships February 17 written by Nick Spencer (Ant-Man) with art from Mark Bagley (Ultimate Spider-Man.) The teaser art shows a young girl bearing a cosmic cube, a mystical artifact once held in the possession of […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 10/20/15: You won’t believe what Captain America did this time!


Captain UN-America? Some think so. Also: go see Harvey Kurtzman and don’t touch your cel phone because it’s dirty. Plus Brian K Vaughan reveals something awesome. And is manga really a cat?