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.
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Another week, another roundup! Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu give their final thoughts on BATMAN #1, GREEN ARROW #1, GREEN LANTERNS #1, SUPERMAN #1, and TITANS: REBIRTH #1. Links to all the day’s reviews inside!
I was chatting with someone in PR prior to going to see a screening of Warcraft yesterday and he said in a comforting tone “It isn’t as bad as they say.” Considering it’s at 18% on Rotten Tomatoes, it would have to be pretty bad indeed. Maybe it was my lowered expectations, but I […]
I finally saw the first episode of Preacher, based on the Garth Ennis,- Steve Dillon Vertigo classic last night; “finally” even though it won’t air until the official premiere on Sunday, this episode has been screened at cons and events for a few months now, and review copies have been floating around. I like to […]
It’s not that it’s a terrible comic book — I wish it were! Terrible comic books can be fun in their own right. It’s just that it’s … fine.
Reviews of Batman v Superman are embargoed until press screenings on Tuesday, so we have only the tweets of invited guests of the world premiere, but they are positive and everyone liked Wonder Woman and Ben Affleck.
The Pantheon library of graphic novels is indeed a fairly hallowed one, publishing works such as Black Hole, Persepolis, David Boring, Here, Asterios Polyp, and of course, Maus. Sonny Liew, known by the weekly comic readership as the artist of the severely under-read Doctor Fate, and half of the team of 2014’s excellent The Shadow […]
What’s our take on the first chapter of the brand new Avengers crossover and the debut of Power Man and Iron Fist?
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