If you love the work of Mark Millar, you’re going to love King of Spies.
Way, way back in the 1990’s DC Comics launched their mature readers line Vertigo Comics. If that sounds familiar…It’s because it is! I could recount what’s come before but I’m here for the 31 Days of Horror and we’re taking a look at DC/Vertigo’s Swamp Thing!
It’s the morning of July 13 here in Toronto, and the iPhone weather app is telling me we’ve got a high of 33 degrees Celsius to look forward to today. That’s … Continue reading The Dog Days Of Summer Brings “Millarworld Annual 2016” On The Wednesday Run
Oh, how this generation is such a disappointment. They couldn’t possibly live up to the ideals, pride and fervor of those that wrote the book on the twentieth century. Not … Continue reading A New Generation Of Surprising Underachievers With “Jupiter’s Legacy Vol. 2 #1” On The Wednesday Run
We’ve all heard the hype about Marvel Comics next big event, a sequel to the acclaimed mini-series that inspired the biggest movie of the year so far, yeah, I’m talking … Continue reading Marvel Sets The Stage With Their Prelude to Civil War II
In the first part of this essay, I briefly sketched the construction of American memories of World War II that began slightly before the war and continue into the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II
When we last left Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, they had reunited and defeated A.I.M.’s super Super-Adaptoid, only to find the evil scientist cabal had also awakened the Avengers’ deadliest foe, Ultron. … Continue reading Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E02: The Ultimates
Mark Millar and Stuart Immonen, these two superstar creators are launching a new series as part of Marvel’s ICON imprint. Meet me after the jump for your first look at … Continue reading Mark Millar & Stuart Immonen Unite – Your Look Inside EMPRESS #1!
Today (Wednesday, January 27th) sees the publication of Old Man Logan #1, written by Toronto native Jeff Lemire, who picks up the reigns of this alternate universe Wolverine from Mark … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop Exclusive: Jeff Lemire talks Old Man Logan
Everybody remembers that scene, in that movie, don’t they? Revered American comic book superhero creation, a fictional emblem for those who believe in truth and justice and all things inherently … Continue reading Aw Shucks, It’s Millar With His HUCK #1 On The Wednesday Run
This week, Steampunk Granny got to see two movies, one with hubby and one with the youngest of the nine grandchildren. Kingsman: The Secret Service I was excited to see … Continue reading Kingsman vs. SpongeBob SquarePants
When a comic book company advertises one of their new publications as the comic book event of the year, you’ve got to assume that it’s just hyperbole. Heck, it happens … Continue reading Hyperbole Abounds With Jupiter’s Legacy #1 On The Wednesday Run – April 24, 2013