When the collected edition of The New Mutants: Dead Souls came across my figurative desk for 31 Days of Horror I was a bit perplexed. How do the New Mutants, which I had always viewed as “the JV X-Men” or “that book that became X-Force”, relate to horror? Well, after I was a few pages I was convinced I was reading the right book.
This week, we’ve got ‘True Detective’ updates, casting news that isn’t casting news, something brewing in the sewers, flesh-munching at Netflix, and more Stephen King.
One of my favourite comic books growing up in the 80s was The New Mutants. As a very young kid who fell in love with the X-Men’s Kitty Pryde thanks to Marvel’s Secret Wars II and Uncanny X-Men 196 (“What Was That?”), I loved seeing how the two teams interacted with one another, and reading about a team of teenagers who were older than me, but somehow still relatable.
‘Avengers World,’ or ‘Avengers Universe,’ are terms that have been bandied about since Jonathan Hickman started working on the franchise. Now it looks like we might be finding out what … Continue reading Infinity: Avengers Worlds
The Brian Michael Bendis era is over. The guiding hand of the Avengers franchise at Marvel Comics has essentially relinquished control of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes with the advent of Marvel … Continue reading Mighty Marvel March: Avengers NOW!
Every other week, Jason Shayer will highlight an issue or a run of issues pulled from the horde of comic book long boxes that occupy more room in his house … Continue reading Tales from the Longbox, Back To School Edition – The New Mutants #1 (1983)
Every other week, Jason Shayer will highlight an issue or a run of issues pulled from the horde of comic book long boxes that occupy more room in his house … Continue reading Tales from the Longbox – Uncanny X-Men #168 (1983)
From the desk of Doctor Leonard Samson: David Haller is a young boy trapped in the body of a man and lost in a maelstrom of emotions he can’t understand. … Continue reading March Madness – I Am Legion