Heroes and Villains – Reviewing The Week’s Marvels 3-1-2017

This week in Heroes and Villains our selection of new Marvel Comics includes new beginnings and continuations. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Avengers #5, Monsters Unleashed … Continue reading Heroes and Villains – Reviewing The Week’s Marvels 3-1-2017

Glenn Walker Reviews X-Factor – Countdown to X-Men: Apocalypse

When most folks these days think of X-Factor, they think of that failed Simon Cowell talent show that ran for three seasons on Fox. I think of the short-lived teaming … Continue reading Glenn Walker Reviews X-Factor – Countdown to X-Men: Apocalypse

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

  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

Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E04: Under Siege

Based on one of the greatest adventures of Earth’s mightiest heroes, this episode of “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution” follows Baron Zemo and the Masters of Evil as they attack our … Continue reading Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E04: Under Siege

The Avenging Spider-Man

There seem to be two types of people in this world – folks who think Spider-Man should be in the Avengers, and folks who think the wall crawler should not … Continue reading The Avenging Spider-Man

Tales from the Longbox – Doctor Strange #66 (1984)

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 – Doctor Strange #66 (1984)

Tainted Love for the DC Comics Trinity

Last February I talked about the trinity of DC Comics – Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman – and who their true loves should be. This year I’m going to take … Continue reading Tainted Love for the DC Comics Trinity

Tales from the Longbox – Captain America #253-254 (1981)

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 – Captain America #253-254 (1981)

Tales from the Longbox – Amazing Spider-Man #243 (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 – Amazing Spider-Man #243 (1983)

The Amazing Spider-Man Pregame: Who Were Peter Parker’s Parents?

Who were Peter Parker’s parents? This is not a concept that many of us ever think of. As readers, as fans, we are far too invested in Aunt May, worrying … Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man Pregame: Who Were Peter Parker’s Parents?

Tales from the Longbox – The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16 (1982)

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 – The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16 (1982)

Tales from the Longbox – The Amazing Spider-Man #238 (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 – The Amazing Spider-Man #238 (1983)