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Heroes and Villains – Reviewing The Week’s Marvels 4-26-2017

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This week in Heroes and Villains our selection of new Marvel Comics is an all-female non-Secret Empire-exclusive bunch. Meet me after the jump for my reviews of Mighty Captain Marvel #4, Elektra #3, Hulk #5, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #18, and Mighty Thor #18… be warned, there be spoilers…

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‘Civil War II #4’ Charms Despite a Few Missteps

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Marvel Comics’ big crossover event of the summer, Civil War II continues. The emergence of an Inhuman named Ulysses who seems to be able to predict the future has divided the heroes of the Marvel Universe into two factions, those that want to protect the future led by Iron Man, and those who want to change it under the leadership of Captain Marvel. The actions of the latter faction have led indirectly to the deaths of War Machine and Bruce Banner, formerly the Incredible Hulk. Who’s next? Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Civil War II #4, and beware of spoilers.

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Glenn Walker Reviews Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 and Ultimates #8

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Choosing Sides, the companion title to Civil War II, is out this week, more an anthology loosely linked to the ongoing story than anything else, it treats us to tales of Nick Fury, Night Thrasher, and Damage Control. Also out this week is the newest issue of Ultimates, retelling the start of this crossover event. Check out my reviews after the jump.

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The GAR! Podcast Discusses Civil War II

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The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world, coming to you from across the vastness of suburban New Jersey via Skype. This week, we start by talking about other podcasts, the origins of wrestling, and Glenn’s move to Florida, and end with an in-depth look at Civil War II, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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Glenn Walker Reviews Civil War II #1

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We’ve seen the preludes to war in Civil War II in issue #0 and the Free Comic Book Day special, which I talked about here, but this week the main event begins with Civil War II #1. Writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Marquez bring us the next big epic from Marvel Comics, and you’ve got my thoughts on it, after the jump.

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Marvel Sets The Stage With Their Prelude to Civil War II

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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 about Marvel’s Civil War II. It began at the start of this month with a Free Comic Book Day special, and then this past week with a zero issue. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on the prelude to Civil War II.

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The Battle Begins – Your First Look at CIVIL WAR II #0!

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The time is almost here, the event we’ve been waiting for, CIVIL WAR II is coming. You’ll be able to get your first taste on Free Comic Book Day, and then shortly thereafter Civil War II #0 is released, and here’s your sneak preview of that, right after the jump.

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Hulk Doesn’t Just Smash

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Just because “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” appears to be on a momentary hiatus, it doesn’t mean that Disney X-D isn’t producing new Avengers animation. My favorite animated heroes drop by “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” this week to show us why Hulk is so different in each series. Meet me after the gamma-powered jump for my thoughts.

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The GAR! Podcast: JAG! With Special Guest Jenn Walker

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week, Ray is too sick to talk, so I’ve recruited The Bride, Jenn Walker, to sub for him. We’re talking about the big “Saturday Night Live” anniversary special, the new Ghostbusters, and even comics, and television, along with a new spin on all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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The GAR! Podcast: Worst. Episode. Ever.

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week, we’re talking about love, and Charles Manson, and… oh, I can’t do it. I confess. We messed up. This is our worst episode ever. We own it. We know it. We apologize ahead of time. Still, we hope you’ll listen anyway. See and hear more after the jump.

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