X-MEN #1 [Review]: Exponentially-Developed Fastball Specials.

As a Jonathan Hickman fan, I can tell there’s no substitute. I have felt trapped in the tiny comic book version of the show hole. I can’t wait for Inferno. That being written, Gerry Duggan seems like a friendly and less complicated alternative. After terraforming Mars in Planet-Sized X-Men without super crazy scientific but clear …

M.O.D.O.K. / HELLIONS / X OF SWORDS / JUSTICE LEAGUE [Reviews]: Endless Winter.

I think it’s safe to say that M.O.D.O.K. wasn’t dominating the favorite marvel character charts over the years, but that is about to change! M.O.D.O.K. stands for M.ental O.rganism D.esigned O.nly for K.illing, and is a creation of Advanced Idea Mechanics, an organization that M.O.D.O.K. himself takes control of, thanks to his superior intellect. Sure, …

TMNT – THE LAST RONIN / THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH / X OF SWORDS STASIS [Reviews]: Calm Before The Storm..

Dark future stories where a once-hopeful, determined hero has become disillusioned, angry, and vengeful like the one in The Last Ronin are fairly commonplace in comics, the most famous example being The Dark Knight Returns, which is why it's actually somewhat shocking that it's taken this long to get one from the Teenage Mutant Ninja …

WONDER WOMAN 1984 / JUGGERNAUT / BATMAN – THREE JOKERS / X OF SWORDS [Reviews]: Fistful of Truth.

With just a couple of months left before the release of the second Wonder Woman film, DC dropped this tie-in. The theme of the comic? Kids. We start with a fun tale written by Anna Obropta and Louise Simonson entitled “Museum Madness.” In it, three teenagers spend detention at the museum with Diana when some …

AVENGERS EMPYRE / ADVENTUREMAN / GREEN LANTERN / THAT TEXAS BLOOD [Reviews]: In Brightest Day, By Texas Blood…

This Empyre storyline seems like it has it all: conflict-driven storylines; character meetups; past lore building...the story, even, further twists and turns at every corner and much more. Avengers: Empyre #0 is no different. In this issue, we get a look at the buildup to the conflict from the perspective of Tony Stark, who has …

MARVEL COMICS [C2E2 2019 News]: House of X! Powers of X! Secret Warps!

After weeks of speculation from comic book fans around the world, Marvel revealed the next monumental chapter for the X-Men during this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. During Marvel’s Next Big Thing Panel, critically-acclaimed creator Jonathan Hickman announced two new series: HO-- USE OF X and POWERS OF X, beginning this July. “We are …