We travel back to the past, as Captain Marvel fights in World War II! We also review Astro Hustle #1, Mage: The Hero Denied #15, Calamity Kate #1, and Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts Volume 5. Plus, is Disney really shutting down Marvel?

NEWS

JoeQuesada on Twitter

Must be a slow news day. Ladies and gents I give you the dumbest comics conspiracy of the week. https://t.co/ZGpx4EuWKK Sometimes a panel is just a panel.

Rumor and Gossip Research

We should distinguish between rumor and gossip, as each appears to function differently in its pure state.

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
ASTRO HUSTLE #1
Writer: Jai Nitz
Artist: Tom Reilly
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: March 6, 2019
Chen Andalou, the black sheep of a prominent activist family, returns after being accidentally put in cryo-stasis for sixty years. Chen, a cosmic criminal, wakes up to find his younger brother is now the President of the Galaxy. Chen does what he knows best: he steals stuff and causes a problem.

Rating: ★★★★½

MATTHEW
MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #15
Writer: Matt Wagner
Artist: Matt Wagner
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $7.99
Release Date: February 27, 2019

This is it: the grand finale that’s 35 years in the making! 56 PAGES (+8-page gatefold)

Rating: ★★★★★

RODRIGO
CALAMITY KATE #1
Writer: Magdalene Visaggio
Artist: Corinn Howell
Publisher: Dark Horse Comic
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: March 13, 2019
Kate Strand reboots her destructive life and moves to LA to be the superhero she always wanted to be–Calamity Kate: gun-toting monster killer. With her latest career change, she faces new challenges, relationships, and competition; desperate to show she’s worth a damn in a world overrun by zombies, vampires, demons, goblins, and the ultimate monster bounty: the Seven Fabled Beasts of Yore.

From the Eisner and GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer of the breakout hit Kim & Kim and DC Comics Eternity Girl with Gerard Way, and artist on IDWs Ghostbusters and X-Files, comes this modern-day, adventure of heroes and monsters.

Rating: ★★★★☆

ASHLEY
ADVENTURE TIME SUGARY SHORTS VOL 5
Writer: Various
Artist: Various
Publisher: Boom!
Cover Price: $15.99
Release Date: March 6, 2019
With brand-new, never-before-collected stories by fan-favorite Adventure Time comic book creators, Sugary Shorts packs a sweet punch of stories for everyone! From spooky tales with Marceline, to fun shenanigans with BMO, Gunter, and LSP, this selection sweet jams will satisfy all your Candy Kingdom cravings. Including stories from Meredith McClaren (Jem and the Holograms), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), and Hanna K (Adventure Time animator), this volume of Sugary Shorts defies dentistry and proves you can’t have too much of a sweet thing!

Rating: ★★★★☆

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

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Did you hear that director Steven Spielberg wants to propose a rule change for the Academy Awards? According to Indiewire, the proposal would require any film being considered for an OSCAR will need to have an exclusive theatrical window (of at least 90-days).

DISCUSSION

CAPTAIN MARVEL: IN THE PURSUIT OF FLIGHT
Writer: Kelly Sue Deconnick
Artists: Dexter Soy, Emma Rios
Publisher: Marvel
Cover Price: $14.97
The “Mightiest” of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is back! Ace pilot. Legendary Avenger. One hundred percent pure bad-^&*. Carol Danvers has a new name, a new mission – and all the power she needs to make her own life a living hell. As the new Captain Marvel, Carol is forging from a challenge from her past! It’s a firefight in the sky as the Banshee Squadron debut – but who are the Prowlers, and where has Carol seen them before? And how does secret NASA training program Mercury 13 fit in? Witness Captain Marvel in blazing battlefield action that just may change the course of history! Avengers Time Travel Protocols: engage!

CLOSE
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