Deadpool, the merc with a mouth and a sizable fan base, has been given the Marvel NOW treatment of having a completely new creative team; a team which has kept the book going for nine issues now, with no end currently in sight. As we all know, something does not have to be good for it to sell well, so does Deadpool have the quality to match the quantity? Find out, after the jump.
As any comic fan knows, Marvel just loves their events. It seems like every year we are getting a new company wide, multi-series spanning, universe altering event from the House of Ideas. This year’s (or 2013 for you future people) is Age of Ultron, bringing back the infamous automaton (and notable Avengers villain), Ultron! In a dystopian future ravaged by the robot army of Ultron, who will survive? Just who exactly is pulling the strings? Is the story worth reading? Find out the answer to at least one of these questions in your Major Spoilers review!
Danger Club proposes a world where all the heroes are gone and all that are left are the sidekicks; and things do not end up pretty. After a long hiatus the bloody, violent, series about adolescents playing hero returns. Does it live up to the previous issues’ praise? Was the hiatus justified in an increase quality? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in your Major Spoilers review!
KISS, that fun band everyone pretty much knows for “Rock and Roll All Night,” outrageous face make up and long tongues. Well they are back, this time in comic form, and fully embracing their inner demon. How do they fare in this new medium? Well find out with your Major Spoilers review!
If there is one thing the comic industry does not need more of, other than superhero books, is zombie books. It is probably the second biggest genre in comic books, with every company having released at least one undead filled series at one time or another. Despite Image Comics’ success with The Walking Dead, they still decided to release another zombie comic: Jungle Jim. Does this zombie infested comic with a Vietnam twist have what it takes to survive? Find out after the jump! More After the Jump
The Guardians of the Galaxy are one of those teams that have a very passionate and loyal fan base that basically single handily drive their sales, rarely picking up new readers along the way. They seem to have enough appeal to warrant an upcoming movie, however, so obviously someone at Marvel thinks they can appeal to a larger audience. It was most likely the intent, as with the rest of Marvel NOW, to try to capitalize on this potential with the new Guardians of the Galaxy #1. Does it succeed? Does it fail? Find out with this cosmic, out of this world, Major Spoilers review! More After the Jump
Everyone’s favorite Judge and embodiment of The Law is back. Currently in the middle of what looks to be a revival of Dredd comics, probably thanks in part to the cult-hit of a movie, here we have a telling of his first adventures, his Year One. Find out if it’s any good with your Major Spoilers review!
Mike Mignola, creator of the beloved character Hellboy, has just released the first issue of his newest project; Sledgehammer 44. Toted as Iron Man during World War II, this book has a lot of potential, especially from someone with as much experience as Mignola. Does it live up to this potential? Find out with your Major Spoilers review!
Knives? Staves? Bows? Exotic weapons? Guns? Which will Tyler Shainline choose at The School of Five Weapons? That is the looming question in the weapon driven Five Weapons from Image Comics, created by Jimmie Robinson of Bomb Queen fame (or, perhaps, infamy). How does Five Weapons hold up? Find out with another locked and loaded Major Spoilers review!
Another offering from DC’s New 52 (though its getting quite old); this time its Vibe. You know, Vibe, from the old Justice League Detroit comic, or from the currently running Justice League of America comic. Yeah, I don’t know why they brought him back either. It was probably to appease the great power that is Major Spoiler’s very own Matthew Peterson, seeing as how he and Geoff Johns are the only people with fond memories of him. Does Vibe hold up on his own? Find out after the jump!
DC continues to make the New 52, well, new with constant new waves of book. One of the titles to ride in on the most recent “wave” is Katana. The title character is also to be featured in Justice League of America and in the upcoming television show Beware The Batman. The real question is weather or not the character carry her own title. Well find out with this Major Spoilers review!
Writer Andy Diggle and his artist partner Jock, most famous for Green Arrow: Year One and The Losers, deliver to us Snapshot via Image Comics. This will be their first ever creator-owned work, and promises to be an exciting crime thriller. Do the dynamic duo have what it takes to truly pull off a creator-owned comic? Find out with your Major Spoilers review!