Major Spoilers brings to you the last of our reports from Gen Con, with a little bit of dungeon crawling, zombie hunting, and a Cthulhu made out of balloons.
This summer’s cinema slate has been backended by two apocalyptic-minded comedies from both sides of the pond. From This Is The End to this week’s The World’s End, it seems like today’s comedic talents might be trying to tell us something. Let Major Spoilers figure it out for you… in song.
A late entry from Gen Con outlines a variety of different games playtested and observed. From miniature wargames to high pulp adventure, any genre is playable at Gen Con. Our man’s impressions are below.
Major Spoilers has dispatched one of its intrepid writers to the very bowels of gaming culture. Yes, it’s Gen Con, and it’s here.
The Star Wars Universe is a big, broad, beautiful setting populated by a colorful cast of characters. And we’re not just talking about your Han Solos, Princess Leias and Jar Jar Binkses. Major Spoilers brings you some of the Star Wars universes’ lesser known denizens…
Wild Blue Yonder #2 from IDW has jet packs, fighter planes, a mysterious ritual known as Movie Night, all sprinkled with a liberal dose of post-apocalyptic scarcity tropes. But does this make a recipe for success? Major Spoilers has the review.
Superman Unchained #1 is DC’s highest profile launch since the Justice League of America debut a few months back, dovetailing perfectly with the release of the Man of Steel film. It’s got a gimmick, it’s got two high profile creators, but does Superman Unchained #1 have the substance? This Major Spoilers review tells all.
After Rotworld, Swamp Thing is back with a new writer by the name of Charles Soule. With new creative talents, can the big green thing clamber out of the muck or will he wallow in mediocrity? Major Spoilers has the answers.
X-Men #1 is the latest addition to the X-Book scene. Can this cast of X-Men survive in a crowded world of mutant misfits when it doesn’t even garner an adjective? Your Major Spoilers review of X-Men #1 awaits. (Hint: with Brian Wood and Oliver Coipel taking care of business, the answer is probably.)
DC Comics seems to think so. In the recently released solicitations for August, almost a third of DC’s output will be Batbooks. But is all that bat a bad idea for business? Major Spoilers runs the numbers.
Suicide Squad #20 debuts a new creative team, with Ales Kot and Patrick Zircher taking over as writer and artist respectively. Does this herald a new direction for DC’s most devious super team? This Major Spoilers review will point you the right way.
It’s The Mighty Skullkickers #1! (Or Skullkickers #21, but who’s counting?) On the surface, Skullkickers is doing a satirical take on the comic industry’s over-reliance on adjectives and renumbering, but what’s going on inside these covers? This Major Spoilers review has the answer.