During his convention duties at the Dallas Comic Con, Yanick Paquette drew up this fabulous rendition of Black Bolt.
Ok, maybe you didn’t read World War Hulk #1, but the return of the green goliath is going to rip through the Marvel U this summer and will have huge impact on everything to come. Already Hulk took the beat down to Black Bolt and Iron Man, now the war spills over into Ghost Rider and Avengers: The Initiative #4. Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek at both issues that arrive July 18.
Or – “What Happens When The Smartest Heroes Are Neither Smart Nor Heroic…” The first two issues of The Illuminati miniseries can be boiled down pretty succinctly by saying this: Overconfidence and arrogance nearly costs them all their lives. In the first issue, it’s a miscalculation as to the competence of the Skrull Empire, in the second, they overestimate their own ability to resist the phenomenal cosmic power of the Infinity Gems. Every time we see this grouping, they have done something incredibly stupid because they presume to be smarter than everyone else on the planet, and that hubris will,
Or – “This Is The Greatest And Best Retcon In The World… Tribute.” I’ll admit it: I’ve been extremely hesitant to review this issue, simply because I don’t want to have it come across as bashing Bendis, Marvel, or the Civil War in general. I’ve been skeptical (heck, some might even say negative) in my reactions to CW as a whole, and this book contains many of the same characters, by one of the key writers of CW, detailing the retconned backstory that sorta-kinda led to the events in question. To be honest, I’ve never been a fan of Professor