48 years ago this month, Marvel Comics launched a character destined to create hundreds of semantic arguments over the ensuing decades. Is he Captain Marvel or Captain Mar-Vell? However you want to designate him, this is the first appearance of the greatest Kree warrior of them all. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Super-Heroes #12 awaits!
Press Release New mission, same attitude. Suit up and strap in True Believer, because Carol Danvers is dialing it up a notch. Calling all Carol Corps members! Marvel is pleased to announce CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 – a brand new ongoing series launching later this year! Marvel’s Agent Carter Executive Producers and Showrunners Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters make the jump to Marvel Comics to pen the explosive adventures of Earth’s Mightiest Hero alongside rising star artist Kris Anka (Uncanny X-Men)!
There are many battlefields on Doctor Doom’s Battleworld, but one in particular is under the protection of Captain Marvel and her elite fighter squadron. But what happens when someone starts to question Doom’s will? Your Major Spoilers review of Captain Marvel And The Carol Corps #1 awaits!
Press Release The are the elite. They are the best of the best. And this June they are rocketing into Secret Wars in CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1 – an all-new Secret Wars series! Blockbuster Captain Marvel creators Kelly Sue Deconnick and David Lopez join Marvel newcomer Kelly Thompson for a high-flying tour of Battleworld from the inside of a cockpit!
I’ve long discussed the importance of female lead characters, in comics, television and movies, who are as diverse as male leads are. For instance, a male lead can be everything from a scientist to a boxer, including all shades of grey in between. On the other hand, and this tends to happen among women fans, a female lead needs to be maternal and willing to talk things out rather than resort to action or violence. Otherwise, she is just a “male with tits,” as was described to me. Recently, an interview with Joss Whedon, who’s helming the upcoming Avengers: Age
As promised in this week’s Dueling Review, it’s time for the origins of the hero now known as Captain Marvel! Sort of… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Ms. Marvel #1 awaits! As promised in this week’s Dueling Review, it’s time for the origins of the hero now known as Captain Marvel! Sort of… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Ms. Marvel #1 awaits! MS. MARVEL #1 Writer: Gerry Conway/Carla Conway Penciler: John Buscema/Joe Sinnott Inker: Joe Sinnott/Dave Hunt Colorist: Marie Severin Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Gerry Conway Publisher: Marvel Comics Cover Price: 30 Cents Current Near-Mint Pricing: $120.00 Previously
Last week we learned that we will be getting two super heroine movies landing in theaters in the next couple of years. With Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel set to steal our hearts and pack the theaters, we wonder which one audiences are most interested in seeing. VOTE!
These days, they call him Shazam, but some may not realize the reasons WHY the Big Red Cheese had to change his nom de guerre… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Shazam #1 awaits! These days, they call him Shazam, but some may not realize the reasons WHY the Big Red Cheese had to change his nom de guerre… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Shazam #1 awaits! SHAZAM #1 Writer: Denny O’Neil Penciler: C.C. Beck Inker: C.C. Beck Letterer: C.C. Beck Editor: Julius Schwartz Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: 20 Cents Current Near-Mint Pricing: $50.00 Previously in Shazam: In 1939, Fawcett
In space, no one can hear you… meow? Your Major Spoilers review of Captain Marvel #7 awaits! In space, no one can hear you… meow? Your Major Spoilers review of Captain Marvel #7 awaits! CAPTAIN MARVEL #7 Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick Artist: Marcia Takara Colorist: Lee Loughridge Letterer: VC’s Joe Caramagna Editor: Sana Amanat Publisher: Marvel Comics Cover Price: $2.99 Previously in Captain Marvel: “When an alien refugee named Tic came to Earth requesting help from the Avengers to prevent an interplanetary turf war, Captain Marvel got involved and promised to not only bring the young girl home, but also to bring
Who doesn’t love a good fight between two titans of the comic page? We spend hours thinking about it, but rarely do we get to geek out with our fellow four color fans over fantasy fights. That’s why we present the Major Spoilers Poll of the Week every Tuesday, and why we want you to get involved in our little weekly dose of make believe and what if. This week, it’s the Faucet City Whiz Kid taking on his thinly veiled alter ego, Miracleman! Two enter the Rock of Eternity, one to shout, “SHAZAM!” the other to screen “KIMOTA!” Who will
With the recent confirmation that Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has accepted the role of Black Adam in Warner Brothers’ upcoming Shazam! movie, curiosity now turns to who is going to play Captain Marvel, himself (although that name doesn’t seem likely to make it to the big screen given the success of Marvel Studios in recent years)? When rumours were swirling that Dwayne John could have stepped into the lightning bolt of DC’s greatest Superman analogue it seemed like an amazing idea to cast a person of colour in this part, thereby opening up big-screen superheroes to entire demographic of