On Friday, MajorSpoilers.com’s Head Honcho Stephen Schleicher wrote the following: “Diamond Comic Distributors has announced DC Comics took the top spot once again in September for comics released in the direct market. Is this the sign of a major market change, or is the apocalypse upon us all!?” Given the reaction of some of my Marvel friends, I’d say the latter. I’ve had to give some the local comics suicide hotline number! Sheesh!
“Captain America: Civil War” brings several new players into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but one of them hasn’t had four movie origins since 2002… Allow us to introduce you to The Black Panther! Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #52 awaits!
Sure, we’d all love to be adopted son or daughter of Bruce Wayne, or the ward of Matt Murdock. Heck, as long as you kept your room clean and had dinner on the table on time, Bruce Banner could even be a good parent. When it comes to great parents, with a super dynamic, two spring to mind; The Parrs (The Incredibles) and The Richards (Fantastic Four). Given the choice, which parents would you like to have? VOTE!
Anyone here remember the Marvel Treasury Edition books? I do, but that’s because I’m old enough! Well, they’re coming back with Spidey: All-New Treasury Edition Vol. 1, scheduled to appear in comics shops this June. It will collect the first five issues of the new Spidey comic, written by Robbie Thompson and with art by Nick Bradshaw. For those unfamiliar with it, Spidey focuses on Spider-Man’s earlier adventures, before he became an international corporate mogul.
I’ve been reading comics now for decades, and one of the trends I thought would last forever was the popularity of comics featuring mutants. However, even I’m surprised at how quickly the mutants have faded away in the last couple of years. Here’s what I think happened!
Season 2 of ‘Agents Of SHIELD’ hit recently, and once again we’re getting references to The Inhumans, one of several hidden populations of super-types in the Marvel Universe. But what’s their deal and where do they come from? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #45 awaits!
This past week was a weird one for Marvel and Disney. First up was the relocating of the movies and TV away from the Marvel Comics area. This was followed by changes to their “creative committee.” All these were attempts to make things more lucrative when it comes to big-screen and little-screen productions. Word (maybe rumor?) has been slowly coming out online about just why these changes were made.
I have to say, right off the bat, that I have NOT seen the recent Fantastic Four movie. I usually don’t let reviewers control my perception of a film, but this time the chorus was so unanimous that I figured it was better to wait until the film hit the Netflix-type venue. I couldn’t begin to say how uninterested I was in the motion picture! Linked with that has been the news that Marvel is not bringing back the FF anytime soon. I’ve read a great many opinion pieces in the comics press begging the House of Ideas to bring
Four of your favorite hosts went to see Fantastic Four, did they love it, hate it, or have they been so disillusioned over the years that they were left crying in a ball on the floor? You’ll find out in this week’s installment of Zach on Film. This episode is full of SPOILERS!
In Josh Trank’s new Fantastic Four movie Doctor Doom reign supreme as the classic villain. Actor Toby Kebell takes on the role and gives viewers a taste of what they can expect in the latest Fantastic Four offering to the big screen in cinemas August 6th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8YXzRD54CY What are your thoughts on this newest Fantastic Four clip? Do you like this version of Doctor Doom? Let us know if you are going to see the Fantastic Four this weekend in the comments below!
If you were hoping for 50 trailers leading up to the debut of the Fantastic Four movie (I’m lookin’ at you Ant-Man) you’re going to be slightly disappointed to learn that 20th Century Fox has released the “final” trailer before the release of the movie arriving on August 7.
Missed Comic-Con like everyone else who couldn’t score one of the 150,000 tickets to the show? Were you dying to be in attendance for the Fantastic Four movie panel? Your hopes and dreams aren’t smashed, as the full panel is right here, right now like a Jesus Jones song you can’t get out of your head.
It’s the end of the road… But what terrible force could bring about the demise of the legendary Fantastic Four? What could succeed where Doctor Doom, Annihilus, Galactus and (worst of all) HERBIE failed? Your Major Spoilers review of Fantastic Four #645 awaits!
Next week, the final issue of The Fantastic Four arrives (until the series kicks off again), but one comic fan can get his/her hands on the very first issue, if the price is right.