It turns out The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow #1 published by Dynamite Entertainment not only marked Howard Chaykin’s return to The Shadow, it also marks the first time a Wold Newton scene has been overtly depicted in a comic book.
It was a very crazy couple of days in Southern California as the San Diego Comic Con took over the city. With movie stars, cosplayers, comic professionals, and hundreds of thousands of fans in attendance, there was certain to be some big news revealed at the show. With the hundreds of stories posted over the last couple of days, Major Spoilers runs down the Top Ten Stories from Comic-Con 2014.
The next Major Spoilers Live Chat is scheduled for Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 1:30 PM CDT for our Gold Members. Stephen and Zach are going to sit down and do a LEGO build this month, and it’s your chance to talk with Stephen and Zach about anything related to Major Spoilers or whatever is on your mind! If you aren’t a VIP Gold Member, sign up now and join in on the live stream this Sunday.
Or – “What Happens AFTER An Iconic Run…” Legendary creators Jack Kirby and Stan Lee did a notorious one-hundred-four issue run on Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, a feat that was almost as amazing then as it is now. Of course, the creators who picked up the reins with #105 had a pretty tough row to hoe, and few of the events of the immediate-post Kirby run have long-lasting ramifications. Of course, depending on your definition of “ramifications” (and possibly your definition of “long-lasting”) there are some interesting bits and pieces in these less-iconic seventies comics… Your Major Spoilers
Or – “I Hear There’s This Movie Thing…” As often remarked on the Major Spoilers Podcast, I don’t necessarily rush out to see any movie, even those based on the comic books that I enjoy. As such, I often hear all about the films long before I check them out myself, such as with the recent release of ‘Man Of Steel,’ whose plot-points have caused many fanboys to name-check a certain 25-year-old Superman issue. Quarter-century old comics? This looks like a job for ME! Your Major Spoilers (retro) review awaits!
If you follow me on Twitter (@stacybaugher) you probably saw a few tweets a little while back from me regarding recent developments in the world of Doctor Who and some theories I had on the matter. As I was preparing a blog post on it, I wondered “Would Stephen and the gang at Major Spoilers would be interested in my theories?” Looks like that’s a 10-4 good buddy!
Roland is a down-on-his-luck space gambler and card cheat. With a large debt to pay off, he is forced to serve on the casino/prison spaceship, Lost Vegas. So far he has served five years as a servant busing tables and working for tips. Since he does not want to work at Lost Vegas forever, Roland has other plans. He hopes to escape Lost Vegas by cheating money from the casino and buying a ship. He also has help from a few friends: Ink, a telepathic, black goo alien; Rinny, the Lost Vegas mechanic; and Loria, a Lost Vegas card dealer.
I’m a total technophile, so when I started playing Dungeons and Dragons I immediately wanted to find out how I could make my life easier with my various devices. Turns out there are lots of different helpful tools for both Android and iOS if you’re a tabletop gamer!
After looking at the nine months of 2012, it’s finally time to take a look a the last quarter of the year and see what books received the Major Spoilers Five Star designation.
You’ve already read part one and part two, that takes a look at the books that received the Major Spoilers Five Star Rating, and we continue today with the two very big months of August and September.
We’ve already taken a look at books that received the Major Spoilers Five Star Rating for the first four months of 2012, and today we continue the journey through the year that was with a look at even more books that received five stars.
Thanks to a fine Major Spoilerite, we have an updated database of all of the reviews written for the site, in an easy to digest and analyze format. Since 2012 is officially over, it’s time to take a look back at those issues that earned the Major Spoilers Five Star Rating.