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Astro CityFeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReview

How do the most powerful (and busy) superhumans in the world relax?  Welcome to Date Night!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Kurt Busiek’s Astro City #6 awaits!

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DCFeatureJustice League of AmericaRetro ReviewReviewWonder Woman

I finally got to see Wonder Woman this week, and suddenly had the craving for some classic Silver Age Wonder Woman madness.  Did you guys hear the one about the superheroes who got turned into a grove of trees?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #9 awaits!

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AvengersFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Sometimes, a comic book comes along that both wonderful and awful, fascinating and wrong-headed, fresh and different but driven by the dumbest massive crossover crapfest of them all.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Avengers; The Initiative #1 awaits!

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FeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewWetworks

So, didja hear the one about the nanotech cyborg mercenaries dedicated to wiping out the scourge of vampires?  No, it’s not ‘Mad Libs’, it’s Image Comics in the mid-1990s!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Wetworks #1 awaits!

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AquamanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Recently, I asked my 13-year-old what DC Comics character she wanted to know more about, and her response was “Aquaman is bad, but Aqualad is really a chump!”  Such an insult cannot be allowed to stand, and now it’s time to drop some learnin’…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #269 awaits!

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FeaturedJack KirbyMarvelRetro ReviewReview

With Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday nearing, today’s Retro Review is going Kirby with a vengeance!  These days, everyone remembers Jack Kirby as the creative legend behind Darkseid and The New Gods, the co-invention of romance comics and damn near the entire Marvel Universe.  But back in 1940, he was just a young artist trying to make his mark…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Red Raven Comics #1 awaits!

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Dynamo 5FeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewUncategorized

Strangers bound by fate and the father they never knew…  But their late dad isn’t the only one with secrets.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Dynamo 5 #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewShazamSuperman

The Man Of Tomorrow and The World’s Mightiest Mortal have a great deal in common (especially if you ask Nation Periodical’s lawyers in the 1950s.)  But there are a few things that make them very different…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman/Shazam: First Thunder #4 awaits!

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AvengersFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Sure, I’m excited about The Wasp finally making it to the Marvel movie tapestry, but Janet Van Dyne isn’t the ONLY future film star in this issue…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Avengers #83 awaits!

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FeaturedRetro ReviewReviewValiant Comics

Omen Enterprises’ special strike team, the Harbinger Active Resistance Division Corps, has recently returned in fine form to the pages of modern Valiant Comics, but not everyone knows how they got their start…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The H.A.R.D. Corps #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedJustice League of AmericaRetro ReviewReview

Ever since I was a kid, I was a fan of the Justice League, a collection of the mightiest heroes of all, coming together to face threats no single hero could stand.  This is the book that very nearly brought that enjoyment to an end…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #1 awaits!

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Amazing Fantasy #15 First Appearance of Spider-Man
Amazing Spider-ManFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

So, you guys heard the one about the bookworm, the radioactive spider and the heapin’ helpin’ of dramatic irony? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Amazing Fantasy #15 awaits!

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Blue BeetleFoxRetro ReviewReview

I’m always amused by people who talk about Jaime Reyes being the “second” Blue Beetle, or how Ted Kord is better, because he’s the “original” BB.  Mind you, they’re only off by about thirty-odd years…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Big 3 #6 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

These days, they’re competing titans of the comic industry, but once upon a time, Grant Morrison and Mark Millar were writing partners in the DC Universe.  As you’d expect, though, their stories occupied one of the weirder corners of that world…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Aztek, The Ultimate Man #1 awaits!

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