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FeaturedMalibu ComicsRetro ReviewReview

This is the story of seven Strangers, picked by fate to get struck by lightning and find out what happens when you stop being polite… And start getting super-powers!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Strangers #1 awaits!

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DCEl DiabloFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

That new Suicide Squad flick features El Diablo, but as with many hero codenames, he’s not the only one.  And, if you were a comic reader in the immediate post-Crisis years of DC, he’s probably not the one you remember…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of El Diablo #1 awaits!

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FeaturedHarvey ComicsRetro ReviewReviewThe Phantom

He is one of the most famous heroes of all, known around the globe as The Ghost Who Walks.  And in the late 50s, he had a rather unexpected creator on his side…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Harvey Hits #12 – The Phantom awaits!

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atlas comicsFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewVenus

The Golden Age of Comics was nearly over, and the superhero/adventure genre was on the wane, with romance on the rise.  Good thing Atlas Comics was ready to merge the two!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Venus #1 awaits!

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FeaturedPreacherRetro ReviewReviewVertigo

  With that new Preacher show bringing the adventures of Jesse, Tulip and that wicked ol’ Cassidy to the a new generation, I thought maybe Faithful Spoilerites would like to hear about the best issue in the entire series.  Fair warning: It’s gonna get explodey.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Preacher #37 awaits! **Today’s Retro Review contains strong language and violence, so exercise your Spoilerite discretion before the clickety.**

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Centaur ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

In 1939, the ink was barely dry on the first real superhero, but it was clear that the super man was the wave of the future.  Now (for ‘Fall of ’39’ values of now, anyway) it was time… …to EXPERIMENT!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Amazing-Man Comics #5 awaits!

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BladeMarvelRetro ReviewReviewTomb Of Dracula

Everybody remembers Marv Wolfman as the co-creator of the New Teen Titans, the series that save DC Comics.  But did you know that, nearly a decade before, his first big comic hit featured the vamp that out-vamped ’em all?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tomb Of Dracula #10 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Who IS Damage?  And how is that he was the one to save the entire multiverse?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Damage #1 awaits!

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Archie ComicsFeaturedJosie and the PussycatsRetro ReviewReview

When is a first issue not a first issue?  That, my friends, is one of the key questions you have to ask yourself repeatedly when it comes to Silver Age comic books!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Josie And The Pussycats #45 awaits!

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Doctor WhoFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Though it began in 1963 in the UK, the television series Doctor Who was a bit slower to make its way into the America pop-culture consciousness.  But for a few glorious months in the 1980s, Marvel Comics had the monthly adventures of my favorite Doctor of all…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Doctor Who #15 awaits!

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Eclipse ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

And now, because Otter Disaster demanded it, we take a step into the surreal.  Buckle your seatbelts, dear friends, ’cause your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Reid Fleming, World’s Toughest Milkman #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperman

This week, the world lost a legend.  But, Faithful Spoilerites, did you realize that Muhammad Ali once went toe-to-toe with Superman for the fate of the entire world?  And did you know it was also awesome?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali (aka All-New Collectors Edition C-56) awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelNew UniverseRetro ReviewReview

The New Universe was billed as a more realistic comics world and described as ‘the world outside your window.’ This issue is the point where they chuck that concept OUT the window…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Star Brand #12 awaits!

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DCFeaturedJustice League of AmericaJustice Society of AmericaRetro ReviewReview

With DC Rebirth on the way, and a new iteration of the ever-expanding, ever-evolving DCU on its way, it seemed appropriate to take a step back and assess the first time a shared-universal course-correction was necessary…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #21 awaits!

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