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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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Superhuman police officers, a teleportation accident and The Meaning Of Life.  It’s all in a days’ work for America’s Best Comics.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Top Ten #8 awaits!

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Fantastic FourFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

“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!

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Not a dream!  Not a hoax!  Not an imaginary story!  The DEATH of Batman! …of Earth2. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #462 awaits!

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On a recent Major Spoilers Podcast, I referred once again to the worst delay after a cliffhanger in my comic-reading life, but it occurred to me that most Spoilerites have NO idea what I’m referring to…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Ms. Mystic #2 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelNew X-MenRetro ReviewReviewX-Men

There are a lot of vehement opinions about Grant Morrison’s redefining run on New X-Men, but no matter what you believe, you have to agree that they pulled off one of the best shocking swerves in modern comic book history… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of New X-Men #146 awaits!

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Recent conversations about pop culture have led to discussions about whether or not The Batman should kill… But what about Bruce Wayne?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Batman #600 awaits!

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Today’s Retro Review offering brings with it the reminder that, sometimes, the behind-the-scenes events in comic publishing are as tense and dramatic as anything they put on the page…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Destroyer Duck #1 awaits!

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Captain AmericaFeaturedIron ManMajor SpoilersMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Last week, DC’s biggest icons clashed for the very first time.  This time around, we turn our attention to the protagonists of the upcoming ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ It’s a much less pleasant interaction…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Captain America #341 awaits!

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BatmanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperman

Fans have waited a long time to see Superman and Batman together on the big screen for the first time.  But I’ll be you didn’t know how long Golden Age fans had to wait to see our heroes together on the comics page…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman #76 awaits!

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Archie ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewThe Shadow

These days, you can’t swing a cat without seeing some sort of comic-book adaptation, be it live-action, cartoon or just that weird dude in the Spider-Man costume on the corner of Sunset.  I’ve often said that I don’t always trust and adaptation, and today we have Exhibit A in my case for why…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Shadow #3 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewUncanny X-Men

One of the most celebrated runs in 1980s comics hit a major milestone in ’84, leaving a mutant without her powers for the first time.  How do you deal with the loss of something that defines your very existence?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Uncanny X-Men #186 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTeen Titans

There have been a lot of different incarnations of the Titans in the DC Universe, from sidekick to New Teen to ‘No Longer In Existence.’  With the Titans’ back story returning to continuity, I was reminded of the last time that the adolescent heroes reformed, pre-Flashpoint.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Teen Titans #1 awaits!

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Dell ComicsDoctor WhoFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

The 2005 relaunch of Doctor Who on television made the show as big a deal in the colonies as it is back home in the UK.  But, in truth, The Doctor made his first appearance on American shores decades earlier… …sorta.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Dr. Who And The Daleks (aka Dell Movie Classics) 12-190-612 awaits!

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