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FeaturedMarvelMarvel PremiereRetro ReviewReviewwarlock

As Marvel’s second-most-important cosmic hero (after the Silver Surfer), Adam Warlock is the key to many important crossovers in the Marvel Universe.  But how did the artificial man called Him ever become the spaceborne messiah metaphor we know and love?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Premiere #1 awaits!

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With The Wild Storm returning to comic stands, it seems like as good a time as any to look at the cornerstone of what would become Wildstorm Comics.  It’s the story of what happens when seven strangers from space put on costumes and stop being polite…  but start getting wild.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of WildC.A.T.s: Covert Action Teams #1 awaits!

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All-Star ComicsDCFeaturedJustice Society of AmericaRetro ReviewReviewUncategorized

Modern comic books like to tout the first appearance of new characters on the cover, or even with a limited series featuring their first adventures.  Back in ’41, with the debut of Hawkgirl, it was more a matter of “Oh, yeah, by the way…”  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of All-Star Comics #5 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelPunisherRetro ReviewReviewSpider-Man

It can be tough to be a fan of The Punisher.  Every time you mention his best moments, some spoilsport trots out the time that he shot a jaywalker to make him look stupid.  But… did that ever really happen?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Spectacular Spider-Man #83 awaits!

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americas best comicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTom Strong

Right around the turn of the century, America’s Best Comics arrived on the scene to save us all from the grim and grit that devoured so many comics of the 1990s.  And in an ABC Comics, things get complex, fast…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tom Strong #20 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperman

What is the secret of The Sword Of Superman?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman Annual #10 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelnew mutantsRetro ReviewReview

So, you may be asking: What’s with the Legion character that I see on TV these days?  Is he an X-Man, or something else entirely?  We got your back!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of New Mutants #26 awaits!

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FeaturedRetro ReviewReviewWildstorm

There’s little more frustrating in comics than a promising, unfinished tale, especially when it comes from a creator that you wouldn’t expect…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Wildsiderz #1 awaits!

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The Marvel Universe exists on a sliding timeline.  Sometimes, that slide allows for some entirely new events to spontaneously erupt…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel: The Lost Generation #12 awaits!

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Everybody knows about Hawk and Dove: Avatars of Order and Chaos, red suit/blue suit, often embodied in a pair of siblings… But what if…  they’re NOT?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Hawk & Dove #1 awaits!

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You guys ever heard of Stardust, The Super Wizard? (That distant sound you just heard was Bruce Otter yelping for joy.)  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Comics #1 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewWolverine

As a comic reader in the 1980s and early 1990s, many readers developed a resentment for the character of Wolverine that took a long time to disperse.  Today, I can honestly say that I don’t hate the character, and I appreciate his best stories and arcs. And then, something like this happens…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Wolverine #55 awaits!

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And remember, Faithful Spoilerites: “Rogue” is a dishonest (or at least playfully mischievous) person.  “Rouge” is a red-tinted cosmetic.  If you mix ’em up, a portion of the population will mock you forever.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of New Year’s Evil: The Rogues #1 awaits!

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BatmanBrave and the BoldDCFeaturedPlastic ManRetro ReviewReview

The Dark Knight and the… um…  The Elastic Elocutor?  I dunno, does Plastic Man even have a cool nickname?  And if not, why?  And can even these two heroes save Santa Claus?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Brave And The Bold #148 awaits!

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