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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!