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Captain AmericaFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

The earliest days of Marvel Comics were full of truly amazing artists: Kirby, Ditko, Dick Ayers and more.  Those early days were a revelation for fans of dynamic art, but things got even wilder as the sixties came to a close and the psychedelic/op art movement hit the Bullpen.  Audiences in 1969 certainly were, but are YOU ready for the magic of Steranko?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Captain America #110 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTeen Titans

Last week’s Retro Review showed us the time that the Teen Titans sorta/kinda appeared in the pages of the DNAgents.  This time, we learn… …the REST…  of the story.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tales Of The Teen Titans #48 awaits!

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DNAgentsEclipse ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

We’ve looked at unofficial crossover before here in Retro Review corner, such as the Aquaman story that concluded in an issue of Sub-Mariner, and the wild and wacky battle between (for some values of between) The Invaders and The Freedom Fighters. But this sort of thing didn’t only happen in the wild and wacky 70s, as we’re about to find out…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of DNAgents #14 awaits!

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Doctor WhoFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

You kids today don’t know how good you have it when it comes to your Doctor Who.  Sure, occasionally we have months-long waits between series or breaks in production, but there was a time where there was no new TV Who being made at all.  So, what happens when your series hits a big milestone but there’s no programme to celebrate it?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Doctor Who Magazine #272 – Happy Deathday! awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewRunaways

Ever wonder why, with all the superheroes hanging around on the East Coast, there aren’t any major super-villain teams just ripping California to shreds? Bryan K. Vaughan did…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Runaways #1 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewSub-Mariner

The Hulk!  The Silver Surfer!  Namor, The Sub-Mariner!  In days to come, they will be known as the core of the Defenders, but at the dawn of the 1970s, they were merely the Titans Three!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Sub-Mariner #35 awaits!

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Continuity ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

When it comes to superhero comics, you ain’t got a thing if you ain’t got that swing Shared Universe.  Wanna see the foundation upon which Continuity Comics was formed?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Revengers Featuring Megalith #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedGreen LanternRetro ReviewReview

In a flash of emerald light, the Kyle Rayner era begins!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Green Lantern #51 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewUncanny X-Men

Thanks to his appearances in the X-Men titles (and, perhaps more importantly, the cartoon) the man known as Gambit is now an integral part of the Marvel mutant universe. But that wasn’t always the case… Are you ready for the FIRST appearance of Remy Etienne LeBeau? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Uncanny X-Men #266 awaits!

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FeaturedNew England ComicsRetro ReviewReviewThe Tick

“Destiny’s powerful hand has made the bed of my future, and it’s up to me to lie in it.  I am destined to be a superhero.  To right wrongs, and to pound two-fisted justice into the hearts of evildoers everywhere.  And you don’t fight destiny, No sir!  And, you don’t eat crackers in the bed of your future, or you get all… scratchy!” Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Tick #1 awaits!

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americas best comicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTom Strong

Want to meet the one of the cutest superheroes of all time? How about TWELVE of her?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Many Worlds Of Tesla Strong #1 awaits!

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Amazing Spider-ManFeaturedMarvelPunisherRetro ReviewReview

Every hero has to come from somewhere.  Some are entirely new characters, other long-term supporting characters, and a few heroes are actually old heroes taking on a whole new identity.  (Looking at you, Hank Pym!) But a few special heroes started out as super-villains, and you’re about to meet their king.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Amazing Spider-Man #129 awaits!

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FeaturedGold KeyMagnus Robot FighterRetro ReviewReview

When robots began to rule the world circa 4,000 AD, the human race found themselves imperiled…  Fortunately, a hero was about to arise from the rank and file, prepared to punch his way to freedom!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Magnus, Robot Fighter #1 awaits!

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BatmanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewThe Outsiders

What would cause the world’s greatest detective to leave his place among the greatest heroes in the world to assemble his own team?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Batman And The Outsiders #1 awaits!

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