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DCFeaturedJustice League of AmericaRetro ReviewReview

Some comics stories stick with you because they’re inarguably good, others because they’re ridiculously bad. Then there are those that stick because of unthinkably terrible body horrors inflicted upon your favorite superheroes.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #130 awaits!

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FeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewStormwatch

Not every comic book universe has the advantage of existing since the 1930s, but that doesn’t mean their history is any less fascinating to read about, especially when your tour guide is the immortal hardcase, Jenny Sparks. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Stormwatch #44 awaits!

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Fantastic FourFeaturedInhumansMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Season 2 of ‘Agents Of SHIELD’ hit recently, and once again we’re getting references to The Inhumans, one of several hidden populations of super-types in the Marvel Universe.  But what’s their deal and where do they come from?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Fantastic Four #45 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperboy

Comics in the 1990s weren’t all about excess…  at least not all about excess in a BAD way. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superboy And The Ravers #1 awaits!

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FeaturedGold KeyRetro ReviewReviewTwilight Zone

Fifty-six years ago this Saturday, television history was made, and the bar for thought-provoking, entertaining and skin-crawling programming suddenly made a precipitous upward leap.  Not long afterwards, comics got in on the act… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Twilight Zone #1 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelMarvel PremiereRetro ReviewReview

I’m gonna be honest with ya, Faithful Spoilerites.  While this is the book I intended to share this week, it’s not the book I thought I remembered…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Premiere #28 awaits!

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DCDIal H For HeroFeaturedHouse Of MysteryMartian ManhunterRetro ReviewReview

What would you do if immense cosmic power was at the tip of your fingertips? If you ask me, Robby Reed has the right idea…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of House Of Mystery #156 awaits!

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americas best comicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTom Strong

For a few brief years, the Wildstorm Comics imprint known as ‘America’s Best Comics’ actually lived up to the promise of its high-falutin’ name, providing the best comics on the stands.  At the center of that universe was the pulp-style superman known as Tom Strong… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tom Strong #1 awaits!

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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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