It’s The Mighty Skullkickers #1! (Or Skullkickers #21, but who’s counting?) On the surface, Skullkickers is doing a satirical take on the comic industry’s over-reliance on adjectives and renumbering, but what’s going on inside these covers? This Major Spoilers review has the answer.
The next issue of Five Weapons by Bomb Queen writer Jimmie Robinson is here! After besting the Knife Club, imposter “Tyler Shainline” now takes on the staff club using only his wits as his weapon of choice. Will he be able to talk his way out of this one? More after the jump!
Last weekend saw the running of the Implicit Maze as people around the globe played with, for the first time ever, Dragon’s Maze, at the Dragon’s Maze Prerelease. I was one of the many lucky enough to run the maze, and not too poorly, and as such, we have a Major Spoilers look at the set after the jump.
Roland is a down-on-his-luck space gambler and card cheat. With a large debt to pay off, he is forced to serve on the casino/prison spaceship, Lost Vegas. So far he has served five years as a servant busing tables and working for tips. Since he does not want to work at Lost Vegas forever, Roland has other plans. He hopes to escape Lost Vegas by cheating money from the casino and buying a ship. He also has help from a few friends: Ink, a telepathic, black goo alien; Rinny, the Lost Vegas mechanic; and Loria, a Lost Vegas card dealer. Equipped with a holographic collar so he can blend into Lost Vegas’s gambling crowd, Roland has all the cards to make the perfect getaway.
Joe Fitzgerald is a dead man. After the brutal murder of both he and his girlfriend, Joe learns she’ll be headed to Heaven while he’ll be taking a decidedly lower path to the afterlife. A holy agent offers him a bargain, however: Do an unspecified number of jobs for us and we’ll see if we can reunite your with your love, if only briefly. Is this the fifth season of the A-Team? No! It’s “Ten Grand,” a new series from “Babylon 5″ creator J. Michael Straczynski.
More After the Jump
Or – “Wrapping Things Up With A Whimper, Rather Than A Bang…”
The last issue of this series is, seemingly, the last issue of the mixed bag that is Before Watchmen. It’s a few weeks late, but was it worth the wait? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Or – “The Sensational Character Find Of 1991!”
The success of Deadpool is the kind of thing that really makes you love comics. His pedigree isn’t impressive (a not-at-all subtle knockoff of Deathstroke, from a creator who is, at best, controversial) and he comes from a timeframe widely lambasted for its excesses. Moreover, he is a comedic character with a tendency to break the fourth wall, making him a perfect storm of things that could go horribly wrong. And yet, he’s become a key weapon in Marvel’s arsenal, with a recent high-profile relaunch. What’s the secret? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Someone’s been trying to recreate the accident that gave Matt Murdock his abilities, while also releasing all of the failed experiments out into the unsuspecting public. Faced not only with the maniacal wiles of a madman, but also with losing his friend Foggy to cancer, Daredevil may be stretched a little thin. How will he cope? More after the jump!
Amala’s seen some things. Well, OK, she’s done some things, too. She’s a super killer assassin person, after all. Now however, she’s being called up for the biggest job of her life and it’s not exactly like she can politely decline…
Marvel Studios kicked off their movie experiment with Iron Man in 2008, and began the road to Avengers with 2010′s Iron Man 2, so it’s only fitting that Iron Man 3 is the first post Avengers movie, and is used to kick-off Marvel’s Phase 2. With a new writer and director calling the shots, does Iron Man 3 crack under the weight of expectation?
Neozoic: Trader’s Gambit #1 is the latest offering from Red Five comics, continuing the tale of dinosaur fighting and fisticuffs delivered in the first Neozoic volume. Does this comic have teeth? This Major Spoilers review has the answer.
Or – “Male Chauvinist Pigs IN SPAAACE!!!”
After a run-in with another iteration of the Extremis virus (which seems to be final, at least for now), Tony Stark realized that saving the Earth might be setting his sights a little bit low. Heading into outer space, Iron Man forgot only one thing… Will his actions against the Phoenix force be his undoing? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!