On Friday, MajorSpoilers.com’s Head Honcho Stephen Schleicher wrote the following: “Diamond Comic Distributors has announced DC Comics took the top spot once again in September for comics released in the direct market. Is this the sign of a major market change, or is the apocalypse upon us all!?” Given the reaction of some of my Marvel friends, I’d say the latter. I’ve had to give some the local comics suicide hotline number! Sheesh!
If you have been lamenting the fact that Thor isn’t Thor, then Marvel has great news for you, as Thor returns in Unworthy Thor #1 by Jason Aaron and Olivier Coipel.
Why wasn’t Hulk in Captain America: Civil War? Probably because he was off planet. At least that is our speculation after the Planet Hulk Gladiator armor was revealed at the Marvel booth today.
Shock ‘n Awe takes a look at the Marvel Universe Play Arts Kai Thor. Berg gushes and Wilson leaves him speechless. Shock ‘n Awe Toy Reviews: 2 Idiots. 1 camera. And a review. Twitter: @ShockNAweToys Follow Wilson on Twitter @scaabs Follow the Berg on Twitter @RagiFoesmasher www.Facebook.com/ShockNAweToyReviews
Shock ‘n Awe reviews the Hasbro Defenders of Asgard Marvel Legends Comic Two-Pack. Berg gets mad over articulation and an axe while Wilson just gets mad. Shock ‘n Awe Toy Reviews: 2 Idiots. 1 camera. And a review.
Anyone here remember the Marvel Treasury Edition books? I do, but that’s because I’m old enough! Well, they’re coming back with Spidey: All-New Treasury Edition Vol. 1, scheduled to appear in comics shops this June. It will collect the first five issues of the new Spidey comic, written by Robbie Thompson and with art by Nick Bradshaw. For those unfamiliar with it, Spidey focuses on Spider-Man’s earlier adventures, before he became an international corporate mogul.
The inscription clearly reads “Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor!” Hearken back to a time when worthiness arrived from the most unexpected quarter… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Thor #337 awaits!
First, I need to give my yearly advice to people buying gifts for comics fans, especially late ones! Do NOT try to buy an item you THINK they might want! Chances are, they either have it or don’t wait it if they haven’t already bought it. Instead, locate their local comics shop and buy a gift card! They’ll be able to purchase what they want, so they’ll love you for it! Phew! Okay, now we can move on to the topic at hand – This is a great time to be a comics fan! That’s so true on several levels!