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Supreme #41 review
Alan MooreFeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewSupreme

The original concept for Supreme was expressed as “What if Superman was a reprehensible, murderous bastard?”  It wasn’t until Alan Moore that anyone thought to play with what an ersatz Superman’s adventures could actually mean…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Supreme #41 awaits!

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedOpinionWatchmen

As we discover that DC is making the Alan Moore creations The Watchmen more and more a part of the DC Universe, frankly, I’m happy, although I’m sure Mr. Moore is not. For more on this subject, check out this link here at MajorSpoilers.com. Many comics fans, some of them here at this site, aren’t all that thrilled with the idea of this taking place. After all, The Watchmen has been a powerful and unique experience for us, and even the Before Watchmen event didn’t quite live up to the series that it was to explore. Well, at least I

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Rand is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random Access Memory.

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americas best comicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewTom Strong

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!

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) Starting this month I will also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible,

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Rand Bellavia, of Ookla the Mok fame, returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this months’s Random Access Memory.

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Rand Bellavia (one half of the musical group Ookla the Mok) returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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Rand Bellavia returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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Rand Bellavia takes a moment to travel down the timeline to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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Cromulent WordsFeatureFeaturedOpinion

So, I recently discovered The Newsstand feature at Mike’s Amazing World. If you’re not familiar with the site, you pick the month and year, and Mike spits out all the comics published that month. It’s the ultimate nostalgia bomb. Lacking anything more important to say, today we’re setting the coordinates for March 1987 (a randomly chosen destination, for sure), when I was 17 years old. Let’s take a look at the edited highlights of what comics I bought that month.

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Alan MooreDark Horse ComicsDCFeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcastReview

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Promethea, Superman, The Flash, Han Solo, Wonder Woman, and Creepy Comics! Plus, you pick the next trade paperback we read on the show!

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Cromulent WordsDCFeatureFeaturedRebirth

(Warning: Major Spoilers – and an Ookla the Mok reference – ahead) As a young comic book reader, I was constantly asked some iteration of the “Who would win?” question. “Who would win in a fight: Spider-Man or Batman?” “Is Superman stronger than the Hulk?” “Could Logan’s claws pierce Steve Rogers’ shield?” As I got older, those questions were replaced with more meta-narrative questions like “Marvel or DC?” or the perennial, “Alan Moore or Grant Morrison?”

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americas best comicsRetro ReviewReviewTop 10

Superhuman police officers, a teleportation accident and The Meaning Of Life.  It’s all in a days’ work for America’s Best Comics.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Top Ten #8 awaits!

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