As any comic fan knows, Marvel just loves their events. It seems like every year we are getting a new company wide, multi-series spanning, universe altering event from the House of Ideas. This year’s (or 2013 for you future people) is Age of Ultron, bringing back the infamous automaton (and notable Avengers villain), Ultron! In a dystopian future ravaged by the robot army of Ultron, who will survive? Just who exactly is pulling the strings? Is the story worth reading? Find out the answer to at least one of these questions in your Major Spoilers review!
Marvel Now! is (again) re-launching titles and starting with new number ones. This includes many of the X-books with the big one being All New X-Men. But can this book succeed in bringing new readers into the complicated world of the X-Men? Major Spoilers looks at the latest issue to find out.
This issue: Planet ComiCon, hot girls in wheelchairs, Batman or clones, or possibly both. Plus: Ye can’t mix Life and Anti-Life…And also Comics: The Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Spoilerprise, it’s two year and counting mission, to review strange new comics, to seek out new stories and new takes on old stories. To boldly split infinitives that no man has split before! And Scott Johnson… [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_86.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
Thereâ€™s no need to repeat my love for Peter Davidâ€™s X-Factor and its valiant leader, Jamie Madrox; Iâ€™ve said it all before. But X-Factor #32, once again proves to the world just why it is Jamie and the rest of X-Factor make for one of the best comics being produced at the moment. That being said, this issue did provide me with one frustration, which weâ€™ll get to at the very end.
It was not only a big step for Scott Summers, but a similarly big step for Marvel to set up X-Force with their own book. Now, four issues in, from my side of the fence, I think their decision has been rewarded by four well done books. Granted, give me a series on Wolverine and my biases may not necessarily allow me to see clearly.