Full disclosure: While the last couple of Retro Reviews represented the top-selling Marvel and DC books of the year 2005, I can’t find the numbers on the top-selling independent books. (The Top 300 Comics of that year consist entirely of Marvel/DC joints, unsurprisingly.) So, looking month-over-month, I found an issue that sold really well and seemed noteworthy, then rolled my mental dice and figured we’re probably close enough… Either way, we’re in for quite a ride with Mark Millar at the helm. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Wanted #6 awaits! **Today’s Retro Review contains adult themes, language and violence.
Press Release This June, Original Sin continues to unravel everything we have ever known about the Marvel Universe as shocking revelations deliver gamma bomb-sized changes directly to two of Marvel’s greatest heroes – the Invincible Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk in the pages of Original Sin: Hulk vs. Iron Man.
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 Mood Is About To Change.” Last month’s glimpse of Eddie Blake in the early 60’s was shocking in all the right ways, leaving our main character destroyed by the events of 11/23/63. The days of prosperity and hopefulness are ending for The Comedian, and more tragedy is lurking in his future… Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew talk Thor, Gotham City, Grant Morrison’s New X-Men volume 1, run through a Poll of the Week, and read listener e-mail. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers107.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew goes outside their comfort zone and takes a look at The Adventures of Tintin. The poll of the week asks you to decide between your two favorite wisecracking robots, and plenty of reviews (including an exclusive advanced review). It’s all in this issue of the Major Spoilers Podcast! [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers105.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
I loves me some Paul Dini, and I loves me some women of Gotham City, and I’m really looking forward to next week’s Gotham City Sirens written by Dini and Guillem March.Â DC Comics shared a sneak peek of the issue, that you can see after the jump.
The choice was very simple â€“ we saw how the book was running, and we saw what the schedule was ahead of us. The fact that at a point we were waiting for parts of the script from issues #6 and #7, the reality came to be that we were never going to be able to hit our dates. We know hw quickly JG works, and we knew that going in. I feel bad that JG went out there and took the blame like that, because he shouldnâ€™t have. We all went in with our eyes open and knew how
Dynamite Entertainment has announced it will collect the entire Just a Pilgrim story into a hardcover for release in December. The “Pilgrim” was a U.S. Marine prior to “the burn” and during one mission, he and his comrades were left adrift at sea in a lifeboat, and forced to resort to cannibalism to survive, with Pilgrim being the only survivor by the time help arrived. During his incarceration for subsequent crimes against humanity, but before the great “Burn” the Pilgrim found God and after the Burn, when the sun had claimed the lives and life-giving water of the Earth, he