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Amazing Spider-ManFeaturedRetro ReviewSecret WarsVenom

As someone who has spent far too much time around comics on sale, I often see this one labeled as ‘the 1st appearance of super-popular future movie star, Venom!’  In a way, that’s true, but there’s perhaps a little context one needs to know…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #8 awaits!

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Rand Bellavia 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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Adventure ComicsDCFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesRetro ReviewReview

Can you guess the secret of the newest Legionnaires?  (No cheating if you’re one of the Future People!)  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #355 awaits!

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Rand Bellavia 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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Rand Bellavia of Ookla the Mok fame, returns this month with a new installment of Random Access Memory.

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

IT’S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Rand is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random 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

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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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Broadway ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Just so you know, I’m now unable to read this comic without hearing the theme to the ‘Barry Gibb Talk Show.’  And, if you know your 70s funk, neither will you!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Knights On Broadway #1 awaits!

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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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Action ComicsDCFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesRetro ReviewRevivalSuperman

The Man Of Steel meets the Lord Of Lies, while a Legionnaire runs headlong into an apple metaphor, in an issue rife with quasi-biblical innuendo.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Action Comics #378 awaits!

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comic conventionComics PortalFeaturedKevin SmithOpinion

This year’s Florida Supercon was held this past weekend. Like last week’s Heroes Con, I was working on both sides of the table, so I feel I experienced a lot of what this excellent convention has to offer.

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewSecret Wars

With a new Secret Wars on the horizon, I figured it might be a good time to look back the Regan administration, a time when Jim Shooter was editor-in-chief, Professor X was still alive and nobody had broken Captain America’s shield…  yet.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #1 awaits!

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Sneak PeekValiant Comics

Valiant Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the upcoming hardcover collection of Eternal Warrior by Barry Windsor-Smith, Jim Shooter, Kevin Hanhook, John Dixon, and Yvel Guichet.

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