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
PRESS RELEASE: Creation Entertainment’s 15th Annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2016 kicks off this week and one of the special guests in attendance will be John Byrne, a titan in his field whose contributions to comic books cannot be overstated.
The New Universe was billed as a more realistic comics world and described as ‘the world outside your window.’ This issue is the point where they chuck that concept OUT the window… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Star Brand #12 awaits!
It’s that photographic Star Trek John Bryne thing that IDW Publishes… Star Trek New Visions: The Hollow Man.
Heritage Auctions sold over $5.1 million this past weekend in Dallas, and while that seems like a really large sum, its surprising how much Suspense Comics #3 sold for.
The original John Byrne and Terry Austin double splash page art from X-Men #137 (Marvel, 1980), “The Fate of the Phoenix!”, arguably the most famous image from the greatest and most popular X-Men story of them all, is expected to bring $150,000+ when it comes to auction on Aug. 27, 2015, as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 27-29, 2015 Comics and Comic Art Signature® Auction.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – Wonder Woman Week is here, and we have a lot to talk about. DC movies are on the way, invisible jets take flight, Grindhouse, Warlord of Oz, and the Book of Life are all on the docket.
At the time of this issue, Canadia’s premiere super-team, Alpha Flight, has only been together for a short time, and hasn’t really gelled as a unit. When the Great Beast Kolomaq attacks, Snowbird doesn’t even think to call her new teammates for backup, and the battle… It kinda has to be seen to be believed… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Alpha Flight #6 awaits!
BECAUSE STEPHEN DEMANDED IT! Sometimes an issue gains notoriety for obvious reasons, others for reasons that are obscure or inexplicable. Then, there’s stuff like Superman’s porno debut with a very married Big Barda… Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Action Comics #593 awaits!
Check out this preview of Star Trek: New Visions #1: The Mirror, Cracked from IDW Publishing.