With the news that Squirrel Girl is coming to TV as the leader of the New Warriors, it occurred to me that many of you may not have context for what that means. Fortunately, I keep my back issues numbered for just such an emergency… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of New Warriors #1 awaits!
In the history of comics, there have been hundreds of super-teams, ranging from 3 members to 30 or more, and while every group has their standout fan favorites, not everyone get the attention they deserve… Welcome to Ten Things!
Every five years or so, since the 1990s, Marvel Comics has relaunched New Warriors in the hopes of getting past twelve issues. This volume didn’t pull it off, but how does the last issue measure up? Your Major Spoilers review of New Warriors #12 awaits!
As a long-term fan of comics, I’m a sucker for a lot of things, but I’m a particular sucker for the New Warriors, a book which features young heroes in their late teens trying to find their way in a bigger world at a time when I was of roughly the same age and level of idealism. That may be the main reason why I’ve been so disillusioned with the repeated, unsuccessful attempts to bring the book back, never quite capturing the book’s tone nor ever successfully replacing the six original main cast members. (Darkhawk was also in there at
Or – “I Have A Theory! It Could Be BUNNIES!” Given the events of the last ten years of Marvel Comics, taking into account the comic-time dilation effect, factoring out Earth-A doubles and the occasional altered time-stream, there’s really only one way to to explain the way continuity unfolds at good ol’ Marvel: EVERY SINGLE PERSON in the Marvel Universe is dangerously unstable. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, we can look at a ‘Fear Itself’ crossover. (Be warned: Spoilers for the main book are most certainly ahead!)