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!
When last we saw our young heroes, they had been blasted out of the sky by a missile. They’re totally probably dead, you guys. After all, this is comic books. When has anyone miraculously escaped such a close call unharmed? Your Major Spoilers review of Champions #4 awaits!
Even though Marvel has released the information regarding the upcoming The Champions series, it looks like they really, really want you to get on the bandwagon. via Marvel
And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth’s Mightiest Heroes found themselves united against a common threat. ON that day, The Avengers were born: To fight the foes no single super-hero could withstand! Of course, things have changed since then… Your Major Spoilers review of All-New All-Different Avengers #3 awaits!
Apparently more comics stores than usual were open on New Year’s Day, and it had to do with the shipping of some Marvel comics! WHAT HAPPENED I became aware of all this when one of my local comics shops, which always sends out an email indicating what new books will be available the following day, put out an email on New Year’s Eve, two days after their regular message appeared in my mailbox on Tuesday night. Their store would be open on New Year’s Day, selling several previously unreleased Marvel books. Here’s how this was all announced on the PreviewsWorld.com
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Star Wars spoilers? MST3K returns? Comic publishers not participating in Free Comic Book Day? All this plus reviews of King Tiger #4, Nova #1, and Dark Horse Presents #16, and a discussion on closing comment sections.
When I was a kid, I was totally into cars, especially the weird concept cars of Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth, and spent a great deal of time reading about and identifying vehicles of all stripes and origins. Now that I’ve grown up to become the world’s biggest comic nerd (by volume), I tend to do the same thing with superheroes, but that doesn’t mean that the earlier knowledge has just gone away… Welcome to Ten Things!
The wonderful thing about comics is that, if you feel like it, you can discuss the depths of human feeling, the universality of heroes and heroic tropes, and the greater questions of individuality versus the greater good. And other times, you can just go “Dude! That’s guy’s entire dome is, like, totally en fuego, maaaan!” Welcome to Ten Things!
In the conclusion of the Guardians of the Galaxy Original Sin tie-in, we finally learn Nova’s fate in the Cancerverse. Did he go out as he lived, in a blaze of glory? Or was it not with a bang but with a whimper? Behold, thine review awaits!