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DCFeaturedJokerRetro ReviewReviewtangent

It’s been 20 years since DC gave us their most bizarre and divergent fifth week event yet…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tangent Comics/The Joker #1 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Thanks to editor Stan Lee, Marvel Comics has been prone to hyperbole, and has many times promised to show us the weirdest, the wildest, the most off-the-beaten path comic heroes of all time… Back in 1977, though, they really did.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Human Fly #1 awaits!

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FeaturedMilestone ComicsRetro ReviewReviewStatic

OMG, Milestone Comics is coming back!  ‘Course, not all Faithful Spoilerites were around in 1993 for the debut of that particular shared universe, but Retro Review has got your back!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Static #1 awaits!

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All-Star SquadronDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

In December 1941, the Justice Society Of America was targeted by a group of ne’er-do-wells and taken out of the picture, leaving nothing in the way of their dreams of conquest.  That’s when the President himself got involved…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of All-Star Squadron #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewwwe comics

Sometimes, you can love two things with all your heart and your spleen, and yet they just… Don’t.  Go.  Together.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of WCW: World Championship Wrestling #1 awaits!

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Astro CityFeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReview

How do the most powerful (and busy) superhumans in the world relax?  Welcome to Date Night!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Kurt Busiek’s Astro City #6 awaits!

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DCFeatureJustice League of AmericaRetro ReviewReviewWonder Woman

I finally got to see Wonder Woman this week, and suddenly had the craving for some classic Silver Age Wonder Woman madness.  Did you guys hear the one about the superheroes who got turned into a grove of trees?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #9 awaits!

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AvengersFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Sometimes, a comic book comes along that both wonderful and awful, fascinating and wrong-headed, fresh and different but driven by the dumbest massive crossover crapfest of them all.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Avengers; The Initiative #1 awaits!

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FeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewWetworks

So, didja hear the one about the nanotech cyborg mercenaries dedicated to wiping out the scourge of vampires?  No, it’s not ‘Mad Libs’, it’s Image Comics in the mid-1990s!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Wetworks #1 awaits!

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AquamanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Recently, I asked my 13-year-old what DC Comics character she wanted to know more about, and her response was “Aquaman is bad, but Aqualad is really a chump!”  Such an insult cannot be allowed to stand, and now it’s time to drop some learnin’…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #269 awaits!

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FeaturedJack KirbyMarvelRetro ReviewReview

With Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday nearing, today’s Retro Review is going Kirby with a vengeance!  These days, everyone remembers Jack Kirby as the creative legend behind Darkseid and The New Gods, the co-invention of romance comics and damn near the entire Marvel Universe.  But back in 1940, he was just a young artist trying to make his mark…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Red Raven Comics #1 awaits!

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Dynamo 5FeaturedImage ComicsRetro ReviewReviewUncategorized

Strangers bound by fate and the father they never knew…  But their late dad isn’t the only one with secrets.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Dynamo 5 #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewShazamSuperman

The Man Of Tomorrow and The World’s Mightiest Mortal have a great deal in common (especially if you ask Nation Periodical’s lawyers in the 1950s.)  But there are a few things that make them very different…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman/Shazam: First Thunder #4 awaits!

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AvengersFeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Sure, I’m excited about The Wasp finally making it to the Marvel movie tapestry, but Janet Van Dyne isn’t the ONLY future film star in this issue…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Avengers #83 awaits!

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