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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Omen Enterprises’ special strike team, the Harbinger Active Resistance Division Corps, has recently returned in fine form to the pages of modern Valiant Comics, but not everyone knows how they got their start… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The H.A.R.D. Corps #1 awaits!
Ever since I was a kid, I was a fan of the Justice League, a collection of the mightiest heroes of all, coming together to face threats no single hero could stand. This is the book that very nearly brought that enjoyment to an end… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Justice League Of America #1 awaits!
I’m always amused by people who talk about Jaime Reyes being the “second” Blue Beetle, or how Ted Kord is better, because he’s the “original” BB. Mind you, they’re only off by about thirty-odd years… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Big 3 #6 awaits!
These days, they’re competing titans of the comic industry, but once upon a time, Grant Morrison and Mark Millar were writing partners in the DC Universe. As you’d expect, though, their stories occupied one of the weirder corners of that world… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Aztek, The Ultimate Man #1 awaits!