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Adventure ComicsBatmanDCFeaturedJustice Society of AmericaRetro ReviewReview

Not a dream!  Not a hoax!  Not an imaginary story!  The DEATH of Batman! …of Earth2. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #462 awaits!

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FeaturedPacific ComicsRetro ReviewReview

On a recent Major Spoilers Podcast, I referred once again to the worst delay after a cliffhanger in my comic-reading life, but it occurred to me that most Spoilerites have NO idea what I’m referring to…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Ms. Mystic #2 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelNew X-MenRetro ReviewReviewX-Men

There are a lot of vehement opinions about Grant Morrison’s redefining run on New X-Men, but no matter what you believe, you have to agree that they pulled off one of the best shocking swerves in modern comic book history… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of New X-Men #146 awaits!

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BatmanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Recent conversations about pop culture have led to discussions about whether or not The Batman should kill… But what about Bruce Wayne?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Batman #600 awaits!

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Eclipse ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Today’s Retro Review offering brings with it the reminder that, sometimes, the behind-the-scenes events in comic publishing are as tense and dramatic as anything they put on the page…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Destroyer Duck #1 awaits!

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Captain AmericaFeaturedIron ManMajor SpoilersMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Last week, DC’s biggest icons clashed for the very first time.  This time around, we turn our attention to the protagonists of the upcoming ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ It’s a much less pleasant interaction…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Captain America #341 awaits!

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Archie ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewThe Shadow

These days, you can’t swing a cat without seeing some sort of comic-book adaptation, be it live-action, cartoon or just that weird dude in the Spider-Man costume on the corner of Sunset.  I’ve often said that I don’t always trust and adaptation, and today we have Exhibit A in my case for why…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Shadow #3 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewUncanny X-Men

One of the most celebrated runs in 1980s comics hit a major milestone in ’84, leaving a mutant without her powers for the first time.  How do you deal with the loss of something that defines your very existence?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Uncanny X-Men #186 awaits!

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Dell ComicsDoctor WhoFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

The 2005 relaunch of Doctor Who on television made the show as big a deal in the colonies as it is back home in the UK.  But, in truth, The Doctor made his first appearance on American shores decades earlier… …sorta.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Dr. Who And The Daleks (aka Dell Movie Classics) 12-190-612 awaits!

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FeaturedMarvelRetro ReviewReviewThunderbolts

In the wake of the Avengers and Fantastic Four, new heroes arise to protect the Marvel Universe, but are they all that they seem? No, of course not.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Thunderbolts #1 awaits!

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Bongo ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Be not fooled, Faithful Spoilerites!  Though this issue may bear a publishing date of the year 2000, what’s inside is pure 1963 Silver Age madness.  It’s the greatest Radioactive Man story ever told!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Radioactive Man #100 awaits!

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FeaturedG.I. JoeMarvelRetro ReviewReview

Though I’ve read a great many superhero books in my time, my comic book collecting habit began someplace entirely different (albeit not entirely devoid of folks in cool costumes with special skillz.)  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #1 awaits!

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DCFeaturedPlastic ManRetro ReviewReview

Sometimes, an issue arrives that is the very definition of the phrase “Worlds Collide,” in all the best ways.  Are you ready for the All-Reet 40s and the Swingin’ 60s to smash together, circa the American Bicentennial?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Plastic Man #13 awaits!

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ExilesFeaturedMalibu ComicsRetro ReviewReview

The rules of superheroing are simple: Get powers, get a cool suit, join a team and fight for the greater good. But the thing nobody talks about is how difficult that all must be.  That’s where the Exiles come in (and also how they go out.)  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Exiles #4 awaits!

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