We’re back in Middle Earth, to go for a walk with a bunch of dwarves, a wizard and the titular Hobbit. This time, as opposed to walking to a fire mountain to deposit a gold ring, they are walking to a mountain containing a fire breather to reclaim a gold fortune. This is the Unexpected Journey we were all waiting for, but does this prequel to the Lord Of The Rings movies hold up?
Or – “Preparations, Reparations, and Secrets Left Untold…”
Reed Richards has decided, after the events of the last few years of Marvel, to take a vacation with his family, giving his kids (Franklin and Valeria) an educational tour of the multiversal realities as only the Fantastic Four can provide…
Oh, and there’s a good chance that he and the rest of the F.F. are slowly decaying at the cellular level. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
For many, when they think of “Dead Presidents” they think of the Jay-Z song. Personally, I think of the J Geils Band cover of the Little Walter song. When Deadpool thinks of “Dead Presidents,” he thinks “lots and lots of guns,” and that’s why he has a comic book and I don’t. Major Spoilers takes a look at the Regeneratin’ Degenerate’s attempt to reduce the size of the federal government in Deadpool #3!
Image’s latest is Blackacre, from newcomers Duffy Boudreau and Wendell Cavalcanti. Major Spoilers reviews this comic about a bastion of dystopic civilization amidst the ruins of a crumbling world.
In this issue, Matthew and Stephen sit down with the brand new Sherlock Holmes series from Dynamite Entertainment, Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon.
Sherlock Holmes is busy doing what he does best, solving a case of far-reaching international notoriety. It has landed him at the Port of Liverpool, a bustling hub of commerce both legitimate and illicit. As that chapter closes, ours begins. They head to Lime Street Station, to catch a fast steam locomotive home to London and Baker Street, when violent weather keeps The Great Detective and Watson in Britain’s second city a while longer. Long enough to encounter a monster, discover the Liverpool underworld, and to become embroiled in one of his strangest cases yet.
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The Human Bomb has a long history with superhero comics. Debuting in the 1940s under the Quality Comics brand, he was a member of the Freedom Fighters. Able to detonate objects he touched, he became an obscure superhero in the DC universe, often associated by his team rather than an individual hero. With the new 52, this classic World War II character gets a cool, modern revamp. With a new secret identity and mini-series, the Human Bomb is ready to take on evil once again.
The Marvel NOW! Initiative rolls forward, featuring soft reboots and gentle nudges ton established continuity. Perhaps one of the more drastic changes to the Marvel Universe occurs within the pages of Thunderbolts #1. A new team, a new mission…will this be a new addition to your pull list? The review awaits after the jump!
Two issues left and Peter Parker isn’t who he should be. Doc Ock has pulled off his greatest trick yet and if situations aren’t changed Peter won’t be making it into Marvel NOW! Does this penultimate issue of Amazing Spider-Man hold up under the weight of readers’ expectations? Find out in this Major Spoilers review of Amazing Spider-Man #699!
Just in the time for the holiday season, Hellboy has gone to hell! Mike Mignola writes and illustrates his new ongoing Hellboy series and does exactly what the title promises. Is there any hope for Big Red or will he succumb to his fiery doom? More after the jump!
The white man has taken the tribes’ land and defiled their holy places. They fought back not through arms, but the scourge of a curse. Now, more than a century later Seven George, a Native American man in Colorado, may find himself involved in events set in motion more than a century before his birth. Read on in this Major Spoilers review.
Marvel Now! is (again) re-launching titles and starting with new number ones. This includes many of the X-books with the big one being All New X-Men. But can this book succeed in bringing new readers into the complicated world of the X-Men? Major Spoilers looks at the latest issue to find out.