Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) Starting this month I will also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible,
If you are at the New York Comic Con this weekend, make sure to stop by the Diamond Select Toys booth (1644) to see the upcoming figures, Minimates, busts, statues, banks and more, coming our way soon!
Shock ‘n Awe reviews the Marvel Legend Captain America Civil War 3 pack from Hasbro. The one foot test is over used, but with amazing results.
Jon Favreau doesn’t get the credit he deserves for bringing the Marvel Cinematic Universe to life. Not only did the actor/director give us Iron Man, he also brought us Happy Hogan. Though the character appeared in three Iron Man films, Hogan seemed to get shorted when it came to the bigger flicks. Thankfully, Spider-Man: Homecoming is going to fix that.
Based on the original image promoting The Champions, this may be the last teaser we see for a while. via Marvel
If your Kotobukiya ArtFX+ statue collection seems a bit empty, it is probably because you don’t have Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man. The company recently put the statue on pre-order and it may just be the Kotobukiya statue you need most of all.
Tom Holland may have been the best part of Captain America: Civil War, as his youthful enthusiasm as Spider-Man brought a smile to our faces and made us want to see more of the actor as the wall crawler. Now we have our first look at the poster for the movie, and we want to see Spider-Man Homecoming even sooner!