As someone who has spent far too much time around comics on sale, I often see this one labeled as ‘the 1st appearance of super-popular future movie star, Venom!’ In a way, that’s true, but there’s perhaps a little context one needs to know… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #8 awaits!
Every decade of pop culture has its indelible moments of foolishness, frippery and eminently mockable memories. The 1990s does not contain more that’s terrible, silly or indefensible than other decades, it just seems that way. Especially in terms of superhero costumes… Welcome to Ten Things!
In 1996, the greatest heroes of Marvel Comics and the greatest heroes of DC Comics met head-to-head in a battle for the ages! Of course, that wasn’t the first time the companies had officially crossed over, and as for the unofficial? Welcome to Ten Things!
Some theorize that every decision we make, no matter how small, no matter how automatic, creates an alternate reality. Comics being comics, that theory is turned into something both wonderful and a little bit ridiculous… Welcome to Ten Things!
IT’S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Rand is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random Access Memory. 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.) I also list all the comics I read that
Say what you will about the 1990s, they knew how to end a giant crossover schmageggi with a bang! Jump in and see them sow the seeds of the superhero Civil War, as your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Avengers #347 awaits!
If you have been lamenting the fact that Thor isn’t Thor, then Marvel has great news for you, as Thor returns in Unworthy Thor #1 by Jason Aaron and Olivier Coipel.