Monthly Archive:: October 2014
For the second time in a little more than a year, I have found myself pleasantly surprised and quite intrigued by a creative team that is looking to take one of my all-time least favorite characters in Carnage, in a brand new direction. Axis: Carnage #1, which is written
You might have noticed that a new Carnage story came out yesterday (with my thoughts to be posted tomorrow). Anyway, followers of my site know I have a complicated relationship with that sociopathic symbiote. So pardon me for poking fun at some of the recurring tropes and themes in
I’m as big of a fan of satire as it gets, yet I have to sheepishly admit that I really don’t know whether or the not the involvement of Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham (as he’s commonly known) in the upcoming “Spider-Verse” event is something to be excited about.
Now that we know that DC/Warner Brothers are going to deliver nine new superhero movies between now and 2020, I want to know about the bad guys. At ComicBook.com, I list out 10 villains I think many of us would like to see in these films. Anyone missing? Let
Last Friday, NBC debuted its new horror series Constantine, which is based on the comic book character, John Constantine. To mark this moment, at ComicBook.com, I ran down some of John Constantine’s more memorable occult cases from the pages of Swamp Thing and Hellblazer.
Ever since he was exposed as the actual Hobgoblin by Roger Stern and Ron Frenz during the Hobgoblin Lives miniseries in the late 1990s, Roderick Kingsley has remained a somewhat unmined source of stories for comic book creators. Sure, there was the Hobgoblin Lives follow-up, “Goblins at the Gate,”
Amazing Spider-Talk is back with our eight episode focusing on Amazing Spider-Man #8 and the first appearance of Spider-Girl! Please be sure to download the episode on the fantastic superiorspidertalk.com. As always, don’t forget to subscribe to Amazing Spider-Talk through iTunes and on Stitcher. And while you’re there, leave us a rating and
When it comes to the newly rebooted Amazing Spider-Man series, I sometimes feel like someone in the midst of the “five stages of grief” – trying to work my way through each stage until I finally (inevitably) hit upon “acceptance” and understand that eight issues in, this book continues
After the debut of Bobbi Morse, aka, Mockingbird, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. last night, I thought I would go through comic book history and spotlight some of the heroine’s best moments. So check out my article on ComicBook.com that lists five essential Mockingbird stories.
Superior Foes of Spider-Man #16 is not the final issues of the series, and there are still a number of dangling plot points to be tied up next month when the series does (unfortunately) end. But like many of the very best episodic television shows over the past decade and