There’s something almost schizophrenic about Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #3 in that there are elements about its story and structure that are a call back to the “olden” days of Spider-Man comics, while simultaneously functioning as an example what our modern-day “event-driven” sensibilities have done to the comic book industry.
Over the remaining few weeks of September, as part of my acknowledgement of the 50th anniversaries of the X-Men and Avengers, I’m going to be posting new or re-posting old blog posts that will, in a number of instances, refer to my overall dissatisfaction with Spider-Man being an Avenger.
With Marvel launching its brand new “Infinity” mini-series, I thought the timing was right to review 1993’s Infinity Crusade mini-series for my latest Gimmick or Good? feature on Comics Should Be Good’s web site. Crusade was the third “Infinity” event penned by Jim Starlin in as many years and
Like every other comic book fan with a pulse, I truly enjoyed last summer’s Avengers movie and nearly leapt out of my seat at the very end when (*spoiler*) THANOS showed up in the teaser. It’s Thanos, the “Mad God of Titan,” the man who courts Death, the …