Monthly Archive:: March 2015
Chasing Amazing’s ongoing look back at some of Spider-Man’s most important underworld stories is expanding its horizons in this latest entry. This time around, we’re leaving the comfortable confines of the 616 universe and traveling the Multiverse all the way over to Ultimate Spider-Man. After just introducing the “Ultimate”
We talked greatest Marvel supervillain stables last week. Now it’s the Distinguished Competitions turn. On ComicBook.com I ranked DC’s greatest band of bad guys. Who’s your favorite evil DC stable?
The Rogues are one of the great villain stables in comic book history. Since the group was referenced by name for the first time on the most recent episode of CW’s The Flash, on ComicBook.com I wanted to highlight the very best Rogues stories. These five should provide the
Rejoice X-Files fans. The series is reportedly being resurrected in the near future. That news got me thinking, what else from the 90s could get a modern day revival? Furbees? Vanilla Ice? How about comic book trends? Yeah, yeah, everyone loves to rip on comics from the 90s but
After recently reading the first installment of famed Spidey scribe Gerry Conway’s latest “Gang War” storyline, I thought I’d continue my new series on Spider-Man underworld stories with a spotlight on the very first Conway “Gang War” story, the three part “Who the Heck is Hammerhead” (as featured in
After Calvin Zabo, aka Mister Hyde, recently started his own supervillain group on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., on ComicBook.com I thought it would be fun to rank the five greatest bad guy stables in Marvel Comics history. These are some pretty diabolical dudes, but let me know if you think
As pleasantly surprised as I was by the first issue of Robbie Thompson and Stacey Lee’s Silk, I still managed to lob a fairly serious criticism about the series when I mentioned that for all of its nice characterization and quirky art, the book was in serious need of
Just when you thought you were done with us, the best Spider-man podcast, Amazing Spider-Talk, is back for more. Check out Dan Gvozden (of superiorspidertalk.com) and I talk about Amazing Spider-Man #16.1, answer your mail, and make a special announcement about the frequency of our show going forward. http://media.blubrry.com/amazingspidertalk/www.dangvozden.com/Podcast/AEpisode16point1.m4a
You know what many of the Spider-books have been collectively missing for nearly a year now? A compelling villain that leaves the reader breathless as he or she speculates how the hero (whether it be Spider-Man or someone else) can possibly overcome the odds and succeed. Which is just
Everyone continues to buzz about the debut of the Hulkbuster Iron Man armor in the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. People just love to see the Hulk fight his friends I guess. That’s why, on ComicBook.com, I highlighted five memorable comic book stories where the Hulk fought the Avengers.