Here’s our next New Warrior, Speedball!
The Martian is a hard science fiction movie. The film uses some technical and scientific jargon, but clarifies so that the viewer can easily understand the complex issues and solutions. The general intelligence of the characters in the show is formidable, but they are all given relatively down-to-earth, relatable personalities. The main character, Mark Watney… Read More The Martian
And this is Nova, telling us he is here. (They’re all going to say that, FYI, haha)
This review is from: Marvel Masterworks: Marvel Rarities Volume 1 Includes stories from Amazing Adventures 1-4, 6, Tales of Suspense 49-58, Silver Surfer 1-7, Marvel Super-Heroes 20 & 23, and Astonishing Tales 1-8. This volume is jam-packed with extras: the lost Starhawk story that was supposed to appear in Marvel Super-Heroes 21, with gorgeous black… Read More Marvel Rarities Vol 1: Masterworks
New Warriors is written by Zeb Welles and is collected in the Civil War Box Set Prologue. The feel of these issues is light and fun, mixing character building and humor with action. The art, by Skottie Young, fits the writing style perfectly. Unfortunately, the series faced an early cancellation after only six issues. However, even with… Read More New Warriors Issues 1-6
Startling Stories pulp magazines by Thrilling Publications had amazing covers throughout its run, but possibly the best covers were near the end of the title’s history. Here are three red banner cover designs from the mid-fifties and one white banner design from the underrated Alex Schomburg. Walter Popp Ed Emshwiller These two pieces signed by… Read More Startling Stories Later Era Pulp Covers
I read a few issues of The New Warriors from Civil War and they were a lot of fun, so I’ve decided to draw each member of the team. First up, Namorita!
The Avengers Vibranium Slipcase front by Alex Ross in homage to Jack Kirby’s Avengers 4 cover. The Vibranium Edition is similar to the X-men Adamantium Edition and slightly different height and width than the King-Size Kirby or Taschen 75 years of Marvel. These are huge books that some people might find difficult to handle. Personally,… Read More Avengers Vibranium Edition Titanic Collection
The Shelf of Skulls stood out to me among the numerous 50s horror comics because it had a strong female protagonist, Olane. The 8-page story begins with a woman, Celia, conspiring to end her unhappy relationship by murdering her partner, Mark Trent. After returning home to Trent, she waits for her partner, Don, to arrive at the… Read More Voodoo: The Shelf of Skulls
Feb 1955 cover date, by pre-Marvel Atlas. Art by Stan Lee’s go-to staff artists Sol Brodsky and Carl Burgos. Burgos created the Original Human Torch for Marvel Comics 1. Last Pre-code Horror With the Comics Code looming, the editorial impact is already seen on this last pre-code issue. The cover blurb states “Five Fingers… Each… Read More Marvel Tales 131, last pre-code horror