Jessica Jones: Alias Volume 1 Review


This review is from: Jessica Jones: Alias Vol. 1 (AKA Jessica Jones) (Paperback) This trade collected Alias #1-9 just before the Netflix series “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” was released in November. There are two extra pages of sketches and an introduction by Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television and Executive Producer on each of the announced Netflix series.… Read More Jessica Jones: Alias Volume 1 Review

Golden Age Captain America Omnibus: A foundational work towards the modern Marvel Comics


This review is from: Golden Age Captain America Omnibus Volume 1 (Marvel Omnibus) (Hardcover) Kirby’s inventiveness is on display out of the gate on a cornerstone character of the modern Marvel. In addition, some of Stan Lee’s earliest comic writing is contained here, 21 stories in all, including text stories. Two decades before Martin Goodman… Read More Golden Age Captain America Omnibus: A foundational work towards the modern Marvel Comics

#8 Phoenix: Top Ten Hardest Hitting Female Heroes of All Time


Continuing our (countup?) on the Hardest Hitting Female Heroes,  votes were in from our panel and Phoenix (Jean Grey) came in eighth. She first appeared as Marvel Girl in  X-men #1, September 1963 and as Phoenix in X-men #101, . Famke Janssen first portrayed Jean Grey  in the X-men movie trilogy in 2000, 2003, 2006… Read More #8 Phoenix: Top Ten Hardest Hitting Female Heroes of All Time

S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus Review


This review is from: S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus (Hardcover) Amazing omnibus with Strange Tales 135-168, Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD 1-15, Fantastic Four 21, Tales of Suspense 78, The Avengers 72, and Marvel Spotlight 31. This collects all the material from Agent of SHIELD Masterworks 1-3 at the larger omnibus size and then some.… Read More S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus Review

Round Table: Marvel’s Women (Part 5), Women of Daredevil


Gatto di Sangue: This round table we will talking about the women in the Daredevil TV series (last round table we discussed Nebula and Gamora). They were Vanessa Marianna, Madam Gao, Karen Page, and Claire Temple. Gatto di Sangue: I thought that both Karen Page and Claire Temple were really strong female characters. They had… Read More Round Table: Marvel’s Women (Part 5), Women of Daredevil

#3 Black Widow: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes


The Golden Age “Black Widow” Black Widow scored high on our Hardest-hitting Female Heroes post for a reason. She’s much better known for her prominence in the Marvel Cinema movies to most people, but the name “Black Widow” has one of the coolest (albeit weird) backstories in comics. In Mystic Comics #4, August 1940, she was… Read More #3 Black Widow: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes

#2 Peggy Carter: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes


The votes were in from our panel and Peggy Carter came in second. She first appeared in Tales of Suspense #77, May 1966. Hayley Atwell first portrayed Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU) in Captain America: the First Avenger in 2011. Though she doesn’t have many appearances in the comics, her original appearance in the… Read More #2 Peggy Carter: Top Ten Hardest-hitting Female Heroes

Doctor Strange: a truly unique character with mind-bending art from the start


With the Marvel Cinematic Universe expanding into the mystic realms, buzz is high for Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and heavily rumored to also star Rachel McAdam,Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Tilda Swinton. Already news from the production is that this film will be very different from the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “It has a… Read More Doctor Strange: a truly unique character with mind-bending art from the start