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

#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

#1 Fantomah: Top Ten Hardest-Hitting Female Hero of All Time


It’s very possible that you’ve never heard of Fantomah, our top vote-getter on “The Hardest-hitting Female Heroes of All Time!” Fantomah is considered by many to be the first female super-hero, debuting in Jungle Comics #2, February 1940, two years before Wonder Woman. The truly unique Fletcher Hanks provided the art and, likely, the story… Read More #1 Fantomah: Top Ten Hardest-Hitting Female Hero of All Time