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

Monstrous Mondays: Journey into Mystery Atlas Era Volume 1


Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Journey into Mystery Volume 1 gets five stars from me for being a pre-code horror treasure chest of great art from Atlas Comics, the company that would some day become Marvel Comics. Several of the artists in this volume would have significant impact on the Silver Age of Super-heroes at Marvel… Read More Monstrous Mondays: Journey into Mystery Atlas Era Volume 1

Monstrous Mondays: Atomic monsters, rampaging robots, and sinister spirits abound in Tales to Astonish Vol 2


Five stars for a definitive collection on Atlas Era Monsters. Marvel Masterworks Tales to Astonish Volume 2 collects a great run of Tales to Astonish from issue #11-20 with beautiful art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman. Extras include original art from Tales to Astonish 13, page 1 (Groot)  and… Read More Monstrous Mondays: Atomic monsters, rampaging robots, and sinister spirits abound in Tales to Astonish Vol 2

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

Epic after epic in this titanic tome! Back to press and looking fantastic!


Fantastic Four Omnibus 2 (Stan Lee & Jack Kirby) collects Fantastic Four 31-60 and Annuals 2-4 in 832 pages of oversized Omnibus format. Extras include Fantastic Four spoof from Not Brand Ecch (with Doctor Bloom and the Silver Burper). All three introductions to Masterworks 4-6, and additional essays: “Fantastic Four’s Golden Years” by Roy Thomas… Read More Epic after epic in this titanic tome! Back to press and looking fantastic!