• Captain Marvel #1: Indescribable and Indestructible

    Captain Marvel #1: Indescribable and Indestructible0

    Captain Marvel #1 Tamra Bonvilliain (colorist), Carmen Carnero (artist), VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Kelly Thompson (writer) Marvel Comics January 9, 2019 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Fighter. Soldier. Icon. Warrior. Hero. The many facets of Carol Danvers are all on display in Kelly

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  • Should You Grab It? The Life of Captain Marvel #1-3

    Should You Grab It? The Life of Captain Marvel #1-30

    With the Captain Marvel trailer release and the announcement of a new creative team in January, things are abuzz with news about Carol Danvers. She has shot into the spotlight to bring us higher, faster, and farther. Unfortunately, in the years since Carol’s taking of the mantel, beginning in 2012 with V.C.’s Joe Caramaga (Letterer),

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  • Sequential Sartorial: Give Me More Fashionable Superheroes

    Sequential Sartorial: Give Me More Fashionable Superheroes0

    Once upon a time, I wanted to be a fashion designer. I was constantly sketching ideas, collecting fabric samples, and chopping up my sister’s Vogue and Bazaar. I was infatuated with Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista and the original supermodels. I dreamed of visiting the runways of Paris. As with many of my childhood obsessions,

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  • Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

    Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses0

    Comics news was like a fireworks show this week: Right around the time your vision cleared from the first whizbang, a new tidbit popped up to distract you. Another jailed artist gained his freedom, DC dropped some big announcements, Marvel tried to keep up, Dark Horse attempted to hide its anti-LGBT policies behind a digital

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  • What the Heck is Marvel Legacy? A Primer

    What the Heck is Marvel Legacy? A Primer0

    On Friday, the “House of Ideas” revealed their much hyped and (in the optimistic eyes of Marvel PR) anticipated new relaunch, Marvel Legacy. In what was one of the most underwhelming and confusing rollouts in recent memory, Marvel released eight sets of GIFs which included the covers for the upcoming “new” line. Covered by most

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  • Civil War II: Many Losers but Princess Sparklefists Wins

    Civil War II: Many Losers but Princess Sparklefists Wins1

    Civil War II had a lot of promise in its premise: that there’s another issue important enough to the superhero community that they would take sides and fight over it. In this case, it’s the Terrigen cloud released by the Inhumans on Earth, which turned one regular kid into an Inhuman with a power that

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