• How Long Is Your Pull List (Do You Have One At All?)

    How Long Is Your Pull List (Do You Have One At All?)2

    The humble pull list–the act of asking one’s comic shop to hold a copy of an unpublished comic for one’s own potential purchase. We began discussing them last week when we asked how our number heard of a pull list, who explained it, and in how much financial detail. This week, question two!

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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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  • Dear Marvel: Literally No One Wants a Civil War Movie

    Dear Marvel: Literally No One Wants a Civil War Movie4

    • October 14, 2014

    During NYCC, Marvel flashed a teaser for a new Civil War series in 2015, by Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic. The following Monday, rumors started flying that Robert Downey, Jr. had signed on to be in Captain America 3, and the internet put the puzzle together: oh God, they’re going to make a Civil War movie.

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