• Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year1

    Hello, I’m back with a backward-looking edition of Monthly Marvel Muster. This month I have a look at how Marvel chose to close out 2017, as well as a note about some of what to expect in 2018. It continues to be a slow turnover period for Marvel’s ongoing series right now. December brought one

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  • Year of the Knockoff: 2018 in Theme

    Year of the Knockoff: 2018 in Theme0

    I’m not saying it’s a new thing, I am saying it’s a now thing. Knockoffs! Bootlegs. But ones that are done legally, right there in your face, by the big boys. Maybe we should call them pastiches but “pastiche” feels like a sustained study rather than the premise-snatch-&-run-your-own-way I feel like I’m seeing a lot

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  • The Wedding Issue: Sue Storm and Reed Richards

    The Wedding Issue: Sue Storm and Reed Richards0

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should be married. In this mini-feature, Bride-to-Be Rebecca Henely and her Maid of Honor Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and

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  • That Pryde Thing: Finding Myself In Jewish Superheroes

    That Pryde Thing: Finding Myself In Jewish Superheroes3

    I don’t look Jewish. Somewhere during the formation of my DNA, most of my father’s darker features were thrown out in favor of my mother’s Irish coloring, giving me blonde hair, blue eyes, and a nose that doesn’t quite dominate my profile. This fact, while interesting, isn’t that remarkable. Jewish people exist all over the

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  • Mighty Marvel Monday: What About Moon Knight, Though?

    Mighty Marvel Monday: What About Moon Knight, Though?0

    • June 9, 2014

    What’s up, Marvel Zombies? It’s Mighty Marvel Monday, and we have a multitude of movie…morsels (yeah, I don’t know either) for you! For the record: I will never, ever get tired of forcing a totally cheeseball alliteration in this intro paragraph. Deal with it. Anyone reading the current Moon Knight series from Warren Ellis and

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