Following on the heels of the team retrieving a mysterious black jewel in the conclusion to SWORD #1, SWORD battles against Knull, the King in Black.
In the beginning, he is born inside a coffin. Golden and godlike, Ikaris rises to do what must be done. He is both new and very, very old. He is an Eternal. The Eternals were all dead. Long live the Eternals.
CW for mentions of child abuse What is it that sets Fantastic Four apart from other team books? Though the roster rotates slightly throughout the years as characters move in and out of each other’s lives, everybody knows the Fantastic Four will always be Susan Storm, Reed Richards, Johnny Storm & Ben Grimm. This consistency…
Picking up from the final pages of issue #5, when the New X-Men were all brought back and a death scream filled the air, X-Factor now seeks to find out what caused Teresa Cassidy’s death.
In Deadpool #9, Wade’s latest adventure puts him in mortal (and immortal) danger. The resultant goop and art are fun, and the humor high, just as it should be in all things Deadpool related.
“What are we going to do with thirteen X-Men?” – Angel, Giant-Size X-Men #1
Eight issues in, Wolverine reminds me of the most overlooked part of the action movies era of the 1980s—the questions asked by veterans, by survivors, of the wars they were lied to about, and the silence that continues in lieu of an answer.
This is a story about a girl named Crystal.
2020 was a turbulent year for the comics industry, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting publishing schedules and closing direct market shops (sometimes permanently). Despite this chaos, a slew of excellent comics were published this year, from fantastic first issues to well-earned (if heartbreaking) endings. Selected by our contributors and featuring heroes, humor, and horror, these…
The sun has now set on the Dawn of X, the ambitious relaunch of the Merry Mutants on their new entirely apolitical separatist nation of Krakoa, bereft of any socio-political commentary of any kind. It’s been a truly wild ride, coming off the immense highs of House of X and Powers of X, the tie-in…
When last we left off of X-Force, prior to studying the blade, Hank McCoy had arrested Piotr Rasputin on suspicion of espionage and treason. Hank being the worst, and Piotr being a very close second, this was a real, “worst guy you know just made a great point” situation.
Body parts fall off and tempers fray in Fantastic Four: Road Trip #1, a mind-melting freakout of a comic that’s heavy on body horror and camaraderie, but not much else.