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THOUGHT CLOUDS: Marvel Season 1 (comic review)

THOUGHT CLOUDS: Marvel Season 1 (comic review)

(This review originally appeared on the Spirit Blade Underground Podcast.) This post, I’m not reviewing one book — I‘m reviewing a series of books. A series of graphic novels, actually. Marvel’s Season One. Some background — in my first Thought Clouds review, I reviewed Batman Earth One, part of a series of DC Comics graphic novel reboots set in their own universe and retelling early stories. Both of DC’s Earth One books were New York Times best-sellers, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reviews, Thought Clouds

THOUGHT CLOUDS: Silver Surfer – Parable

THOUGHT CLOUDS: Silver Surfer – Parable

(This review originally appeared on The Spirit Blade Underground Podcast.) SILVER SURFER PARABLE Stan Lee, writer; Moebius & Keith Pollard I wanted to follow up my last review for Spirit Blade with a review that was a bit more . . . positive. I thought about reviewing something by Geoff Johns that  actually liked, like the New 52 Aquaman or Justice League, both fantastic, but I’m going to save that for another day. (Closer to when the hardcover Aquaman graphic … Read entire article »

Filed under: Ben Avery, Comics, Reviews, Thought Clouds

Avengers Deleted Scene

Check this scene out that didn’t make the film.   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Comics, Dr. Jayce O'Neal

Star Trek (DC Comics) #25 and Top Dog #9 (Cool Comic Covers #13)

Star Trek (DC Comics) #25 and Top Dog #9 (Cool Comic Covers #13)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: Our cool comic covers come not from the artwork, but from something more personal. Be warned — things from antiquity, like bookstores and magazine racks, are mentioned in this post. When I was a a lad, back in 1986, I was in the bookstore and while I was pursuing … Read entire article »

Filed under: Comics, Cool Comic Covers

Fear #1 (COOL COMIC COVERS #4)

Fear #1 (COOL COMIC COVERS #4)

Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I don’t know why I love swamp monsters. It has something to do with the primal idea of the very earth or soil coming alive beneath you, perhaps. Or the idea of “ashes to ashes, muck to muck”? Or maybe as horror stories go, generally speaking it’s gross, without being gory. Regardless, swamp monsters … Read entire article »

Filed under: Comics, Commentary, Uncategorized