Star Wars Fever is in the air, as Episode VIII bears down upon us like a Star Destroyer chasing a Rebel Blockade Runner. I was pumped when they announced the film would be titled The Last Jedi, but also had a slight "nerdier than thou" smirk. You see, there is already a Star Wars tale … Continue reading Bargain Bin Bounty: Marvel’s Star Wars #49 – THE LAST JEDI!
Welcome back for the second installment of Bargain Bin Bounty, Wagoners! Like I said in the first BBB post, there's nothing quite like rummaging through dusty longboxes to find a great old comic that can be had for pocket change (literally). I found this issue a while back in what may be my favorite comic … Continue reading Bargain Bin Bounty: The West Coast Avengers # 18 (1987)
One of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon is to dredge through musty longboxes in a quiet comic book store. I find amazing, forgotten stories that can be had for a few bucks, sometimes less (while these days your average new comic book is $3.99 and up)! One of the main reasons I staked … Continue reading Bargain Bin Bounty: Conan the Barbarian Annual # 9
...is to whack them with your enchanted uru-metal hammer really, really hard. These panels are from The Mighty Thor #3 (March '16), third issue of the second run featuring the All New, All Different Thor. The original Thor became unworthy of wielding the enchanted hammer Mjolnir during the events of Marvel's Original Sin event...which I … Continue reading the best way to deal with haters
NOTE: This post has panels and a minor spoiler from a recently released comic book (All-New, All-Different Avengers issue 6 - 2/24/16) The X-Men (and all related characters) were created at Marvel Comics, meaning they exist in the same world as the Avengers and ally/fight with them in the pages of Marvel's comic books. Even … Continue reading Marvel really doesn’t like that one property they own but don’t have the rights to make movies of
Of all the relaunched Marvel Comics titles I've bought that have begun since the....end? (delayed end? is that still going on?) of Marvel Secret Wars, I think some of my favorites are The Vision, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Captain America. Captain America follows the exploits of Sam Wilson as he continues to wield the shield, … Continue reading Cool Current Comics: Captain America