“Baby, everything dies, now that’s a fact…..”-Bruce Springsteen
“The Avengers is about life and New Avengers is about death“-Jonathan Hickman
In the lead up to Jonathan Hickman’s take over of Marvel’s flagship Avengers books, that quote always stood out. For someone that sits on the side of optimism, my perception of what it meant against the actual reality of the content could not have been further apart in retrospect, but that’s a good thing. Because while Hickman’s long form transdimensional Marvel epic was a lot of things, what it probably did most was defy expectations and in the realm of corporate comics, that in itself is it’s own kind of rare achievement.
Continue reading A Plot Called Death: Hickman’s Avengers Epic On Mortality
By Mike Mignola, Dave Stewart, Clem Robins
The remaining foot soldiers in Hell are desperate for a purpose and killing Hellboy is the best idea they could come up with.
Continue reading Hellboy in Hell #9 Review
By Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire, Corey Petit
Marc Spector is crazy! But what else is new? Egyptian Gods are still cool!
As I predicted last issue, Marc Spector may be crazy but he’s not insane. The insane asylum he woke up in is not what it appears to be and he’s ready for parole.
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By Van Jenson, Gus Vazquez & Joe Eisma, Guy Major, Pat Brosseau
The calculating mind behind the Flash’s unpopularity and anti-speedster drones is revealed to be the Riddler. Can the Fastest Man Alive survive against the snarky puzzler?
Continue reading The Flash #51 review