And Jeff Parker surprises me again. Which is surprising in itself – after years of stylishly stalwart service writing such Marvel titles as Agents of ATLAS and Thunderbolts, constantly delivering original spins on old tropes, I should expect the unexpected. Like here. The cover tells us that Thunderbolts has become Dark Avengers, with Norman Osborn’s […]Read More Dark Avengers #175 review
Whoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of… Thor! At the beginning of Kenneth Branagh’s addition to the Marvel movie franchise, Thor has been judged unworthy of Mjölnir. Cast down to Midgard by All-Father Odin for impulsiveness and arrogance, the heir to the eternal realm of Asgard must regain his hammer from […]Read More Film review: Thor
Here’s Steve, my chum, reviewing this week’s comic covers in a short bit of YouTubeness. It’s ever so serious. I try to keep quiet, though it’s only proper that he plugs this blog often.Read More An explosion of Pedro the cat!
I still haven’t persuaded Steve to look inside, mind you!Read More An Explosion of Alpha Flight – Steve looks at the week’s comic covers
After two series of Marvel’s Ultimate universe Avengers team by Mark Millar and Brian Hitch, Jeph Loeb and Joe Madureira inherit the book. The story begins shortly after the events of the last run, with Hawkeye reeling from the betrayal of the Black Widow and loss of his family, Tony Stark reeling from the betrayal […]Read More Review – The Ultimates 3 1 (Marvel)