Absorbing Man


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Black Bolt #12 Review: A Finale Fitting of a (Midnight) King

Ahura and Blinky arrive in Black Bolt’s memories, as the Jailer uses Blackagar’s memories of his own father to torment the Midnight King. Elsewhere, Titania and the Absorbing Man reunite, and Titania tells Crusher what is happening with Black Bolt and the Jailer. The two decide to go help “Old Wishbone,” using Lockjaw to get […]

Black Bolt #9 cover by Christian Ward

Black Bolt #9 Review: A Funeral for a Friend

The Absorbing Man is dead, and Black Bolt and Blinky have to tell Titania that her husband is gone. Understandably, she is devastated, and Black Bolt and Blinky help her put a funeral together for Carl “Crusher” Creel. Unfortunately, some otherwise welcome people may ruin the procession. This is one of the most heartfelt comics […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

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Black Bolt #4 Review: The Ballad Of The Absorbing Man

Through happenstance, it looks like Joe Glass and I will be having dueling reviews again, even though we have similar feelings on this comic, too. Black Bolt, the former King of the Inhumans, has been trapped in an intergalactic prison thanks to the deceptions of his brother, Maximus the Mad. He has been unable to escape this […]

Lincoln Takes On Absorbing Man In Latest SHIELD Clip

The season premiere of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD season 2 started with the team taking on Carl Creel / Absorbing Man… now they are retreading that (see what I did there? A tire reference…) and bringing the classic Thor villain in the next episode. I’m wondering if we’ll find out how we see Creel now […]