Champions


Marvel to Address School Shootings in Champions #24

Pursuing its slogan of representing "the world outside our window," Marvel Comics will finally tackle the subject of school shootings in an upcoming issue of Champions. The company revealed the news via media partner Newsarama, who had both the scoop and a quote from writer Jim Zub. Earlier this year, I started talking to Tom Brevoort about […]

Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Viv Vision has been taken out by the Man-Thing. Snowguard fights to protect Viv, and the rest of the Champions follow soon behind. They manage to pacify the beast, but Viv is still comatose. Wasp can't wake her up without risking damage. The Man-Thing is kept in containment as he feeds off the emotions of […]

Marvel Teaser for Champions 25 Asks: "Change the World?" as Amadeus Cho Gets Weird

San Diego Comic-Con may be over, but Marvel's marketing machine continues to churn out teasers for upcoming comics. With Champions heading toward a milestone 25th issue in August (come on, that's a lot by Marvel reboot standards), Marvel has released the following teaser, featuring the headline "Change the World?" It's unclear why the teaser is […]

Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities, Same Lovable Team

The Champions have reunited after their adventures in outer space (as seen in Infinity Countdown: Champions). Amadeus Cho is slightly powered down and now going by the name Brawn. Ironheart has a new costume based upon Chitauri technology. Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers. New Champion Snowguard […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #3 cover by David Nakayama

Ant-Man and The Wasp #3 Review: Are You the Ant-God?

The Unstoppable Wasp is being held without her suit by an alien species in the Microverse. Ant-Man is struggling to free her, but he's stuck at a size that's small for even the Microverse. Can an army of super-intelligent Microverse ants and an eccentric alien scientist be the key to saving the day? Ant-Man and […]

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 cover by Clayton Crain

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 Review – Young Heroes in a Deadly Universe

Warbringer and his Chitauri army is aiming to kill their own people on Chitauri Prime. Thanos has taken control of the planet, and Warbringer would rather see his people dead than enslaved by Thanos. The Champions are fighting to save the Chitauri people while Thanos watches in amusement. Can the Champions rescue this species? Infinity […]

Ms. Marvel #31 cover by Valerio Schiti and Rachelle Rosenberg

Ms. Marvel #31 Review: Slumber Party Spectacular

Ms. Marvel is having a sleepover! Kamala has invited Nakia, Zoe, and Mike to her house to spend the night, play videogames, and chat about life. Unfortunately, Lockjaw, a pizza delivery girl with skunk powers, and Spider-Man Miles Morales all have reasons that this won't go the way Kamala hopes. Ms. Marvel #31 is the […]


Ant-Man and the Wasp #2 cover by David Nakayama

Ant-Man and The Wasp #2 Review: Watch Your Step

A subatomic society has come under attack by a relatively large foot that is crushing their society. That foot belongs to Wasp, aka Nadia van Dyne, who is still currently blind after the events of last issue. Ant-Man, aka Scott Lang, is busy trying to repair her eyes from the molecular level, but the remains […]

Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 cover by Clayton Crain

Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 Review – Earnest and Dedicated Heroes

Nova Sam Alexander receives a distress signal from a Nova Corps outpost in the far reaches of space. Warbringer, a Chitauri with immense strength and rage, has laid waste to the outpost. Sam is ready to face the monster alone, but he contacts the Champions just in case. They insist on helping Sam in this […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 cover by David Nakayama

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 Review: A Great Start to the Miniseries

Ant-Man is back at the base of the Nova Corps after the battle against the Chitauri and the Talons. He contacts Earth to request the Unstoppable Wasp, aka Nadia Pym, to bring him back home. She has a plan that involves using subatomic waves and the Nova's communication device, but this goes awry, leaving Scott […]

Falcon #8 cover by Jay Anacleto and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Falcon #8 Review: A Disappointing Ending to a Promising Solo Series

Falcon is overrun by Deacon Frost's vampiric hordes as he tries to fight his way to Patriot. Elsewhere, Misty Knight and Blade finish their business in the sewers and make their way towards Falcon and Patriot. The Patriot himself has managed a daring escape, but Deacon Frost is hard to avoid. This is the final […]


The Despicable Deadpool #300 cover by Mike Hawthorne and Nathan Fairbairn

Despicable Deadpool #300 Is the Worst Comic I've Read in Years – Here's Why

Deadpool is ready to bring himself down. He has reported his own position, and every hero in New York arrives to arrest the Merc With a Mouth. However, Wade even fails in this regard, as he accidentally sabotaged the heroes with an alien bioweapon. He is left with one recourse, but Captain America and Agent […]

Spider-Man #240 cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor

Spider-Man #240 Review: Another Heartwarming Bendis Farewell

Spider-Man awakens in a hospital bed having lost time and feeling unwell. His mom informs him that he's been unconscious for days. Dr. Claire Temple arrives to tell him that he has a viral infection, and his spider-powers make it more difficult to treat him properly. As we are given flashbacks to the conflict atop […]

Marvel Rising #0 by Helen Chen

Marvel Rising #0 Review: Rodents and Embiggening

Kamala Khan is on a field trip to Howard Anthony Stark School for Technical Excellence with Doreen Green as the guide. Things are dull when A.I.M arrives to take the students hostage. Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl quickly spring into action to halt these technological terrorists for a team-up of titanic teenagers. So, Marvel Rising […]

New Inuk-Canadian Superhero Snowguard to Join Marvel's Champions

The Marvel solicitation for May's Champions #20 asked the question: who is Snowguard? But if you thought you'd need to wait until the book hit stands to find out, you don't know Marvel very well, do you? The company has spoiled the mystery in an article on CBC Books. Amka Aliyak is a teenager hailing from Pangnirtung, […]


A.P. Bio: NBC Moves up Glenn Howerton's Class Schedule by an Hour

I hope fans of Glenn Howerton and NBC's A.P. Bio are taking notes because there will be a quiz at the end of this. Making a small tweak to their Thursday night programming line-up, A.P. Bio will be moving an hour earlier to 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Thursday nights beginning March 1; with the Mindy Kaling/Charlie […]

Falcon #5 cover by Jay Anacleto and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Falcon #5 Review: An Uplifting Finale to a Strange Story

The Falcon touches base with Rayshaun and Joaquin about his experiences and where he plans on going forward. They will be covering crowd control. Meanwhile, Doctor Voodoo and Daimon Hellstrom will be taking the fight to Dray and Blackheart respectively. This finale to "Take Flight" prioritizes contextualizing where the Falcon is right now on his […]