Falcon #1 cover by Jesus Saiz

‘Falcon’ and Miles Morales’ ‘Spider-Man’ Cancelled in June

With Marvel’s June solicits breaking today, two titles are notably absent from the lineup. Rodney Barnes’ Falcon and the departing Brian Michael Bendis’ Spider-Man (Miles Morales’ book) are nowhere to be seen in the June output from the House of Ideas. Unfortunately, neither is especially surprising. The fan of the Falcon and Barnes’ take on the character that I am, this book […]

Falcon #6 cover by Jay Anacleto and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Falcon #6 Review: Superhero Romance Done Right

Falcon is late for a meet-up with Misty Knight due to an attempted robbery of an armored car. Misty is losing patience for this, but the Patriot is too busy to cover for Sam. Little does the Falcon know that someone is working against him from the shadows. I’m so happy that Misty Knight is […]

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Doctor Strange Damnation #2 Review: More Good Stuff to Balance Out the Problems

Mephisto and his corrupted Avengers are holding Doctor Strange. This leaves it up to Wong and Bats to put together a team to save the Sorcerer Supreme. This team consists of Iron Fist, Blade, Elsa Bloodstone, Doctor Voodoo, Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, and the Man-Thing. With this motley crew, Wong lays out his plan, and […]

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The Mighty Thor #704 Review: Heart-Wrenching Reflection and Brutal Battle

Jane Foster reflects on the great losses of her life—losing her mother to cancer, losing her father later on, and the death of her ex-husband and son—while sitting in the hospital. On Asgardia, the Odinson and Odin himself battle the Mangog with all of their might. However, all of their power isn’t even staggering the […]

Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 cover by Rod Reis

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

With the Avengers helping mourn and honor the fallen in Las Vegas from Secret Empire, Doctor Strange arrives to offer a ray of hope. He has regained his expansive powers and resurrects the parts of Las Vegas that fell, its citizens included. Joyous celebration quickly turns to shock and horror when the Hotel Inferno, a […]

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 […]

The Falcon #4 Review: Good Character Study Wrapped in a Plot Tangent

The Falcon’s soul has been stolen by Blackheart. The Patriot must look after Chicago in his absence, and Doctor Voodoo reaches out to a mystical contact in the hopes of rescuing Sam Wilson. The Falcon himself is trapped in the underworld due to Blackheart’s machinations and runs into the last Avenger you’d ever expect to […]

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Top Marvel Comics of 2017 #2: The Falcon #1 by Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara

After giving up the shield of Captain America, the Falcon and his new partner, the Patriot, took off for Chicago, where the two hoped they could do some good in a city on hard times. This is the premise for the new Falcon comic by Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara. While I’ve been a big fan of the series so […]

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Marvel Titan Hero Series Collection is Perfect for Certain Collectors

Marvel Titan Heroes figures from Hasbro are now available as a huge box set in time for the holiday gift-giving season. Featuring 12 figures in all, the set is a great way to get these characters into the hands of little ones that enjoy the MCU and Disney XD Marvel cartoons. Hasbro was nice enough […]

Falcon #2 cover by Jesus Saiz

Falcon #2 Review: The Winged Avenger Versus The Son Of Mephisto

Chicago is burning. With the death of Ortiz at the hands of rival gang leader Drey, the gangs, the citizens, and the law enforcement have turned the town into a warzone. Falcon and Patriot work to calm things down while the police stand back and watch their city crumble. However, they are only two men […]

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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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Marvel Unveils First 10 Of The Phoenix Variant Covers Coming In December

We mentioned there’d be a Phoenix variant cover scheme coming in December to tie in with the release of Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey (you know, the adult one), written by now Marvel Exclusive Matthew Rosenberg and with art by Leinil Francis Yu. Well, Marvel have decided to show off the first 10 […]

Alex Ross’s Design For The Post-Secret Empire Marvel Legacy Falcon

We’ve seen the October solicitation for Falcon #1 by Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara, the new Marvel Legacy title starring Sam Wilson out of the stars and stripes and back in the wing-focused costume. They also have an Alex Ross “Falcon Design” solicitation variant cover for the first issue — I think this might be […]

Sam Wilson Is The Falcon Again In Marvel Legacy

Following up on a day’s worth of anti-climactic homage cover reveals for all the titles that are part of Marvel Legacy in September, the House of Ideas has begun sending homage covers that serve as the grand finale, presumably the announcements that will change the industry as they’ve been promising. So far, we’ve seen a […]

Secret Empire: Uprising #1 Review- Half-Steps In The Right Direction But Falls Flat

With Black Widow and the Champions departing from the Underground to deal with the Captain America and Hydra problem more directly, a good idea for an off-shoot miniseries arises. The idea is based around a singular question: How is the battle-hardened and cynical Black Widow going to cooperate with this group of idealistic and naïve […]

Paul Rudd Was Just As Awe Struck As Scott Lang In Meeting Captain America

If you’ve seen Captain America: Civil War, you’ll remember when Scott Lang / Ant-Man first appeared from the back of the van in the airport parking lot. The ex-thief was a bit awe struck by seeing Captain America, the Falcon and Scarlet Witch… which is appropriate as we see in this behind-the-scenes clip that the actor […]

How Captain America: Civil War Should Have Ended

The HISHE folks have done up a new episode focusing on Captain America: Civil War. They pick up a few of the plot holes as usual, but they also pick up on what’s going on in the Captain America comics as well. Plus… poor Ant-Man… that’s all I’m saying. [youtube]https://youtu.be/fvLw021rVN0[/youtube]

Is Joaquin Torres The New Falcon For The Marvel Universe?

This is how Joaquin Torres appeared in Captain America: Sam Wilson #1 a couple of Well this is how Joaquin Torres appeared in Captain America: Sam Wilson #3 last week.Could this be how he appears in issues to come? Just not like this.  

Anthony Mackie On The Falcon Vs Ant-Man Fight Scene

One of the most memorable scenes from Marvel’s Ant-Man was the appearance of Anthony Mackie as the Falcon. Here Mackie along with second unit director Jeff Habberstad talk about the purpose of the scene and how it was filmed. Marvel’s Ant-Man will be available on Digital HD November 17th and on Blu-ray December 8th. [youtube]https://youtu.be/yVBK_i6LQZM[/youtube]