REVIEW: Thor #3 -- "Ambitious, Sure, But Not Really Plausible"

REVIEW: Thor #3 — "Ambitious, Sure, But Not Really Plausible"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Donny Cates, Nic Klein, Matt Wilson, Joe Sabino) In short, the all-father of thunder has made a deal with the devil, taking on the power cosmic and temping as a Herald of Galactus. If that gets you adding things up in your head it should: Odin's power plus the equivalent of […]

The Fantastic Four Go Cosmic as Galactus Approaches [Review]

The Fantastic Four Go Cosmic as Galactus Approaches [Review]

Continuing our ongoing coverage of the newest Fantastic Four Funko Pop vinyl figures we are looking to the stars and going cosmic. There is one remastered Funko in this line and two new characters will be Pop first. In Part 2 of this review segment will be looking at Silver Surfer, Galactus, and Super Skrull. […]

Messing With Dormammu in Doctor Strange #15 (Preview)

Messing With Dormammu in Doctor Strange #15 (Preview)

The fate of the entire multiverse is on the line in this preview of Doctor Strange #15, as the Dread Dormammu attempts to harness the powers of Galactus to eat not just one world, but all the worlds! And make no mistake, the titular Doctor recognizes the severity of the situation… With the power of […]

Nightmare is a Climate Change Denier in Doctor Strange #14 (Preview)

Nightmare is a Climate Change Denier in Doctor Strange #14 (Preview)

Things are not going so well in the mystic realm in the pages of Doctor Strange, as illustrated in this preview of Doctor Strange #14. Galactus, the world devourer, is trapped there, which means he can't rely on his usual scientific methods to drain the energy out of planets. Doctor Strange and Clea are doing […]

A Serious Violation of Library Protocols in Next Week's Doctor Strange #12

In a preview of next week's Doctor Strange #12, the titular Doctor is going up against a new four-armed villain names Zoloz, who appears to be the collective experience of an entire race of interdimensional beings (at least according to the preview – he doesn't have a wiki page). But apparently in Zarax, they don't […]

Doctor Strange Puts on His Galactus Hat in April

In March's Doctor Strange #12, the titular doc will become the herald of Galactus. In April's Doctor Strange #13…he might become Galactus himself? That's what we call a promotion! Marvel teased the issue, which will be solicited soon, on their website: Last month, teased the new role of Doctor Stephen Strange as the Herald […]

Doctor Doom Takes on Galactus in Esad Ribic's Fantastic Four #7 Cover

Marvel has revealed Esad Ribic's cover to February's Fantastic Four #7, in which Doctor Doom takes on Galactus, and in a rare twist for modern Marvel Comics, the cover actually reflects what's going on in the interior pages! A press release touts the epic battle to come: One is an unstoppable cosmic force of nature. […]

Silver Surfer Annual #1 cover by Philip Tan and Marte Gracia

The Silver Surfer Annual #1 Review: A Faithful and Classic-Feeling Return

Years ago, the Silver Surfer was still the Herald of Galactus, charged with the task of seeking out planets for the World-Eater to consume. On one such trek, the man once known as Norrin Radd heard a song coming from within a world. On the surface, he finds nothing but war, cruelty, and death. The […]

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Let's Take a Look at the Marvel Legends Walgreens Exclusive Silver Surfer

Marvel Legends collectors have had a heck of a run at Walgreens in the last little while. The store has been getting exclusives related to the first family of Marvel for a couple years now, and with the release of The Thing this month (hopefully, anyway) the Fantastic Four will be complete. While a few […]

Exiles #5 cover by David Marquez and Tamra Bonvillain

Exiles #5 Review: A Glorious Conclusion to the First Arc

The Exiles have tracked down the Time-Eater at last, and he is Kang the Conqueror. He is using the remains of Galactus from across the Multiverse to give himself the power to consume all realities. It's down to Blink, Khan, Valkyrie, Wolvie, Iron Lad, and Nick Fury to beat the odds and save every universe […]

Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 cover by Geoff Shaw and Antonio Fabela

Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 Review: Cosmic Vapidity

The Cosmic Ghost Rider, aka Frank Castle, has found his reward in Valhalla. However, the former Punisher is not content nor sated. He fights with gods and chides Odin himself. He has no intention of staying, and Odin doesn't want to keep him. The All-Father gives Frank Castle a choice; he can take back the […]

Joe Quesada Draws Galactus for Fantastic Four #1

When Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada isn't busy Creative Officering, focusing more on publishing during the Editor-in-Chief transition, or taking "joint creative custody" of books, he occasionally draws a variant cover or two. The latest comic to be graced by a Quesada cover is Fantastic Four #1, due out on August 8th, exactly 57 […]

Infinity Countdown #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #4 Review: A Low Point in an Unexciting Series

Silver Surfer approaches Galactus the Lifebringer for help with the dawning Ultron crisis. Adam Warlock faces Ultron Prime on his own. The Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps reconnoiter on Knowhere. The Nova want to look after the Power Stone, but Gamora is reluctant to allow them to have it. Richard Rider is […]

Marvel Two-in-One #6 cover by Jim Cheung and Frank Martin

Marvel Two-in-One #6 Review: A Smart Fantastic Four Epic

Our Thing, Human Torch, and Victor von Doom with the Sue Storm and Reed Richards of this other Earth have put together their last and best defense against the approaching Doom/Galactus hybrid of this world. He has consumed the rest of the universe, and this Earth is the last item on the menu. Can what's […]

Marvel Two-in-One #5 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Marvel Two-in-One #5 Review: The Series Just Continues to Get Better

The Thing takes issue with the Mr. Fantastic of the alternate Earth. Before things go too far, Invisible Woman, head of S.H.I.E.L.D on this Earth, arrives on the scene, and we get a Fantastic Four reunion of sorts. It may be cut short, as the hybrid Doctor Doom/Galactus is on his way back to Earth […]

Black Panther Ultimates #1 cover by Kenneth Rocafort

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 5: New Avengers, Ultimates, and Secret Wars

Before arriving at the current Black Panther series, we are going to take a look back at a couple of teams he enjoyed before the newest series under Ta-Nehisi Coates. From my personal experience, I had actually become more interested in T'Challa after reading about him in Al Ewing's Ultimates and Ultimates Squared. Jonathan Hickman's […]

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Top Marvel Comics of 2017 #4: Ultimates Squared #9 by Al Ewing and Travel Foreman

Ultimates by Al Ewing, Kenneth Rocafort, and, later, Travel Foreman was easily one of the best comics to come out of All-New, All-Different Marvel. Right out of the gate, this book presented a great team of heroes out to solve the biggest and most existential problems in the universe. The starting project was curing Galactus of its hunger, and that is […]