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Marvel Legends The Thing Figure 1

Let’s Take a Look at the Walgreens Exclusive Thing Marvel Legends Figure

Marvel Legends collectors are a patient bunch. Just kidding, that could not be further from the truth. Since Susan Storm was announced at SDCC a couple years ago, we dreamed about finally having the Fantastic Four on our shelves. Now it is a reality. The Thing is the final figure from the FF that we […]

Fantastic Four #1 cover by Esad Ribic

Fantastic Four #1 Review: Return of the World’s Greatest Comic Magazine

The Thing enjoys a day out with Alicia Masters, and the Human Torch attends a Mets game with Wyatt Wingfoot. Their days are interrupted when the Fantastic Four signal lights up New York. The Human Torch races to where the signal was shot from, assuming Mister Fantastic, Invisible Woman, and their kids are finally back. […]


Marvel Two-in-One #7 cover by Nick Bradshaw

Marvel Two-in-One #7 Review: Strong Story, Weak Art

The Thing, Human Torch, Victor von Doom, and Rachna land on a world torn apart by the Civil War between Captain America and Iron Man. Here, they continue their search for Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Franklin, and Valeria. Instead, they encounter the new power on this world, the Spider and Doctor Strange. They capture the […]

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 […]

Amazing Spider-Man #799 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #799 Review: The Amazing Friends VS the Red Goblin

The Amazing Spider-Man is out of commission and gone to ground, but he has his superhero allies looking after those whom the Red Goblin may yet target. Human Torch, Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Silk, Agent Ant-Venom, and Clash are recruited to be on watch for Norman Osborn. The Goblin shows up before long, and it’s up […]

Marvel Legends The Thing Will Complete the Fantastic Four Soon

Marvel Legends fans- the end is near. The Thing will be coming exclusively to Walgreens in the near future. A couple of packaged pictures are here, and Ben looks like one of the best Marvel Legends figures we may ever get single-packed. Just from the package you can see that the figure will have incredible […]

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 […]


Marvel Two-in-One #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Marvel Two-in-One #4 Review: The Series Hits Its Stride

The Thing, the Human Torch, and Dr. Rachna Koul begin their mutliversal expedition to locate the rest of the Fantastic Four. They arrive on a world very much like their own, but they are soon attacked by She-Hulk and Wolverine in SHIELD-branded uniforms. What is different here? Why are their friends trying to kill them? […]


Marvel Two-in-One #3 cover by Jim Cheung and Frank Martin

Marvel Two-in-One #3 Review: A Decent if Inconsequential Story

The Mad Thinker is paid a visit by Doctor Doom. Meanwhile the Thing brings the Human Torch to an old friend whom Ben hopes can help Johnny with his power problems. That old friend is none other than Hercules, Avenger and Prince of Power. He takes our Two-in-One team to a person who helped him […]

Uncanny Avengers #30 cover by Terry and Rachel Dodson

Uncanny Avengers #30 Review: A Sweet if Unexciting Finale

Things begin to wrap for the Uncanny Avengers/Avengers Unity Squad as the team members square away unspoken things between one another. Wonder Man and Scarlet Witch put away their romantic flame once and for all. Wanda also has a similar if opposite conversation with Doctor Voodoo. Rogue and the Human Torch continue their romantic pursuits […]

Brian Michael Bendis batman

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 […]

Uncanny Avengers #28 cover by R. B. Silva and Edgar Delgado

Marvel Legacy Uncanny Avengers #28 Review: Oh My Stars And Garters

The mysterious man from the last issue of Uncanny Avengers turns out to be an attorney who took care of the estate of Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four. As such, he has money owed to the heir of the Richards’ estate, the Human Torch. Johnny must decide what to do with this information. Meanwhile, […]

Uncanny Avengers #27 Review: The Avengers Battle Nihilism

The Uncanny Avengers are under attack by Graviton! In one swoop, he destroyed Avengers Mansion and launched Scarlet Witch into the sky while her teammates watch helplessly in the rubble. Quicksilver is ready to kill him. The rest are just trying figure out a way out of this situation. Thankfully, Synapse, Rogue, and Doctor Voodoo […]

Uncanny Avengers #26 Review- Return of Scarlet Witch

Secret Empire is over (thank goodness), and the Uncanny Avengers must figure out where that leaves them. Steve Rogers disbanded the team, but they stuck together regardless. They have landed in Avengers Mansion for now, and Quicksilver wants his sister, the Scarlet Witch, to rejoin the team. However, Rogue does not trust Wanda Maximoff. Responsible […]

Uncanny Avengers #25 Review: Great Art And Humor Make Up For Inconsequential Story

*Ties into the Secret Empire crossover With Doctor Voodoo possessed by demons from the Darkforce Dimension and Rogue pinned down with Shocker and Scorpia, the Uncanny Avengers find themselves in a lot of trouble. Human Torch and the Wasp attempt to cover Synapse in the hopes that she can tap into Jericho Drumm’s mind and […]

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Review: Back To Basics

Another Spider-Man title? Actually, it’s surprising that it took this long to bring on another one with Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1. We’ll still have the Miles Morales title Spider-Man 2099 for a couple more months, then there’s Spider-Gwen, and then the new, lamer Scarlet Spider title that isn’t Kaine (the better Scarlet Spider). But this […]