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Wasteful Punishment in Punisher #13 (Preview)

Wasteful Punishment in Punisher #13 (Preview)

Frank Castle has been called many things. Even a hippie, most recently. But would you call him wasteful? Normally, the Punisher is pretty damn efficient with his killing of criminals, but in this preview of Punisher #13, Frank’s actions simply don’t make sense. The preview begins with a woman walking to her apartment, followed by […]


The Punisher #228 cover by Clayton Crain

The Punisher #228 Review: Undercutting the Satisfaction

Iron Man has arrived at the prison, and he is not happy about Frank Castle using Rhodey’s War Machine armor. Before a fight can ensue, the Punisher traps Iron Man in the prison and chases the prison transport carrying the Hydra Supreme Commander, the evil Steve Rogers. Baron Zemo and Ghost are protecting the transport, […]


Punisher #227 cover by Clayton Crain

The Punisher #227 Review: Hunting Hydra with Black Widow and Winter Soldier

Punisher, Black Widow, and the Winter Soldier are gearing up for their assault against the prison holding high-value Hydra members. After gearing the War Machine armor, the trio go to the prison and find Hydra launching their own prison break. Frank, Natasha, and Bucky must tear through the Hydra soldiers if they want their prize, […]

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Marvel Legends MCU 10th Anniversary Red Skull with Tesseract Coming to SDCC

Marvel Legends collectors will have a busy SDCC this year. The second exclusive has been revealed, and it is a MCU 10th Anniversary figure pack containing Red Skull and a light-up Tesseract! Both will come housed in premium packaging. This is the same Marvel Legends Red Skull being individually released, just without the weapons and […]

Captain America #1 cover by Alex Ross

Captain America #1 Review: Promising New Chapter for the Legend

A prisoner is broken out of a Hydra transport in Russia, and the ensuing fight leaves none of the Hydra agents alive. Back in the States, an armed terrorist group modeled after Nuke attacks in Washington D.C. Captain America and the Winter Soldier answer this threat, saving as many lives as they can. However, even […]

The Punisher #226 cover by Clayton Crain

The Punisher #226 Review: Setting Targets on Hydra

The Punisher is out for Hydra blood. He has a lot of guilt leftover from his taking their side in Secret Empire, and he intends to rectify that by wiping the fascist organization from the face of the Earth. He starts by using CIA information to track down the whereabouts of one Baron Helmut Zemo. […]


Tales of Suspense #101 cover by Andrea Sorrentino

Tales of Suspense #101 Review: Great Character Interactions and High Action

Tales of Suspense #101 opens with the Winter Soldier and Hawkeye narrowly survive an explosion. Clint thinks it was the work of the Black Widow. Bucky doesn’t believe it. The two return to New York and link up with an old S.H.I.E.L.D contact who verifies that there is another player in the spy game taking […]

Cover to Mighty Captain Marvel #9 by Meghan Hetrick

The Mighty Captain Marvel #9 Review: Girls’ Day Out

The war against Hydra and the Chitauri is over. Alpha Flight is no more. The space station was destroyed. The Ultimates have done their job and freed Eternity. Quasar is gone. Carol Danvers must decide what to do with her life now. To help her, she enlists the help of two of her closest friends: […]

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Hydra And Red Skull Cosplay Banned By Rose City Comic Con

Rose City Comic Con has changed its costume policy to ban “reminders of unspeakable atrocities,” including “Old School Hydra and Red Skull or any other Nazis from entertainment properties.” Violations of this rule will result in a lifetime ban from the convention. The change was made to the website yesterday, and appears to be in […]

Secret Empire: Omega #1- One Last Pass Through Secret Empire

So, we’re at the other end of this now. My opinions on Secret Empire have been made abundantly clear. There’s no reason to revisit it, let alone review Secret Empire: Omega. So, we’re going to review Secret Empire: Omega. Because I am not only a masochist but a curious masochist as well. That, and I […]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar…Again

*Ties in to the Secret Empire crossover Man, heroes named Quasar just can’t catch a break anymore, can they? The Mighty Captain Marvel and her band of heroes find themselves at the end of their Secret Empire conflict. The Chitauri have them at the end of their rope. They’re broken, desperate, and even considering abandoning […]

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Thoughts On Mad Magazine’s Weigh-In On Trump’s Secret Empire

Alright, strap yourselves in folks, I’m going to be having fun with this one. On August 28th, 2017, President Adolf — sorry, President Red Skull — wait, that’s not right, either. On August 28th, President Donald Trump lifted the ban on arming local police with military surplus. If this sounds like making the police force something […]

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Secret Empire #10 Review: A Better Ending Than This Series Earned

This is it. This is the big one. In the wise words of Red Foxx: “I’m coming, Elizabeth.” Or at least, I would be if this were nearly as bad as I feared it would be. With Secret Empire #10, for the first time, Secret Empire actually surprised me. Considering this is the ending, that is […]


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Black Panther And The Crew #5 Review: Manifold Takes The Stage

We are given a look at how Ezra’s Crusaders fell apart as the mutant Avenger Manifold arrives in Harlem to challenge the Americops. He has connections with Ezra, too, and Ezra convinced him to make a home in Harlem in between his running from place to place. Manifold is met by Black Panther, Luke Cage, […]

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Josh Talks ‘Thunderbolts’ Part 2: New Thunderbolts Vol. 1 – One Step Forward

After looking through the comments and past the people who took umbrage with the fact that I admitted my favorite comic books series wasn’t perfect, I got the feeling that many in the comments wanted me to talk about Fabian Nicieza, Kurt Busiek, and Tom Grummett’s New Thunderbolts series from 2004. That’s fine, because, when […]

White Supremacist Spotted On CNN Wearing Hydra T-Shirt

A screencap of a CNN broadcast is making the rounds on social media tonight, showing a white supremacist wearing a Hydra t-shirt. The shirt was noticed by Anthony Oliveira, part of footage provided to CNN by Vice from a profile on neo-Nazi leader Chris Cantwell which has been airing all night. Oliveira tweeted: just noticed […]