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‘American Gods’ Season 2, Episode 5 “The Ways of the Dead”: A Disjointed Step Back [SPOILER REVIEW]

Last week’s episode “The Greatest Story Ever Told” was the best episode of Starz‘s American Gods so far this season, and one worthy of first-season status. From an incredibly powerful philosophical debate between Mr. Nancy (Orlando Jones), Bilquis (Yetide Badaki), and Mr. Ibis (Demore Barnes) that spoke volumes for what lies ahead to the backstory on Tech Boy’s (Bruce Langley) […]

In This Preview of War of the Realms #1, a Character Will Die! (Spoilers)

In This Preview of War of the Realms #1, a Character Will Die! (Spoilers)

Everybody knows that you can’t take a super-mega-crossover event seriously unless it features at least one, but preferably more than one, shocking character deaths. The preferred format is to start things off with a lesser shocking character death in the first issue to show readers you mean business and then to save the really shocking […]

‘American Gods’: STARZ Close to Season 3 Renewal [REPORT]

With a little less than a month to go before the second-season premiere of STARZ‘s American Gods on March 10th, Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that a season 3 renewal for the series adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s best-selling, award-winning novel is all but certain. A source close to production was quoted in the article as saying, “We didn’t make […]

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American Gods: Holy Binge Watching! Starz Offers Season 1 Live-Tweet Marathon

With the war between the “new gods” and “old gods” ready to reignite for a second season on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET, Starz is offering a unique binge-watching opportunity to get viewers up-to-speed on their adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s novel American Gods. Starting at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on Saturday, December 29th, fans can join […]

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Avengers 1,000,000 BC Minimates Now Available at Walgreens

Avengers 1,000,000 BC Minimates are now available exclusively at Walgreens stores from Diamond Select Toys. The latest wave in the ever-popular line, four two-packs can be found, all featuring the Avengers from Jason Aaron‘s ongoing saga about the heroes from the past. Ghost Rider, Starbrand, The Fallen, Black Panther, Phoenix, Agamotto, Iron Fist, and Odin […]

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Avengers #4 Review: Seeking Help from the Eternals

Odin recounts the tale of his own team of heroes and their plight against the Celestials one million years ago. He tells Thor and She-Hulk that he may have an artifact capable of fighting off the Final Host, but it may also end Earth itself. Iron Man and Doctor Strange arrive at Olympia, the home […]

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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 […]

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Avengers #1 Review: A Return to Form for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

In the past, a group made up of Odin, Lady Phoenix, Ghost Rider, the Black Panther, the Starbrand, Agamatto, and the Iron Fist went to war with the First Celestial Host. Today, Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, and Thor Odinson meet up after a year of terrible events and personal woes. One question hovers around all […]

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The Mighty Thor #706 Review: Life After Death

The Mighty Thor is dead. Asgardia is in shambles, and the Odinson is distraught. Jane Foster is standing at the gates of Valhalla and is met by Odin himself. Jane feels that her story is not over, and it may not be. The Odinson attempts to channel the power of the god Tempest, which once […]

The Mighty Thor #705 cover by Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson

The Mighty Thor #705 Review: A Beautifully Sad Climactic Battle

We are taken back to the day when Jane Foster first picked up Mjolnir before rejoining the present, where the Mighty Thor is facing off against the Mangog. Asgardia is nearing the sun, and Thor convinces its denizens to evacuate while they have the chance. This just leaves Thor and Mangog to have it out […]

Mighty Thor #704 cover by Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson

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 […]

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Thor #703 Review: A Bloodbath in Asgardia

Judgement day is here. The Mangog has arrived in Asgardia, and there is no escape for the gods from his wrath. Heimdall, Fridja, and Cul all put in efforts to halt the monster, but it may all be for naught. All the while, Odin merely sits on his throne. Meanwhile, Falcon, the Odinson, Doctor Strange, […]

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Thor #702 Review: Thor and Hercules Together Again

The War of Realms continues to intensify, and the Mighty Thor recruits the Incredible Hercules to aid her in restoring peace to the Nine Realms. The Unworthy Odinson brings ill news, though, as Volstagg has just been found, barely alive. The Odinson pushes Thor to acknowledge her illness and remedy that so she will not […]

Josh’s Throwback Corner: Thor vs. Thanos Collection (Thor 1998 Series)

With Thor: Ragnarok having come out a little over a week ago, Infinity War on the horizon, and the promised return of the Mangog to Thor comics, this is a perfect volume to spotlight. Thor vs. Thanos is a volume of the Thunder God’s comic from 1999 and 2000 written by Dan Jurgens (Death of […]

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Which One Of These 3 New Marvel Legacy 1,000,000 BC Avengers Teasers Is Fake? U-Decide!

Excelsior, true believers! Marvel Comics has bestowed on us today the final two teasers introducing the 1,000,000 BC Avengers, pre-historic characters that will appear for the first time ever in Marvel’s industry-changing Marvel Legacy one-shot this September by Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic. For the comic book media, whose sole desire is to receive the […]

Marvel Legacy Sneak Peek – Odin, Phoenix And The 1,000,000 BC Avengers

Marvel continues to push their Marvel Legacy initiative, an event that Executive Editor Tom Brevoort says, “No character, no franchise will be untouched by the game-changing events that play out across its pages.” Part of that includes introducing the 1,000,000 BC Avengers that include Odin, Iron Fist, Starbrand, Ghost Rider, Phoenix, Agamotto and Black Panther […]

The Thorn On The Rose You Never Expect – Loki 101

Marvel has released a new Marvel 101, this time focusing on Loki. This show not only his history of being adopted by Odin and raised as a brother to Thor, but his ability to reincarnate and his grand designs on ruling Asgard. But you look at the drawns of him as a child in the […]

Fear Itself #4 And The Demon In A Bottle (SPOILERS)

It’s one of the classic Iron Man stories of all time. Demon In A Bottle, the moment when Iron Man, Tony Stark was brought down by his drinking to the ultimate low, and then rebuilt his life as an admitted alcoholic and teetotaller. A nine part story, published 1979 by David Michelinie, Bob Layton, John […]

The Role Of Sin In Fear Itself

Matt Fraction talked to John Siuntres on Word Balloon a couple of days ago about Fear Itself. So what do we know? Well, the series will centre on Thor and Captain America, an Eden-like myth in Norse history revolving around the God Of Fear, the serpent cast out by Odin, killed his followers and churches […]

The All Father Brian Blessed – And Family

At 3pm on Sunday 6th September, Brian Blessed, his wife Hildegard Neil, his daughter Rosalind Blessed and son-in-law Mark Hayden will be gathered at the Tristan Bates Theatre, opposite Forbidden Planet in the West End of London.  That’s the venue for a single performance rehearsed reading of the play Permission Painted by Stephen M Hunt. […]