Web of Venom: Ve'Nam #1 cover by Ryan Stegman

Web of Venom: Ve’Nam #1 Advance Review – Unfortunate Son

A platoon of soldiers in Vietnam are pinned down by enemy fire. The fire stops, but something else is out there. The symbiotes are here and killing everything they find. We jump to how S.H.I.E.L.D first discovered these symbiotes as Nick Fury briefs an outside consultant (won’t spoil whom it is) on the situation. That […]

Spider-Man #240 cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor

Spider-Man #240 Review: Another Heartwarming Bendis Farewell

Spider-Man awakens in a hospital bed having lost time and feeling unwell. His mom informs him that he’s been unconscious for days. Dr. Claire Temple arrives to tell him that he has a viral infection, and his spider-powers make it more difficult to treat him properly. As we are given flashbacks to the conflict atop […]

Captain America #700 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #700 Review: The Landmark Issue Captain America Deserves

Captain America was made the leader of New America, and the role of leadership over a nation has proven among the most challenging for Steve Rogers. Other countries try to take advantage of the turmoil, and there are remnants of Rampart still fighting in pockets. Bruce Banner and Liang have a potential solution for the […]

Rise of the Black Panther #3 cover by Brian Stelfreeze

Rise of the Black Panther #3 Review: Good Ideas Drowned Out by Text Walls

Rise of the Black Panther #3 takes place shortly after Black Panther invited the Fantastic Four to Wakanda in the classic Fantastic Four #52-53. The world is reeling from the revelation of a new nation that is far more advanced than any other state on the planet. The UN Security Council is invited to Wakanda […]

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 […]

Jonathan Hickman Has Finished Writing The Last Two Issues Of S.H.I.E.L.D., But There’s A Catch…

For fans of Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver’s S.H.I.E.L.D. series, which saw issue #4 published in December of 2011, we have some good news and some bad news. The good news first? https://twitter.com/JHickman/status/844334972114817024 But the bad news: https://twitter.com/JHickman/status/844335197495738371 Oof. So when can we expect them then? https://twitter.com/JHickman/status/844335383408234496 Damn you, internet! Luckily, Dustin Weaver has had the […]

Did You Watch Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Last Night? You May Be The Only One.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returned to television last week for its mid-season premiere, and just one episode later promptly dropped 25% in the ratings, bringing in just over 2 million viewers with an abysmal .6 rating in the 18-49 demographic. The beleaguered show has been on a nonstop ratings slide pretty much since its premiere, which […]

A Comic Show – A Sunstone Christmas And A S.H.I.E.L.D. NYE!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! It’s Christmas Eve and week have New Comics Now! We even have a few for new Wednesday’s New Year’s Eve Wednesday. First there’s the book inspired by the hit TV series S.H.I.E.L.D. by Mark Waid. The street date on this one is actually […]

Elevator Pitch: What Hero Do You Want To See On The Silver Screen? Nova!

By Gary Turner We had some really great first responses to the Ground Floor article. Several inspiring ideas were thrown out there as well. One by DeathPanda (DP) I really can’t wait to sink some keystrokes into. DP also asked, what makes this pitch series different? I’d say it’s YOUR participation. I dig collaborating with […]

Finally, For Marvel Comics, The Return Of SHIELD…

Marvel TV Studios has found itself with a relatively decent TV show, Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. But curiously they don’t have a comic with a similar name. They have Secret Avengers, which features Agent Phil Coulson, Maria Hill, Nick Fury Jr and more, but it’s not obvious. They did have a book called S.H.I.E.L.D. by […]