Sam Alexander


Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Viv Vision has been taken out by the Man-Thing. Snowguard fights to protect Viv, and the rest of the Champions follow soon behind. They manage to pacify the beast, but Viv is still comatose. Wasp can’t wake her up without risking damage. The Man-Thing is kept in containment as he feeds off the emotions of […]

Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities, Same Lovable Team

The Champions have reunited after their adventures in outer space (as seen in Infinity Countdown: Champions). Amadeus Cho is slightly powered down and now going by the name Brawn. Ironheart has a new costume based upon Chitauri technology. Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers. New Champion Snowguard […]

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 cover by Clayton Crain

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 Review – Young Heroes in a Deadly Universe

Warbringer and his Chitauri army is aiming to kill their own people on Chitauri Prime. Thanos has taken control of the planet, and Warbringer would rather see his people dead than enslaved by Thanos. The Champions are fighting to save the Chitauri people while Thanos watches in amusement. Can the Champions rescue this species? Infinity […]


Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 cover by Clayton Crain

Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 Review – Earnest and Dedicated Heroes

Nova Sam Alexander receives a distress signal from a Nova Corps outpost in the far reaches of space. Warbringer, a Chitauri with immense strength and rage, has laid waste to the outpost. Sam is ready to face the monster alone, but he contacts the Champions just in case. They insist on helping Sam in this […]

Are Mentor Bonds the New Trend for Great Comics?

There seems to be a bit of a trend at the Big Two which is leading to two great runs on series’, and, whilst still early days for the Marvel offering, the one for DC is regularly the best comic that they are regularly putting out. I am of course talking Mentor Bonding. If you’d […]

Hasbro Reveals Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Marvel Legends…#WhereIsEveryone?

Last week, Hasbro revealed the figures that will make up the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 wave of Marvel Legends this spring. Probably the most popular figure line on the market (with apologies to the Star Wars Black Series and Mattel’s WWE product), myself and everyone else was quite excited to see what they would […]

A Tale Of Two Novas – Catching Up With The Nova Corps

Marvel has announced a new Nova series featuring both incarnations of the character. Here is a quick primer for anyone not familiar with the characters. I was six years old when the first issue of Nova came out. It was written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by John Buscema and was the first new character […]