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Tag: marvel comics
MFR Review: BLACK CAT Annual #1 is Old-School Comic Book Fun
This is the comic book I have wanted to review for Monkeys Fighting Robots since I started. I loved the Spider-Man & Black Cat romance from waaaayyyyy back in the day, like pre-Secret Wars old school. Black Cat Annual #1 is just an incredible read. It's one of those perfect self-contained books that not only … Continue reading MFR Review: BLACK CAT Annual #1 is Old-School Comic Book Fun
MFR Review: CONAN #10, Mo’ Babies, Mo’ Problems
For my latest comic book review over at Monkeys Fighting Robots, I look at Jason Aaron's run on Conan, specifically Conan #10. On the heels of his legendary Thor residency, Jason Aaron shows off a human side of the Tales of the Barbarian, if not for Conan himself. The blood of Conan has strength, due to … Continue reading MFR Review: CONAN #10, Mo’ Babies, Mo’ Problems
The Zombies of the Longbox Graveyard
I began my brutal addiction to comic books in 1980. At the time, I wasn’t overly discerning. I would read both DC Comics and Marvel Comics, but as time went on, Marvel became my main fix with GI Joe, the Avengers, John Byrne’s amazing run on Fantastic Four, and Chris Claremont’s equally-outstanding tenure on X-Men. Read the rest of my … Continue reading The Zombies of the Longbox Graveyard
My Ultimate 5 1/2 Comic Books of Ever
I've been reading/collecting comic books since about the age of five. They have been there for me when I needed companionship & when I've needed to escape. I used to do some writing for a great site called LitStack. It's a place for book reviews & anything literary. I wrote there under my pen name … Continue reading My Ultimate 5 1/2 Comic Books of Ever
A little thing we like to call “foreshadowing”…
I feel as though Iceman's announcement a couple years ago wasn't a huge secret...
9 Batman Knock Offs That Utterly Miss the Point
Batman is Batman and true fans know exactly what I'm talking about. Accept no imitations...except there are several copy cats who just. Don't. Get it. Here are nine of them. And a couple who actually do it right. Except for the whole, "You're still not Batman" thing.
15 Comic Book Icons Pin-Up Style
I'm all for the female form. As I've stated before, I have no problem with seeing hot comic book characters done up all slutty like. Having said that, there are a couple characters I feel should probably be left out of this kind of artform, such as Batgirl and the Power Puff Girls. Some, on … Continue reading 15 Comic Book Icons Pin-Up Style
The 10 Most Expensive Comics
So there's absolutely no surprise what book is No. 1, but there are some issues down the list that definitely raised my eyebrows. If you've got $10M or so, they can all be yours.
Top Marvel vs. DC Battles
What are the top Marvel vs. DC Comics battles we'd like to see? And which of those would be totes DARLING if drawn up to look like kids' toys. Here we go.