Chucks Comic of the Day
03h55 14  janvier
Chris Claremont Anniversary Special #1
nbsp; Hereís an unusual offering from Marvel - the Chris Claremont Anniversary Special. Iím not sure what anniversary it celebrates, because thereís no indication anywhere in the issue, not so much as an editorís note to provide a reason for the tribute. ...
15h46 12  janvier
Event Burnout
nbsp; For quite a few years on this humble blog Iíve tried to cover the big EVENT BOOKS that Marvel and DC have rained down in ever-increasing numbers. As someone once said, I ainít doiní that no more. I think itís safe to say that Iím suffering Event Burnout,...
05h03 11  janvier
The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories - Guest Review
nbsp; My pal James Cassara is back with a Guest Review - this time with a holiday theme The history of holiday themed comics, specifically those marketed for and celebrating December 25, goes far back in the history of comic book publishing. Some of...
19h19 09  janvier
Fire Power #7
nbsp; I was talking to an good friend this week and he asked, Whatís good out there? (In other words, what are the best comics to read.) I hesitated, because there arenít many comics out there that really fire up my enthusiasm. But there is one that I really look forward...
02h20 09  janvier
The Eternals #1
nbsp; Back to serve as a preview, perhaps, for the upcoming film (hopefully itíll be safe to return to movie theaters by the time itís released), Marvel has revived The Eternals in a new series. The focus here is on Ikaris, the point man and powerhouse for the race of...
03h57 08  janvier
Action Comics #1028
nbsp; Your pal Chuck is back from the holidays and ready to get back to work - so weíll start... with an ending. Writer Brian Michael Bendis has, sadly, just wrapped his run on the Superman comic - and this marks his final issue of Action Comics. I know, he can...
04h26 31  dťcembre
New Comics Day
nbsp; After knocking off a week for the holidays, today I caught up on two weeks worth of comics. Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop:- Action Comics #1028 - Sorting out some family issues - and an ending.- Avengers #40 - Who will gain the power of the Phoenix?- Comic...
03h45 30  dťcembre
Wonder Woman 1984 - A Review
nbsp; Delayed by COVID, the second Wonder Woman movie - WW84 - has finally been released to the public, both to those theaters now open to the public, and via the HBOMax streaming service. This movie had a lot to live up to - the first film remains the best of the new...
05h14 12  dťcembre
New Comics Day (running late)
nbsp; Whew Itís been a hectic week, and I was late getting to the comics shop (as ever, the real world - and working for a living - gets in the way). Hereís what I picked up this week:- Comic Book History of Animation #1 - How it began - Norse Mythology #3 - Classic...
23h02 02  dťcembre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop today:- Fantastic Four: Road Trip #1 - The vacation from heck - Fire Power #6 - A shocking turn of events- Marvel Snapshots: Civil War #1 - What is Maria Hill doing?- Strange Adventures #7 - Adam Strange is not a superhero.- Thor #10 -...
03h50 26  novembre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop today:- Action Comics #1027 - The Kent Family goes to war.- Fantastic Four: Antithesis #4 (of 4) - Reed goes cosmic - Legion of Super-Heroes #11 - A major threat returns - Power Pack #1 - There kids are back - Shang-Chi #3 - Family...
03h58 19  novembre
New Comics Day
nbsp; This is what I picked up at the comics shop today:- Avengers: Marvel Snapshot #1 - Heroics from a different angle - Fantastic Four #26 - Company is coming to town - Usagi Yojimbo #14 - Fighting against impossible odds And I received these comics for...
05h21 18  novembre
Cutting Edge #1
nbsp; This is one that deserves your undivided attention. Cutting Edge is a tremendous new series with amazing art and a powerful, unique story. It begins with a gathering of extraordinary people from around the world - artists, scientists, media icons and many...
21h37 11  novembre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop today:- Green Lantern #9 - Hal loves Carol - Hawkman #29 - End of the road - Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club - Teaming Mignola and Adam Hughes - Iron Man #3 - A very powerful foe returns.- Strange Academy #5 - Under attack-...
00h58 07  novembre
Atlas At War - Guest Review
nbsp; My pal James Cassara delivers a Guest Review about Atlas At War (a book Iíve been meaning to pick up), which reprints some classic war stories. Hereís James: Ask most Baby Boomer comic book collectors historians which company is most closely associated with...
03h15 06  novembre
New Comics Day (One Day Late)
nbsp; Iíve been on the run and didnít post this weekís score Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop:- Avengers #38 - New danger from an old enemy - Fire Power #5 - Showdown - Norse Mythology #2 - Tall tales - Thor #9 - The doctor is in.- Young Justice #20 - The end of the road. ...
00h48 01  novembre
Fantastic Four Antithesis #3 (of 4)
nbsp; This series has certainly been fun, especially for a fan of Neal Adams (like me). Iím also a fan of Mark Waidís writing, so I admit I was predisposed to like this mini-series. Happily, Fantastic Four: Antithesis doesnít disappoint. It gives us a...
03h37 29  octobre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Hereís what I picked up at the comic book shop today:- ACTION COMICS #1026 - The Kent family faces death incarnate - FANTASTIC FOUR: ANTITHESIS #3 - More powerful than Galactus?- LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #10 - First kiss - SHANG-CHI #2 - Family feud - STRANGE ACADEMY #4 - Thatís one...
01h19 22  octobre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Slim Pickings today Hereís what I picked up at the comics shop today:- Fantastic Four #25 - A turning point for the team - Iron Man #2 - Has Tony Stark really changed? And I received these comics for review:- Blade Runner 2019 #11 - Back home after a trip off-world.-...
02h33 20  octobre
Superman #26
nbsp; Itís the small details that get under the skin. Iíve really been enjoying Brian Michael Bendisí take on Superman - but the beginning of this issue shows one of his weaknesses. The story opens with Superman fighting a powerful alien in front of the...
03h05 15  octobre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Hereís what I picked up today at the comics shop:- Avengers #37 - Wrapping up the Moon Knight monstrosity.- Batmanís Grave #11 (of 12) - War in the streets - Green Lantern #8 - Into the Antimatter universe - Hawkman #28 - Death comes calling - Strange Adventures #6 (of 12) -...
03h32 12  octobre
Norse Mythology #1
nbsp; This was a happy surprise I had read and enjoyed Neil Gaimanís adaptation of the original myths that make up his book Norse Mythology, and now those stories are being adapted into comic book form, guided by P. Craig Russell. These are the original tales as sorted by Gaiman...
01h33 09  octobre
New Comics Day (Plus one)
nbsp; My schedule kept me from dropping by the comics shop for my usual Wednesday visit - but hereís what I picked up today:- ADVENTUREMAN #4 - The new team arises - FIRE POWER #4 - A night out becomes a nightmare - NORSE MYTHOLOGY #1 - Gaiman and Russell, together again - THOR #8 - Why is...
04h20 05  octobre
Shang-Chi #1
nbsp; As a fan of the character since his first appearance, Iím glad to see Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung Fu, back in his own title again The characterís genesis was tied into the Kung Fu craze of the early í70s, though those comics eventually moved in different directions - but...
03h27 01  octobre
New Comics Day
nbsp; Slim pickings this week Hereís what I picked up at ye olde comics shop:- Avengers #36 - The Black Panther vs. Moon Knight - Fantastic Four #24 - An icy blast from the past - Legion of Super-Heroes #9 - Whoís kissing who?- Shang-Chi #1 - Return of the Master of Kung Fu - Strange...