BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. This week sees the opening of the latest film from Marvel Studios, James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the second instalment in the adventures of Marvel’s space-faring band of rascally reprobates. The first film represented Marvel taking a giant step into the cultish and more than…

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Why INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE was the best Super Bowl trailer

Why INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE was the best Super Bowl trailer

This weekend, fans were treated to TV spots for some of this year’s most anticipated films during the Super Bowl. Marvel unleashed an action packed insight into the combating sides in Captain America: Civil War, 20th Century Fox followed suit with major trailers for both Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse, and Universal gave us our first look at Jason Bourne. However, one trailer stood out more than any other to me, and that was the spot for Roland Emmerich‘s Independence Day: Resurgence. Roland…

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