BACK ISSUES: The Working-Class Villains of “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

BACK ISSUES: The Working-Class Villains of “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine characters, concepts or themes making waves in comics today through issues from the past. When Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theatres today, audiences will watch Tom Holland‘s wall-crawler face off against the Michael Keaton‘s Vulture. But those might not be the only Spider-Rogues popping up in the film. This edition is going to look at the comic book history of the Vulture as well as three…

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REVIEW: The Fix #1 – Irreverent, Irredeemable, Hilarious

REVIEW: The Fix #1 – Irreverent, Irredeemable, Hilarious

The Fix #2 continues to build upon the strengths of the series’ debut issue; a killingly funny crime story about two dirty cops, Roy and Mac, and their continuing efforts to get out from under with some very bad people. Those efforts wind up involving Roy deliberately shooting Mac in the hand, Kombucha, ruining a fellow detective’s life, and a dedicated police dog named Pretzels. I could try to sum up the plot of “The…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE #1

PREVIEWS: First Look at QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE #1

Fresh off of the success of Q2: Quantum and Woody Return, independent publisher Valiant Comics is launching Quantum and Woody Must Die, a new series focusing not on their world’s first super hero team, but on a new team of villains out to bring them down. Written by James Asmus, there couldn’t be a better choice for art on this title than Steve Lieber, the artist behind Marvel’s surprise hit The Superior Foes of Spider-Man….

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Noob Review: Hawkeye Volume 2 (Oh yeah, bro. Yeah)

Noob Review: Hawkeye Volume 2 (Oh yeah, bro. Yeah)

The Russian “bros” in track suits are back! Oh yeah, and Clint Barton starring as Hawkeye. 😀 I never would have guess how much fun his life is when he’s not running around with the Avenger team. There is nothing ordinary about it as trouble seems to have a tracking chip embedded in his skin. Clint’s main problem? Girls. Currently his biggest problem is with Darlene Penelope Wright. A train wreck of a girl that…

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