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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BACK ISSUES: Essential Wonder Woman

BACK ISSUES: Essential Wonder Woman

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 edition we shine the spotlight on one of comics’ most enduring and iconic heroes in honor of her big screen debut; Wonder Woman! Today marks the premiere of DC Entertainment’s “Wonder Woman,” the latest instalment in the DC Entertainment Universe from Warner Brothers, based on DC’s legendary comic…

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Superhero Double-Agent RED ONE Coming from Image in March

Superhero Double-Agent RED ONE Coming from Image in March

Independent comic book publisher Image Comics has announced a new series from Xavier Dorison and Terry and Rachel Dodson, entitled Red One. The series will feature a lead who, while functioning as America’s greatest super-hero of 1977, is secretly working for the Russian government. With a storyline which promises to be grounded in the political clashes of the day, Red One is sure to be an intriguing read and a book we’ll be paying close…

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