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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PREVIEWS: SPIDER-ISLAND #1 comes out of MARVELS SECRET WARS

PREVIEWS: SPIDER-ISLAND #1 comes out of MARVELS SECRET WARS

It seems like no story line is safe from the Marvel summer event SECRET WARS, bringing SPIDER-ISLAND into the fold. Writer Christos Gage and artist Paco Diaz bring a twist on the original SPIDER-ISLAND, one where the Spider-Queen won against Spider-Man and his spiderized friends (I think spiderized that’s an accurate enough word for it). Anyway, take a sneak peek at SPIDER-ISLAND #1 below! FROM THE ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE The arachnid-infested Manhattan returns on Battleworld this…

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