Tag: Marvel

by Joane - 5 months ago

Quarterly Diversity Check: January-March 2018

In January, one of the first articles I wrote for ComicsVerse explored the concept of social justice warriors (SJWs) and the idea that diversity was somehow forcing out white, straight, cis male heroes. It was a popular assertion, then and now, ma...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Beware the Red Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798

Dan Slott and Stuart Immonen press on with “Go Down Swinging” in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798. The Green Goblin is finally back on the scene, but this time around, he’s got one new extremely dangerous trick up his sleeve. Get ready for the terrifying int...

by Joane - 5 months ago

This Week in Unsung Marvel Moments – April 4th, 2018

Welcome to Unsung Marvel Moments, where we bring you the Marvel moments worth talking about! Each week we’ll be highlighting some of the most exciting, emotional, and action-packed scenes in Marvel’s comics that we think deserve your attention. We g...

by Joane - 5 months ago

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #33 Takes a Trip to the Future

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #33 by Tom Taylor, Ramon Rosanas, and Nolan Woodard begins the “Old Woman Laura” arc. We meet our cast of characters in the near future to start one last adventure for Laura Kinney. While the story does feature the lead character d...

by Joane - 5 months ago

SPIDER-MAN #239 Takes Miles on a Latverian Adventure

SPIDER-MAN #239 BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, OSCAR BAZALDUA, AND BRIAN REBER Story Art Characterization Summary SPIDER-MAN #239 has a lot to like. It has a great callback cameo, it has a great character moment for Miles, and i...

by Joane - 5 months ago

The End is Here in BLACK BOLT #12

The final installment of Saladin Ahmed and Christian James Ward’s impeccable BLACK BOLT series is here. BLACK BOLT #12 brings the resolution to the epic confrontation between our titular hero and The Jailer as well as Crusher Creel’s return from the...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Brian Michael Bendis and Jessica Jones: A Retrospective

17 years ago, Brian Michael Bendis, with help from David Mack and Michael Gaydos, created Jessica Jones. From the pages of ALIAS to the DEFENDERS, Bendis has included Jessica in nearly every Earth 616 book he’s written. She starts as a disgruntled...

by Joane - 1 year ago

Costume Drama: The Ever-Changing Look of America Chavez

  After a couple of years as the undisputed champion of ‘character most bafflingly lacking their own comic’, Ms America Chavez finally has a solo title. With the second issue about to land, it’s a good time to look at one of the very best things abo...

by Joane - 1 year ago

Reading List: The Ten Essential Jack Kirby Stories

  Obviously Jack Kirby is the greatest comic book artist of all time, but most will agree he's also one of the medium's greatest writers. He wrote the way he drew: Big and loud and primal, but with a surprising amount of intricacy and nuance waitin...