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Star Wars reviews: Marvel Comics Star Wars #89

As we await the arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December, I’m examining some of the Star Wars comic books and novels of the past.  1,605 more words

Comic Books

Essential Dazzler Vol. 2

First Published: May 2009

Contents: Dazzler #22 (December 1982) to #42 (March 1986); Marvel Graphic Novel #12 (1984); Beauty and the Beast #1 (December 1984) to #4 (June 1985); and… 956 more words

Marvel Essentials

Comic book reviews: Klarion by Ann Nocenti

Regular readers of this blog will recall that I am a fan of Ann Nocenti.  Between the early 1980s and the mid-1990s she wrote many offbeat, thought-provoking stories at Marvel Comics.  1,358 more words

Comic Books

A Toast to C2E2 

It’s been a week since C2E2 in Chicago ended and I think I’ve finally stopped drinking and recovered enough to write about it.

It was another enjoyable con that managed to honor comic books and creators, while expanding its reach into other areas of pop culture, like film and television. 1,042 more words

Venom: The Madness - Eddie Brock Joins the Outer Church

“To get the facts, you need strong fingers on metal keys, paper white with honesty – and then you have to cut hard and deep… 2,413 more words

90s Marvel

Dean Haspiel at Wizard World Raleigh

Dean Haspiel is a guest at Wizard World Raleigh, sitting at table A2 (with cartoonist David Trustman, author of The Rise) from… 303 more words

Episode 14: Daredevil (Ann Nocenti)

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

This week we’re going from the grounded and gritty Frank Miller to the over-the-top bonkers cynicism of Ann Nocenti, with demons, aliens and lots of identity issues. 171 more words