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The Road to War of the Realms Begins in February Marvels Biggest Event Ever

The Road to War of the Realms Begins in February, Marvel's Biggest Event Ever

Marvel's February solicitations have just come out, featuring the beginning of the Road to War of the Realms in Thor #10 by Jason Aaron and Mike Del Mundo Building for years as part of Aaron's various runs on various Thor books, Marvel finally made things official earlier this month, and they've gone all in, comparing the[...]

War of the Realms Bigger Than Secret Wars Rocks the Marvel Universe in April

War of the Realms, Bigger Than Secret Wars, Rocks the Marvel Universe in April

It's a story long in the making, the culmination of Jason Aaron's multiple-relaunch-spanning Thor run (and also the new Asgardians of the Galaxy), and labeled "insane" by global entertainment superstar Donny Cates And it finally arrives in April, Marvel revealed Friday, from Aaron, Russell Dauterman, and Matthew Wilson, and promises an event of "unparalleled scale"[...]

The Avengers #7 Review: Riding the Flaming Woolly Mammoth

The Avengers #7 Review: Riding the Flaming Woolly Mammoth

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Long ago, there was a cave boy who lived with a pack of his kind. However, he was the only one in his pack that could speak or think clearly. One day, a large man with white hair arrived and carved his way to the top of the pack. He could think and […]


Hither Came Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar to Bring Us Marvels Conan the Barbarian #1

Hither Came Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar to Bring Us Marvel's Conan the Barbarian #1

Conan The Barbarian #1 will launch with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth in January from the creative team of writer Jason Aaron, artist Mahmud Asrar, colorist Matt Wilson, and cover artist Esad Ribic.For Aaron, whose beard might cause him to be mistaken for an actual barbarian, it's the ultimate dream job. I've literally been preparing for[...]

The Avengers #6 Review: Not All it Could be But Still a Joyous Read

The Avengers #6 Review: Not All it Could be But Still a Joyous Read

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Thor and She-Hulk are Celestial-sized, the Ghost Rider has taken over the body of the dead Celestial, and Iron Man has unleashed an armor to match them all for size. Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther are battling the Horde on the ground, and Doctor Strange is shutting down Loki. It looks […]

Thor #4 Review: Artistic Problems and Lame Plot Points Hurt an Otherwise Good Story

Thor #4 Review: Artistic Problems and Lame Plot Points Hurt an Otherwise Good Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sindr and her forces interrupt the wedding of Baldur and Hela, and Thor has been apparently killed by Loki. Thanos, however, has his own business to settle with Hela. Karnella, Baldur, Tyr, Loki, Skurge the Executioner and Thori battle against the Fire Goblins of Muspelheim. Meanwhile, Thor hopes to get the help of […]

Thor #3 Review: Cracks are Showing in the Formula but the Book is Still Great

Thor #3 Review: Cracks are Showing in the Formula, but the Book is Still Great

This wasn’t a problem in Jason Aaron’s Thor before the relaunch.          The book has become quite wordy too, and that bogs down the pacing without adding much of worth for the overall comic.That said, I can’t say that I didn’t still get into this book The brewing War of Realms is a hel of a[...]

Avengers #5 Review: Final Stand Against the Final Host

Avengers #5 Review: Final Stand Against the Final Host

Doctor Strange, Iron Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, and Thor arrive for a final stand against Loki’s Celestials in Russia.[caption id="attachment_886000" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Avengers #5 cover by Ed McGuinness, Mark Morales, and Jason Keith[/caption]Avengers #5 continues to kick the ridiculousness of this cosmic calamity up, with Loki explaining what is happening with the Celestials[...]

Avengers #4 Review: Seeking Help from the Eternals

Avengers #4 Review: Seeking Help from the Eternals

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Odin recounts the tale of his own team of heroes and their plight against the Celestials one million years ago. He tells Thor and She-Hulk that he may have an artifact capable of fighting off the Final Host, but it may also end Earth itself. Iron Man and Doctor Strange arrive at Olympia, […]

Thor #2 Review: The Odinson Reunion

Thor #2 Review: The Odinson Reunion

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Thor and Loki have arrived in Niffleheim, the new location of the land of the dead: Hel. He is met by Baldur, the new King of Hel, and his allies, Skurge the Executioner, former Norn Karnilla, and older brother Tyr. After escaping an attack from fire goblins, the denizens of Hel fill Thor […]

Avengers #3 Review: Good but Slightly Less Good

Avengers #3 Review: Good, but Slightly Less Good

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ghost Rider and She-Hulk have slain the swarm of giant bugs while, elsewhere, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Thor, and Iron Man are at the mercy of Loki and the Final Host. Loki intends to use the teleporter grenades Carol acquired, but Steve uses his shield to disrupt Loki's plans, teleporting Steve, Loki, and […]

Thor #1 Review: A Storybook Fantasy for Superhero Fans

Thor #1 Review: A Storybook Fantasy for Superhero Fans

There is significantly more humor in this issue than the past five issues of Jason Aaron’s Mighty Thor This isn’t inherently a bad thing, as the humor isn’t so overwhelming that it piledrives the tone Plus, what Waititi and the Russo Brothers did with the God of Thunder in Ragnarok and Infinity War was brilliant,[...]

Jason Aarons 6th Thor #1 Will (Probably) Be His Last

Jason Aaron's 6th Thor #1 Will (Probably) Be His Last

Superstar writer Jason Aaron revealed today that, after a run of 6 straight Thor #1 relaunches, he will probably be calling it quits on relaunching the series, allowing another writer to take over constantly rebooting Thor every 6-24 months as is modern Marvel Comics custom Aaron took to Twitter to reveal the sad news:https://twitter.com/jasonaaron/status/1006920312208986112So what[...]

The Avengers #2 Review: The Avengers Have Truly Assembled

The Avengers #2 Review: The Avengers Have Truly Assembled

Jason Aaron is penning a solid story, and the artistic team is rocking it so far This one gets a recommendation Give it a read.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Final Celestial Host approaches Earth as Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and Captain Marvel ride out to meet them Doctor Strange and Black Panther fight the[...]

The Mighty Thor: The Gates of Valhalla #1 Review &#8211 Looking Backwards and Forwards

The Mighty Thor: The Gates of Valhalla #1 Review – Looking Backwards and Forwards

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Goddesses of Thunder from the distant future use Time Diamonds to return to the past and pay their hero, Jane Foster a visit. They struggle with this task and arrive at a few wrong locations before their destination. Elsewhere in our time, Malekith tours the chaos and bloodshed he has wreaked across […]

Comics for Your Pull Box: May 16th 2018 &#8211 Garth Ennis Two-Shot and Quicksilver Wont Surrender

Comics for Your Pull Box: May 16th, 2018 – Garth Ennis Two-Shot and Quicksilver Won't Surrender

The cast of this comic is very likable, and it is among the most unique fantasy comics on the market.[caption id="attachment_847163" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wicked + Divine #36 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson[/caption]Wicked + Divine #36What more needs to be said about Wicked + Divine by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, and Matt Wilson? Read it.[caption id="attachment_847170" align="aligncenter" width="600"] All-New Wolverine[...]

Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of May 9th 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

The comic continues to focus on the relationship between Eddie and Venom, and we meet a possible symbiote "god," which seems like a promising new antagonist.[caption id="attachment_846470" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Southern Bastards #20 cover by Jason Latour[/caption]5. Southern Bastards #20The final issue in this arc of Southern Bastards rounds out the winners list. Jason Aaron and Jason Latour bring about a brutal and[...]

Southern Bastards #20 Review: 20 Pages of Brutal Bloody Beatdowns

Southern Bastards #20 Review: 20 Pages of Brutal Bloody Beatdowns

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Roberta Tubbs has an arrow sticking out of her hand. She was about to exact her vengeance on Coach Boss, but she's too busy trying to heal her hand to do it. The man who shot it, Boone, has his own justice to deliver to Boss. What follows is a brutal and blood-soaked […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of May 2nd 2018: Were Back Baby

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 2nd, 2018: We're Back, Baby

In short, I wasn't a fan of the Draxophone.[caption id="attachment_839725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Avengers #1 cover by Ed McGuinness[/caption]Win: Avengers #1 Leaves Me HopefulWhile Avengers #1 by Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness wasn't exactly the shattering fresh start for the Avengers for which I hoped, the comic did leave me optimistic as a fan of Earth's Mightiest Heroes[...]