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Now Humanoids Hires Mark Waid as Director of Creative Development

Now Humanoids Hires Mark Waid as Director of Creative Development

Everything is turning up Mark Waid this week Just days after being targeted in a lawsuit by Comicsgate leader Richard C Meyer, one of the few people in comics less sympathetic than Waid himself, Waid has now been named the new Director of Creative Development by publisher Humanoids Waid's hiring follows the addition of John[...]

Daily LITG &#8211 30th September 2018 &#8211 Diversity &#038 Lawsuits

Daily LITG – 30th September 2018 – Diversity & Lawsuits

And a story began that will no doubt run and run...Five most read articles yesterdayRichard Meyer Sues Mark Waid Over 'Tortious Interference With Contract and Defamation' We Have Details on Upcoming Episodes of The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, and Riverdale! Cosmic Ghost Rider Makes Thanos the Image of Himself What the Original Justice League Odyssey[...]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

That said, I am content just watching the Astonishing Ant-Man and the Unstoppable Wasp teaming up.There is an arbitrary cliffhanger at the end that will likely only be resolved if Mark Waid gets and Ant-Man and the Wasp ongoing out of this Unfortunately, there’s been no rumor of that as far as I know.[caption id="attachment_915428"[...]

Doctor Strange #4 Review: A Good Story Needlessly Complicated

Doctor Strange #4 Review: A Good Story Needlessly Complicated

Mark Waid tells a compelling Doctor Strange, and there’s a good payoff to this issue Stephen must accept things about himself that he doesn’t like, and the ending promises some cool changes to Strange’s comic coming up Stephen Strange is a very flawed hero, and this comic highlights that in an interesting and kinda gutsy[...]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #4 Review: The Case for Quantum Entanglement

Ant-Man and the Wasp #4 Review: The Case for Quantum Entanglement

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ant-Man and the Wasp are caught in opposing frequencies. Wasp is worried that, left unresolved, this could lead to the two being caught apart and in the Microverse forever. Thankfully, Burr comes up with a solution, and all three return to Earth safely—or do they? Some things are off about this world, and […]

Doctor Strange #3 Review: Surprisingly Deep Skrull Analysis

Doctor Strange #3 Review: Surprisingly Deep Skrull Analysis

The book is damn gorgeous.Doctor Strange #3 is another strong issue from Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz The story is tight, concludes within the issue, and present Stephen Strange as the compelling and fascinating protagonist he should be The art is gorgeous to boot, sealing the deal on this book earning another recommendation Check it[...]

Ant-Man and The Wasp #3 Review: Are You the Ant-God

Ant-Man and The Wasp #3 Review: Are You the Ant-God?

Israel Silva’s color work is similarly wild and varied, though it could use some brightening given the wild narrative tone and characters.Ant-Man and The Wasp #3 is another fun if somewhat thin entry in the Mark Waid miniseries Scott and Nadia get plenty of good moments and lines of dialogue, and the aliens have a[...]


Doctor Strange #2 Review: Brisk Pacing and Gorgeous Art

Doctor Strange #2 Review: Brisk Pacing and Gorgeous Art

Can she help Stephen access magic again?[caption id="attachment_871983" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange #2 cover by Jesus Saiz[/caption]Doctor Strange under Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz is already showing a pacing and expertise which few other comics have matched in the past This chapter in the story—that is Stephen being trapped on this alien world—already reaches a[...]

Captain America #704 Review: A Confused Mess of an Ending

Captain America #704 Review: A Confused Mess of an Ending

That aside, he, alongside Jordie Bellaire’s excellent color work, makes this a visually appealing issue.Captain America #704 is a disappointing finale to this last story arc of Mark Waid’s stint on the title Its resolution is both disconcerting and unsatisfying, and Jack Rogers turns from a beleaguered father to someone who is a little too[...]

Ant-Man and The Wasp #2 Review: Watch Your Step

Ant-Man and The Wasp #2 Review: Watch Your Step

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A subatomic society has come under attack by a relatively large foot that is crushing their society. That foot belongs to Wasp, aka Nadia van Dyne, who is still currently blind after the events of last issue. Ant-Man, aka Scott Lang, is busy trying to repair her eyes from the molecular level, but […]

Captain America #703 Review: The Story Comes Into its Own

Captain America #703 Review: The Story Comes Into its Own

Jordie Bellaire and Irma Kniivila contribute the color art, which is bright, lively, and well balanced too.Captain America #703 is easily the best issue of this story arc and hopefully signals a turning point for the better in Mark Waid’s final tale in the series It’s fast-paced, Jack Rogers has come into his own as[...]

Doctor Strange #1 Review: Both Familiar and Fresh

Doctor Strange #1 Review: Both Familiar and Fresh

Aaron and Bachalo’s Empirikul story comes to mind, as does Donny Cates and Gabriel Hernandez Walta’s “Loki, Sorcerer Supreme” tale, though it was arguably a fallout of the Empirikul story.That said, Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz tell an exceedingly good version of this story, and it approaches the issue in a slightly different manner[...]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 Review: A Great Start to the Miniseries

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 Review: A Great Start to the Miniseries

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ant-Man is back at the base of the Nova Corps after the battle against the Chitauri and the Talons. He contacts Earth to request the Unstoppable Wasp, aka Nadia Pym, to bring him back home. She has a plan that involves using subatomic waves and the Nova's communication device, but this goes awry, […]


Riverdale Goes Legacy with World War II Era Tale Archie 1941 in September

Riverdale Goes Legacy with World War II Era Tale 'Archie 1941' in September

Other comic book publishers may currently be focusing on "fresh starts," but one publisher still cares about "legacy." Heading in the opposite direction from the current grim and gritty Archie comicsverse, Archie plans to publish a new mini-series set during World War II by Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn, Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Jack Morelli[...]

Captain America #702 Review: The Story Improves on the Previous Issue

Captain America #702 Review: The Story Improves on the Previous Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jack Rogers is now on the run from his government, and he goes to a safehouse known as the Way Back. It is a hideout for historians where all talk from the outside world is kept out. There, a strange man called Old Vic points Jack in the direction of a possible solution […]

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

Maybe this one will be great.[caption id="attachment_839728" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain America #701 cover by Michael Cho[/caption]Loss: Captain America #701 Does Nothing With Its PremiseGiven Mark Waid's hot streak on Captain America, a utopian future comic based around the dream of Steve Rogers seems like a good start for an installment of Cap's comic[...]

Captain America #701 Review: A Long Walk for a Small Drink of Water

Captain America #701 Review: A Long Walk for a Small Drink of Water

However, the younger Rogers’ body is rejecting the Serum, and Jack knows there is something wrong.[caption id="attachment_839728" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain America #701 cover by Michael Cho[/caption]Mark Waid seems to have a predilection for writing possible future stories for Captain America¸ doesn’t he?This is an interesting potential future It’s a bit of a generic utopia; no[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of May 2nd 2018: Avengers Assemble

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 2nd, 2018: Avengers Assemble!

This one looks like it could be something special.[caption id="attachment_839717" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sex Criminals #24 cover by Chip Zdarsky[/caption]Sex Criminals #24I first tried Sex Criminals last issue, and I now feel great shame in having slept on this one for so long. Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky have a delightfully daring, funny, and absorbing sex drama/superhero/crime/comedy thing unlike any other comic[...]