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REVIEW: Outlawed #1 &#8212 The Repetitive Nature Of This Spandex-Clad Ragnarok Cycle

REVIEW: Outlawed #1 — "The Repetitive Nature Of This Spandex-Clad Ragnarok Cycle"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Eve L. Ewing, Kim Jacinto, Espen Grundetjern, Clayton Cowles) On a good side, the ability of Eve Ewing to make a compelling script remains untouched. She takes the ideas here and executes them with outstanding storytelling chops. The artwork from Jacknto, Grrundetjern and Cowles likewise takes make dynamic choices in presenting […]

Is Nova a Germaphobe Annihilation Scourge: Nova #1 [Preview]

Is Nova a Germaphobe? Annihilation Scourge: Nova #1 [Preview]

Annihilation Scourge: Nova #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, as the Annihilation event is rehashed for a second time, by Matthew Rosenberg and Ibraim Roberson We've got a preview below.Here's the deal: Marvel needed another super-mega-crossover event to boost sales during December, and so Annihilation Scourge was born The event sees the[...]

Nova Lights up the Night with PX Exclusive Funko Pop [Review]

Nova Lights up the Night with PX Exclusive Funko Pop [Review]

Nova is one of those characters that has some rich storytelling back in the day He still has a pretty large fan base to this day I’m honestly surprised they didn’t make a Sam Alexander one first I know he isn’t the original but his series was booming with Marvel Now years ago[...]

A Non-Update on Marvel Studios Nova Film

A Non-Update on Marvel Studios 'Nova' Film

Marvel Studios press junket days are always the source of some kind of update or information about sometimes long gestating projects, like Nova Or, as in this case, the lack of one?Back in April, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige addressed the likelihood of character Nova getting the spotlight at some point: "Nova is… if we have a[...]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAMs Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism

Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAM's Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! The Dieselfunk Dispatch has a special guest today with Dr. Reynaldo Anderson. Anderson is a prominent scholar in Africana studies, social movements, and a creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM). On a massive scale, Anderson is a scholar is arguably the foremost scholar on the subject of Afrofuturism at this moment in history. […]

Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Sam Alexander still fears he is no longer any use to the team without his Nova helmet.[caption id="attachment_899929" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Champions #23 cover by Stefano Caselli and Marcio Menyz[/caption]Champions #23 makes clever use of the Man-Thing It expands the burning touch into a creature of pure empathy, and the Man-Thing is used to explore the[...]

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities Same Lovable Team

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities, Same Lovable Team

Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers New Champion Snowguard is living with Viv Vision while she operates on the team The crew is called to deal with a water contamination problem in the Tanzania village of Mbali However, more is going on with this crisis than the[...]

Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #4 Review &#8211 Mecha Darkhawk vs. Dark Starhawk

Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #4 Review – Mecha Darkhawk vs. Dark Starhawk

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Nova Richard Rider is still searching the galaxy for his brother, Robbie Rider, aka the Raptor known as Talonar He finds Robbie among the resurrected original Raptors battling a giant-sized Darkhawk Nova isn’t sure what’s going on, but he will do whatever necessary to save his brother from danger, even if that brother is[...]

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 Review &#8211 Young Heroes in a Deadly Universe

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 Review – Young Heroes in a Deadly Universe

Nova still feels personally responsible for what Warbringer does Ironheart must face how big, scary, and deadly the universe is Ms Marvel, Wasp, Viv, and Snowguard are shaken by this life-and-death struggle to prevent genocide.If you’re noticing that Thanos has little discussion in this description, fret not The Mad Titan gets a moment to be[...]


Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 Review &#8211 Earnest and Dedicated Heroes

Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 Review – Earnest and Dedicated Heroes

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Nova Sam Alexander receives a distress signal from a Nova Corps outpost in the far reaches of space Warbringer, a Chitauri with immense strength and rage, has laid waste to the outpost Sam is ready to face the monster alone, but he contacts the Champions just in case They insist on helping Sam in[...]

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, leaving[...]

Infinity Countdown #4 Review: A Low Point in an Unexciting Series

Infinity Countdown #4 Review: A Low Point in an Unexciting Series

The Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps reconnoiter on Knowhere The Nova want to look after the Power Stone, but Gamora is reluctant to allow them to have it Richard Rider is eager to look for his brother, who is in the hands of the Talon Brotherhood Star-Lord receives some unexpected visitors.[caption id="attachment_861567"[...]

Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #1 Review &#8211 A Flawed but Promising Return

Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #1 Review – A Flawed but Promising Return

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Fraternity of Raptors, led by Robbie Rider aka Talon-R, have found a way to bring the old Raptors back into our dimension. Things don't go as planned for them, however. On Earth, Chris Powell, aka Darkhawk, is still getting used to the return of his own Talon armor and the absence of […]

Infinity Countdown #3 Review: Sax the Destroyer or the Draxophone

Infinity Countdown #3 Review: Sax the Destroyer, or the Draxophone

Now it’s just Adam and Ultron, and things aren’t looking good.Across the universe, the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps try to hold their own against the Chitauri and the Shi’ar Talons This battle isn’t looking good for the Guardians and Nova, and the Corps decides to pull out of the conflict.[caption id="attachment_840824"[...]

Kevin Feige Says Immediate Potential For a Nova Marvel Movie

Kevin Feige Says "Immediate Potential" For a Nova Marvel Movie

This weekend saw the big press junket for the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe entry Avengers: Infinity War and MCU head-honcho Kevin Feige answered some questions about the possibility of another galactic character getting a spotlight.[caption id="attachment_793088" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Bill Watters[/caption]Specifically, that Feige addressed the likelihood of character Nova getting the spotlight at some point: "Nova is… if[...]

Infinity Countdown #2 Review: Fun Pretty but Not Substantial

Infinity Countdown #2 Review: Fun, Pretty, but Not Substantial

Afterwards, this contingent of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Star-Lord, Ant-Man, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, and Nova Richard Rider, rejoins Drax the Destroyer and Eve at the Power Stone in the hopes of halting the Chitauri horde and the Shi’ar Talons.Meanwhile, Adam Warlock goes in search of the Soul Stone.[caption id="attachment_833662" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Infinity Countdown[...]

Infinity Countdown #1 Review: A Fun Continuation to Guardians of the Galaxys Finale

Infinity Countdown #1 Review: A Fun Continuation to Guardians of the Galaxy's Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Nova installation on Xitaung, where Drax is currently guarding the massive Power Stone, comes under attack from the Shi’ar Talons Drax and the Nova manage to hold them off for a time, but a third faction soon enters the fray.On Telferina, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Nova Richard Rider battle the corrupted[...]

Infinity Countdown Prime Review: Awful Dialogue Baffling Decisions and Inorganic Plotting

Infinity Countdown Prime Review: Awful Dialogue, Baffling Decisions, and Inorganic Plotting

There are those like the Nova Corps and the Guardians of the Galaxy simply trying to keep them hidden away There are others, like Thanos, who intend to regain each one.[caption id="attachment_798857" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Infinity Countdown Prime cover by Mike Deodato Jr and Frank Martin[/caption]“Yer new to these parts, but you should know-- I’m the[...]

Guardians of the Galaxy #150 Review: A Satisfying (Possible) Ending for the Series

Guardians of the Galaxy #150 Review: A Satisfying (Possible) Ending for the Series

He is seeing possible futures, and they all look very grim.Back in our galaxy, the Nova traitors make themselves known, and it’s the few “loyal” Nova Corps members, comedian Scott Adsit, legendary Nova Rich Rider, and the Guardians against the full might of the Talon Cult of the Shi’ar Empire.[caption id="attachment_770530" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Guardians of[...]