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Guardians of the Galaxy #149 cover by Aaron Kuder and Jordie Bellaire

Guardians of the Galaxy #149 Review: Rocket Raccoon, the Champion of Justice

Many of Groot’s kin are attacking the station, and it’s up to the Guardians of the Galaxy to beat back the thought-to-be-extinct species.Back at Nova Corps HQ, Rocket Raccoon helps 30 Rock star and current Nova Commander Scott Adsit weed out the Talon-loyal traitors to the Corps His methods are a little more unconventional than[...]

Guardians of the Galaxy #148 cover by Aaron Kuder and Ive Svorcina

Guardians of the Galaxy #148 Review: Drax on the Sax

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Guardians of the Galaxy continue to have their hands full with the Nova Corps situation Star-Lord and Nova Richard Rider are standing before a massive Infinity Stone, shown to them by Nova Corpsman Eve Bakian It is the Power Stone, and it seems to be the real deal by all evidence.Meanwhile, Rocket Raccoon[...]

Darkhawk #51 cover by David Nakayama

Marvel Legacy Darkhawk #51 Review: A One-Shot that Lays Groundwork for More

He also showed up in many of Dan Abnett and Andy Lannings’s cosmic sagas with Nova, and they had a way of making just about every character they touched during that time awesome.Chad Bowers and Chris Sims seem to have a great love of Darkhawk, as well; this comic hits just about every major beat for[...]

Guardians of the Galaxy #147 cover by Aaron Kuder and Ive Svorcina

Guardians of the Galaxy #147 Review: Star-Lord And Nova Reunite

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]With Gamora and Ant-Man escaping from their tight situation through a last-minute gambit on Scott’s part, they return to the Nova HQ to report their success.Elsewhere, Star-Lord meets up with his old friend and legendary Nova, Richard Rider After catching up, the two go to investigate the Nova outpost which has been off the[...]

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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

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Champions #16 Cover May Reveal More About The Future Of The Team Than Intended

The solicits for Marvel's for their January releases are now out, and the cover to the month's new issue of Champions may give away more than intended. Coming out of a cross-over with Avengers, World's Collide, which is their big Marvel Legacy story, it is implied that the cross-over will have major stakes for one […]

Avengers #672 cover by Alex Ross

Marvel Legacy Avengers #672 Review: It Just Doesn't Hold Together

Nova, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Ms Marvel are great too Cyclops is cool Viv is… alright, and the Totally Awesome Hulk…well I don’t dislike him.I really liked Amadeus Cho back when he was partners with Hercules in Greg Pak’s Incredible Hercules I don’t know why I can’t get behind this character anymore[...]

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Nova, Spider-Man, And Cloak Join Marvel's Cosplay In A Cab

The kicker is that it ends with a particularly cutting comment about the first Captain Marvel, telling us the cabby is more than someone who just watches the movies.Turns out they did a whole series of these videos, including Nova, Spider-Man, and Cloak — and one with all of them in the cab at once[...]

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All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11 Review: The Return Of Nova

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_723956" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover to All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11 by Francesco Mattina[/caption]Richard Rider, AKA Nova the Human Rocket, has found evidence that his brother, Robbie, may still be alive Robbie returned to Xandar, the former homeworld of the Nova Corps Richard follows him there, and we see what happened to Robbie[...]


Are Marvel's Comics Suffering From Premature Cancellation?

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran the news that yet another young series from Marvel is getting the chop, this time the current run of Nova, featuring both iterations of the character, by Jeff Loveness and Ramon Pérez with Ian Herring.Hot off the heels of the cancellation of Star-Lord, by Chip Zdarsky, Kris Anka and Matt Wilson, with[...]

Squirrel Girl Is Coming To TV And Dragging The New Warriors With Her

Either way, who cares, we get the awesome computer science nerd and friends to fill our screens with the happies (it'll be a comedy, folks) for 10 episodes and hopefully it'll be as representative as it can be.I'm guessing that Nova is *not* going to be a part of this, but we can never ever[...]

Comic Books – Immigrants Are Welcome Here

I've already pointed out two of DC's Trinity, a vast section of X-Men, but also, the Avengers are not without their immigrants.[caption id="attachment_604926" align="aligncenter" width="421"] Art by Greg Land[/caption]Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Nova, Black Widow, Rage, Black Panther, Hercules - heroes often from global backgrounds coming together to fight for what is right, and accepted in[...]

Champions is Very Much a Modern Classic

Champions is shaping up to cement itself as the most modern classic comic out there at the moment. Less in terms of it being an incredible addition to the library of indispensable comic runs, as it's perhaps still early days to tell if it will match the likes of Dark Phoenix Saga, Secret Wars, or […]

Are Mentor Bonds the New Trend for Great Comics?

[caption id="attachment_597457" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover by Ramón Pérez[/caption]There seems to be a bit of a trend at the Big Two which is leading to two great runs on series', and, whilst still early days for the Marvel offering, the one for DC is regularly the best comic that they are regularly putting out.I am of[...]


A Tale Of Two Novas – Catching Up With The Nova Corps

Marvel has announced a new Nova series featuring both incarnations of the character Here is a quick primer for anyone not familiar with the characters.I was six years old when the first issue of Nova came out It was written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by John Buscema and was the first new character I[...]


Nextwave's Captain ☠☠☠☠ Is Back, In Today's Nova #9 From Marvel Comics…

And then a Secret Wars happened.But now the new Nova comic is tying in with Civil War II And a young inexperienced superhero meets The Captain Remember his story?Very little has changed Not his shirt... Not his language...And not his Captain America story.But he is still the Captain.And he is still as dumb as ☠☠☠☠.And we[...]

A Camera Fast Enough To Capture The Movement Of Light

A few years back, the PBS program Nova reported on a MIT camera fast enough to pick up the movement of light Now, that seems like a silly idea at first, but watch the video The footage the camera gets is startling.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Z8EtlBe8Ts[/youtube]The movement of shadows across that apple and onto the wall is genuinely amazing[...]