The Fantastic Four

Marvel Two-in-One #2 cover by Jim Cheung and Justin Ponsor

Marvel Two-in-One #2 Review: Return to Monster Island

The Thing has convinced the Human Torch that Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Franklin, and Valeria are still alive in another dimension, and the two go on an excursion to Monster Island, the site of the Fantastic Four's first adventure. As is often the case with Monster Island, things get messy quickly, and an unexpected associate […]

Marvel Legacy

Marvel Legacy #1 Review: A Lackluster Tease For Upcoming Titles

So, here we are at last. The long-awaited Marvel Legacy #1 is out. I'm going to go ahead and throw a spoiler warning here. Much of this comic has already been spoiled by numerous sources, but the plot itself was even hinted at in the marketing. I mean, the name Marvel Legacy doesn't indicate any […]


Josh Talks 'Thunderbolts', Part 1: In The Beginning

At last, I am getting around to devoting a series of op-ed/retro review pieces to my all-time favorite comic book series, Thunderbolts. And what better place to start than the beginning, when the Thunderbolts were created by industry veterans, Kurt Busiek and Mark Bagley. First appearing in Incredible Hulk #449, the Thunderbolts were a mysterious […]

Toby Kebbell Says Fantastic Four Fans Aren't Wrong About Film

Speaking with IGN, actor Toby Kebbell said fans "aren't wrong" in their disappointment with the recent Fantastic Four film. "My job is to come in and perform as best I can. And hopefully be directed in that path, and I felt like I was. I felt like the film was going to go well," he […]

Mighty Marvel Geeks Issue 79: The Fantastic Embargoes

Bleeding Cool welcomes back the podcast Mighty Marvel Geeks, hosted in part by Mike Ehmcke, who also hosts the podcast We Be Geeks, which runs on Bleeding Cool on the weekends. Here they talk about all things Marvel-related, and especially what their top picks are for the Marvel books coming out in the week ahead. […]

Booze Geek – B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher And Ben Grimm

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: B.O.R.I.S. the Crusher Brewery: Hoppin' Frog Brewery ABV: 9.4% Earlier on in the Booze Geek entries, I reviewed Hoppin' Frog's D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer. Now, I checked out D.O.R.I.S. equally bad brother, B.O.R.I.S. the Crusher. B.O.R.I.S., an Imperial Oatmeal Stout, was impenetrably black in color. When poured, it produced a mocha head […]

The Fantastic Four Have Disappeared… Or Have They?

Brian M. Puaca writes for Bleeding Cool: The Marvel Age began with the publication of the Fantastic Four #1 in 1961. Before the appearance of the Fan Four, Marvel — or Atlas, or Timely, or whatever Martin Goodman was calling his company that year — was publishing a number of unremarkable fantasy, suspense, and adventure […]

'Maybe Stan Lee Is My Biggest Literary Influence' – George RR Martin

Holding a talk at the Edinburgh Festival, now available to watch courtesy of the BBC iPlayer, George R.R. Martin has been talking about his books, and his love of character. During which, he talked about his first literary love, comics, and how his first published work was in Fantastic Four #20, a letter of praise […]