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Marvel Two-in-One #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Marvel Two-in-One #4 Review: The Series Hits Its Stride

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Thing, the Human Torch, and Dr Rachna Koul begin their mutliversal expedition to locate the rest of the Fantastic Four They arrive on a world very much like their own, but they are soon attacked by She-Hulk and Wolverine in SHIELD-branded uniforms What is different here? Why are their friends trying to kill[...]

Captain America #699 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #699 Review: Swift Pacing and Classic Cap Feels

Elsewhere, the Things slaves away to keep power on in Babbington’s tower.[caption id="attachment_807173" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain America #699 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson[/caption]No, the Hulk and the Thing don’t get to fight in this one I’m sad too.However, this issue does continue to show how well Mark Waid and Chris Samnee understand Steve[...]

Marvel Two-in-One #3 cover by Jim Cheung and Frank Martin

Marvel Two-in-One #3 Review: A Decent if Inconsequential Story

Meanwhile the Thing brings the Human Torch to an old friend whom Ben hopes can help Johnny with his power problems That old friend is none other than Hercules, Avenger and Prince of Power He takes our Two-in-One team to a person who helped him regain access to his god powers after he lost them.[caption[...]

black panther, Fantastic Four #52 cover by Jack Kirby

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 1: Looking Back at T'Challa's First Appearance

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] To celebrate Black Panther coming out this week and T'Challa being so frigging awesome in general, I will be giving you Five Days of Black Panther to build up to the film's release. Each day, I will be covering a different era and creative team of Black Panther (today will be covering two, […]

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

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

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]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[...]

Time To Get That Blood Test: We Review The Thing – Infection At Outpost 31

When I first heard that Mondo and Project Raygun would be producing a board game based on John Carpenter's The Thing, I was both thrilled beyond delight and slightly terrified Board games based on well-known properties tend to be hit-and-miss, especially when you delve into one with a specific storyline that has to be followed to conclusion[...]

John Carpenter: Anthology Needs To Be In Your Album Collection Right Now

They Live, The Thing (originally recorded by Ennio Morricone), and Starman build off of each other and form a trilogy of more groovy and funky tunes We end on Christine, one of my personal favorites It takes everything we have heard on the previous tracks and combines them into one mean-ass driving song Carpenter even[...]

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Fantastic Four Marvel Legends Continue With Johnny Storm!

Fantastic Four figures have needed updates for years now. For reasons outside Hasbro's control, for a long time they were not able to give us what we all wanted. Then out of nowhere two summers ago, the unthinkable happened. They showed off a Sue Storm figure. And not only that, she came with H.E.R.B.I.E. Hope […]

Marvel Legacy

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

The Human Torch and the Thing ponder if the world still needs them A planet ruled by Wakanda is shown Deadpool ponders how much of a terrible person he is.This comic makes the same missteps that Dark Days: The Forge made, if to a lesser extent The meat of this comic consists of endless teasing[...]

infamous Iron Man

Infamous Iron Man #11 Review: I Saw Mommy Kissing Mr. Fantastic

watch after something went down between his mother, Reed Richards, the Thing, and himself S.H.I.E.L.D director Sharon Carter called in Doctor Strange to take a look at him, and the Sorcerer Supreme takes a crack at getting into Doom’s psyche to see what’s going on.Holy shit, the quips and one-liners[...]

New Avengers

Josh's Throwback Corner: An Overview Of Bendis's Heroic Age New Avengers

You have a large team with a lot of strong personalities: Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Hawkeye, Mockingbird, the Thing, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Doctor Strange, Ms Marvel, Daredevil and Squirrel Girl later on, and even Doctor Voodoo briefly.This was such an endearing lineup Every character had a unique personality (despite what a lot of people[...]

Artists Keith Pollard and Ron Wilson Recipients Of Inkpot Awards

From Bleeding Cool reporter Joshua Stone:Artists Keith Pollard and Ron Wilson were both honored for their lifetime of work within the comic book industry with the Inkpot Award at the start of the That 70s Panel on Saturday at Comic-Con International (SDCC).Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics titles The[...]

Secret Empire #5 Review – Just Not Good Super Hero Fiction

But, now that it’s Steve Rogers, we’re just going to lie down and let it happen?Here’s the thing, this succeeds has character-driven fiction, but it woefully fails as super hero fiction Making every character nigh-unlikable with the exception of a chosen few, namely Hawkeye, Black Widow, the Champions, Tony Stark, Hercules, Ant-Man, and the ones[...]

What Happened To The Thing Scene From The Fantastic Four Trailers?

** Potential Spoilers **One of the big questions folks have had about the Fantastic Four has been what happened to the scene in the trailer where The Thing drops from an airplane The scene was part of the original script that Josh Trank was working from The idea being that just after the one-year-later jump[...]

"It's A Huge Responsibility" – Jamie Bell Talks Playing Ben Grimm

Jamie Bell talked with AOL Build about his upcoming turn as Ben Grimm / The Thing in Josh Trank's reboot of the Fantastic Four Bell talks about the great responsibility of taking on such a beloved character and working with actor and mo-cap expert Andy Serkis to get the motion capture aspects of it right.Fantastic[...]

Why Jamie Bell Was The Right Choice For The Thing

Continuing form yesterday, Fox released this featurette of writer Simon Kinberg and director Josh Trank talking about casting Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm / The Thing Seems Trank has always been a fan of Bell and was just looking for the right project to work with him on.Fantastic Four hits theaters August 7th. #FantasticFour’s Simon @Kinberg[...]

Image Watch: Spreading The Love Of Spread With Justin Jordan & Kyle Strahm

By David DissanayakeWith their new Image ongoing series Spread, Justin Jordan, Kyle Strahm, and Felipe Sobriero have concocted the most intriguing idea for a horror comic that I’ve heard in a long time:  Lone Wolf & Cub in an America taken over by John Carpenter’s The Thing.Who says simple, “_____ meets _____ by way of[...]