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With FX on Hulu's horror anthology spinoff series set to start haunting the streaming service starting next week, fans of the "AHS" universe are getting a look at the impressive line-up that's set for American Horror Stories With Ryan Murphy & company introducing us to Rubberman, the last time around? Well, it just seemed right to[...]
american horror stories
With all of the attention understandably focused on Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's American Horror Story as Season 10 exterior filming kicks off today in Provincetown (with on-set images of Finn Wittrock floating around social media), we wanted to make sure that fans of the AHS universe didn't forget about the upcoming spinoff series- and[...]
Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 cover by Rod Reis
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jean Grey, Beast, Angel, and Iceman, the surviving members of the original X-Men, meet up for dinner to catch up Their time is interrupted by the resurrected Professor Charles Xavier, back as "X" and inhabiting the body of Fantomex He brings them to a new mansion he has outside the town of Lago[...]
Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado
Spawned from the head of X and using Proteus' reality seeds for additional power, he quickly dispatches the Astonishing X-Men by vomiting liquid despair upon them — except for one Psylocke still stands, but can she defeat the Shadow King alone? Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado Charles Soule's tenure on Astonishing X-Men[...]
Astonishing X-Men #11 cover by Grag Land and Frank D'Armata
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] X and Psylocke's plan to bring down Proteus is sprung into action The Astonishing X-Men ambush the being to stop his reality seeds around the world Psylocke and X use their psychic abilities to stop the spread of the reality seeds Betsy even begins to start trusting X, and the team seems to be[...]
Brian Michael Bendis 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[...]
Relentlessly Hard Boiled – Preview X #23 From Dark Horse
The vigilante comic X, from Dark Horse, is still doing what it does best, being relentlessly hard-boiled! Issue #23 is coming up March 11th and promises a city become an "insane asylum", a new ravaging drug that's highly addictive and a dark nemesis from X's past of the female variety You just can't help but[...]
47 Thoughts About 47 Comics – Walking Dead, Scooby Doo, Amazing, 2099 And 100th Anniversary Spider-Man, All-New And Amazing X-Men, Superior Foes, Black Dynamite, Detective Comics, Wolverine, Death Vigil,  Maxx, X-Force, Futures End, Ghosted, Transformers, Superman/Wonder Woman, New Suicide Squad, Usagi Yojimbo, Judge Dredd, Infinity Man, Batman Eternal, Batgirl, Spread, Royals, Rise Of The Magi, Armor Hunters, Rai, Star Trek, X, Terminator x2, Star Wars, Eery, Great Pacific, Abe Sapien, Angry Birds, Warlord Of Mars, Blood Queen, Pathfinder, Turok, Shutter, Magnus, Doc Savage, Chastity, Robotech/Voltron And Wolverine
And there's no DC folk… Shame, because there are DC comics it seems, at least according to All-New X-Men Stuart Immonen's swan song on the title, folks. And yes, there are Bob Evans Restaurants in the Marvel Universe as well. And in Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, they have Craigslist too Seems a long way from those days when[...]
Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs
By Sage Ashford Let's talk about disappointment for a little bit.  Arguably, facing disappointment is one of the major experiences of being a fan in any given medium.  Whether it  be a project (movie, game, comic, or otherwise) that you were interested in that fell through, or something not being as good as you had hoped,[...]
Tuesday Runaround – The Origin Of Assassin's Creed In Steven Grant's X
His answer "Doesn't matter; they just have." The perfect origin. — BRYAN HITCH (@THEBRYANHITCH) February 18, 2014 X-CREEDINGLY LIKELY Was Assassins Creed ripped off from Steve Grant and Dark Horse Comics' X series in the nineties? That's the allegation. In X #6, Steven Grant finally brings it all back together and is the first to recombine elements of  modern[...]
Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Three Comics – Superior Spider-Man, All- New X-Men, Avengers, Justice League Of America, Secret Avengers, Batgirl, Royal Masters Of War, Star Wars, She-Hulk, Wolverine & The X-Men, Gravel, Crosse, Stitched, Abe Sabien, X, Clown Fatale, Letter 44, Revolutionary War: Death's Head II, Sixth Gun, X-Men Legacy, X-Factor, Robocop, Regular Show, Think Tank, Egos, Bunker, X-Files, Red Sonja, Protocol Orphans, Memory Collectors, Transformers, City: The Mind In The Machine, Uncanny And Sons Of Anarchy
Especially MODOK signing a contract… Though, as Sixth Gun shows us, exactly the outcome of any contract can never quite be determined at the time or signing… The final X-Men Legacy of the current run goes out with a bang and a buck It's not uncommon for a comic book to end with a scorched earth policy,[...]
Fifty-Two Thoughts About Fifty-Two Comics – Ghosted, Rat Queens, Black Dynamite, Dark Angel, TMNT, Skyman, Superior Spider-Man, Illegitimates, Justice League 3000, Ben 10, Peabody And Sherman, My Little Pony, Suicide Squad, World's Finest, Harbinger, Night Of The Living Deadpool, Stitched, Gravel, Crossed, Deadpool: The Gauntlet, The Curse, Archer & Armstrong, Secret Avengers, Batgirl, God Is Dead, Imagine Agents, Astro City, Nightwing, Carbon Grey, Peter Panzerfaust, Velvet, Alex+Ada, Darth Vader, Kiss Me Satan, Clown Fatale, BPRD, Fantastic Four, Catacylsm: Ultimates, Daredevil, X-Force, Egos, X, X-Men Legacy, 3 Guns, Adventure Time, Voice In The Dark, L'il Battlestar Galactica, Miss Fury, Next Testament, Unity, Popeye, Transformers And Regular Show  (UPDATE)
See, they can get up to superheroic/villainous acts of mighty power/dread all by their lonesome! Why the full painted detail of Carbon Grey is sometimes not exactly what you need after a full lunch. Peter Panzerfest brings on the Injuns In Germany Look, it makes sense, I promise Next up, crocodile squadrons…   In Velvet #3, our what-if-Miss-Moneypenny-was-James-Bond[...]
Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Darkness, Ghosted, Storm Dogs, Eerie, Great Pacific, X, Fabulous Killjoys, Breath Of Bones, Avengers Arena, Wolverine, Nightwing, Superior Spider-Man, East Of West, Peter Panzerfaust And America's Got Powers
Robot Chicken Darkness? Sexual relationships are expressed in a number of ways through comic books today, some more obvious than others. Ghosted #1 also plays fast and loose with sexual politics, with a heist team being put together to steal… a ghost And be rather rude to each other in the process. Storm Dogs has a rather[...]
BC Mag #4: Taking The Super Out Of The Heroes
This May, Dark Horse will unveil three new offerings—one a returning favorite, as well as two original titles—each deconstructing the superhero motif. X Marks the Spot Returning to shelves is the popular series X Published under the company's Comics' Greatest World imprint, the original X showcased an unhinged, burn-scarred vigilante who clashed with law enforcement and the[...]