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Once thought of as funny books for children, comic books are both high-art and literature in their own right. We dive deep into the history, latest news, and analysis of this fantastic medium.

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Al Ewing and Juann Cabal Give Us A Dysfunctional Space Family (spoilers!)

For Marvel, a #1 issue generally means that a new creative team is taking over a title, and leading the character or characters into a new era. We just saw this recently with Thor #1. And we’re seeing that now with Guardians of the Galaxy #1, from writer Al Ewing and artist Juann Cabal. After […]

BY Roman Colombo January 23, 2020
COMICSMarvel
WandaVision Writer Tapped to Start Captain Marvel 2, as Original Writers and Directors Bow Out

When Kevin Feige announced MCU Phase 4 at Comic-Con, there were two glaring omissions: Spider-Man and Carol Danvers. Spidey got sorted, but the future of Brie Larson’s character in the MCU was vague. A sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel is on the way, Marvel assured fans. Talent like Taika Waititi, Ryan Coogler, James Gunn, and […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 23, 2020
MarvelMovies
Marvel TV and Hulu Announce Cast For Upcoming MODOK Series

Marvel TV and Hulu are moving full speed ahead with MODOK, an upcoming animated series. The series will follow MODOK, a supervillain who is quite big-headed, both physically and with his ego. MODOK will be a part of 4 new animated series coming from Hulu and Marvel TV, all leading up to a special event […]

BY Meghan Hale January 22, 2020
MarvelTV Shows
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 Premiere Shows the Crisis Didn’t Change Much

Technically, the last hour of the Crisis On Infinite Earths finale was the season 5 premiere for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. (If the giant walking Beebo wasn’t a clue.) However, the spiritual season 5 premiere of Legends of Tomorrow was Tuesday’s episode “Meet the Legends.” In the Legends of Tomorrow season 4 finale, the entire […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 22, 2020
DCTV Shows
Green Arrow and the Canaries Backdoor Pilot Highlights the Future of the Arrowverse

The penultimate episode of Arrow should have been titled “Livin’ in the Future,” in keeping with tradition. The second-to-last episode of each season bore a title drawn from a Bruce Springsteen song. Of course, this episode is actually titled Green Arrow and the Canaries because it serves as the backdoor pilot for the new Arrow […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 22, 2020
DCTV Shows
New Falcon and Winter Soldier Set Images Tease US Agent…and X-Men?

Despite their filming delay, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is moving forward at a rapid pace, and we got some new images via social media that hints at some surprising developments. It’s incredible that we’re seeing these images, considering how secretive Marvel Studios is. So, what are we looking at? Let’s start with something […]

BY Roman Colombo January 21, 2020
COMICSMarvelTV Shows
Kevin Feige Wants Patrick Stewart to Play Professor X when the X-Men Join the MCU!

In a recent interview, Patrick Stewart revealed, “I met with Kevin Feige a couple of months ago and we had long, long conversations.” But the most intriguing part? According to Stewart, “there have been moves and suggestions, which include Charles Xavier.” Wouldn’t it be amazing? When the X-Men show up in the MCU, we see […]

BY Roman Colombo January 21, 2020
COMICSMarvelMovies
On Blue Monday, We Remember Even Superheroes Can Suffer From Depression

Daredevil, Mister Miracle, Silver Surfer, Batman, Jessica Jones, Harley Quinn—what do these heroes have in common? They all superheroes suffering from some form of depression. And they aren’t alone. To this list, we can also add Thor, Deadpool, Renée Montoya, Wolverine, Cyclops, Hulk, Punisher, Captain America, Martian Manhunter, Joker, Moon Knight and even Superman. Over […]

BY Roman Colombo January 20, 2020
COMICSPop Culture
New Series Walking Dead: World Beyond Cancelled Before It Even Premieres (Kind Of)

The untitled spin-off of AMC’s beloved zombie franchise will be a short-lived series in the massive franchise the network hopes to keep going. Walking Dead: World Beyond is, essentially, a limited series. The show will premiere on AMC on April 12, 2020, but it will only run for two seasons. This seems like a bold […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 19, 2020
ImageTV Shows
Dawn of X Wave Two: What We Know So Far

The first wave of Dawn of X titles must have been even more successful than Marvel anticipated because wave two is shaping up to be even bigger. In Wave 1, we had X-Men, New Mutants, Marauders, Excalibur, X-Force, and Fallen Angels. These six titles set the groundwork for the future of mutantkind. For wave two, […]

BY Roman Colombo January 19, 2020
COMICSMarvel
Adaptive Switch Controller Goes Viral After Dad Builds Set-Up for Daughter

I thought the collaboration between Nintendo and Microsoft as of late provided a great dialogue on the power of gaming. Instead of fighting with one another over sales, both companies focused on bringing together their fan bases. Well, as it turns out, the company’s efforts helped to make something incredibly inspiring and innovative possible. This […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 21, 2020
Marvel’s Avengers Game Delayed, Second Delay for Square Enix in 2020

Here we are, just weeks in 2020, and another major game is pushed back to the second half of the year. News of the Marvel’s Avengers game delayed isn’t necessarily surprising. In a lot of ways, the move to delay a game to improve its final product is all but routine. Not to mention, a […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 20, 2020
Why Is Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed?: Details on the Biggest Game of 2020

BeingThere are a lot of weird things that happen during the end of a console cycle. For one, developers and publishers start to work on games for the unreleased, future consoles. Usually, that means the current generation consoles sort of get left in limbo. It’s a weird period of time, but one thing left gamers […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 19, 2020
Left 4 Dead 3 Rumors Ended in Valve Statement

It’s funny to think about the state of gaming rumors today. On the one hand, it’s wonderful having so many people looking into the latest news in gaming. Of course, this is going to come with a number of false rumors and unfounded speculations. Here at Comic Years, we try very hard to not report […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 18, 2020

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The Star Trek: Picard Series Premiere Is What It Looks Like When Star Trek Distrusts Its Institutions: Review

On January 23, 2020, fans of Star Trek got what they wanted. We can revisit Jean-Luc Picard, a generation’s favorite captain of the Enterprise. However, reaction to the Star Trek: Picard series premiere was a bit mixed. Some people absolutely loved the slow-burn drama about Picard and the loss of Data. Others, however, felt that […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 24, 2020
Obi-Wan Doesn’t Have the High Ground! Series On Delay, Not Cancelled for Disney+

When Disney+ announced that Ewan McGregor would be reprising his role as Jedi Master Obi-wan Kenobi, fans everywhere rejoiced. The best character of the prequel trilogy coming back? Yes—we need that now. Well, we’re going to have to wait a bit longer as Disney+ and Lucasfilm decided to delay the Obi-wan series, though rumors it […]

BY Roman Colombo January 24, 2020
Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Al Ewing and Juann Cabal Give Us A Dysfunctional Space Family (spoilers!)

For Marvel, a #1 issue generally means that a new creative team is taking over a title, and leading the character or characters into a new era. We just saw this recently with Thor #1. And we’re seeing that now with Guardians of the Galaxy #1, from writer Al Ewing and artist Juann Cabal. After […]

BY Roman Colombo January 23, 2020
WandaVision Writer Tapped to Start Captain Marvel 2, as Original Writers and Directors Bow Out

When Kevin Feige announced MCU Phase 4 at Comic-Con, there were two glaring omissions: Spider-Man and Carol Danvers. Spidey got sorted, but the future of Brie Larson’s character in the MCU was vague. A sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel is on the way, Marvel assured fans. Talent like Taika Waititi, Ryan Coogler, James Gunn, and […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 23, 2020