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Zeb Wells and Stephen Segovia Raise Hellions in Dawn of X (Spoilers Review)

“Little hellions, kids feeling rebellious/ Embarrassed that their parents still listen to Elvis/ They start feeling like prisoners helpless/’ Til someone comes along on a mission and yells “bitch!” This stanza, from Eminem’s “Without Me,” […]

March 27, 2020
Eve Ewing and Kim Jacinto Successfully Outlawed All Teenage Superheroes

For as long as comics existed, teenage superheroes were part of that world. Robin wasn’t even a teenager yet when Batman decided he was ready to be a sidekick. Then there was Spider-Man, a kid […]

March 19, 2020
Women’s History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: Ms Marvel, By G Willow Wilson

When Ms Marvel #1 introduced the world to Kamala Khan back in 2013, not only did the series become a runaway success, but the name G Willow Wilson quickly became one of the most recognized […]

March 15, 2020
In Cable #1, Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto Establish “Kid Cable” as the Boy Who Would Become “Old Man Cable”

Nathan Dayspring Askani’ son Summers has one of the most convoluted histories in the Marvel Universe. He debuted in New Mutants, then led the mutant militia team X-Force…then turned out to be the son of […]

March 14, 2020
The Final Black Widow Trailer Has Released And We’re Hyped

Some of the most emotional points of the latest Avengers movies, especially Endgame, utilized family bonds as a way of pulling at our heartstrings. While characters like Hawkeye have a family to fight for, Natasha, a.k.a. Black […]

March 9, 2020
Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos Deliver Magic in Strange Academy #1

Marvel is building a strong slate of magic-based comics. With the Dawn of X launch, we got Tini Howard’s Excalibur, which not only made Betsy Braddock the new Captain Britain, but weirdly established Apocalypse as […]

March 6, 2020
Marvel Releasing Empyre In the Best Way: Launch Party!

We’re coming up on Marvel’s big 2020 event, which will see the Avengers and Fantastic Four team up to fight the combined might of the Kree and Skrull empires. And leading this new alliance of […]

March 4, 2020
Ta-Nehisi Coates To Complete His Black Panther Run in June, Ending a Successful Era for T’Challa

Before Ta-Nehisi Coates started Writing Black Panther in 2016, the character had, at best, inconsistent sales. Yet when Marvel announced that the Atlantic contributor and National Book Award Winner was taking over, the book surged. […]

March 1, 2020
X of Swords Will Be the First Major X-Men Crossover Event in the Dawn of X Era

The Dawn of X panel at C2E2 just concluded, and there were some great announcements—but one announcement is sure to please X-Men fans. This July, the various X-Men creative teams are joining forces for the […]

February 29, 2020
Black History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, and More

There are neither enough Black superheroes or Black creators in comics. That’s mindboggling considering the popularity of characters like Black Panther, Storm, Luke Cage, Cyborg, Jon Stewart, and Black Lightning. And we have creators like […]

February 28, 2020