CONTAGION #3 Preview

A seemingly unstoppable force has invaded the Marvel Universe, and it’s going to take every hero the streets of New York has to stop it! A strange substance is taking over heroes and citizens alike, draining them of their life force, stealing their knowledge and abilities, and neither science nor magic can stop it! Where did it come from? Can anything destroy it? And who will fall to its awful, overwhelming power? Continue reading CONTAGION #3 Preview

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #4 Preview

Eddie Brock has taken a beating, lost the allies closest to him, and, after the shocking events of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: #3, sees no way to take Cletus Kasady down once and for all without making the ultimate sacrifice. But what IS the ultimate sacrifice? Of the two beings that are bonded as VENOM, which will make it out alive? Continue reading ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #4 Preview

Secret Wars #7 Review (2015)

Readers may have been a bit down after the last issue. The previous edition was centered more around background information, recap, and behind the scenes surmising to the narrative. It clarified more of how, when, where, and why. To be honest, in virtually every story, there appears to be one issue set up to replenish the gaps, tie up some loose ends, and usher in the culmination to the narrative. Now that fans have moved past the climatic issue, does this installment prove to be more action-packed? Is this issue more exciting than the last? Are fans finally going to see the beginning of the end of God-Doom? Let’s Continue reading Secret Wars #7 Review (2015)

HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X #1-6 Review

Overall, this series was clever, intriguing, thought-provoking, and full of imagination. Jonathan Hickman continues to prove time and again what strategical planning, precision, and organization can do for any writer, creator, or architect of any story. It’s something that numerous authors just aren’t doing in today’s market. Several current writers appear to be winging it, changing stories on the fly, and using social media, podcasts, and interviews to explain their stories. If not that approach, the other avenue explored by many modern writers is to make ambiguous stories that can be interpreted or deciphered in an assortment of ways. It gives rise to the creator appearing as intelligent, masterful, and imaginative. However, it’s actually quite the opposite AND it makes readers feel stupid. Continue reading HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X #1-6 Review