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The WORST Nerd Things of 2014!

1343924242-angry_supermanLast week had the typical “Best Nerd Things of 2014”, so now, it’s time for the real fun: the WORST nerd things of 2014. Yes, these are the movies, TV shows, video games, and comics that made my blood boil to molten lava, my head feel like it wanted to implode, and my nerd rage levels to reach almost Berserker. So, without further ado, we might as well get the biggest offender out of the way, the worst comic book movie of the year (in my opinion)… Read the rest of this entry

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Comic Reviews: Avengers & X-Men: AXIS and Robin Rises Alpha!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

 Avengers_&_X-Men_AXIS_Vol_1_9_SolicitAvengers & X-Men: AXIS #9 (of 9) (Marvel Comics)

 MILD SPOILERS

 Avengers & X-Men: AXIS has come to an end, and has once again “changed the face of the Marvel Universe as we know it”.

Except, it kinda didn’t. Sure, events happen in the finale of Rick Remender’s story, but none of the moments hit as hard as they could, and the whole thing feels very rushed, especially with four credited artists on the issue (Terry Dodsen, Jamie Cheung, Adam Kubert, and Lienil Francis Yu). Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Avengers & X-Men: AXIS and Wytches!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

 axis1covercheung-70690Avengers & X-Men: AXIS #1 (of 9) (Marvel Comics)

 The latest Marvel event is here, and it’s off to a pretty rocky start.

Wait, I should be clearer. Avengers & X-Men: AXIS is a good start to an event comic. It builds on writer Rick Remender’s stories from not only Uncanny Avengers, but Uncanny X-Force as well. However, the place this book really falters in is in the art, which was not what I was expecting from someone as well known in the industry as Adam Kubert. Read the rest of this entry