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Comic Reviews: Secret Wars and Convergence!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

secret-wars-1-112759Secret Wars #1 (of 8) (Marvel Comics)

The latest big Marvel event is here: Secret Wars. Jonathan Hickman’s mega event has been years in the making; we just didn’t know it until now. Teamed up with Thor: God of Thunder artist Esad Ribic, the first installment of the eight-issue event contains an insane amount of action and tragedy for the heroes of both the 616 (Regular Marvel) universe and the Ultimate Universe, and is an extremely entertaining debut issue. Read the rest of this entry

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The Marvel Press Event to End All Press Events?

MarvelSecretWarsThis Tuesday, Marvel had their “announcement to end all announcements” (their words, not mine). Many people were wondering what it could possibly be: getting the movie rights to Spider-Man back? Rebooting the universe? Relaunching Rom: SpaceKnight? The Internet was abuzz with speculation, and now, we can finally talk about it, because the announcement is….

That the Marvel “616” Universe and the Ultimate Universe will combine together for Secret Wars, and that Battleworld is going to be the new Marvel Universe, with each alternate reality being a different “country”. Read the rest of this entry

New York Comic Con 2014 Wrap Up!

61565d9184ae44124c2af8715238107fNew York Comic Con has wrapped, and when compared to this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we‘ve got quite a lot of news to ponder, freak out about, and stress out over for the next few months. Thankfully, a lot of this news is extremely positive, and makes me pretty excited for what’s in store for us in the coming year in the world of comics and geekdom. So, let’s take a look at some of the big news to hit from the con! Read the rest of this entry