Author Archive for Liz

On Comic Book Deaths

It may be true that the only character in comics to ever stay dead is Uncle Ben, but that sure hasn’t stopped major characters from dying. Within the past few years, Captain America, Thor, the Human Torch, Nightcrawler and Cable…

He Said, She Said- Wolverine #312

In which Taylor and Liz both have a read of the same comic and write about it. Sometimes they agree. Lots of times they don’t. This week, it’s Wolverine #312. TAYLOR SAID: One of the things creators will often say…

Joss Whedon Aboard for Avengers 2!

The best news I’ve had all week? Two words, one number: Whedon. Avengers. 2. It’s official now: Joss Whedon, writer/director of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, now the third top grossing film of all time, is all on board for it’s sequel,…

Marvel Now! Rundown by Liz

THIS IS IT! Starting in October, the Marvel Universe is rising from the ashes of the events of AvX with a brand new team of Avengers, a new roster of creative teams and spanking new #1 issues of your favourite…

Amazing Spider-Man Recommendations

My Spidey senses are tingling! This week’s hubbub is all about everyone’s favourite wall-crawler, with ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ finally hitting cinemas. Stan Lee’s best-loved character is on a short-list of truly iconic comic book heroes. Peter Parker’s story is relatable…

Liz’s Thoughts on ‘Av.X’, Halfway Through

Well, I was going to write something about experimental comics and exploring the borders of the art form this week, but instead I’m succumbing to my heart’s desire and talking about Av.X instead. This week’s sixth issue marks the halfway…

Pride Month Recommendations by Liz

The month of June is upon us and in it’s prime and, along with enjoying the pleasant weather, it is the month for celebrating gay pride. We here at Orbital are in the swing of it, exhibiting artwork in the…