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Captain America: Civil War- Liz’s Review

Titanic in scope and colossal in confidence, the third instalment to the Captain America trilogy is an enormous, adrenaline-packed summer blockbuster with breathtaking action-scenes and a star-studded ensemble cast that serves, for all intents and purposes, as an unofficial ‘Avengers…

Issues in Comics: The Impossible Collection

This past Wednesday, I was fortunate enough, along with Michael from The Orbiting Pod, to score invitations to the exclusive Private View for a suddenly-unveiled personal collection of vintage DC Comics single issues known, rather appropriately, as The Impossible Collection.…

Issues in Comics: Rebirth, Rebirth, Rebirth

As the days of this year drift by towards May, details of DC Comics’s “Rebirth” operation continue to emerge, predictably raising more questions than they answer. Geoff Johns seems to be in charge of this initiative, and he’s written a…

Issues in Comics: Daredevil vs. Punisher

  For those infinitely more interested in the coming war between two street-level New York vigilantes than the Man vs. God stylings of the gritty, dark, grim, bleak upcoming Batman/Superman film, this week is already an exciting one. Just yesterday,…

Issues in Comics: Formed A Band, Formed A Brand

Issues in Comics is gonna to be a column which tracks, notes and reflects on current trends, themes and controversies happening in comics today. This’ll be a space for discussions about publishing models, variant covers, convention news, Brian Wood, and…

He said, She said- Amazing Spider-Man #698

In which Liz and Chris both have a read of the same comic and write about it. Sometimes they agree. Lots of times they don’t. This time it’s Amazing Spider-man #698. CHRIS SAID: As the maelstrom of Marvel Now swirls around…

He said, She said- Batman #14

In which Liz and Taylor both have a read of the same comic and write about it. Sometimes they agree. Lots of times they don’t. This time, it’s Batman #14. TAYLOR SAID: I should love this. Batman was my first favourite…

He Said, She Said- Wolverine MAX #1

In which Liz and Taylor both have a read of the same comic and write about it. Sometimes they agree. Lots of times they don’t. TAYLOR SAID: What can I tell you, we love Wolverine? The MAX imprint is a…

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…