Chris Fluit's News posts – May 2011 Archive (4)

Retro-Review: Majestic (2004)



Majestic 1-4

by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Karl Kerschl

 

In 2004, Superman took one of his periodic absences from his own titles- he was recuperating in outer space or something like that- and DC took the opportunity to showcase…

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Added by Chris Fluit on May 27, 2011 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Glories and DC’s Trade Paperback Mistake

The February sales charts revealed that Image Comics has a new hit on their hands, Nick Spencer’s Morning Glories.  The sales numbers aren’t so high that Morning Glories would be considered a hit if it had been published by one of the big two companies, Marvel or DC.  But it’s a very respectable number for a creator-owned…
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Added by Chris Fluit on May 20, 2011 at 11:55am — 9 Comments

Points on Point One

Over the past several months, Marvel has been releasing special Point One issues.  These one-shots are supposed to take place between regular issues of their ongoing titles.  For example, Uncanny X-Men 534.1 takes place between Uncanny X-Men 534 and 535.  These Point One issues are supposed to be great jumping-on points for new readers as well.  They’re designed to be single…

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Added by Chris Fluit on May 13, 2011 at 9:15am — 8 Comments

My X-Men Dilemma

I was working on my pre-order list the other week and I ran into a bit of dilemma.  There are so many X-Men books that I’m running out of room for other stuff. 

 

Now I know I won’t get much sympathy from older fans who have been complaining about too many X-books since the late ‘80s when the franchise expanded to five with Excalibur and Wolverine.  Or maybe…

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Added by Chris Fluit on May 6, 2011 at 11:38am — 18 Comments

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