Halloween is a happy time of the year for me. It usually brings back fond memories of past costumes. Of course, there have been a few recurring themes over the years. Science fiction and fantasy. Classic horror characters. And, naturally, comic books.
My first comic book costume was Batman. I was probably 10 at the time. My mom sewed a homemade costume for me and I cut a Batman logo out of yellow cardboard. My brother dressed up as…Continue
I’d read most of them before. In fact, I’d read most of them more than once. But this was the first time that I would start in 1963 with X-Men #1 and systematically read right up through…
It was the biggest story of the year: DC started over. They canceled their entire line of comic books and, in September 2011, started over with 52 new titles. It was a bold, unprecedented move in the history of comic book publishing. Of course, DC didn’t exactly start from scratch. A number of the new titles were relaunches of old favorites like Justice League and Superman. A…Continue
Fear Itself, Uncanny X-Men 540-543, 2011: The last couple of years have been somewhat crossover heavy for the X-Men, especially following the success of Messiah Complex. And yet, these crossovers have generated some very good stories- especially on the periphery. The X-Men aren’t featured stars in the Marvel crossover fear itself, but they do join in for a…Continue
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