Marvel for her vs. Marvel for him

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If you Google “Marvel clothing line”, it’s about a 90/10 split of male clothing to female clothing. If you go to Marvel’s online store, they have some T-shirts and tank tops for women (many are unisex), but there are few options. Despite past arguments on the subject, women are just as likely to be fans of superheroes as men, but for some reason it is a very underutilized market. Recently, Marvel released a fashion collection for men, which includes professional wear, reversible shirts, and jackets with secret pockets. Everything is sleek, and stylish. It’s Captain America meets Tony Stark meets … Continue reading

Comic Review – Rai #8 from Valiant Comics

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  Rai #8 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ Written by Matt Kindt Art by Clayton Crain Cover Artists: Clayton Crain, David Mack, Bart Sears The Skinny: The war is coming!  Rai is going against his father in an all or nothing effort to stop his tyranny. The Take: Continuing the adventures of Rai, Matt Kindt tell the story of what could be Valiant best title as of today.  The story is simple and to the point, more than in previous issues. The cover say it all: The Fall or Rai! Silk is narrating the story, re-telling us the … Continue reading

Comic Review – Imperium #3 from Valiant Comics

Imperium #3 variant cover by Cary Nord

  Imperium #3 From Valiant Comics, builds on the complex narrative of Toyo Harada. A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ written by Joshua Dysart Art by Doug Braithwaite colorist Brian Reber Cover A by Raul Allen Cover B by Doug Braithwaite Variant Cover by Cary Nord Character Design Variant by Doug Braithwaite Be warned that there may be minor spoilers if you haven’t read the current issue of Imperium. The Writing Dysart has been crafting Harada into one of the most interesting and intricate characters in the Valiant Universe but not by crafting a narrative that is up close … Continue reading

Comic Review – X-O Manowar #35 by Valiant Comics

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X-O Manowar #35 (“DEAD HAND” – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Juan Jose Ryp The Good The Writing Like many issues before it this issue of X-O Manowar is mostly battle. This is juxtapositioned with smaller character arcs, focusing on people affected by the battle. One thing I really appreciate is that by showing that The Vine is not limited to just bloodthirsty conquerors it shows that the battle and its aftereffects are real … Continue reading

Comic Previews – BLOODSHOT REBORN #1 & UNITY #17 from Valiant Comics

Bloodshot Reborn #1 Cover B by Mico Suayan

Bloodshot returns with a new monthly series, Bloodshot Reborn, continuing from the events from The Valiant  and the latest issue of team up series Unity Bloodshot Reborn #1 A $3.99 Comic, 40 pgs, Rated T+ Written by Jeff Lemire Art by Mico Suayan with Jeff Lemire Cover A by Juan Doe Cover B by Mico Suayan Cover C by Dave Johnson Cover D by Lewis Larosa Valiant Next Variant by Mico Suayan & Tom Muller Variant Cover by Jeff Lemire Variant Cover by Butch Guice B&W Sketch Variant by Lewis Larosa Blank Cover Also Available From New York Times best-selling writer … Continue reading