Valentine’s Day – Our 10 Favorite Couples in Comics, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is the air. In celebration of the holiday, we count down our favorite couples from comics, science fiction and fantasy.  Is your favorite on the list? Tell us what you think. 10.  The Doctor and the TARDIS  – DOCTOR WHO Some of you would probably say Rose Tyler or River Song, or even Sarah Jane Smith, but none of his traveling assistants ever stay with the Doctor any where near as long as his constant companion, the that temperamental, run-down, borrowed, type-40 time capsule known as the TARDIS. It’s when the TARDIS’ matrix is removed … Continue reading

Secret Wars: The End the Marvel Universe

All good things… right? Comic book fandom received the news today that the Marvel Universe, which was introduced in 1961, would be coming to an end and along with Marvel’s Ultimate Universe.  Both Universe will reach their demise this spring in the upcoming Marvel event Secret Wars. On hand to make the announcement from Midtown Comics’ downtown location were Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, with Senior Vice President of Publishing and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort.  The upcoming eight-issue limited series Secret Wars will begin this coming May. “This is something we have been heading towards literally since the start of  Marvel … Continue reading

Peeking over fences – Random #Comic Pickups on the Road

So as many of you know – I am away from my home.  When out of town I like checking out local comic book shops, but with my subscription waiting for me back home, I like to take this time to pick up something I don’t normally read.  A Marvel.  Now don’t get all excited.  I have always kept a casual eye on the goings on in the 616-verse.   I actually used to buy many of the Avenger-centric books. (New Avengers, Cap, Iron Man)  as well as a Spider-man book or two (mostly Amazing) But the passion for me never … Continue reading