R.I.P. Wolverine

It seems that Wolverine’s days are numbered. It’s been about a year since Wolverine lost his mutant healing factor.  And it seems that without it, Logan will be facing his own mortality in the coming months. In story on Entertainment Weekly’s website, Marvel announced in imminent demise of the very popular mutant. “For a long time, no matter who Wolverine was battling, he’s been the eternal victor,” says Michael Marts, executive editor at Marvel. “He almost always comes out on top. Now he finally comes up against an adversary that he cannot win against, he cannot fight. What does that … Continue reading

Eisner Award Winners Named

The winners of the 2011 Eisner Awards were announced at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con.It was the 23 year that the Eisner Awards were given out. Awards were given in 28 categories. IDW Publishingwon a total of 5 awards of the 12 nominations it received, highlighted by Best Writer, Joe Hill for Locke & Key and Best Writer/Artist, Darwyn Cooke for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit. Image Comics also came into the night with 12 nominations, tying for second most with IDW, but only took the award for Best Continuing Series for Chew, by John Layman and Rob Guillory … 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