A Trekkie’s Take on Marvel’s New Star Wars Series

(If you search in Google for Marvels’ 2015 Star Wars, you will get many reviews of the new Star Wars comics.  Most of theses reviews are for the first issue or other individual floppies; this review is of the first six issues of the new Marvel Star Wars series.) I was born in the late 70’s and was too young to go to the theater and watch the original Star Wars films.  Because of that and my personal interests, I liked them, but loved more the Star Trek TV series. I tend to prefer my entertainment on a weekly serialized way (TV episodes) rather than a long, spaced out (no pun … Continue reading

Marvel for her vs. Marvel for him

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

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading

Adrianne Palicki’s Mockingbird Bumped Up To SHIELD Series Regular

  Adrianne Palicki, and her character Bobbi “Mockingbird” Morse, will be hanging around with the S.H.I.E.L.D team for a while longer, as the actress has just been signed as a series regular for the rest of the second season of the Marvel TV series, when it returns in March.   She first appeared in the series in the 5th episode this season, A Hen in the Wolf House. Palicki hasn’t been a stranger to comic book series, but oddly enough until her turn as Bobbi Morse, all her appearances have been in DC related series.  She was cast as Wonder Woman … Continue reading

Spider-Man’s In the MCU! So… What’s Next.

Fans of Superhero movies, in general, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe all celebrated this week as it was announced that Sony and Disney made a deal that will bring the two movie universes together and bring the web-slinger into the Avengers fold.  So how will all that happen?  That’s the question on the lips of everyone who loves the Marvel Movie universe, and probably more than a handful of people at Sony, Disney and Marvel films. To speculate on what Sony and Marvel have in mind for Spider-Man, we first need to look at what exactly they have agreed too. … Continue reading