by Mark Waid & Mattia De Iulis I typically do not write about first issues of a comic book because – for me – I find the first issue to be the least exciting. Nowadays a first issue is the one that does the heavy lifting in terms of setting up the premise,
Not very long ago I was out with some friends having dinner at a cozy little café in the mountains. It was a beautiful Colorado evening and we sat out on the deck as the sun was setting among the aspens and pines as humming birds and finches and jays nestled in the branches and
STORY BY: Daniel Warren Johnson and R.L. Stine ART BY: German Peralta COLORS BY: Mat Lopes and Rachelle Rosenberg COVER BY: Tyler Crook The much-anticipated run by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine has arrived and it is undeniably okay. I will say right off I was not overly impressed by the debut issue. That being said I understand that this
Doctor Strange by Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo is the second of the monthly titles I have been following in the All-New, All-Different, post-Secret-Wars era of Marvel. And to be honest I assumed I would pick up the first two or three issues and drop it. An ongoing solo title for the good Doctor didn't
Every once in a wile you stumble upon something so cool you just have to share. Come to think of it that's actually the basis of the majority of blogs on the Internet. Anyway this is an example of a cool finding share on a blog. The other day I was bopping around the Interwebs
Specifically the time when Dr. Doom stole the Silver Surfer's board. This fantastic (pun intended) panel is from Fantastic Four #57 from way back in 1966. This period is arguably the most creative time from collaborators Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. They were doing new and innovative things with story and art and simply taking
The long awaited Ant-Man movie was released in theaters this past weekend and film-goers worldwide stood up and said enthusiastically, "Hey, that wasn't as bad as we thought it was going to be." And actually it was quite good. Very good if you consider the difficulties in getting this thing made in the first place.
When Marvel announced it was going to do an Ant-Man movie my reaction was...meh. Ant-Man has never been my favorite character (and to my knowledge has never been anyone's favorite character) so the prospect of a film based on him do not really appeal to me. Then director Edgar Wright publicly left the project making
Oh the 60s. As far as comic books are concerned some truly amazing things were created and fantastic stories told. And some of the greatest most iconic art drawn. There is so much to love about Silver Age comics. And there was some of the most ridiculous and inane crap the world has ever seen.
Welcome back to the Long Lost Longbox. If you think it's been a while since the last entry, you are absolutely correct. But never fear we continue the epic journey through the Books of Magic and some trouble in the sewers. In order to understand what is going on in The Books