That Captain America Thing

Marvel Comics has started a bit of hoopla this New Comic Book Day, with the release of CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #1. In this issue, Steve Rogers, the original Captain America, dons the costume once more and sets out to fight the good fight against the forces of evil. But in the closing pages, aContinue reading “That Captain America Thing”

Island #1 (Image Comics, July 2015)

Risk. Not the strategy board game that made your cousin cry that one time, but real risk. It’s something that I feel isn’t seen much in the mainstream┬ácomic book landscape. Even some of what could be seen as the biggest risks taken by the big comic book publishers in recent years feel too carefully calculated.Continue reading “Island #1 (Image Comics, July 2015)”

Misney? Darvel? Spider-Mouse? Mickey-Man?

So, Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment for $4 Billion. Building on its strategy of delivering quality branded content to people around the world, The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. in a stock and cash transaction, the companies announced today. Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closingContinue reading “Misney? Darvel? Spider-Mouse? Mickey-Man?”