Jab’s Deep Dive: Marvel Villains!

On today's blog, we're going to cover a variety of Random Marvel villains selected from my overflowing "jobber" file. I'm not going to say all of these are in fact jobbers, but they are definitely some more strange and obscure Marvel villains that you might have forgotten about over the years. Enjoy! Flag Smasher (Karl... Continue Reading →

Why the Best Comic Characters Just “Work”

Some of the most memorable and fascinating characters in all of fiction were first created for comic books. The last decade-plus of movie ticket sales can more than substantiate that. But even before cinematic effects caught up with the way these larger-than-life heroes deserved to be presented, you are still talking about characters that have... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Blood & Thunder

Recently, I was thinking about some of the earliest comic books I ever got. Not… not the first ones I ever bought with my own dollars—I actually couldn’t even begin to recall that—but the first ones I ever owned. It turns out, I started buying comics right about the turn of the decade as the... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Deep Dives: The Serpent Society

Hello Everyone! It's Jabroniville, again, with another trip down comic book memory lane with shout out to some of my favorite comic book characters that you might have forgotten about! Hope you enjoy this latest entry! THE SERPENT SOCIETY: The Serpent Society are my favorite Jobber Villains ever! I mean, who else represents that particular... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Age of Ultron

Boy, it still feels weird that Brian Michael Bendis isn’t at Marvel anymore. Like the dude or hate him—and there is plenty of material to support either decision—he WAS Marvel for, like, fifteen years. And now he’s on the other side of the tracks. Wild. I met Bendis at a Con waaaay back when Ultimate... Continue Reading →

Characters Vs Creators – Which Means More to You?

Heroes in Crisis has ended! Tom King's latest mini-series has indeed wrapped its nine issue run, and it has joined the ranks of Vision, Mr. Miracle, and Omega Men among the short-term works for which the writer has become known. Ultimately, Heroes in Crisis was the story of how post-traumatic stress disorder affects the very real human beings behind... Continue Reading →

In Defense of Battle Boards

Who would win in a fight? Superman or Goku? How about the Flash or the Hulk? And who would come out on top if Dr. Doom pitted wits against Brainiac? (Sidenote: "Brainiac" is one of the those names that have existed in comics lore for decades that we all just accept when we really shouldn't.... Continue Reading →

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