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: 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 →

Stew’s Reviews: Jubilee & Wolverine

VOLUME 2, ISSUE #1 Welcome, everyone, to the BRAND NEW Stew's Reviews! What's new about it, you ask? Why, there is a slight format shift; gone are the "Thumbs Up" and "Thumbs Down" sections, and in their place is a more detailed breakdown of each book's stars and creative team. Also each issue will have a... Continue Reading →

The First Five

I really dug Wolverine as a kid. I can actually remember why that was even the case. At the first inkling that I was going to start getting into comics, my dad told me that Wolverine was a great character, and that I should follow his and the X-Men’s adventures. This is unusual to me... Continue Reading →

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