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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Reunion Week

Guardians 3000 #1 courtesy Marvel

Guardians 3000 #1 courtesy Marvel

Back to the Future for a cosmic reunion this week.

 

Before Yondu was a bounty hunter played by Michael Rooker he was a crusading alien archer from the 30th century.

 

Star-Lord, Gamora. Rocket, Groot and Drax may have conquered the world at the movies but some old school fans still have a place in their heart for the first Guardians.

 

The original Guardians of the Galaxy return in Guardians 3000 #1 from Dan Abnett and Gerardo Sandoval this week. Continue reading

BUCKY BARNES WINTER SOLDIER Begins

Bucky Barnes: Winter Soldier #1 courtesy Marvel

Bucky Barnes: Winter Soldier #1 courtesy Marvel

A huge year for Bucky Barnes takes a dark turn.

 

Bucky made a dramatic comeback on the big screen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and stole the show with a critical role in Marvel’s big comics event Original Sin.

 

Now Bucky stars is a brand new solo series.Barnes was Captain America’s sidekick, enemy, ally and even became the Star-Spangled Avenger for a time. Continue reading

TOP COMICS PICKS OCTOBER 1, 2014

Alex + Ada #9

Alex and Ada no more? A heartbreaking encounter send the Jonathan Luna/Sarah Vaugh sci-fi series in a new direction. Can she survive alone in a world where sentient androids are outlawed?

 

Death of Wolverine #3 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine #3 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine #3

Logan’s final adventure takes him back to Japan! Kitty Pryde joins her fellow X-Man to confront his ancient mentor turned enemy. Charles Soule and Steve McNiven keep us on a thrill ride with tons of guest stars from Logan’s past but who is behind the conspiracy and how will the X-Man face death in his last battle? Continue reading

GOTHAM Season Preview

Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon in GOTHAM courtesy Warner Brothers Entertainment

Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon in GOTHAM courtesy Warner Brothers Entertainment

Gotham reveals the origins of Jim Gordon and Batman’s greatest enemies.

 

The premiere set the stage for Gordon’s friendship with young Bruce Wayne, partnership with Harvey Bullock, the beginnings of future super villains and the power struggle under Carmine Falcone and Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) and especially the twisted transformation of Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) into Penguin.

 

Fox shared an extended trailer for the series via YouTube.

 

A major Batman villain seizes the stage, plans for Arkham Asylum are revealed and more classic enemies are teased.

 

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading

LOGAN & KITTY PRYDE Back to Japan In DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3

Death of Wolverine #3 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine #3 courtesy Marvel

Kitty Pryde joins Logan on his final adventure in Death of Wolverine #3 by Charles Soule and Steve McNiven this week.

 

Logan lost his healing factor, his enemies on the attack and his quest leads him to Japan to face one of his most powerful foes.

 

“This issue is very concerned with questions of acceptance of one’s mortality. The villain who shows up here is someone who ties thematically into those ideas very strongly—one of my long-time favorite Wolverine baddies, in fact. I think Steve and co. did an incredible job creating a Wolverine who’s fatalistic, but still up for a fight.” Soule told Marvel.com. Continue reading

BRANDON ROUTH at EMERALD CITY COMICON 2015

Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer on ARROW courtesy The CW

Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer on ARROW courtesy The CW

Emerald City Comicon announces a new celebrity guest with a super background among comic book fans.

 

Brandon Routh will appear at the big event March 28-30, 2015 in Seattle.

 

Routh played the Man of Steel in Superman Returns, then “Evil Ex-Boyfriend” Todd in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Routh then played Agent Daniel Shaw on the spy series Chuck. Continue reading

Inside THOR #1

Thor #1 courtesy Marvel

Thor #1 courtesy Marvel

Thor falls from worthiness.

 

A new Thor rises.

 

This week a new female hero soars into comic book shops and pop culture in Thor #1 by Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman.

 

In the Original Sin finale – Thor could no longer lift Mjolnir. The mystic hammer lies on the moon. With a legion of Frost Giants ready to attack Earth, a new hero seizes the hammer and launches a new destiny. Continue reading

Rebirth of a Hero In CAPTAIN AMERICA #25

Captain America #25 courtesy Marvel

Captain America #25 courtesy Marvel

World War II hero Captain America is a part of Marvel history and comics history is made this week when a new hero takes over the role and wields the shield.

 

As you can see from this Marvel preview of Captain America #25, the Avengers are gathering for this powerful moment.

 

The Super Soldier Serum was drained from of Steve Rogers body. Cap’s super strength may be gone but he’s far from a broken but he is a frail elderly man in his 90′s. Continue reading