Free Comic Book Day is almost here! This unofficial geek holiday is Christmas in Springtime at local comic book shops.

The first Saturday in May is when you can pick up FREE comic books. It’s the industry’s way of saying thank you to longtime fans and the “brick and mortar” neighborhood stores like Zanadu Comics in downtown Seattle.

Curious about comics? Love superhero movies but have unanswered questions? Want to read new adventures of your favorites toys or video games?

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FCBD is a perfect opportunity to see the stories behind the biggest movies and television shows. Entire families pack up to pick up their freebies. Here’s what you need to know before you go: Continue reading FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017 Preview


Marvel shared the first trailer for The Defenders.

The Netflix series unites Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist.

We see our first look at the villain (Sigourney Weaver) and the return of two iconic Daredevil characters: Stick and Elektra.

Watch and enjoy:

Marvel’s The Defenders follows Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Finn Jones). Four heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. Continue reading MARVEL’S THE DEFENDERS First Trailer


The Defenders 2017 courtesy Marvel

The Defenders are coming.

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist are uniting in a new comic book by Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez.

Fans will get a preview of the upcoming series on Free Comic Book Day this weekend ahead of the series launch on June 14.

The Defenders marks a reunion between Bendis and Marquez (Spider-Man, Civil War II) and the writer with the street level heroes he wrote in solo books and his massive New Avengers run.

Bendis, Marquez and Editor Tom Brevoort revealed new details about the project during a Marvel Next Big Thing livechat.

The creative team talked the big villain, guest stars, team chemistry and how the Punisher joins the action: Continue reading DEFENDERS: BENDIS, MARQUEZ Talk New Team Book


Cosmic crime scene in the Batcave!

The Flash wasn’t fast enough to save Batman from a beat down but he’s on the case of a super villain killed and the biggest mystery of DC Rebirth in The Flash #21, The Button Part Two which leads to a time twisted family reunion.

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DC’s greatest detectives are teaming up to solve the mystery of the bloody smiley face button found in the Batcave following Wally West’s return.

The Button led to the quick comeback and death of a major villain.

Before writer Joshua Williamson and artist Howard Porter pick up the action in the Batcave after last week’s cliffhanger, the team gives a first page shocker connected to a classic DC Comics super group missing in action. Continue reading BATMAN, THE FLASH, THE BUTTON & FLASHPOINT Reunion


The Master of Magnetism’s other mutation? Getting the X-Men to trust him again and again!

With X-Men: Blue the original Xavier students from the past reunited with Magneto as their new mentor.

Can he be trusted? (Non-Spoiler: Not)

X-Men Blue #2 courtesy Marvel

Jean Grey’s X-Men get a surprise when a classic enemy appears, Beast is hiding a dark secret and Magneto reveals his hidden agenda. Continue reading MAGNETO’S SECRET in X-MEN BLUE?

New Comic Book Picks for April 26, 2017

Batman and The Shadow?! The Flash joins the mystery of The Button. The Phoenix Force unleashed on Thor? It’s all in this week’s new comics picks of the week:

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The Flash #21 The Button continues after the shocking cliffhanger! The Fastest Man Alive was not fast enough to stop Batman’s beat down at the fists of a classic villain in the Batcave. Bruce and Barry will team up to solve the mystery of the familiar looking bloodied smiley face button. Who is out to stop them? Have they already killed one speedster to hide the truth? Joshua Williamson picks up the mystery after Tom King’s killer first chapter. Continue reading New Comic Book Picks for April 26, 2017

MARVEL LEGACY Project & Team Revealed

Prehistoric Avengers! How is that for a tease?
Marvel Legacy is coming this Fall going into the distant past to propel the future of Marvel’s biggest heroes, many who share the same code-name.
Marvel Legacy by Joe Quesada courtesy Marvel
Marvel follows up Generations with another major event by  a star creative team. Thor, God of Thunder creative team Jason Aaron and Edad Ribic will reunite for Marvel Legacy. The 50-page one-shot coming this Fall will the start of a new initiative setting the next stage for the Marvel Universe.

Continue reading MARVEL LEGACY Project & Team Revealed