Peter Parker needs to pull a Barry Allen (but not come back). The world is ending and when the world ends I tend to look for comfort and I find that comfort in the form of comics. I'm sure I'm not alone. As I was rereading some of my favorite comics, I decided to check … Continue reading Peter Parker Must Die!
In the fall of 1995 (and for some reason again in the fall of 1996), Marvel decided to counter the increase in the cost of their monthly books by publishing a handful of titles at the low, low price of 99 cents. They were, by and large, awful, mostly because these weren't regular, monthly comics … Continue reading I’d Buy That For a Dollar: Marvel’s Mostly Forgotten 99 Cents Line
Macallan (top of the line) Animal Man by Grant Morrison HC Book 01 30th Anniv Deluxe Ed Oh, yeah! This collects the first 11 issues as well as Animal Man's updated origin story from Secret Origins #39. This series gets a lot of acclaim as it rightfully should and it's easily the most obviously meta … Continue reading Weekly Whiskey: Comics Worth Your Money for 12/12/18
Macallan (top of the line) Well, honestly, there's nothing coming out this week that I would consider "top of the line." There are some good books being released, but nothing so great that I would put it up there with Macallan. They can't all be the best! Jack Daniels (every day) Marvel Action Spider-Man #1 … Continue reading Weekly Whiskey: Comics Worth Your Money for 11/28/18
I love the Clone Saga. I didn't even really read the thing when it was coming out and yet every couple of months I come back to it. I think part of it is that it so perfectly encapsulates 90s superhero comics, 90s Marvel in particular. It was a germ of an idea that was … Continue reading Why are people obsessed with the Spider-man Clone Saga?