Vacations can be overrated. With all the travel and the planning and the M.O.D.O.K. attacks, sometimes a major outing can tax those who partake in such extended outings more than a regular routine. If you're weary of interference from Advanced Idea Mechanics creations during your intended relaxation times, have no fear, The Fantastic Four and their possible Puerto Rican ally El Vejigante look to be on the case starting September 29 in "Fantastic Four In...Ataque Del M.O.D.O
In our recurring original art feature, writer Chris Sims and artist Rusty Shackles carry on the noble comic book tradition of the imaginary story by bringing you the Best Comics Ever that don't actually exist! First, we invited you envision a JLA and Wu-Tang Clan crossover, then the forbidden love of Mary Jane and Black Cat, Batman and Li'l Preacher, and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1988. This
This week saw the release of the latest in Marvel's series of noir-inspired takes on their characters with "Iron Man Noir," adding Tony Stark to the list of of technological futurists with guilty consciences running around back in the '40s, and to be honest, we're pretty surprised that's still going on. Don't get us wrong: The Noir titles have been way better than anyone expected, especially Fred Van Lente's take on the X-Men that starred the all-but-forgotten Golden Age Angel, but when you've got a line that's attempting to make characters like Daredevil and the Punisher -- a man whose father was killed for refusing to throw a boxing match that's constantly being betrayed by his girlfriends and an ex-soldier who swears revenge after his family is killed in a mob crossfire -- even more noir than they already are, you've got to wonder how far they're willing to go with this premise.
That's the question we put to ComicsAlliance senior writer Chris Sims, who has unearthed the pitches for the Five Most Extremely Unlikely Marvel Noir Titles!
As MODOK Month draws to a close, I think it's only fitting that we all take a moment to reflect on our personal relationships with the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing. That's why I asked a handful of comics creators including Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker, and Colleen Coover and to write short essays on the theme "What MODOK Means To Me
With the exception of a scene where the Punisher explains his motivation through a complex analogy to a plate of vegetables, the "Marvel Super-Hero Squad" TV show has never really clicked with me -- probably because I'm a good two decades removed from its target audience. Even so, I've got to admit that it's full of surprises like a scene fea
MODOK Month continues here at ComicsAlliance, and as much as we love the guy, we have to admit that as much as we love MODOK, the more we think about him, the more questions we have that just have not been answered
Here at ComicsAlliance, we were pretty caught up in Girl Week over the past seven days, but now that things have settled down, we've been reminded that it's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas: March MODOK Madness!
For the past three years, the mad geniuses behind the March MODOK Madness Blog have turned the 31 days of March into a month-long celebration of
Ever since the "I Am An Avenger" promos hit from Marvel a few days ago, fans have been wondering which characters were giong to make the team in the all-new Heroic Age "Avengers" lineup. With the announcement of Ed Brubaker's "Secret Avengers, though, Marvel added a new twist: silhouettes of characters with cryptic quotes