Back when I was just hitting the perfect age to be swept up into the Marvel Universe, there were two things that hooked me more than anything else. The first, of course, was the 1990s X-Men cartoon that seemed to be scientifically designed to get ten-year-olds to care about Wolverine and Gambit despite their hilarious voices, but the second was a black-and-white paperback reprinting four issues where the X-Men battled against Arcade.
I read that thing until it fe
In case you missed the ball getting dropped in Times Square last Friday, it's a New Year, and that means it's time for people all over to set their goals for the next twelve months. But we normal folks aren't the only ones making New Year's Resolutions, and while comic book characters tend to go less for things like "hit the gym more often" and "quit smoking" and more for stuff like "eradicate all crime" and "utterly destroy the accursed Mr. Fantastic," they're not above the desire for self-improvement.
So to find out just what our favorite heroes wanted to accomplish in 2011, we went straight to the source and reached out to the creators who write their comics. So today, we're getting in the spirit of new beginnings by bringing you Ten Comic Book Character New Year's Resolutions, from as close as you can get to the characters themselves!
It somehow doesn't seem appropriate that a comic about Marvel's heroes being infused with gamma radiation and each turned into their own variant version of the Hulk should evoke anything more complex than simple, visceral thoughts from me. In a
There was big news in the world of Spider-Man today, as Marvel announced at their Spider-Man Comic-Con panel that the "One More Day" era of the comics would give way to "Big Time" this November.
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It's a new era for all-ages books at Marvel Comics this month with "Super Heroes" #1 and "Spider-Man" #1. Designed to rejuvenate the publisher's previous "Adventures" line, both books aim to please a multigenerational readership with stories suited for the young but sophisticated enough to please more experienced, but no less enthusiastic comic book readers
Reviving forgotten comic book characters is almost de rigueur for today's comics writers, so it was no surprise when Marvel Comics writer Paul Tobin reached into the back issue bin for characters to make cameos in his "Marvel Adventures" titles