New Avengers #26 Review

NEW AVENGERS #26 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mike Deodato To quote an old “Odd Couple” episode: “When you assume, you make an ass out of you and me.” I’m truly sorry if based on my review of... Read More...

Trio #1 Review

Trio #1 Written by John Byrne Art by John Byrne Review by Bob Reyer With Trio, his new project for IDW, master story-teller John Byrne brings to vibrant life a cast of characters that are familiar... Read More...

New Avengers #25 Review

NEW AVENGERS #25 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Mike Deodato/Will Conrad Review by Bob Reyer I have been eagerly awaiting New Avengers #25—I know, it sounds ridiculous after my previous ravings ab... Read More...

The Marvel Age of Movies: The Paleolithic Era

Long before the on-screen triumphs that Marvel is now experiencing with their linked universe of generally well-received films, they had an at-best spotty history with cinematic adaptations of their characters dating back almost 70 years.

I-Con 31: A (really) Retrospective

by Bob Reyer It’s just about two weeks since the I-Con convention here on Long Island, and though this may seem a late date for a re-cap, I prefer to let my impressions of these events mature a bit, as some co... Read More...

Winter Soldier #3 Review

Winter Soldier #3 Written by Ed Brubaker Art by Butch Guice Colors by Bettie Breitweiser Review by Bob Reyer Ed Brubaker’s winning streak as steward of the Captain America line of books continu... Read More...

Avengers Assessment! | What’s Wrong With The Avengers?

As most of you are, I’m looking forward to “AvX”, but I’m pretty certain that it’s for a different reason: for me, it presages the end of Brian Michael Bendis’ run on “The Avengers” and it’s ancillary titles, which as a group have come to define the rather dark tone of the Marvel Universe.