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Comic Catch-Up: New Releases, 02.09.09

September 5, 2009 Leave a comment

Strange Tales #1 (of 3) (2009) - Page 32It’s been a while since I’ve posted something comic-related, and it’s mostly been because I’m just not sure how to go about it: review a few comics each week, or wait until story arcs have finished and then look back on them as a whole. For the time being, I’m going to go with the former, since it means I can cover one-shots as well, but you can expect some retrospectives on big storylines as well, all under the Comic Catch-Up category. Any ideas for changes, or any titles you’d like to see covered, drop me a comment below: it also gives me an excuse to add more titles to my pull list.

And yes, the date above might look weird, but it’s the European format for the US release date…go figure.

This week, I take a look at Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #2, Cable #18 and Strange Tales #1.

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Flashback Feature: X-Men (1992-1997) [Part 2]

June 9, 2009 2 comments

X_MEN_Animated_Vol_1_Box_Art_by_david_nakayamaIn the first part of our Flashback Feature on the “X-Men” animated series of the early 90s, we looked at the series’ origins, along with the mutants that made up the core team of X-Men.

Now, in part two, we take a look at some of the villains and other characters featured throughout the series, along with the storylines adapted over its five season run, and how they fit into the bigger picture of the X-Men universe.

One of the highpoints of the X-Men animated series was its willingness to include characters from across the Marvel Universe: some were simple cameos, others had episodes dedicated to them and their origins, and others still were new characters, introduced, created and adapted solely for the series. Read more…