Jeff Parker Trade Post: Agents Of Atlas Turf War & Mysterius The Unfathomable

Agents Of Atlas: Turf Wars (Marvel) Written by Jeff Parker, drawn by Gabriel Hardman, Carlo Pagulayan, Dan Panosian & Paul Rivoche Collects Agents Of Atlas #6-11 In an age filled with comics that mine past characters and stories like blood diamonds, Jeff Parker’s Agents Of Atlas is one of the best. Maybe it helps that … Continue reading Jeff Parker Trade Post: Agents Of Atlas Turf War & Mysterius The Unfathomable

Trade Pile Part 1: Lumberjanes, Gotham Academy, Mockingbird, Batman & The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Well, I guess I’ve been at it again. Even though I spent a good deal of my last vacation burning through the first few books of Alan Moore’s amazing Swamp Thing run, I’ve also taken time out to plow through another pile of trades, most of which come from my local library.. I thought about … Continue reading Trade Pile Part 1: Lumberjanes, Gotham Academy, Mockingbird, Batman & The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Cartoon Crossover Trade Post: Future Quest Volume 1 & Lobo/Road Runner

A while back when DC announced their new line of comics based on classic Warner Bros.-owned comics, I was intrigued. You’ve got Scooby Apocalypse, Wacky Race Land, The Flinstones and, the one I was most excited about, Future Quest! Frankly, I was completely sold by the art above which features characters from Jonny Quest, The … Continue reading Cartoon Crossover Trade Post: Future Quest Volume 1 & Lobo/Road Runner

Halloween Scene: The Trade Pile

Even with all the Halloween-related work I had going on this season — which included healthy doses of Warren’s Eerie comics and Marvel scare books — I still had some time to read a few other things leading up to the big day. I’ll hit these up in a quick hits fashion, but still wanted … Continue reading Halloween Scene: The Trade Pile

Trade Post: Marvels, Atlas Volume 1 & Gotham By Gaslight

Marvels (Marvel) Written by Kurt Busiek, painted by Alex Ross Collects Marvels #0-4 Going into last weekend, I pulled out a random sampling of mostly one-off trades that I wanted to make my way through this weekend. Some I had experience with, others were brand new to me. I’m splitting the experience between two posts, … Continue reading Trade Post: Marvels, Atlas Volume 1 & Gotham By Gaslight

Thunderbolts Trade Post: Cage & Violent Rejection

Thunderbolts: Cage (Marvel) Written by Jeff Parker, drawn by Kev Walker Collects Thunderbolts #144-147 Thunderbolts is one of those teams that I’ve been familiar with since its inception, but never read regularly, popping in here and there when particular arcs interested me. The basic idea since the post-Onslaught inception of the team has been “villains … Continue reading Thunderbolts Trade Post: Cage & Violent Rejection

Red Hulk Trade Post: Scorched Earth & Planet Red Hulk

Red Hulk: Scorched Earth (Marvel) Written by Jeff Parker, drawn by Gabriel Hardman, Ed McGuinness, Mark Robinson & Ben Oliver Collects Red Hulk #25-30 My unexpected love affair with the Hulk continues on through these two volumes of Red Hulk written by Jeff Parker. Like with most of my reading of this series since a … Continue reading Red Hulk Trade Post: Scorched Earth & Planet Red Hulk

Hulk Trade Post: Red Hulk, Hulk Vs. X-Force & Fall Of The Hulks Prelude

Hulk: Red Hulk (Marvel) Written by Jeph Loeb, drawn by Ed McGuinness Collects Hulk #1-6, a story from Wolverine #50 Last week, I talked a bit about my history with the Hulk moving from Planet Hulk into World War Hulk. I loved the former, didn’t feel quite the same way about the latter and wasn’t … Continue reading Hulk Trade Post: Red Hulk, Hulk Vs. X-Force & Fall Of The Hulks Prelude

Casting Internets

Writing, writing, writing, I did lots of writing. For CBR I covered Planetoid and Enormous. Meanwhile, for Marvel I wrote about Ryan Stegman taking over on Fantastic Four, Jamie McKelvie taking over Defenders, Fred Van Lente’s issue of Hulk Smash Avengers, a Harley Davidson Avengers comic and Stegman’s Five Favorite Avengers. In writing-my-friends-have-done news, Sean … Continue reading Casting Internets

Hulk Trade Post: Incredible Hulk Sons Of Banner & Fall Of The Hulks

The Incredible Hulk: Son Of Banner (Marvel) Written by Greg Pak, drawn by Ariel Olivetti, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Paul Pelletier & Ben Oliver Collects Incredible Hulk #601-605, Dark Reign: The List – Hulk Hulk is one of those characters I’ve kind of danced around with fan-wise. I’ve heard amazing things about Peter David’s epic run, but … Continue reading Hulk Trade Post: Incredible Hulk Sons Of Banner & Fall Of The Hulks