Category Archives: 2015 Mini Series

  • Secret Wars (2015) Event Review (Spoilers)

    Sometime during Jonathan Hickman’s ambitious three year Avengers’ epic, arguably seven years if you include his Fantastic Four run, a term emerged among his fans; “In Hickman, We Trust.” Hickman, notorious for his grand plans and often criticized for slowly unraveling them, asked Marvel and their readers to put…

  • Ultimate End #5 Review

    “This is a circus of–of terror and confusion built specifically to torture and punish everyone who has ever crossed its maker. And the real punishment is: ignorance.” People talk, the world goes white, and the reset button is pushed…over three months late. WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis PENCILER: Mark Bagley…

  • Ultimate End #4 Review

    “You’re not God. And this is me talking.” Everybody fights for some reason as Doom does nothing! Miles cameos at the end! WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis PENCILER: Mark Bagley INKER: Scott Hanna COLORIST: Justin Ponsor LETTERER: VC’s Cory Petit PRODUCTION DESIGN: Manny Mederos ASSISTANT EDITORS: Chris Robinson & Emily…

  • Spider-Island #1 (2015) Review (Spoilers)

    Agent Venom is back, and in top shape as the rest of the world fights to survive around him. Plus, Mayday alert, you get not one but two Spider-Woman in one book. Spider-Island #1: Altered States Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Paco Diaz Colorist: Frank D’Armata Letterer: Travis Lanham Editors:…

  • Secret Wars (2015) #4 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    REED RICHARDS:“I can’t help but notice you decided to put yourself on a throne.” PETER PARKER/SPIDER-MAN:“Yeah. We’re all absolutely shocked by that. Just floored.” So what happens when a tyrant and self-proclaimed god is reunited with the world’s smartest but useless man with a body made of rubber? You…

  • Ultimate End #3 Review

    “Man…you are a really good yeller.” Nick Fury yells! The Punisher punishes! The Hulks smash! WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis PENCILER: Mark Bagley INKER: Scott Hanna COLORIST: Justin Ponsor LETTERER: VC’s Cory Petit PRODUCTION DESIGN: Manny Mederos ASSISTANT EDITORS: Chris Robinson & Emily Shaw EDITOR: Mark Paniccia STORY: Two weeks…

  • Ultimate End #2 Review

    “Listen, we have a problem here. You ever hear the term ‘tipping point’? We’re at that point!” Bendis kills a character he’s already killed! The Tonys have it out! Spidey snacks! And the Hulks re-enact this issue’s cover! Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Penciler: Mark Bagley Inker: Drew Hennessy Colorist:…

  • Secret Wars (2015) #3 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “What’re…I mean how are you…here?” You know, it’s very odd when you have this third chapter of a series called Secret Wars, which takes taking place on a planet called Battleworld no less, and there’s not a single fight takes place whatsoever. None whatsoever. Not even so much as…

  • Ultimate End #1 Review

    “I used to love this city.” The Ultimate Universe is ended! See the remnants on Battleworld! Can the heroes of two universes band together? Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Penciler: Mark Bagley Inker: Scott Hanna Colorist: Justin Ponsor Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Production Design: Manny Mederos Assistant Editors: Chris Robinson…

  • Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “…that was just me. Peter Parker. A dad in a stupid red-and-blue suit.” It’s the Secret Wars tie-in series “you’ve all been waiting for,” or perhaps dreading the most. The one in which the advanced orders outnumbered the orders for event it’s spinning out of. The comic with the…

  • Secret Wars (2015) #2 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “What is this place?” And thus, the Marvel Universe of old is no more. But before you can sing, “And who are you, the proud lord said, that I must bow so low?” an All-New Marvel Universe is reborn to take its place: Battleworld! Or as I like to…

  • Secret Wars (2015) #1 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “The Marvel Universe, 1961-2015; The Ultimate Universe, 2000-2015” –Jonathan Hickman “Huh?” –Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man of Earth-616 “What the–?” –Miles Morales, aka Spider-Man of Earth-1610 “It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine.” Or at least I would be if I knew what…

  • Secret Wars: Everything Old Is New Again

    In news that is likely to make J.R. Fettinger’s heart burst with joy, Marvel has announced that they are bringing the original 1980’s Secret Wars action figures back into production. From Marvel.com (which also has an image of the Hobgoblin figure): At the time, the series was tied into…