Comics

Review: Spirits of Vengeance #1

Review: Spirits of Vengeance #1

October 9th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Marvel revives a few of their supernatural heroes in the new book Spirits of Vengeance #1. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen reviews this new book from Marvel Comics. Review: Spirits of Vengeance #1 Spirits of Vengeance #1 has hit comic shops everywhere. A part of the...

Review: Generations: Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell

Review: Generations: Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell

September 19th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Marvel Comics continues their promotion for the Marvel Legacy event with the Generations: Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell one-shot. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen digs deep into Carol Danvers and Mar-Vell’s legacy. The history of the Marvel Comics Captain Marvel is a winding and convoluted epic....

Review: Iron Fist #6

Review: Iron Fist #6

August 20th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Iron Fist #6 from Marvel Comics bursts onto comic stands everywhere with the start of an explosive new story arc and the return of one of Marvel’s secret weapons, the Master of Kung Fu himself: Shang Chi! ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen dives into this action...

Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary

Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary

July 23rd, 2017 | by Davis McCondichie

Captain America's 'Hail Hydra' reveal left many fans reeling. ComiConverse Contributor, Davis McCondichie explores the layers of socio-political commentary in Nick Spencer's Captain America: Steve Rogers. Captain America: Steve Rogers and Political Commentary *Disclaimer: The political commentary discussed in this piece does not necessarily represent my...

5 Steps to Navigate the World of Comic Books

5 Steps to Navigate the World of Comic Books

June 24th, 2017 | by Davis McCondichie

When someone first walks into a comic book shop, it can be overwhelming. Our Davis McCondichie has some ideas to ease you in to one of the world's great hobbies. 5 Steps to Navigate the World of Comic Books Walls are decorated floor-to-ceiling with superheroes...

Decoding The DNA Of The Guardians Of The Galaxy (Part 1)

Decoding The DNA Of The Guardians Of The Galaxy (Part 1)

June 13th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

From 2008 to 2011 writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning told the tale of the Guardians. But it was more than merely a story about Star-Lord and his team. DnA (Dan and Andy) piloted the last great era for Marvel's cosmic realms, taking characters created...

Comics Versus Movies: Who’s Influencing Who?

Comics Versus Movies: Who’s Influencing Who?

June 4th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

The influence of comic books on film, in today’s world, is undeniable. But these movies carry a bit of influence of their own. Marvel and DC for years have been changing their comics and characters to reflect the movies in subtle and sometimes not so...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy: Dream On #1

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy: Dream On #1

April 23rd, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Marvel is once again loading up on their Guardians of the Galaxy library in anticipation of the highly anticipated forthcoming film.  Guardians of the Galaxy: Dream On #1 may be one of the most satisfying Guardians books since Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning's seminal run....

Royals #1: An Inhuman Space Odyssey

Royals #1: An Inhuman Space Odyssey

April 9th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Royals #1 marks the beginning of a new era in the adventures of the Black Bolt, Medusa, and their Inhuman family. Marvel lays the groundwork for the next installment of the Inhumans saga. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen takes a look. Royals #1: An Inhuman Space...

Review: Iron Fist #1

Review: Iron Fist #1

March 26th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Fresh on the heels of last week's Netflix's premiere of the Iron Fist television series, Marvel Comics unleashes Danny Rand's latest solo series. Writer Ed Brisson along with artist Mike Perkins and colorist Andy Troy offer us the latest tale in the life of the...

Marvel’s Monsters Unleashed: Celebrating An Era

Marvel’s Monsters Unleashed: Celebrating An Era

March 15th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

The Marvel Comics event Monsters Unleashed is already underway. As a new age of monsters looms on the entertainment world horizon Marvel honors those monsters from its past. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen is here with a view on this current Marvel event. Marvel's Monsters Unleashed:...

Chris Campana: Beyond Con Artist

Chris Campana: Beyond Con Artist

February 19th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Chris Campana is a talented, committed, welcoming artist. ComiConverse's Linda Marie sits down with him and discusses how he found comics, what lead him to be a comic book artist, and why cons are so important to him. The top reasons I attend comic conventions, is to see...

Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple Con!

Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple Con!

February 5th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Our Linda Marie takes you to the Big Apple for her latest update on all things Comic-Con. Big Apple Con (BAC) The longest-running comic book, sci-fi, pop culture convention in New York City returns this March 11th & 12th at The Penn Pavillion. Historically having a...

Review: Nova #2

Review: Nova #2

January 24th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Sam Alexander rockets into his third ongoing series as Nova from Marvel Comics and this time he's not alone. Marvel's original human rocket, Richard Rider, makes his bold return! ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen is here with all the high flying details. Review: Nova #2 In...

Comic Conventions: Can One Con Rule Them All?

Comic Conventions: Can One Con Rule Them All?

January 17th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

With the comic convention season in a bit of a lull and in the spirit of positivity for 2017, this is a perfect opportunity to share some standout performances I've experienced while meandering the con scene of 2016. I can only speak to those conventions that...

Review: Champions #2

Review: Champions #2

December 24th, 2016 | by Scott Place

In the wake of Civil War II, Kamala Khan forms a new team of heroes to fight crime in a way that the older generations never could! While also learning some sweet team-up moves along the way of course. Our Scott Place is here with the...

Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

December 23rd, 2016 | by Dan Goad

Activision's 2006 Marvel based action role-playing game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance was re-released on current generation consoles and PC this year. But is the game worth going back to? Game Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006 was a long time ago. Ten years to be precise. In...

Comic Book Men: Chatting With Ming Chen

Comic Book Men: Chatting With Ming Chen

December 18th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Comic Book Men on AMC is on of the hottest shows in all of geekdom. Here, our Comic-Con beat reporter chats with the one and only Ming Chen. Comic Book Men: No Ordinary Nerds The offbeat and often hilarious AMC hit TV show Comic Book...

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: A Fabulous Finale

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: A Fabulous Finale

December 12th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Heroes and Villains Fan Fest: First Class from Jersey to Georgia. I kicked off 2016 with Heroes and Villains Fan Fest (HVFF) in New Jersey and couldn't think of a better way to end 2016 than with those same incredible people who bring so much...

Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

November 28th, 2016 | by Darryll Robson

Although it is 10 years old, Civil War is a still as relevant today as it was in 2006. Continuing his epic look at the Marvel story, Darryl Robson picks his favourite characters and storylines from the epic narrative. Marvel's Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part...

Carnage: A Marvel Horror Story

Carnage: A Marvel Horror Story

November 23rd, 2016 | by Mitch Nissen

Writer Gerry Conway and artists Mike Perkins and Andy Troy have given readers fourteen issues of Marvel's symbiote serial killer Carnage. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen takes a look at one of the most surprising and entertaining books to emerge from the last year. Carnage: A...

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

November 15th, 2016 | by Shannen Murphy

LGBT characters are finding more and more space in comics these days and our very own Shannen Murphy is here to break down the rising opportunities and the way things are being handles by the big two comics publishers. Are Marvel And DC In A...

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