The stars were out for Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con 2017, and Ink 19 took it all in!
Pierre Comtois breaks down the first ten years of Marvel into three phases and the comics that epitomize them in his Field Guide.
Bruce Phillips goes all goony over this new collection of Batton Lash’s pioneering creepy/funny comic series.
Twomorrows gives the Modern Masters treatment to John Romita Jr. , who is doing a fine job in living up to his father’s rich artistic legacy at Marvel Comics.
What’s the greatest form of flattery? The fanzine, of course. Andrew Coulon digs this collection of _Alter Ego_s from TwoMorrows.
Who was the Blue Beetle? Matthew Moyer finds that the back story for this overlooked superhero contains more mystery and intrigue than Charles Foster Kane’s. Rosebud? Scarab?
Director Sam Raimi brings the Marvel Comics hero who “does whatever a spider can” to the big screen for the first time. Can he swing from a thread? Take a look at Ben Varkentine’s review to find out!
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