On June 29th 2018, one of the greatest comic book illustrators and story tellers who ever lived passed away in his apartment home in New York City. He undoubtedly inspired and shaped the lives of many who admired his work whether they were long-time fans or young children watching Saturday cartoons. Anyone who has seen Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Captain Atom, the Question, and many more, … Continue reading Remembering Steve Ditko
What happens when everybody’s favorite wall-crawler and mouthy merc join forces to fight evil doers? Well, there may be a death or two, a dancing duel and dangerous duties to defend against the despicable, deplorable and degenerate-Deadpool and your excessive alliteration! It may be a side effect from reading this comic but it’s definitely worth it to pick up Spidey and Deadpool’s first series together … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading: Spider-Man/Deadpool – Isn’t It Bromantic?
What begins as a high-spirited adventure with the superheroes kicking supervillain butt quickly turns into a tragic reality check where “Marvel heroes are forced to grow up,” face the consequences of their actions and start answering to those who they have sworn to protect. Civil War, written by Mark Miller and drawn by Steve McNiven, became the arc that set the current Marvel Comic Universe … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading: Civil War
From the Golden City to the Nigandan Border Region to the Hekima Shulē Academy, explore the high-tech world of Wakanda in the latest Black Panther arc of the Marvel comic book universe! Dive into the turmoil of a nation faced with a familiar villainous face as terrorists and citizens alike begin to question their King and the monarch that claims to protect them. After all, “No one … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading: Black Panther – A Nation Under Our Feet
Murder, betrayal, Satan’s pants, and a man who holds the weight of a nation on his shoulders. Black Panther: The Client is a must read for those looking to know more about the king of Wakanda, his ideology and legacy. It’s written by Christopher Priest, the first African-American writer and editor to work in the comic book industry and illustrated by Joe Quesada, the first Hispanic … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading: Black Panther – The Client
February is coming and with it the long awaited film Black Panther, but many geeks and non-geeks alike may be wondering who is the Black Panther? Well, if you don’t know the answer to that question then Reginald Hudlin and John Romita‘s comic published in 2005 is where you want to start! Hudlin is an award winning filmmaker, director, producer and writer. He produced Django: … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading: Who is the Black Panther?
Today marks Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday! For those of you who don’t know, he is the creator and original artist for hundreds of our favorite DC and Marvel super heroes and villains! From Captain America to Darkseid, Jack Kirby brought to life the characters and stories that undoubtedly shaped our own childhood imagination and dreams. From his creative story telling to his artistic vision and … Continue reading Happy Birthday To The King of Comics