Out of Hand — Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Right now, Marvel Cinematic Universe is doggedly jumping through every loop and loophole it can to make the next phase of its cinematic universe bigger and better. With Disney+ shows adding another dimension (lol!) to the mix in addition to the comic book source material, things -- as dark Dr. Strange says in the trailer but not in the movie -- just got out of hand.

False Alarm — X-Men: Apocalypse Review

★★ Another day, another X-Men movie. After Days of Future Past effectively rebooted the entire series by rewriting the future, the series comes full circle by bringing back a bunch of familiar superpowers in teenage form -- Cyclops, Jean Grey, Angel, Nightcrawler, and Storm. X-Men: Apocalypse trailers begged answers for the questions: Who will join the... Continue Reading →

[Comic Review] Detour — Uncanny X-Men #33

Due to the drama at the X-Mansion, Illyana Rasputin plans a spontaneous getaway for herself and teammate Kitty Pryde in Uncanny X-Men #33. The plan: Find and save a mutant somewhere on an island filled with gigantic kaiju-like monsters. After a quick skirmish, the pair follow Illyana's portable Cerebro and discover a young girl, Bo,... Continue Reading →

All-New X-Men #36 Review

Ultimate Dr. Doom's energy blast sure has a lot of kick. All-New X-Men #35 ended just as Miles Morales launched a sudden attack on Doom only to be countered by a devastating blast. Issue #36 continues from that super-ultra-combo finisher with a double-page spread of the Doctor surveying his victory. Two sets of X-Men and... Continue Reading →

[Comic Review] Doomed — All-New X-Men #35

All-New X-Men #35 wastes little time and gets right into the thick of things with an epic double-page spread of the X-Men of Earth-616 fighting alongside the Ultimate X-Men and Spider-Man against Dr. Doom's various machinations. The superheroes have come to Doom's headquarters in Latveria to rescue Hank McCoy who's being held hostage there. Things... Continue Reading →

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