Tag Archive for Marvel Comics

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers

From the families of the Fantastic Four, X-Men, Spider-Man and more come the awesome Pet Avengers! With abilities far beyond that of mortal animal, Pet Avengers Lockjaw, Throg, Lockheed, Hairball, Ms. Lion, Redwing, and Zabu are entrusted with a very…

Takio

In the recent hubbub over the rebooted DC titles, much has been made over the lack of and/or portrayal of female characters and their appropriateness for young readers. What perfect timing then for this little gem, a new creator-owned collaboration…

Nightcrawler, vol. 2: The Winding Way

Clinging to life after a vicious and bizarre attack by Vermin, Kurt Wagner, aka Nightcrawler, sees his life flashing before his eyes. Only it’s not the life he remembers. It was his brother who killed those children, wasn’t it? Or…

Wolverine: Enemy of the State, vol. 1

When an acquaintance from the past calls for help in locating his kidnapped son, Wolverine gets caught up in more than he bargained for. Captured, killed, resurrected, and brainwashed by the ninja clan the Hand, the original superweapon begins slashing…

Mary Jane, vol. 2: Homecoming

Mary Jane Watson has become famous in the popular imagination as Spider-Man’s girlfriend. But this book is set before Mary Jane started dating Spider-Man, when she was still in high school and Spider-Man was still that unknown superhero she sort…

Nightcrawler, vol. 1: The Devil Inside

“I’m becoming the X-Men’s unofficial expert on the supernatural.” Kurt Wagner, aka Nightcrawler, is investigating what killed thirteen children in a locked hospital ward, pulping them from the inside out, but leaving one survivor behind. Is the boy a mutant?…

Wolverine, vol. 1: The Brotherhood

Hugh Jackman is a great actor, but one problem with his portrayal of Wolverine is that he doesn’t, and probably can’t, capture the pure animalistic rage which lies at Logan’s very core. Lucy Braddock can see that rage in her…

Young Avengers, vol. 1: Sidekicks

A book that’s called Young Avengers, vol. 1: Sidekicks sounds like a book that is shamelessly trying to ride the coattails of the famous super team that faced menaces that no single hero could fight. These Young Avengers even had…

Sentinel, vol. 1: Salvage

Nothing in life has come easy for Juston Seyfert, and in fact if you asked him he might tell you that nothing much has ever come his way, period. Life is hard on the world’s junior-high geeks and dorks, budding…