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First Impression: MARVEL’S CAPTAIN MARVEL PRELUDE [2019] #1

by Glenn Snow | September 12th, 2018

You’ll kick yourself for not pre-ordering this below cover price. It’s an official Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) tie-in comic and tells story not seen on screen–only hinted at. Must have for MCU fans! (BTW, the Infinity War prelude comics are still going for multiple times cover price on the bay. Commence self-kicking routine alpha.) “Before CAROL DANVERS takes flight in 2019’s first Marvel Studios film, immerse yourself in this all-new adventure. Spinning out of the mysterious events of Avengers: Infinity War, NICK FURY and MARIA HILL set off on life-or-death missions that lead directly to the appearance of CAPTAIN MARVEL. Rated T.” Buy It Now Related shopping tags: CAPTAIN MARVEL, CAPTAIN MARVEL (CAROL DANVERS), MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE (MCU), MARVEL CINEMATIC […]

Is Sony Drafting A Silver Sable Script?

by Glenn Snow | June 27th, 2016
Silver Sable #1 Comic Cover

Sony, the keeper of the Spider-Man movie license from Marvel, may be drafting a Silver Sable script. “Who,” you say? Silver Sable is a fairly obscure Spider-Man character. She was introduced in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN [1963] #265 in Jun 1985, has had only sporadic guest appearances since then, but starred in her own series, SILVER SABLE AND THE WILD PACK [1992] for 35 issues from 1992-95. (You may remember the #1 issue of that series with the silver embossed cardstock cover from the depths of the 90’s gimmick cover craze. Today it’s a variant cover glut. Back then it was embossed, holofoil, hologram, and die-cut covers galore.) As an antihero mercenary, she was cast opposite Spider-Man in moral juxtaposition, similar to […]

Weapon X Appears in X-Men: Apocalypse

by Glenn Snow | June 19th, 2016
Wolverine Weapon X #1 Variant Cover

There was an awesome Wolverine scene in X-Men: Apocalypse, where we get to see his escape from the Weapon X program in that iconic test gear. This outfit was introduced in Barry Windsor-Smith’s run of Marvel Comics Presents #72-84 from 1991 which finally told the story of Logan’s time in the Weapon X program. (Weapon X was the code name for Wolverine from his very first appearance way back in Hulk #181.) In 2002, Grant Morrison would expound further on the Weapon X program in his run on New X-Men #142-145, revealing the X was actually the Roman numeral ten, with nine previous experiments before Wolverine. (Weapon I was rumored to be the super soldier serum that produced Captain America.) […]