Anthony’s Marvel picks for March 2015

Squirrel Girl #3

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for March 2015. A full list of solicitations are available here. Comics Princess Leia #1 (of 5), $4 Princess Leia #2 (of 5), $4 All-New Hawkeye #1, $4 Howard the Duck #1, $4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #11, $4 SHIELD #4, $4 Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #6, … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for February 2015

Squirrel Girl #2

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for February 2015. A full list of solicitations may be found here. Comics Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #5, $4 SHIELD #3, $4 All-New Captain America #4, $4 The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2, $4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #10, $4 Trade paperbacks All-New Ultimates, vol. 2: No Gods, No … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for January 2015

Squirrel Girl

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for January 2015. Full solicitations are available here. Comics The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, $4 SHIELD #2, $4 All-New Captain America #3, $4 Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #4, $4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #9, $4 Storm #7, $4 Rocket Raccoon #7, $4 Trade paperbacks Rocket Raccoon, vol. … Read more

Miles Morales to appear in upcoming episodes of “Ultimate Spider-Man”

Miles Morales

News came that Miles Morales will be appearing in upcoming episodes of Disney XD’s series “Ultimate Spider-Man.” This particular incarnation of Spidey on TV features a fourth-wall-breaking Peter Parker being trained in heroics by Nick Fury of SHIELD. Peter isn’t alone in his training; accompanying him in training are fellow teen heroes Luke Cage, White Tiger, … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for November 2014

All-New Captain America #1

Here’s what’s of interest coming out from Marvel for November. Full solicitations are available here. Comics Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #1, $4 Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #2, $4 All-New Captain America #1, $4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #7, $4 All-New Ultimates #10, $4 Trade paperbacks Amazing Spider-Man #1.1: Learning to Crawl, … Read more

Why diversity among A-listers matters: the new Thor and Captain America

Sam Wilson as Captain America

Much has been written about this by everyone else over the past week, but I guess I’m obligated to chime in as well. Marvel’s announced plans to replace Captain America and Thor. For Thor, a woman will be assuming the role of the Mighty One after Mjolnir (Thor’s hammer) rejects him as being “unworthy” of … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for July 2013

Here’s what’s of interest coming out from Marvel for July 2013. Full solicitations are available here. Comics Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #25, $4 Trade paperbacks None. Comments I admit my reading of Marvel’s slacked off lately; thus the lack of “picks.” This includes keeping up with Miles Morales’ book. I’ve been attempting to wait for the … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for June 2013

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for June 2013. Full solicitations are available here. Comics Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #24, on sale June 19, $4 Trade paperbacks None. Comments This month’s Ultimate Spidey brings the Ultimate versions of…Power Pack. In the regular Marvel Universe, they’re a group of kid siblings who fight crime with superpowers. Can … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for May 2013

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for May 2013. Full solicitations are available here. Comics Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #23, on sale May 15, $4 Trade paperbacks None. Comments Marvel seems well in the grip of the latest mega-storyline, “Age of Ultron.” This month’s “Ultimate Comics Spider-Man” cover seems to mimic the various “Spider-Man No More” … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for April 2013

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for April 2013. Comics Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #22, $4 Trade paperbacks Spider-Man: Danger Zone (TPB), $20 Spider-Men (TPB), $20 Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, volume 3 (TPB), $20 Comments This month sees mass quantities of whatever the heck “Age of Ultron” is about. In case anyone forgot who Ultron is like … Read more