JD advance-reviews SPIDER-MAN 673!
Spider Island Epilogue!

  • November 1st, 2011
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Title: Amazing Spider-Man 673
Writer: Dan Slott
Artist: Stefano Caselli
Colors: Frank Martin
Published by Marvel Comics
Reviewed by Johnny Destructo
I feel like I’ve been one of Dan Slott’s biggest Spidey-supporters ever since he took over Amazing Spider-Man, but even I was having a tough time with Spider Island: the multi-issue, multi-series crossover that’s been plaguing the Marvel Universe for the past couple months. To …


New Podcast! Aintitcoolnews discusses
this week in comics!

Johnny Destructo and fellow Aintitcoolnews.com alum Ambush Bug, Optimous Douche and Matt Adler discuss their comics of the week, including Wolverine and the X-Men #1, Spaceman #1, Batman the Dark Knight #’s 1 and 2, Luna #1 (actually written by Ambush Bug, aka, Mark Millar), All-Star Western #’s 1 and 2 and Incredible Hulk #1!
Take a listen and then feel …


Megan Adler’s NYCC Report!

 
Hi everyone! This is Megan Wright Adler, newly-minted wife of Matt Adler, whose work you may have
read before. The weekend of October 14th-16th was a wild one for us; not only did we attend the New
York Comic Con [http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/] that Friday and Sunday, but we also managed to
squeeze in our wedding that Saturday! I know, we’re nuts, but at least …


Grim_Noir Rides With “The Three Musketeers 3D”

If you are one of those self-styled The Three Musketeers purists, then you’re already wrong: Wrong about the book and wrong about the most recent film adaptation.
First of all, let’s not pretend that “The Three Musketeers” was ever Literature with a capital “L.” Alexandre Dumas was a hack writer churning out serialized action/adventure stories for a newspaper. He actually wrote FOUR …


Kire reviews Wolverine and the X-Men #1

  • October 27th, 2011
  • Posted by Kire
  • Comics

Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Bachalo/Townsend
This is the best f@#*ing first issue I have ever read.
I am tempted the leave the review here. Have it stand as a by-line for Marvel to put on the trade paperback and for Jason Aaron to quote from at his Eisner speech. But I won’t.
After the events of Schism, which are succinctly and humorously …


Podcast Episode 71 up now! DCnU Wrap-up!!

Johnny Destructo, Brian The Hutt, Doctor Hal Halbert, special guests from The Black Tribbles podcast and more discuss the pros and cons of all the 52 DCnU #1’s. What worked and what didn’t work?
Take a listen and then feel free to comment below if you agree or disagree, or email us at info@poptardsgo.com!
Listen in the upper right hand corner of …


JD’s Advance Review of SPACEMAN #1!
Azzarello and Risso!!

  • October 26th, 2011
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Title: Spaceman #1
Writer: Brian Azzarello
Artist: Eduardo Risso
Publisher: Vertigo Comics
Reviewed by Johnny Destructo
And here I thought 100 Bullets was a chore to read! Oopha. Don’t get me wrong, 100 Bullets was brilliant and a WHOLE lot of fun, but Azzarello does have a certain style of word-play that works great sometimes but doesn’t work so well for everything (Batman: Broken City, …