Storm #1 Makes An Amazing Debut

It can take a while for new comics to find their footing, sometimes. They feel the need to set the stage for later, bigger movements. Others retread backstory to help reintroduce a character that's been gone a while. Then there's Storm #1, which just hits the ground running, and it is outstanding. (Spoilers below.) » 7/23/14 6:23pm Today 6:23pm

How *Exactly* Does Thor Lose His Worth? [Possible Spoilers]

We're not that far away from a major shift for Marvel's Thor. A passing of the mantle (and the hammer that goes with it). So I have to ask, what exactly does Thor do that makes him unworthy to lift Mjolnir? [Spoilers below.] » 7/22/14 5:19pm Yesterday 5:19pm

On Original Movies: We Need Another Pixar-Style Renaissance

I clicked through and enjoyed the Onion's review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, a sequel to a prequel/reboot of a franchise that first wound to a close forty ****ing years ago. Good lord. There's a reasonable explanation for this rut, and it's pretty disheartening, from a creative standpoint. Then I remembered… » 7/13/14 6:42pm 7/13/14 6:42pm

Ben Grimm Goes Berserk In A Powerful 'Fantastic Four #7'

The Fantastic Four is a series that never really gripped me, before 2014. This new arc, in which the team falls apart at the seams, has been a captivating read. FF pulls off a balancing act: keeping these characters that have been around for decades fresh, staying true to their roots, and still making it interesting » 7/09/14 7:04pm 7/09/14 7:04pm