Category Archives: classic story

Summarizing classic stories/crossovers that should be a good starting point.

Fearless Defenders 4 review

This comic isn’t deep, nor is it meant to be. It’s simply a lot of fun, as is standard with Cullen Bunn’s writing. It’s shaping up to be a great all-star female team book with Valkyrie as the leader … if … Continue reading

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Young Avengers 2 review

The first issue of Young Avengers was rather creative. It had a music video fight scene, which somehow worked even in comic form. It had a fair amount of action, great artwork and a lot of humour. At the same … Continue reading

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Nerd Journal – the greatest X-men story ever told – Dark Phoenix Saga

Today’s Nerd Journal is about the Dark Phoenix Saga. Since the current Marvel event, Avengers vs. X-Men, is about the phoenix force, it’s about time to talk about it. The Dark Phoenix Saga is often considered the greatest X-Men story … Continue reading

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Comic review – House of M and Avengers vs. X-Men 8

House of M Every other week, I review a trade paperback. This week, I’m reviewing the paperback that started the whole storyline that is currently ending with Avengers vs. X-Men. This is the event that depowered all but 200 or … Continue reading

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Nerd Journal – X2: X-Men United vs God Loves, Man Kills

X2: X-Men United was the third X-Men movie that Fox Studios was behind (the TV movie Generation X was the first). It had the X-Men united with the brotherhood to take on William Stryker, who was planning to kill all … Continue reading

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Comic review – The Incredible Hulk 435 and thoughts on the last two weeks

So I’m back from vacation. On Free Comic Book Day (hours before I left the country) I found an awesome issue of The Incredible Hulk that must be share with you. The Incredible Hulk 435 – double sized special issue … Continue reading

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Comic Review – Uncanny X-Men 153, Wolverine 19 and X-Men Legacy 259

Uncanny X-Men 153 “And now for something completely different”: Because this week was slow for new releases, I decided to review a classic comic instead of a new series. Usually I try a new series I’ve never touched before without … Continue reading

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