YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E26

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON Season 3 of Young Justice ends where it began, as the Outsiders fight to liberate Markovia.

YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E25

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON Artemis and Conner reassess their lives, in what turns out to be the calm before the storm.

YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E24

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON To save his friends, Victor Stone must prove himself the MVP of an entirely new game.

YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E23

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON The original Team reunite to rescue Halo from Granny Goodness.

YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E22

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON Treachery threatens to tear two teams apart, as secrets are brought into the light.

YOUNG JUSTICE EPISODE REVIEW S03:E21

REVIEW BY MATT MORRISON A recon mission goes bad, requiring Kaldur cross a line.

COMIC PREVIEW – X-MEN #137 FACSIMILE EDITION

Jean Grey makes the ultimate sacrifice in the heartbreaking climax of the unforgettable Dark Phoenix Saga! Summoned by the alien Shi’ar to answer for the cosmic crimes of the Phoenix, Jean Grey must stand trial – by combat! The X-Men and the Shi’ar Imperial Guard do battle on the moon to decide Jean’s fate! But can she keep her dark side under control? Or will the Dark Phoenix rise against her friends? One of the greatest love stories in all of comics – Jean Grey and Scott Summers – ends in tragedy in an issue that shocked X-Men fans and sent ripples through the entire comics industry! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting X-MEN (1963) #137.

COMIC PREVIEW – TONY STARK IRON MAN #14

“THE ONE-STEP PROGRAM”-When Iron Man tells Captain Marvel that he can’t be her sponsor because he may or may not have fallen off the wagon, Carol doesn’t it take it well. What is Tony Stark’s new high-tech solution for sobriety? Find out why this might be his worst idea yet. Featuring the villainy of the all-new Spymaster. And follow Jocasta as she decides to go all in for “the ultimate upgrade.”

COMIC PREVIEW – WEB OF VENOM FUNERAL PYRE #1

For weeks, the serial killer called Carnage has been hunting former symbiote hosts and killing them. Next on his list is ANDI BENTON, formerly MANIA, who’s back to living in Philadelphia and without any symbiote to save her…

The path of bodies that leads to ABSOLUTE CARNAGE continues here!

COMIC PREVIEW – VALKYRIE JANE FOSTER #1

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor’s most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero – god or human – was worthy. Now Jane takes on a new role as Valkyrie, guide and ferrywoman to the dead! But her days of punching are far from over. WAR OF THE REALMS master architect Jason Aaron and superstar Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) join forces with rising star artist CAFU for the book that’ll have everyone talking!

COMIC PREVIEW – TANK GIRL #5

Tank Girl Forever (1 of 4). The world calls out for a true superhero! Unfortunately, it got the wrong number, and Tank Girl answered! The second story in Tank Girl’s ongoing series begins, as original creator Alan Martin and fan-favorite artist Brett Parson unleash fast-paced and foul-mouthed hilarity! An all-new story exploring the weirdest corners of Tank Girl’s world!

COMIC PREVIEW – SWORD MASTER #1

MIGHTY MARVEL MARTIAL ARTS DOUBLE TROUBLE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES! You saw him tear through Fire Goblins in WAR OF THE REALMS with his big, damn magic sword! Now learn the mysterious origins of LIN LIE, A.K.A. SWORD MASTER, Marvel’s newest Chinese superhero, in the English language debut of the original series written by Shuizhu and drawn by Gunji! Haunted by dreams of demons, Lin Lie hunts for his missing archeologist father – and for the secret of the black sword he left behind. And in a brand new story written by Greg Pak (NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS), Sword Master teams up with SHANG-CHI! What happens when an undisciplined, untrained kid with a magic sword tangles with the one and only, undisputed MASTER OF KUNG FU? (Spoiler alert: they will indeed drive each other crazy, with huge ramifications for the Marvel Universe!)

COMIC PREVIEW – SUPERMAN YEAR ONE #1

From the burning world of Krypton to the bucolic fields of Kansas, the first chapter of SUPERMAN YEAR ONE tracks Clark Kent’s youth in Kansas, as he comes to terms with his strange powers and struggles to find his place in our world. DC BLACK LABEL is proud to present the definitive origin of Superman as rendered by the legendary comics creators Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.!

COMIC PREVIEW – STAR WARS #69

TRICKS AND TRAPS! The REBELS AND ROGUES epic continues as our heroes deploy their plans to trick their Imperial pursuers… and everything falls apart! CHEWIE and THREEPIO face moral quandaries – and mortal danger – when they learn the uninhabited planet they’re supposed to destroy isn’t quite so uninhabited. Will the FORCE be with LUKE in a bar fight? And who is DAR CHAMPION… and what does he have to do with Leia’s past?

COMIC PREVIEW – STARCRAFT SURVIVORS #1

Jody Houser and Gabriel Guzmán continue the tale of StarCraft: Scavengers! After surviving a murderous dark templar’s rampage, a terran space engineer named Caleb is forced to do the protoss’s bidding: infiltrating a munitions factory in the Umojan Protectorate to find a mysterious source of power. This official expansion of the StarCraft universe in comics is based on an original story by Jody Houser and Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft game team!

COMIC PREVIEW – STAR PIG #1

Like many late-21st-century teens, geeky 16-year-old Vess gets packed off to spend her summer at Space Camp-which is literally in space. Tragically, a shuttle accident sends her and the rest of the passengers careening toward a cold, frosty death among the stars. But when a gigantic, space-faring water bear miraculously rescues Vess and her beloved retro Discman, it’s the beginning of an extraordinary friendship and an incredible journey home, all set to the nostalgic tunes of Vess’s 1990s-heavy playlist. From the mind of New York Times bestseller Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, Marvel Action: Spider-Man) comes an inventive story about loss and resiliency. Nostalgia-tinged humor, perfect for fans of Saga and Guardians of the Galaxy. Series covers by totally radical artists Sara Richard, Paulina Ganucheau, Nicoletta Baldari, and Sara Alfageeh!

COMIC PREVIEW – SHURI #10

INTO THE DJALIA! The alien creature that followed Princess Shuri to Wakanda is inches from destroying the Great Mound – and taking Shuri’s friends with it! With her Ancient Future powers gone and Wakanda’s entire supply of Vibranium at risk, Princess Shuri must take a leap of faith – into the plane of Wakandan memory. But will Shuri restore the Djalia…or doom it?

COMIC PREVIEW – SECRET WARPS ARACHKNIGHT ANNUAL #1

“SECRET WARPS,” PART 4 – SUPREMEUNIVERSAL! The web-spinning Arachknight finds himself out of the depth of all four of his personas as his own warped universe begins colliding with another – the New Supreme Universe, homes of the Supreme Seven! PLUS: A bonus tale of ol’ AK trying to persuade the Terrific Two to become a Trio!

COMIC PREVIEW – MARVELS EPILOGUE #1

An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross! A “Marvels” look at the “all-new, all-different” X-Men of the 1970s. In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel’s world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Manhattan to see the Christmas lights, find themselves in the middle of a clash between the outsider heroes and the deadly Sentinels, giving them a close-up perspective on the mutant experience. Also featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this special story, and other bonus features.

COMIC PREVIEW – MARVEL RISING #5

Morgan Le Fay is on the verge of turning the tri-state area into the kingdom she’s always dreamed of – and Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl and their friends are out of ideas to stop her. But sometimes help can come from the most unexpected places – and just when you need it most, you’ll find the pathway home is clear after all.

COMIC PREVIEW – LIFE IS STRANGE #7

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

COMIC PREVIEW – HOUSE OF X #1

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

COMIC PREVIEW – HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1

ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe – in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be! Lushly illustrated text tells the complete story of the Marvel Universe, revealing previously unknown secrets and serving as the ultimate reference book for Marvel fans! Witness the greatest tale ever told – and be prepared for some shocking revelations!

COMIC PREVIEW – FEARLESS #1

THE FIERCEST LADIES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE – ON AND OFF THE PAGE! Straight off her silver-screen debut, Captain Marvel takes the world by storm! And speaking of the weather, Storm of the X-Men faces a problem only a goddess could solve. Add the Invisible Woman, and you’ve got an unstoppable trio in a story by Hugo-nominated novelist and SPIDER-GWEN: GHOST-SPIDER writer Seanan McGuire! Then, Leah Williams takes us back to the golden days of romance with Millie the Model! PLUS: Get your dose of herstory with profiles on classic and contemporary creators!

COMIC PREVIEW – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7

“FAITHLESS”, Part 1: The death of Rocket begins here! In the aftermath of the FINAL GAUNTLET, the Guardians of the Galaxy are taking some well deserved R&R. But their vacation is about to be cut short when a familiar, but radically powerful enemy returns. And what does all of this have to do with the whereabouts of a certain raccoon?

COMIC PREVIEW – ARCHIE VS PREDATOR 2 #1

Betty, Veronica, and Predator-Archie have been left in the wreckage of their town, all their friends dead. Normally, they’d just go down Memory Lane and get home again where everything’s okay, but that’s no longer an option. It isn’t until they find an undamaged car and drive it down a different road where they can finally return to Riverdale-but their hometown feels different. And it’s made even more bizarre when they come face-to-face with a few people they’d never expect: themselves. Only different, newer versions. Little do they know, Predators on Mars are watching them-planning their next attack.

COMIC PREVIEW – BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #1

In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family’s legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry unravels, dealing a devastating blow to the Dark Knight. Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash in this unforgettable chapter of the White Knight saga-and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its core!

SWAMP THING – Ep. 8 “Long Walk Home” Review

Before Sheriff Lucilia and Deputy Matt Cable attempt to kill Avery and dump his body in the swamp, Avery made a last-ditch effort to stall by telling Matt that he was his father, although it proved unsuccessful, Avery managed to stab Matt in the chest before jumping in the swamp, Continue Reading