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Thor: Love and Thunder, Marvel's Latest Spectacle, Fails to Earn West Week Ever

Will West posted his latest takes on pop culture which begins with the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, leads off. I haven’t seen it yet, but I liked Ragnarok and knowing Taika Waititi is directing this sequel assures that Love should have a similar tone. A tongue-sometimes-in-cheek tone I dread. Continue reading “Thor: Love and Thunder, Marvel’s Latest Spectacle, Fails to Earn West Week Ever”

Avengers Assemble "The Avengers Protocol, Part 2" S01E02 Review [SPOILERS]


Spoilers, ahoy!

I’ll keep watching Avengers Assemble for awhile, but it’s definitely not the next animated masterpiece like Spectacular Spider-Man. I realize that 12-year-old me and my 12-year-old friends wouldn’t care about quality if this came along long ago. “Avengers Protocol” is mildly entertaining, but Assemble shouldn’t seek to condescend to tween/teen audiences. Continue reading “Avengers Assemble “The Avengers Protocol, Part 2″ S01E02 Review [SPOILERS]”

Avengers Assemble "The Avengers Protocol, Part 1" S01E01 Review


Mild spoilers following…

I get a weird Saturday morning cartoon vibe from watching the first episode. It’s difficult for me describe why. Maybe it’s because the cartoon is made for people familiar with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Maybe it’s because of the cackling villainy of the Red Skull and his tag-team partner Modok. Continue reading “Avengers Assemble “The Avengers Protocol, Part 1″ S01E01 Review”

Marvel Hypes Avengers & New Avengers NOW


Marvel is not resting bringing readers what to expect now. Er…Avengers Now, that is. Avengers #1 & #2 will debut this December with New Avengers #1 & #2 coming up in January. I took note of comments from New Avengers writer Jonathan Hickman and editor Tom Brevoort. Marvel said that you don’t have to read both books, but each will have a different side of the same coin. Continue reading “Marvel Hypes Avengers & New Avengers NOW”

Review: AvX VS. #1

Written by Jason Aaron & Kathryn Immonen. Drawn by Adam Kubert & Stuart Immonen.

AvX: VS Issue One is GREAT! Whoever thought to actually take the individual fights being fought and put them into their own mini-series’ had the best idea ever. it’s so hard to leave things like this out, but a mini series all its own is definitely worthy. Continue reading “Review: AvX VS. #1”