Why I Stopped Reading the Legion

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

The Legion used to visit between school days. We had adventures in the future between classes. Then there was the Crisis and I never saw the Legion again.

So apparently there now was a Superboy? Kal-el did start getting his powers at or before puberty? And he did hang out with the LSH in his early days? How many complete retcons does this make now? 5? 6? 7?

The Legion was one of the first books I read starting somewhere before issue 200, and I kept at it through some of the bad times (Legionnaires, anime-art) right through Legion Lost, after which point I just completely lost the plot and was never able to pick it up again.

Who’s a Skrull?

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Maybe I should have been paying more attention to the Avengers over the last few years. The Secret Invasion storyline is actually interesting. So far here’s who we know to be a Skrull:

Warning: spoilers follow:

Buffy Fix

Friday, March 16th, 2007

I stumbled across the first issue of Season 8 by Joss Whedon at the Forbidden Planet this afternoon. <span style="voice-family: comic book guy, male;}">Best Comic Book Adaptation Ever!</span>.

The Long Way Home, Part 1

The Three Laws of Comic Books

Friday, May 26th, 2006

After just watching X-Men 3 (short review: it’s the best one yet. Go see it.) I am reminded of the three immutable laws of life and death in the Marvel Universe: