Marvel Comics

Ken’s Comic Ramblings #1: What The X-Men Mean To Me

O’, how I “Ummed”.   O’, how I “Erred.”   O’, how I kept putting this one off for a while. I have talked a bit about my thoughts on the Marvel franchise X-Men occasionally on my Twitter feed. I never have really gone into true depth about my feelings on them though, their premise, …

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Herb Trimpe, Comic Artist Died at 75

Herb Trimpe, a prolific veteran comic book artist whose illustration credits include the first appearance of Marvel’s massively popular Wolverine, has passed away at age 75 as first reported by a Facebook post from a family member. Trimpe is survived by his wife, Patricia, and four children. With a career that spanned more than 45 …

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Buildabear Releases Avengers Bears

I was inside a Build a Bear the other day, mostly because I really wanted to pick up the Batman bear (I didn’t I used restraint and decided I didn’t need another stuffed animal). I got overly excited when I saw all the new bears they had in particular all the Avengers Bears. I wanted …

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Finding Humanity in Inhumanity: Uncanny Inhumans #0

There seems to have been a dominating form of storytelling for the last decade where plot is the most important focus with characterization taking a backseat. Hell, one of my favorite quotes for when incredibly stupid character decisions happen is “Because the Plot says so”. Now, I don’t think every big, bombastic, blockbuster piece of …

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