Okay, so a lot of you out there might be thinking “I want to start reading the Avengers, but there are so many titles out there, what’s the difference between them? Are they all really Avengers books? Do I have to read them all to know what’s happening?”
Well don’t worry, I’m here to help as I’ve written a breakdown of what each of the “Avengers” titles are currently about, what audience they are aimed at, and of course, answering whether or not it actually is about the Avengers.
MIDTOWN BLOGGERINOS! Raph here, with a sense of nostalgia. I happened to think about a list a few days ago, a list I didn’t like. In issue 70 of Wizard Magazine, way back in 1997, they had a list of the 10 toughest superheroes. At the time, I could understand some of their choices, but I was baffled by others. Normally, I try to be above the typical fanboy debates, because they can last forever without a clear cut winner. There’s plenty of reasons why Spider-Man loses to Iron Man, or Thor beats Wolverine… but I did happen to buy this issue of Wizard from our back issue bin, and thought, let’s have some fun! I’m going to follow the same basic rules Wizard did:
We’re limiting these to active superheroes: the dead and the villainous need not apply (Sorry Professor X, Sentry, Molecule Man and Ares…) Anyone deceased as of Jan. 30th,2013 is disqualified.
We’re also limiting this to a certain degree of power: let’s leave Galactus and co. out of this one.
This is a knock-down, drag-out fight to the death. No one is holding back.
For the sake of sanity I’m limiting this list to Marvel, doing Marvel vs. DC just makes my head explode.
Midtown Bloggoroski’s! Raph here, and I’ve got the finale of the Fear Itself Interviews with Matt Fraction! Matt and I discuss the last issue of Fear Itself, and the repercussions of Fear Itself, leading into 2012… read on!
MIDTOWN BLOGGA DAWGS! Raph here with a DOUBLE DOSE. This time, it’s time to show Marvel some love, and talk to my close, personal best friend (… don’t ask me to prove this) Matt Fraction about Fear Itself, what with issue 6 having come out last week! I also got an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT out of Matt, so without further ado…