Swamp Thing season is upon us. With a new television series premiering last week(now unfortunately cancelled, despite critical acclaim) on DC’s exclusive streaming platform, the internet is lush with articles about where to start catching up on Swamp Thing’s past, namely the contributions of the legendary Alan Moore of Watchmen, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and … Read More
By Eli LaChance Disney recently announced their intentions to adapt Steve Gerber’s classic Marvel character Howard the Duck into a comedy series for Hulu. The good guys don’t always win. For guys like Howard the Duck, they’re born to lose. Long ago, in a time before internet click-bait and listicles, the name Steve Gerber was … Read More
Bagged and Bored Takes You to Monster School: 10 films to Watch in Anticipation of Godzilla: King of the Monsters
By Eli LaChance I know, I know. This is a comic book blog, why on Earth are we discussing Godzilla? Rather than point you in the direction of the long tradition of Godzilla comics dating back to the monster’s 70s Marvel romp, through his 90s Darkhorse basketball game, up to his modern IDW tenure; I … Read More
By Eli LaChance The folks at Apotheosis Comics and Lounge tried to sugar-coat it. They told me she was happy; that she went to a farm to live with the other canine-like mutants that she’d be better off there but folks, it was a lie. As of Uncanny X-men #16, the mutant known as Wolfsbane … Read More
LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT South Grand comics shop to feature book giveaways live local music, a meet-and-greet with Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse concept artist, co-creator of Manifest Destiny and more St. Louis, MO (April 17, 2019) – Apotheosis Comics & Lounge is going all out for Free Comic Book Day. On Saturday, May 4, visit … Read More
By Eli LaChance Last time we covered nearly 50 years of Carol Danvers leading up to the modern version of the character in 2012. If you missed that post, you can find it here. With the movie breaking box office records, we’re back to finish what we started and look at the second genesis of … Read More
New this Week: The Walking Dead #190, Star Wars #64, Paper Girls #27, Justice League #21, Captain America #9, and Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider #7.
New this Week: Detective Comics #1000, The Flash #67, Wonder Woman #67, The Amazing Spider-Man #18, Heroes in Crisis #7, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #30, and Shazam! #4.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, Oregon’s Gigantic Brewing, and Dark Horse Comics are teaming up to create 666 cases of Hellboy beer. And – we ordered two cases! Gigantic Brewing’s first Hellboy beer, featuring maple syrup and pancake profile, will be released ahead on Saturday, March 23, 2019, when comic … Read More
New this week: Adventure Time Marcy and Simon #3, Star Wars #63, Avengers #17, Naomi #3, and Teen Titans #28.
I’ve only been a Carol Danvers fan for three short weeks, having recently read most of the key issues and stories dating back to 1968 for this blog. That said, Captain Marvel might be my faorite Marvel Cinematic Universe film since Captain America: Winter Soldier. Whether a new fan, a die-hard Captain Marvel and/or Ms. … Read More
Thanks to Alexis Zotos for stopping by the shop and featuring us on her awesome podcast! You can listen to Martin on Meet St. Louis below: Listen to the interview on Soundcloud here.
New this week: Age of X-Man Apocalypse and X-Tracts #1, Amazing Spider-Man #17, Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1, Little Golden Book: Captain Marvel, and The Grim Knight #1.
By Eli LaChance with Kat Golden It would be impossible, or at least unwise, to write a comic book blog this month without talking about Captain Marvel. With a new film due next month, many newcomers may be wondering who the heck is Carol Danvers? I’m approaching this material with a great deal of trepidation. … Read More
New Releases this week: Heroes in Crisis #6, Detective Comics #999, Man-Eaters, Volume 1