Bagged and Bored: The Tragedy of Howard the Duck and the Legacy of His Creator.

May 25, 2019

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: Saying Goodbye to my Favorite Mutant, RIP Wolfsbane

April 24, 2019

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

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at Apotheosis Comics & Lounge  

April 16, 2019

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

Bagged and Bored – Captain Marvel belongs to Kelly Sue.

April 1, 2019

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 Comic Book Day — April 3rd, 2019

March 29, 2019

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 Comic Book Day — March 27, 2019

March 25, 2019

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.

Celebrate Hellboy Day with Gigantic Brewings’ Hellboy Beer!

March 20, 2019

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

CAPTAIN MARVEL REVIEW: A Comic Book Movie for Comic Book fans with a message.

March 12, 2019

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

Meet St. Louis

March 12, 2019

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 Comic Book Day — March 13, 2019

March 11, 2019

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.

Donny Cates takes Guardians of the Galaxy back to basics.

February 22, 2019

Guardians of the Galaxy were always kind of a cult favorite team.   They were a malleable group of strange and relatively less popular cosmic characters from the far reaches of the Marvel Universe.   The original team was actually from several thousand years into the future, the contemporary version of the team didn’t exist … Read More