‘All-New Inhumans’ #4 is Among the Best Marvel Has to Offer

Marvel Comics is in a state of flux. Coming off the mixed reaction to its “Secret Wars” event and the messy roll-out of its “All-New All-Different” line, Marvel seems to be doubling down on top-down storytelling, focusing on a lot of big pictures and events. “Secret Wars” just wrapped up and the publicity push for its…

Robin War: Event Review

Not every superhero event gets a massive amount of attention – and “Robin War”, an event running through some of the Batman-universe books through December and January, is one of the events that’s gone mostly unremarked.  In spite of the fact it didn’t exactly deal with A-list characters, it proved to be one of the most…

Secret Wars: Everything Ends. Everything Dies. And Everything Begins Again.

It all kicked off in the run-up to Comic Con 2014, when Marvel began teasing mysterious event-related images – and finally, in November 2014, Marvel began to explain away the idea of what would become their biggest event ever. “Secret Wars” was the natural outgrowth of Jonathan Hickman’s Avengers and New Avengers series, which he began in January 2013.  Hickman’s plan…

Uncanny X-Men #1: Meet the Bad Guys – No, Wait, These Are the HEROES–!

It’s a dark time for mutants.  The mutant race are being extinguished, killed by the Terrigen Mists.  The X-Men – defenders of mutantkind – have gone into hiding.  In typical human fashion, one technology company, Someday Enterprises, has been founded that’s taking advantage of the situation – providing a safe-haven for mutants, promising them a…

Extraordinary X-Men #4: A Sinister Twist in the Tale

Reinforced by Old Man Logan and Jean, the Extraordinary X-Men secure Limbo and head off to confront the forces of Sinister!  Their rescue of Colossus, Magik, and Nightcrawler, takes a shocking twist as Sinister reveals the purpose of his actions – and the successful experiments he has conducted on one of the X-Men’s own… One of…

Week of Marvels 06/02/2016 – ‘Twas the Week Before Deadpool…

We all know what’s coming out this weekend, guys (and if you don’t, seriously, are you actually alive?) – so, with the dynamic Deadpool hitting the big screens this weekend, Tom’s asked for the usual service to be suspended.  Yeah, you got it, this Week of Marvels is brought to you by DEADPOOL!

Marvel’s Latest Wave of Superheroes: Progress or Political Correctness?

With this week’s release of Spider-Man #1, launching the ongoing adventures of Miles Morales’ Spider-Man in the mainstream Marvel Universe, this seems like a good chance to cast my eyes to the latest trend in Marvel Comics. Miles Morales – Spider-Man.  Sam Wilson – Captain America.  Jane Foster – Thor.  Kamala Khan – Miss Marvel.  Laura Kinney…

Week of Marvels 30/01/2016

This week: Captain America: Civil War is reportedly testing better than almost any other Marvel movie, we got not one but three X-Men comics, and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers was released!

Fan Art Fridays

Do you want us to feature your art right here at Mah Muse Comics next month? We want to see your art. We loved the Uncanny X-Men-themed submissions this month and now, in conjunction with the release of Fox’s Deadpool, we want to see your Deadpool-themed submissions. The theme for the next Fan Art Friday…

Week of Marvels 23/01/2016 – Get the News About X-Men: Apocalypse!

With Deadpool releasing within weeks, Fox are upping the ante on their X-Men range, and have allowed a massive array of spoilers to hit about X-Men: Apocalypse!  Meanwhile, over in the comics, Steve Rogers is scheduled to return as Captain America, while Captain Marvel has launched her All-New All-Different series!

Marvel Clips Sam Wilson’s Wings with ‘Captain America: Steve Rogers’

Sam Wilson has been Captain America for some time now, but his big shot was with the release of Captain America: Sam Wilson at the forefront of Marvel’s All-New, All-Different relaunch. If you’ve been reading the title, you know Marvel and Nick Spencer and Daniel Acuña have given Sam one hell of a comic book. It struggles…