Posts Tagged ‘John Romita Jr.’

False Starts, Part One of Three: Avengers #1 and Secret Avengers #1

Posted by on June 14th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
In the abstract, one might assume that the first issue of a new series would represent a fresh start, and that one might pick it up and simply read it, without wading into a morass of back-story dozens of titles wide and hundred of issues deep. In the Marvel Universe, at least, that assumption would be wrong.

Point-Counterpoint: Gavin Lees’ Concluding Kick-Ass Argument

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Point-Counterpoint: Simon Abrams’ Concluding Kick-Ass Argument

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 12:00 AM

It's interesting that you should mention the Crank movies because they're, to my mind, the cinematic equivalent of everything that Millar's recent creator-owned series have tried and failed to be.

Point-Counterpoint: Kick-Ass: WTF?

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
I suspect the main reason why Kick-Ass and Wanted are as successful as they are is because Mark Millar is an inept satirist.

Point-Counterpoint: Kick-Ass FTW!

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Simon Abrams and Gavin Lees scrap over Millar and Romita Jr.'s divisive work, with concluding arguments to follow tomorrow.