Another War for Nick Fury

The following first appeared on Blastoff Comic's website If soldiers and thieves have one thing in common, it is the allure of one last job. For fifty years, Col. Nick Fury has been both a soldier and a thief as the leader of the Howling Commandos and as THE Agent [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|0 Comments

The Death of Wolverine

"Tepid." That is the best word to describe Charles Soule and Steve McNiven’s The Death of Wolverine, the final (for now) story of Marvel's premier mutant. I got it from CBR's The Buy Pile and I find the word "tepid" to be so perfect. Never has a blaze of glory [...]

By | October 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Days of Marvel Present (Part 2 of 3)

The following first appeared in the June edition of Culture Counter Magazine. But I wrote it (and totally spaced on re-posting it), so we're also gonna post it on the blog too. Enjoy! Part 2: Cracks in the Mark 42 Armor The “Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is basically the first post-”Avengers” superhero film. [...]

By | August 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Days of Marvel Past (Part 1 of 3)

The following first appeared in the April edition of Culture Counter Magazine. But I wrote it, so we're also gonna post it on the blog too. Enjoy! Part 1: Nothing Lasts Forever The first issue of The Amazing Spider-Man, in fact Spidey’s first tussle with a super villain, features the Fantastic [...]

By | April 6th, 2014|0 Comments

The BIG Debate of “Man of Steel”

THERE ARE SPOILERS FOR MAN OF STEEL. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! I saw Man of Steel last weekend. After failing to see the midnight showing (my theater only offered it in 3D and I wisely decided against that), I wanted to wait and get some distance from the film's initial outrage and [...]

By | July 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Make Mine Miles

If you read this blog, you are hopefully aware of two things: 1) Spider-Man (specifically Ultimate Spider-Man) is my favorite superhero 2) He died. In the past couple of weeks though, just after I wrote Peter Parker's obituary, Marvel revealed who would succeed him as Spider-Man in the Ultimate Universe, [...]

By | August 26th, 2011|2 Comments

Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Peter Parker RIP

Peter Benjamin Parker, Ultimate Spider-Man, has died after succumbing to injuries at the hands of the Norman Osborn and a gunshot wound from protecting Captain Steve Rogers of the Ultimates. He is survived by his aunt, May Parker, his girlfriend Mary Jane Watson, his roommates and friends, Johnny Storm (publicly [...]

By | June 25th, 2011|1 Comment

Batman is Dead! Long Live Batman!

The title of this blog is an old French saying that originated from the 15th century. It was said at the coronation of the new king, following the death of the previous one. "The King is Dead! Long Live the King!" It's a transition from one king to the other [...]

By | March 13th, 2010|0 Comments


There is a new comic book star that has been gracing the covers of several books in the past few months. He has caused quite a stir, even anger from some with some of the books released with him on the cover. No, I’m not talking about any super heroes. [...]

By | August 17th, 2009|0 Comments