X-Men Gold: Vol. 1

Writer: Marc Guggenheim Artists: Ardian Syaf & R.B. Silva Colorist: Frank Martin Inkers: Jay Leisten & Adriano Di Benedetto Letterers: Corey Petit Publisher: Marvel Comics The X-Men have moved the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters to Central Park in New York City. Leg by Kitty Pryde, she takes the reins and assembles a squad of some…

Chicago Comic and Anime Conventions

One of the best attributes for comic book, anime, and just overall nerd junkies about living in or around a large metropolitan city like Chicago is the plethora of annually hosted, local conventions. C2E2, Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo:   Hosted in either March and April, the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo, more commonly called…

Chicago Comic Book Store Tour

Live in Chicago and want to start reading comic books but don’t know where or how to start? Overwhelmed or intimidated by the plethora of information and continuity available online? Need someone to talk one-on-one with to grasp this world? Maybe you’re in town for a week and don’t want to risk your local comic…

Why are comic book character rundowns popular?

A trend that’s been prevalent for years has been nagging at me lately—as well as since it started—comic book character and story run-down videos on YouTube. Ask yourself: Would I rather watch a movie or be told what happened? The correct answer—from my perspective—is watch. So, why have hundreds, maybe thousands, of YouTube channels popped up…

Top Five Current Ongoing Image Comics

5. The Wicked + The Divine: Greek mythology, reincarnation, fashion, and music fans should be driving to this comic in droves. Written by Kieron Gillen with art by Jamie McKelvie, The Wicked + The Divine experiments with a world where gods and goddesses are incarnated every nine years as humans. The populous is drawn to them and…