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Geek Goggle Reviews: Captain Marvel #1

March 14th, 2014 10:22pm by ComicList Email

Brandon Borzelli's Geek Goggle Reviews

Captain Marvel #1Captain Marvel #1
Marvel Comics
DeConnick, Lopez & Loughridge

The latest launch of Captain Marvel allows readers to get a solid grasp of the lead character, while understanding the motivations behind the shift that will propel the book's direction. It's a solid first issue that does a good job of picking up the pace in a book that doesn't contain much action in it. Rather than dumping the reader with a lot of exposition about Captain Marvel, her home life, love life and super-hero life, DeConnick lets the characters and their conversations drive the reader to the answers to these questions. This looks to be a great start to what is looking like a classic, character-driven comic.

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Suspended Animation: SHAZAM! The Monster Society Of Evil

February 13th, 2010 1:51pm by ComicList Email

Suspended Animation Review

Shazam Monster Society Of Evil TPSHAZAM! The Monster Society Of Evil, published by DC Comics, 208 pages, $19.99.

Having just read Jeff Smith's Shazam: The Monster Society of Evil, from DC Comics, I can only imagine the backlash, had it truly been an all-ages tale, as has been broadly declared by so many. "Hey, I bought this book for my child! Where's the profanity?" "Wait a minute, DC, you forgot the inappropriate commentary on the snug nature of Captain Marvel's costume! Where's my first-grader supposed to pick up her awkward one-liners, now?"

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Variant Edition 70

March 30th, 2008 12:59pm by ComicList Email

Here's another one from waaay back in November. It's finally ready.

It's got what you've been asking for...it's full length...it's got reviews (old but relevant)...it's got statue reviews - and a new segment!

Reviews include: Captain Marvel #1, House of M Avengers #1, Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus #3, New Avengers Illuminati #5, Punisher War Journal # 13 and Thor #4.

And just to mix it up Luis checks out a Dynamic Forces Red Sonja statue based on an Adam Hughes cover and Mike shares his thoughts on the Marvel Select Zombie Spider-man and Mary Jane statue.

Plus Mike and Nick start our new Superhero History 101!

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The Acronyms List

AR -
Ask retailer for price
BD -
Blu-ray Disc
CCG -
Collectible card game
CD -
Compact disc
DVD -
Digital versatile disc
FCBD -
Free Comic Book Day
GN -
Graphic novel
HC -
Hardcover
HD -
High definition
LCG -
Living Card Game
MMPB -
Mass market paperback
PVC -
Polyvinyl chloride
RPG -
Role playing game
SC -
Softcover
TBD -
To be determined
TCG -
Trading card game
TP -
Trade paperback
UDA -
Upper Deck Authenticated
WDCC -
Walt Disney Classics Collection
WS -
Widescreen

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