When you’re a little kid, it’s hard to predict what’s going to scare you. I could read horror comics all the time, and they never did much for me one way or the other. But what scared the dickens out of Li’l Scott back in 1976? This issue of WORLD’S FINEST, for one thing. In […]
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Two Junior Varsity Avengers and a Mentally Deficient Clown – Reading Hawkeye Vs Deadpool
With the Internet currently losing its shit over the new Deadpool trailer (and, maybe even more so the trailer for the trailer), what better time to revisit one of the Merc with a Mouth’s latest team-ups: Hawkeye vs. Deadpool. Hawkeye vs. Deadpool, written by Gerry Duggan, who was also writing the ongoing Deadpool series, gives […]
The Landing Pad – Marvel Two-in-One
Spider-Man + Thing + The Avengers…In Space!
Many years before Brian Michael Bendis would induct Spider-Man and, later, Fantastic Four’s Ben Grimm into the New Avengers, writer/artist Jim Starlin had Spidey and the Thing team up with the Avengers for a star-spanning battle with the brutal titan Thanos – in space! This epic team-up went down in Marvel Two-in-One Annual #2, from […]
The Brave, the Bold, and the Bizarre
During a conversation about The Brave and the Bold, Scott Tipton – Mr. Blastoff himself – described writer Bob Haney as the “mad scientist of comics” who “just did whatever the fuck he wanted.” After reading #141, which had me laughing out loud throughout at the bizarre twists and turns, that which I couldn’t imagine […]
The Blastoff Art Gallery – The Brave and the Bold
August is Team-Up Month here at Blastoff, and with it comes our newest banner from our always-amazing Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande! Click the image to enlarge!
Mockingbird’s First Flight
If her role on Agents of SHIELD is any indication, it appears that Mockingbird, played by Adrianne Palicki, is on her way toward major prominence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In hopes of a lot more Mockingbird next season, I took a look back at her first appearance in the comics. Now, while Bobbi Morse […]