Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nu Pulp – “Sage Advice” by Ben MacConnell

Longer than the first one. Here we meet perhaps another recurring character. What do you do when you need pro tips? Call upon the wisdom and experience of a veteran, of course!

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In Retrospect – THE DEFENDERS #1-12 (2011-2012)

We’ve made it people. And entire year gone and the site still going strong. Stronger than ever perhaps. It’s time to say goodbye to the series that started it all. It’s Matt Fraction’s THE DEFENDERS.

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The Weekly Pull – 11/21/12

      Includes GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #14, SWORD OF SORCERY #2, DAREDEVIL #20, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698, MINIMUM CARNAGE OMEGA, and HARBINGER #6.

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Nu Pulp – “2983” by Ben MacConnell

Because I don’t have enough projects in the works, here’s a (very) short story I wrote. It’s part of a new segment of fiction I call NU PULP. Enjoy my terrible prose.

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The Weekly Pull – 11/14/12

      Thankfully we can cram the entire week’s comics in one post. Includes BATMAN #14, DEMON KNIGHTS #14, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #697, VENOM #27, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION 2 #7, and BLOODSHOT #5. And yes, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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News & Views – Justice League…OF AMERICA!

Warning: the following contains a highly uninformed opinion on the upcoming ongoing comic series from DC, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (written by Geoff Johns). Yes, another Justice League. Because DC has not yet begun to ape Marvel’s style.

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The Weekly Pull – 11/7/12 (Part 2)

   In part one we looked at the books from DC. Now we’ll examine the offerings from Marvel, including THE DEFENDERS #12, SCARLET SPIDER #11, and AVENGERS VS X-MEN: CONSEQUENCES #5.

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The Weekly Pull – 11/7/12 (Part 1)

     First of the month is always the cramped time when it comes to comics. For some reason, my choice of books stacks me with an excess of titles in this one week. As such, part one looks at the … Continue reading

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First Impressions – PUNISHER: WAR ZONE #1

Originally I wasn’t going to tackle this miniseries. After all, Greg Rucka’s glorious run on the Punisher ended recently, and I assumed this was an unrelated story. But then I found out, despite Rucka’s plans to leave Marvel in pursuit … Continue reading

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Annuals – SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1

Rotworld is in full tilt so far, but it’s time to take a little break for an extended flashback. With all the updates to continuity Swamp Thing experienced lately, we’ve yet to learn one very important thing: how did Alec … Continue reading

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