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X-Men: Days of Future Past (quick movie review)

X-Men: Days of Future Past is, for me, fanservice of the highest order. It gives me a cast to squeal over while delivering a compelling story full of comic book lore. Read the rest of this entry

Wolverine #1 2010 comic book review

wolverine #1The horror.

The horror.

Yes, it’s that bad.  Wolverine #1 (2010, so it’s clear which Wolverine #1 I’m talking about) is a total waste of time, money, and certainly not least of all, paper.  What the hell is this crap?  I’m enjoying Wolverine: Weapon X, and I though Wolverine Origins was an inspired series of the highest order, but this…  this is crap.  There isn’t any other word for it.

Logan meets with John Wraith, a buddy from way back in his Weapon X days at his church, where he’s a pastor.  They talk about the darkness inside them, how they’re natural-born killers and what not, which is shtick that’s getting a bit old as far as I’m concerned.  He’s Wolverine, he’s violent, I GET IT!  But here’s the twist:  with Norman Osborn out of the picture and Logan’s new girlfriend, he’s feeling hopeful for the future, for maybe the first time in his life, and it scares him. Read the rest of this entry

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