Skottie Young

Review: I Hate Fairyland – Volume One

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Review: I Hate Fairyland – Volume One

“Over the top” doesn’t begin to cover it.

The first volume of Skottie Young’s I Hate Fairyland isn’t some sweet story in a land of spun-sugar towers and graceful unicorns, or the otherworldly beauty of Oz. It isn’t even the cute cartoon mayhem of his Little X-Men, Little Avengers issues.

Fairyland is violent and goofy and gross, as wacky a mess as you could ever want. Remember Toon Town in Who Framed Roger Rabbit? It’s like that, only much much worse.

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Comic Issues #245 – RECORD BREAKERS!

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Comic Issues #245 – RECORD BREAKERS!

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS, MY FRIENDS!! DUN-DUN-DUN!!  Okay, so maybe we’re being a little dramatic but after last week’s huge 10 comic book race against time, we decided it had to be done and we pushed ourselves one further.  That’s right! This week Comic Issues bring to you 11 comic books that were released on 10/14!

This week the pull list overflowed with A-Force #5, Chewbacca #1, Marvel Zombies #4, The New Avengers #1, I Hate Fairyland #1, Switch #1, Civil War #5, Guardian of the Galaxy #1, The Uncanny Avengers #1, Spider-Gwen #1, and the one that broke the record, Superman: Lois & Clark #1.  Ranging from heart breaking endings to confusing Post-Convergence beginnings, last week was a good week in comics.

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Comic Issues #226 – SO. MANY. COMICS.

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Comic Issues #226 – SO. MANY. COMICS.

Welcome back to another astounding edition of the Comic Issues Podcast where we read a bunch of comics and the spoil the hell out of them, so… warning.

This week Anthony returns to the host throne and heavy is the head that wears the crown (…oh for crying out loud – Elizabeth) as the first book on this week’s stack is the finale to Convergence. Finally over, Anthony and Elizabeth look back over the last 8 weeks and reflect on what they put themselves through, and then they get to the good books. The Secret Wars train rolls on like an unstoppable force of amazing writing and excellent artwork, beginning with Giant-Size Little Marvel: AvX #1 and chugging along with Battleworld #2, X-Tinction Agenda #1, Years of Future Past #1, and Secret Wars #3.  Not to be completely overrun we check in with the first wave of new books from DC with Bizarro #1 and Bat-mite #1, as well as checking in with the Man of Steel himself with Action Comics #41!

SO. MANY. BOOKS. this week!!  And we’re still kicking off the podcast with some of the latest news out of Special Edition: NYC from Marvel.  You gotta hear it to believe it!

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PREVIEW: Giant-Size Little Marvel: AVX #1

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PREVIEW: Giant-Size Little Marvel: AVX #1

You thought Avengers vs. X-Men was big? Well you ain’t seen nothing! NEXT WEEK, superstar writer/artist and 2015 Eisner Award nominee Skottie Young (Rocket Raccoon) brings his inimitable style to Battleworld with GIANT-SIZE LITTLE MARVEL: AVX #1! Big action and tiny heroes collide as an all-out war breaks out between the two biggest factions in the Marvel Universe! The toughest, craziest and most popular Marvel heroes are going to THROW DOWN on Battleworld. Featuring the likes of Cyclops, Hawkeye, Magik, Black Widow, Wolverine, Captain America and many, many more. They’re all here – just shorter! This is the series you’ve been waiting for. Be there Wednesday when Skottie Young brings out the big guns for GIANT-SIZE LITTLE MARVEL: AVX #1!

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