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Review: The Unstoppable Wasp #1

Title: The Unstoppable Wasp #1 Writer: Jeremy Whitley Artist: Elsa Charretier Publisher: Marvel Price: $3.99 Every now and then, a comic can sneak up on you. Maybe you just came off of a busy holiday season, maybe it features a...

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Movie Review Doctor Strange

Movie Review Doctor Strange It seems like every time a new Marvel movie comes out nowadays, there’s a looming question: Will this one finally be the bad one? For while they’ve dipped into mediocrity from time to time with the...

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Star Trek at 50: Why We Love It

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Outright Geekery! Today’s a very special day for all the geeks out there, because it marks the 50th anniversary of the debut of one of the most prolific franchises in pop culture history: Star...

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Movie Review: Suicide Squad

After a ton of build-up and a roller coaster of production, Suicide Squad, the latest film from the DC Cinematic Universe, hits theaters this week. Seeking to introduce an ensemble of some of DC’s more obscure characters while also providing...

Review: Secret Wars #9

Title: Secret Wars #9 Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Esad Ribic Publisher: Marvel Comics Price: $4.99 At last. At last all the delays are over. At last we’ve come to the end of Jonathan Hickman’s run on the Avengers. At last we’ve seen the endgame of...

Rant: My Marvel Exodus

Top 5 Marvel Comics of 2015

Hello, friends, and welcome to Outright Geekery! You’re just in time to join us for our annual tradition of counting down the top comics of the year! This year, though, we’re spreading the love around by making separate lists for...

Review: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1

Title: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 Publisher: Marvel Comics Writers: Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare Artist: Natacha Bustos Price: $3.99 In today’s comic landscape, it’s still pretty easy to find the high-flying, bombastic super hero adventures where larger-than-life beings duke it out with the...

Review: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1

Title: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1 Publisher: Marvel Comics Writer: Ryan North Artist: Erica Henderson Price: $3.99 When I walked into the comic shop this week, I confess that I was expecting a pretty slow week, with there only being a couple of titles I...

Review: Invincible Iron Man #1

Title: Invincible Iron Man #1 (2015) Publisher: Marvel Comics Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Price: $3.99 We’ve come at last to the start of the newest wave of Marvel relaunches, the nearly annual ritual in which the publisher assigns big-name...

Review: Doctor Strange #1

Title: Doctor Strange #1 (2015) Publisher: Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Chris Bachalo Price: $4.99 Another year, another line-wide title relaunch from Marvel. Such things are par for the course in the modern comic scene, but one of the curious notes from this...