The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Five: “Owen Reece Died For Our Sins”

We’re back for the fifth installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. The worlds in which a solid 99% of every single published Marvel Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Four: “All the Angels Sing, All the Devils Dance”

We’re back for the fourth installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. The worlds in which a solid 99% of every single published Marvel Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Three: “The Eye of Doom”

We’re back for the third installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. Last issue, the worlds in which a solid 99% of every single Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Two: “Doom Messiah”

We’re back for the second installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. Last issue, the worlds in which a solid Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part One: “The End Times”

I said I was out, but fuck it. I dunno if I’ll do this for every issue (actually, I already did it for #2…), but I think this one warrants it. Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars is the conclusion not only of Hickman’s expansive Read More …