Top of the Pile: Inferno, Dark Ages, Ultimate All-New Spider-man

A cast of Marvel superheroes in costume.

I’m once again caught up on my comic book reading, which means I can actually talk about what’s going on with my beloved X-Men. It also means I have time to delve into Marvel Unlimited looking for some new reads in the form of Dark Ages and Ultimate All-New Spider-man. Inferno Inferno is a four-part X-Men series … Read more

NuketownSF – The One Ring, Abandoned Places, Futurma, Scrappy Starships, Fake Commutes, Summer Reading

A starship against a black sky.

Nuketown’s tweets for the week of February 27, 2022. RPG | Gnome Stew – The One Ring: Roleplaying in the World of the Lord of the Rings Review STREAMING | Deadline Hollywood (retweet) Futurama holdout John DiMaggio has closed a deal to reprise his signature voice role as foul-mouthed robot Bender and an assortment of … Read more

NuketownSF – UFOs, Spider-men, Monsters, Code Girls, Low-Prep Games

Spider-man and Dr. Strange exist a portal

Nuketown’s tweets for the week of February 20, 2022. ASTRONOMY | Ars Technica – New fast radio burst found in area that shouldn’t have any sources RPG | Gnome Stew – Why You Should Try Low-Prep Games In Addition To D&D UFOS | Wired – Jacques Vallée Still Doesn’t Know What UFOs Are RPG | Loot the Room – … Read more

NuketownSF: Gambit’s Regrets, Football Planet, Mars Ketchup, Astronaut Reviews Movies, Spiral Locks

Nuketown’s tweets for the weeks of … hell, it’s been months since I did one of these posts. Let’s just say it’s been a while. MOVIES | CNN – Channing Tatum says he’s ‘traumatized’ and can’t watch Marvel superhero movies PODCAST | Lair of Secrets – S2E4 Role-Playing Adventure Prep SPACE | CNN – Avoiding the ‘time warp’ of … Read more

@NuketownSF: Atomic Robo, Miles Morales, Titans, Cthulhu, Gloomhaven, Mountains of Madness

A recap of NuketownSF’s tweets for the week of January 24, 2021. COMICS & COFFEE | Atomic Robo & the Fightin Scientists of Tesladyne – The story of an intelligent robot created by Nikola Tesla and his adventures throughout the decades. Scratches a similar itch to Hellboy and B.P.R.D., but more lighthearted and less horrific. … Read more

@NuketownSF: Spider-man Noir, Thrawn, Tenet, X-Men, Zombies!

A recap of NuketownSF’s tweets for the week of January 17, 2021. COMICS & COFFEE | Spider-man Noir (2008) – It’s 1933 and crime bosses rule New York City as the Great Depression rages. A hero emerges from the shadows in the form of Peter Parker, a young man who gained strange powers after being bitten by … Read more

Ornament-a-Day 2019: Santa Spider-man

In my heart of hearts, I’m an X-Men fan … but I have a lot of affection for Spider-man. That waxes and wanes based on storylines; I have a bunch of Spidey comic books from the Todd Todd McFarlane Amazing Spider-man days, but I stopped collecting during the terrible One More Day/Brand New Day retconning storyline that saw … Read more

Top of the Pile: X-Men Blue, Superior Spider-man, Immortal Hulk

I’m as close to current with my comic book pull list as I’m likely to get in the modern era, having just finished X-men Blue and getting ready for the Age of X-Men alternative universe titles. Truth be told, I’d be caught up if it weren’t for the happy distraction of Marvel Unlimited. The digital repository paid for itself 10 … Read more