In synergetic anticipation for the “most ambitious crossover event ever,” Marvel Comics first gave Gerry Duggan the reins of Infinity Countdown and now Infinity Wars – a yearlong event replacing their regular monthly Guardians comic and bringing the Infinity Gems Infinity Stones back into existence in the Marvel Universe. I’m sure it was an attempt to make what was happening in the comics mirror their cinematic bonanza, Avengers: Infinity War, and thus hopefully attract new readers. However, unlike their literary masterpiece Secret Empire, this has been a HUGE miss for me. Continue reading
Could the Infinity Watch Join the MCU’s Phase Four?!?
With Avengers: Infinity War out on DVD last week, I obviously rewatched it the other night. As I was watching it, a thought struck me that hadn’t before. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering who will live and who will die? after the dust has settled from Avengers 4 but I haven’t really thought about what will happen to the Infinity Stones? As I considered this my mind drifted to something I haven’t really thought about since the ‘90s – the Infinity Watch. Continue reading