“Secret Wars” Is Staggeringly Stupid — Say That Five Times In A Row Really Fast

Posted: May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

I take a look at Marvel’s new “Secret Wars” #1 for Through The Shattered Lens website.

Through the Shattered Lens


As my review of DC’s Convergence a few weeks back clearly gave away, I’m not much of a fan of these company-wide “blockbuster” crossover events in comics. I mean, seriously, what’s to like? The main titles are invariably a bunch of useless fight sequences strung together under the flimsiest of pretexts; the tie-in books either have almost nothing to do with said main title or else tie into it too much; the cover prices for everything are jacked up by a buck or two; and in the end, the status quo that we promised would be “forever changed” either isn’t at all, or ends up being pretty much like the old within the space of a few months.

In short, they’re a hustle any way you look at it.

People are wise to this by now, of course, which is why both Marvel and DC have promised that their latest…

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