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March 23, 2018

Doctor Strange

No Magic: Dr Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme #1

“Dr Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme” #1 (review) Marvel Comics, October 2016 Writer: Robbie Thompson American publisher Marvel Comics very understandably wishes to capitalise upon the buzz around the latest Marvel Studios’ motion picture, “Dr Strange”. We have previously reviewed two “Dr Strange” titles: one very positive review of the accomplished writer Jason Aaron, and

REVIEW: Doctor Strange Prelude #1 (of 2)

Doctor Strange Prelude #1 (o f2) (review) (Marvel Comics, September 2016) Writer: Will Corona Pilgrim “Dr Strange” is a forthcoming movie starring English actor Benedict Cumberbatch. Mr Cumberbatch is known for his colourful role in the esoteric British television adaption of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s books concerning fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. In the motion picture,

Deadpool: The Last Days of Magic #1 (review)

Deadpool: The Last Days of Magic #1 (Marvel Comics, May 2016) Writer: Gerru Duggan “Deadpool” is one of a handful of superhero comic books that lean heavily towards contemporary humor and outrageous satire, while remaining in lockstep with American publisher Marvel Comics’ shared and rigid mainstream continuity. It is a setup that affords writers a

The Ectopathologist

Doctor Strange #1 [review] (Marvel Comics, December 2015) Writer: Jason Aaron (Review by DG Stewart, 10 December 2015) Many years ago, The Comics Journal published a critique of Marv Wolfman’s work on Adventures of Superman. The critique noted that Wolfman’s characterisation of Superman was off-kilter: Superman was prone to bursts of anger and was an