Too Heavy A Mantle

Marvel has had a string of victories, lately, in the Diversity War.  Ms. Marvel, with its plucky heroine Kamala Khan, has been an unqualified success, both commercially and critically.  The Ultimates continue to plow deeper into the regions of Ditko Space with nary a white male among the crew.  Jane Foster is still doing a bang up job as The Mighty Thor. Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new Black Panther is showing real promise and Power Man and Iron Fist hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back.  But the title that had…

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A Short Season To Mourn.

WARNING:  HERE BE SPOILERS!    I bought the first issue of The Savage She-Hulk off the rack when it was first released.  Yes, I am that damn old.  I was a kid.  I loved the character instantly.  I always have loved Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk.  She was a lovely blend of compassion, toughness integrity and irreverence.  She defended the oppressed in the courtroom and she defended the planet with her mighty, green fists on a hundred battlefields.  She gave her life, this week, fighting Thanos and I’m going to miss her…for a…

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