Posts by Stephanie Rose

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SECOND CHANCE BRACKET ROUNDUP Follow the bracket here! We’re near the end of a long journey with this bracket. These days, The PopFilter offices look like a cross between a warzone and a nursery. The writers are bloodied, worn from battle and very, very cranky. Earlier this month I screamed in tears, “I DON’T WANNA…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 4, BATTLE 2 Follow the bracket here! CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORP (#1-4) VS SQUADRON SINISTER (#1-3) Both Captain Marvel and the Carol Corp and Squadron Sinister have what it takes to make it to the elite eight of our bracket. But only one can move on to the final four. Because…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 3, BATTLE 4 Follow the bracket here! CIVIL WAR #1-3 KORVAC SAGA #1-3 Greetings, comic book fans, today I’m going to be posting in the style of a  feminist-type inquisition: I want to take a critical view of the maleness represented in Marvel, namely, the first three issues of Korvac Saga and Civil War. I…

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BattleworldBattleworld Round 1 Battle 23 Follow the bracket here Howard the Human VS House of M This battle is brought to you by your own sense of crippling uncertainty. What this battle brings you is one Howard the Human.   The moniker is a very clever play on the 80s movie Howard the Duck because, why…

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BattleworldBattleworld follow the bracket here! Round 2 Battle 8 E for Extinction vs Squadron Sinister Coming in the middle of Round two, we pit the first two issues of E for Extinction and Squadron Sinister against one another to see who winds up moving on, and who stops here.   We have talked a lot…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 1, BATTLE 18 Follow the bracket here! 1872 #1 VS RED SKULL #1 This is how the battle between 1872 and Red Skull plays out. Let’s start with 1872. This is Marvel’s attempt at a western style drama. It’s complete with native Americans, saloons, and the backdrop of the American Southwest. The story uses…

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BattleworldBattleWorld Round 1, Fight Welcome to battle 16 of Round One! Follow the bracket here!   Where E is for Extinction vs  Age of Ultron vs Marvel Zombies E is for Extinction is about the X-Men. We open with a class of X-Men sometime after Professor X is murdered and Scott Summers has been relegated…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD   Round 1 fight 10 See the bracket here!   Giant Little Sized Marvel Vs X-tinction Agenda   I thought of only one thing when I heard of the first comic in this battle: Giant Little Sized Marvel is an exercise in the ridiculous. A comic book starring Marvel characters as children?   The…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD Round 1, Fight 11 Follow the bracket here! Armor Wars vs Future Imperfect   ******SPOILER ALERTS!!! DO NOT READ IF YOU DON’T WANT THESE COMICS SPOILED FOR YOU! AND ESPECIALLY DON’T EMAIL ME COMPLAINING IF YOU READ IT ANYWAY   Armor Wars takes place in a place called Technopolis where everyone wears Iron Man…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD   ROUND 1, BATTLE 8 FOLLOW THE BRACKET HERE! Where Monsters Dwell vs The Amazing Spider-Man: Renew your Vows     ***WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS!! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK***   Where Monsters Dwell has features a hero who is half Indiana Jones and half Rick Blaine. We meet Flying Ace Karl Kaufmann somewhere in the Pacific…

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