Publish date: August 2nd 2006
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
Series: Marvel 1602
Gaiman's reimaging of Marvel in 1602 does show a quite a bit of knowledge about the real 1602. The use of Daredevil is very cool. But considering the recent issue of Marvel's Darth Vader comic, I'm now back to not picking up any more Marvel comics, even if they are free as this one was.
This was tongue in cheek fun and it was beautifully illustrated. I am beginning to believe that Neil Gaiman can do anything. I'm not very familiar with the Marvel universe as I'm still relatively new to comics and graphic novels and superheroes really aren't my thing. But you don't need to know al...
I'm not the greatest fan of Gaiman's work. That's not shade, I have a huge amount of respect for him, and I can read his writing and appreciate how much talent he naturally has, as well as a keen tongue and glib, poetic but economical prose. I just don't gel with his sensibility about 80% of the tim...
The mind of Gaiman gives an interesting twist on the Marvel Universe.
A temporal anomaly causes many Marvel mutants to be born hundreds of years earlier (so they are actually inhabitants of the Elizabethan era, not time-travellers). They must save the world (natch) despite the Inquisition, political intrigues, and supervillains. The suppositions "Church = bad, Queen...