This list is less about what I've read in comics, since I'm not very good at getting and reading the new stuff as it's arriving in stores and on the shelves. It's more about which events were significant enough to me throughout this year that they made it on my radar and either made me happy to be a comics geek, caused me to think about how comics were and would be affected, or made me reflect on comic books in general.
So, without further ado, here's my list:
10. Captain America: The First Avenger--I had been waiting for this movie for a long time, and was filled with adoration for it by the time the credits finished. Not only did it make a good lead-in to next year's The Avengers film, but it brought a sense of fun back into the storytelling in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which I felt had been largely absent since we first saw it in Iron Man in 2008. We'll see if it can be replicated in The Avengers, but in the meantime this movie made for an entertaining story all on its own.
|From left to right: Johnny Storm, Mary Jane Watson, Peter|
Parker, Gwen Stacy, May Parker. Peter's final thought to
May: 'It's all been worth it, because I was able to save you.'
|"Come on, you bastards! Let's dance!"|
|Mike Meyer, St. Louis resident. |
Superman fan. Robbery victim.
There will doubtless be much to talk about!