Poyo’s Spec & Drek for July 7th, 2021

Welcome to this weeks spec and drek. This is where we pick the winners each week we (or shall I say myself) think will be spec worthy, a great read or just cool looking art on the cover. I also dive into the pesky drek, the book you should probably avoid if you can or perhaps not invest so heavily into.

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Throwback Thursday

This week we takes us back to 1966..  where we meet a very important character who was an early love interest of Captain America and was a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent.

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Marvel Unlimited Adds Free Access to Iconic Stories

Caught up on your readings from books you own and behind on your Marvel reading of books you might not have read yet or own?

Well, Marvel is making some of their more recent stories available for free.

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Spoilers: Captain America #19 Dryad Revealed

Captain America #19 is in stores tomorrow. The solicitation is as follows: THE LEGEND OF STEVE Concludes! Cap comes face-to-face with the Dryad and learns her game-changing true identity!

This issue brings back a character who has been dead for a while.

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Variant Picks of the Week for January 29th, 2020

Picking variants has been fun. Seems like this might turn into a weekly thing for me now since Lucas has dropped off the face of earth it seems.

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Pictures of the U.S. Agent Surface

It appears we have our first images of the New Captain America. Page Six reported that Wyatt Russell has been spotted in Atlanta filming his part for Falcon & Winter Soldier Series on Disney+.

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MARVELous Monday

This weeks MARVELous Monday is a bit different. Usually I window shop the Marvel Unlimited app to pick and choose sort of at random the books I cover based on just the cover art that catches my attention.

This week I actually am going with the book I found at Half Price Books for just a buck. It’s just a shame it wasn’t truly half price from it’s original 30 cents cover price.

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Poyo’s Spec and Drek for February 27th, 2019

The last Wednesday of February 2019 is upon us. Got some great looking Killer B covers hitting shelves this week but this weeks looking kind of weak to me. Not a lot of indie or small publisher books to choose from.

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Poyo’s Spec and Drek for August 1st, 2018

It’s that time again to spec and drek. We try to pick winners based on spec value potential, books to just read or simply books to tuck away in the personal collection.

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Ace Comic Con 2018 Wrap Up

Louie M. covers West Coast conventions for www.comicsheatingup.net
What up CHU!! Ace Comic Con took place in Glendale, AZ on January 13-15.  It’s important to set the bar right when judging ACC, this is their first year of existence and their second show ever. Given that, the guest list is bonkers for a new con: Chris Evans, Tom Holland, Sebastian Stan, Jon Bernthal, Hayley Atwell, Hulk Hogan, and many more from the cast of Captain America and Spider-man. Continue reading “Ace Comic Con 2018 Wrap Up”

Comic Con Box for May to have two Captain America #7 Variants

Wizard World, Inc. and Marvel today announced that the “Captain America #7” 75th Anniversary with variant cover by Mahmud Asrar ComicConBox™ will be included in the May box. Subscribers will receive both the color variant cover and black & white sketch version, available only through ComicConBox.
Since World War II, Steve Rogers has wielded his red, white and blue shield against unspeakable odds. When he fell, his brother in arms, Bucky Barnes, picked it up. When it was time to rest, he handed it to his good friend, Sam Wilson. But now Steve will be asked to wield it one last time, against a foe so deadly he knows it could very well be his final stand.
Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Marvel’s “Sentinel of Liberty” with a story of “Captain Americas” present and former — with this explosive, world-changing chapter in the blockbuster spring “Avengers” event, Standoff . Plus, stories celebrating the legacy and legend of Captain America throughout history, by Greg Rucka & Mike Perkins; Tim Sale; & John Cassaday
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Just for Fun, 1994 Fantastic Four Trailer

Sorry for being away for a couple of days. In addition to the Black Mask signing this weekend, I have also been terribly sick. After a few nights of crashing out early, I am back on the mend and trying to get things back on track. With that said, I came across this gem again. The 1994 Fantastic Four movie trailer for the Roger Corman directed film. Just goes to show there was a time when the Marvel Cinematic Universe was not so great.
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Crossbones, Main bad Guy in Cap 3?

Thanks to Mel the Movie Guy for forwarding this one.
We have long said that Civil War was coming to the Marvel Movie-verse. A little while back it was announced that Captain America #3 would be called Captain America Civil War. While it had been speculated that Crossbones would be the big bad in the movie, it is now kind of confirmed. Continue reading “Crossbones, Main bad Guy in Cap 3?”