The Jekyll/Hyde of the Marvel Universe created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Saving the life of Rick Jones during the experimental detonation of a gamma bomb, scientist Bruce Banner was hit by the blast resulting in the absorption of gamma radiation.
Banner didn’t die, but he wasn’t the same. The radiation didn’t kill him, but they changed him. Now, he is two “men” in one body, transforming from the physically weak and emotionally reserved physicist into the powerful green-skinned monster named “the Hulk” when he loses control.
Grant Morrison is back on a regular DC Comics series, but not on Batman.
What is Green Lantern by Grant Morrison about?
As part of the DC Rebirth relaunch in 2016, the regular Green Lantern series was canceled and replaced with “Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps” and “Green Lanterns.” After that, Scottish writer Grant Morrison teamed up with British comic book artist Liam Sharp to give as a new king of Green Lantern series with a very European style.
This new series began when one the famous Green Lantern from Earth, the intrepid Hal Jordan, encountered an alien hiding in plain sight. This set off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps to its foundations.
Well, it’s about The Dark Knight, the Caped Crusader, the most famous vigilante of the world, but mostly of Gotham City, the alter ego of Bruce Wayne.
This is an epic saga written by author superstar Grant Morrison from 2006 to 2013, from the main Batman series to Batman Incorporated, from the introduction of Damian Wayne to the death and beyond. This is a must read run.
After Grant Morrison famous run on Batman, came the New 52 and Scott Snyder. With stories about The Court of Howls, Batman Eternal, the Dark Nights: Metal event and more, Snyder became one of the major authors of the decade.
Mostly working with artist Greg Capullo and writer James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder gave us one of the best Batman and a lot of great adventures. The impact of his work on the character is important and there are a lot of great stories to read, so here is the guide.
For a long time, X-Men comics were just a second thought at Marvel Comics. And then, Jonathan Hickman came.
What are the X-Men by Jonathan Hickman about?
A new era begins for the mutants of the Marvel World. With artists Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, writer Jonathan Hickman uses past, present and future to build a new kind of X-Story for the Mutantkind.
Charles Xavier has a plan. He makes an offer to the human in order to build a new Mutant nation on Krakoa Island where all the mutants in the world—good or bad—are welcome. Together, they will take their place in the future and nothing will stop them. It’s a new beginning, but humans may not be ready to accept it.
Remember Kathy Kane from the ’50s? Well, we’re not talking about her, but about Kate Kane, the modern incarnation of Batwoman. She is younger, as she makes her first appearance in 2006, when Batman is absent.
She’s also Bruce Wayne’s cousin and one badass super-heroine, making her a worthy member of the Bat-family. Like everyone in this family, she will make mistakes and will take bad decisions.
I started reading Captain America by Ed Brubaker thinking it was pretty straightforward, but it was not… because Marvel!
What Captain America by Ed Brubaker is about?
Everybody knows Captain America. But if you were in a coma during most of your life, he is a Marvel Superhero and the alter ego of Steve Rogers. As a young man, Steve wanted to fight for his country against the Nazis, but couldn’t … until he participated in an experiment that transformed him in a super-soldier. Near the end of the war, he and his sidekick Busty were left for dead. Trapped in ice and saved by the serum that changed him, he later came back to fight evil everywhere.
Ed Brubaker started to write the Captain America ongoing series with the fifth volume—publication began in January 2005. The Criminal author wrote 100 issues, bring back Bucky as the Winter Soldier, delt with Cap death and resurrection and more. It’s the most celebrated run on the Captain America modern series.
Need an exorcist? Call John Constantine. He is not nice, but he gets results.
Who is John Constantine?
Spinning out of the hit series Saga of Swamp Thing by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette and John Totleben in 1984, John Constantine became a popular character quite quickly and joined the new Vertigo line with his own title: Hellblazer.
John Constantine is a working class occult detective and con man from London who is known for his cynicism, his deadpan snarking, his ruthless cunning and his constant chain smoking. He wants to help save lives, but his technic can be deadly if it’s for the greater good. In fact, if you spend too much time next to him, you probably won’t live long enough to talk about it.