(06-10-2017) Karl Stern from When It Was Cool takes a look at some superheroes he really wants to like but hasn't found a great story about them. This article also contains a free When It Was Cool podcast special you can stream or download. From Ant-Man to the X-Men here are some comic book characters we really want to like! Read More.
(05-09-2017) Two years ago Marvel Comics had momentum and ate up a giant slice of the comic book distribution pie. Now, there is a steady stream of negative Marvel Comics stories from their controversial diversity comments to the handling of Captain America. So, what is the trouble with Marvel and why don't they see the point? Read More.
Free Reading the Marvel Universe in Order Podcast - Fantastic Four #1 Podcast
(04-15-2017) The When It Was Cool family reads the Marvel 616 Universe in chronological order starting with the November 1961 Fantastic Four issue 1 in which the team comes together to face the Mole Man. This podcast series is a Patreon supporter exclusive but issue 1 is free for everyone.
(04-11-2017) The When It Was Cool family is reading the Marvel 616 universe in chronological order. Along the way we will make discoveries. The first of those is that Reed Richards is not, in fact, the smartest man in the Marvel Comics universe but he is actually an idiot. Read More.
(10-31-2016) When It Was Cool pens an open letter to Marvel Comics begging them to take Moon Knight back to his supernatural origins. Read More.
(09-26-2016) Karl Stern takes a look at the mess of a mini-series Marvel has gotten themselves into. It's a fight between two sides over something or other. Read the article.
(09-17-2016) Karl Stern takes a look back at a silver age classic set immediately before the return of Captain America as the Hulk and the Sub-Mariner team up to battle Iron Man, Giant Man, The Wasp, and Thor known collectively as The Avengers. Read the article
When It Was Cool Comics Zone
Marvel Comics * DC Comics * IDW Comics * Dark Horse Comics * Archie Comics * Image Comics *