Jake’s Take On…Star Wars #1

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Whenever I see the iconic Star Wars logo, John Williams’ brilliant score goes off in my head and I am transported back to a galaxy far, far away. For the first time since 1987, Marvel Comics released a comic book adaptation of George Lucas’ celebrated science fiction franchise. The new Star […]

Jake’s Take On…. Comic-Con International 2014: Saturday

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Saturdays are normally one of the busiest and most exciting days at any comic book convention! However, expect the energy to be off the charts during this year’s show! Here are several huge panels that must be on your schedule:   The Simpsons (10 to 10:45 a.m.; Ballroom 20) FOX’s iconic […]

Jake’s Take On…San Diego Comic Con 2014-Friday

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Day Two of the San Diego Comic Con! Here are several panels that you must go to during your day:   Marvel: Spider-Verse (10 to 11 a.m.; Room 6DE) This year, all Spider-Men (and Women) will unite to tackle one of the Web Slinger’s greatest villains of all-time: Morlun! […]

Batman 75: The Essential Batman Stories

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My celebration of the Caped Crusader’s 75th Birthday continues with a look back at the most crucial stories in Batman history. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (February to June 1986) Imagine a world where chaos rules and some of our greatest champions have disappeared into the shadows. Frank Miller and Klaus […]

Jake’s Take On…Batman: Eternal (The First 11 issues)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Batman is celebrating his 75th birthday this year! In honor of this special occasion, DC Comics released a weekly maxi-series called Batman: Eternal! Longtime Batman scribe Scott Snyder (“Night of the Owls”& “Death of the Family”) is spearheading the project with a massive group of creators including fellow writers James Tynion […]

Jake’s Take On…. Free Comic Book Day 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Millions of pop culture aficionados are heading to their favorite comic book store today to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Celebrating its 13th year, Free Comic Book Day has grown in size due to the popularity of box office giants like Spider-Man 2, X2, the Iron Man franchise and of course, […]

The 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited for 2014 Planet Comicon

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Have you heard of Planet Comicon? Planet Comicon is Kansas City’s largest pop culture convention that happens every spring. Last year, Planet Comicon expanded to Bartle Hall, where thousands of pop culture aficionados got to rub shoulders with their favorite creators and media guests. However, here are several special announcements that […]

What’s Coming in 2014: Comics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed part three of my series, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2014/01/whats-coming-in-2014-movies/ 2014 will be a huge year for both DC and Marvel Comics! From potential new series and returns of beloved characters, 2014 might be the biggest year in comic book history. Batman turns 75! The Caped Crusader is celebrating his […]

Jake’s Comic Book Reviews-Post Thanksgiving Edition

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Happy day after Thanksgiving everyone! As you head out on this impeccable Black Friday, take time to get some comics for your loved ones. Here are five comics that I highly recommend for comic book fans of all ages! Also, Spoilers are ahead! All-New X-Men #19 Creative Team: Brian Bendis (Writer); […]

Jake’s Comic Book Reviews…Week of November 11, 2013

By: Jacob Elyachar Missed your favorite comic books that came out this week? Here is a quick recap of four big titles that dropped into comic book shops around the world… Warning! Spoilers are ahead!   All-New X-Men #18 Creative Team: Brian Bendis (Writer), Stuart Immonen (Penciller), Wade von Grawbadger (Inker) & Marte Garcia (Colorist) […]

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