A Tribute to Professor Charles Xavier (1963-2012)

By: Jacob Elyachar Warning! Spoilers to follow! One of the greatest comic book characters of all-time has been murdered. Scott Summers, also known as Cyclops, has killed his mentor and father figure: Professor Charles Francis Xavier, mutant rights activist and founder of the X-Men, in battle. Since his creation in the early 1960s, Professor Xavier […]

Avengers vs. X-Men: War Report #3

By: Jacob Elyachar If you have not read my last war report, please read before moving on to this edition: http://jakes-take.com/2012/07/09/avengers-vs-x-men-war-report-2/ Warning! This article contains spoilers! The tide is turning in favor of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as the Marvel maxi-series enters the home stretch. Avengers vs. X-Men: My last war report ended with an angry […]

Avengers vs. X-Men: War Report #2

  By: Jacob Elyachar If you have not read my last war report, please read before moving on to this edition: http://jakes-take.com/2012/05/18/avengers-vs-x-men-war-report-1/ Things have definitely changed since the last time I reported from the Avengers vs. X-Men battle lines.   Warning! The next paragraphs contain spoilers! Avengers vs. X-Men: While attempting to destroy the Phoenix, Iron […]

Avengers Vs. X-Men War Report #1

By: Jacob Elyachar Avengers vs. X-Men is shaking the Marvel Universe to its core. Fans picked up AvX’s fourth issue on Wednesday and already blood has been spilled, traitors are starting to reveal their true allegiances and crucial players are about to make their next move. Throughout the first four issues and other titles in […]

Jacob Reviews…Avengers vs. X-Men: Round One

By: Jacob Elyachar   Warning! This article contains spoilers!   At 8:00 p.m. yesterday, comic book stores across the country released the highly anticipated first issue of Marvel’s biggest event of the year: Avengers vs. X-Men.     After months of hype through numerous Web sites and pop culture conventions, readers purchased the first issue of […]

Jacob Reviews…Avengers vs. X-Men #0

  By: Jacob Elyachar   Warning! Spoilers are ahead!   The zero issue of Avengers vs. X-Men came out today and it was one of the best ways to start off a huge Earth-shattering event.   Avengers vs. X-Men Zero has two main stories highlighting two of the massive players involved in the maxi-series: the […]

Jacob’s Eye On….The 2012 State of Marvel Comics

2012 might be called “The Year of Marvel” at the end of December 2012.   This purpose of jacobelyacharjournalist.com’s blog entry is to highlight the key elements that could make Marvel dominant over DC.   Exhibit #1: The Avengers Assemble on the Big Screen   After seeing Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk […]

2012: The 10 Events That Will Rock Pop Culture, Part One

  We are days into the New Year and there are a couple of events that you should keep an eye out for during 2012.   10.  Avengers vs. the X-Men   Marvel Comics will release a huge story arc this Spring that will pit two of Marvel Comics’ biggest teams against each other.   The […]

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