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8 Confessions Of A Marvel Fan After Reading DC Comics

It’s not all doom and gloom on the other side.

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After years of watching comic book movies from The Mask to The Avengers, it took me a surprisingly long time to actually pick up a comic book. Sure, I had read the Beano and the Dandy as a kid, but I’d never given the superhero books a real chance.

That all changed when I had a wander into my local comic book store and stumbled across Tom Taylor’s War of the Realms: Strikeforce. The cover jumped out at me, as I saw some of my favourite film characters kitted out in Asgardian armour and weaponry. From then on, I was hooked.

I binged the entire War of the Realms event, tie-ins and all and seriously questioned why I hadn’t picked up a comic sooner. However, I tended to stay with Marvel rather than branch out into the unknown. I preferred the MCU to the DCEU so it was a no brainer.

Then came Tom Taylor again, kicking off the newest run of Suicide Squad. Having followed the author, I figured I would dip my toe into the waters and it dawned on me. I made a mistake here. I should have been reading DC all along...

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