Category Archives: Marvel Heroic Milestones

What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones XII

Its that time again  (it’s actually well past that time) when we look at the Marvel Universe as seen through the comics that came out this past Wednesday, and then mercilessly strip mine them for ideas for milestones. Our first stop on our tour of the Marvel Universe on Wednesday is a trip to outer space and a look at

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones XI

As the first Marvel Now issues begin to surface, and we get plenty of rumors and rampant speculation, let’s turn our attention mining the issues that did come out for some milestone inspiration.  Join me, won’t you? Let’s start at the beginning with the insanity that is Avenging Spider-Man #13 This Place Is A Mecca For Morons 1 XP  When

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones IX

After reading a my Wednesday comics once again, here are some milestones inspired by actual comics!  Yet again!  No, really!  Let’s jump into the fray . . . First up, a set of milestones inspired by Amazing Spider-Man #695, and Madame Web’s (Julia Carpenter) warnings for Spider-Man over the last several years. It’s Too Late For That 1 XP  When

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones VIII

Hey, I’m a bit late, but that seems to be the case whenever I have my Marvel game on Thursday.  I certainly don’t regret that one bit.  However, without further delay, let’s dive into the comics that I happened to peruse this week through the wonderful lens of Milestones . . . We’ll start with Amazing Spider-Man #694, continuing Pete’s

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones VII

You know how much work this little endeavor is likely to become next month when Marvel Now launches?  When I have to sell an organ so I can sample a whole bunch of relaunched titles?  Ah well, what’s a kidney when it comes to comic book goodness? The first inspiration for this weeks milestones comes from Daredevil #18.  It is

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones VI

Yes, I read my comics this Wednesday, but hoo boy does time get away from you when the time machine is in the shop. So, without further ado, let’s look at what the comics caused to sprout in my brain, shall we? First up, let’s look at Avengers Assemble #7.  There were cosmic events!  There were mass battles!  Explosion!  But

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones V

Friday Comixology had a 99 cent sale on some issues of X-Men.  Now, I’ll admit, I’m not a huge fan of the whole Utopia, Cyclops moving everyone to their own sovereign nation storyline.  However, I noticed that some of the books covered in this sale were by Christopher Yost, and honestly, I’ll give Yost a shot based on past work.

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones IV

Yesterday was the Wednesday from Hell.  I’d give you details, but then you’d have to kill me.  Suffice to say, I have now warmly snuggled up with my tablet full of new comics, and I’ve got some more Milestone ideas for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying. First up, inspired by Hawkeye #2 and Clint’s new partnership with Kate Bishop. I Look At

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What Do I Know About Milestones? Milestones III

Some more recently released/inspired Milestones for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying.  We’ll start with one inspired by Web of Spider-Man #129.2.  Howard can always use a new set of Milestones . . . Somebody Famous 1 XP  When you first wander into a scene in an already ongoing event, and you act as if nothing is amiss. 3 XP  The first time

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