Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #421

Secret Empire #2 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art/Colors: Andrea Sorrentino with Rod Reis Luke Cage #1 — Writer: David F. Walker;  Art: Nelson Blake II;  Colors: Marcio Menyz Generation X #1 — Writer: Christina Strain;  Art: Amilcar Pinna;  Colors: Felipe Sobreiro Nick Fury #2 — Writer: James Robinson;  Pencils: ACO;  Inks: Hugo Petrus;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg I like the way Secret Empire just jumps to the hope-is-all-gone stage of its Hydra takeover of the US, rather than wasting our time with set-up, and Sorrentino’s and Reis’s moody, dimly-lit art and imaginative page design set just the right tone and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #420

Rocket #1 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Adam Gorham;  Colors: Michael Garland Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #2 — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Al Davis; Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yacky Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Art: Marco Checchetto;  Colors: Andres Mossa Zombies Assemble #1 — Writer/Artist: Yusaku Komiyama;  Script: Jim Zub Secret Warriors #1 — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Javier Garron;  Colors: Israel Silva Marvel first issues: Rocket because, duh, hot movie, and Al Ewing turns out to be a good choice as writer: he says on the editorial page that … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman DAY

Celebrate Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary, The Debut of Her Movie and all things Wonder Woman! Saturday, June 3, 2017 10 am – 6 pm FREE Wonder Woman Comic, Free Wonder Woman Tiara and Bracelets (while supplies last) 20% off all Wonder Woman Comics and Merchandise!* *excluding Consignment Wonder Woman Costume Contest- Adults, Kids, Pets, Come dressed as Wonder Woman (or a Wonder Woman family character) and we’ll take your photo and post it on our store Facebook Page. The person in the picture that gets the most likes will win a $25.00 Gift Certificate to the shop! Wonder Woman PHOTO … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #419

Secret Empire #1 (of 9) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #1 (of 4) — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Alan Davis;  Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yackey Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission: Breakout! #1 (of 1) — Writer: Christopher Hastings; Pencils: Edgar Salazar;  Inks: Allen Martinez;  Colors: Andrew Crossley Black Bolt #1 — Writer: Saladin Ahmed;  Art/Colors: Christian Ward Of the Marvel first issues this week, Secret Empire has the most buzz: a fascist takeover of the United States by a Captain America who, thanks to a … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #418

The Mighty Thor #18 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #18 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat #17 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Hulk #5 — Writer: Mariko Tamaki;  Art: Nico Leon;  Colors: Matt Milla and Andrew Crossley Of the books spotlighting women characters this week, Mighty Thor continues to be the most mainstream (and, not coincidentally, the best-selling), with its Asgardian/Shi’ar war, various gods and Phoenix forces, and Xavier-School alum Quentin Quire combining … Continue reading

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