Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #422

I Am Groot #1 — Writer: Christopher Hastings;  Art: Flaviano;  Colors: Marcio Menyz All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #2 — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Aaron Kuder;  Colors: Ive Svorcina Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #4 (of 5) — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Alan Davis;  Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yackey Lots of Guardians of the Galaxy comics this week — for obvious reasons; I Am Groot is, naturally, about the current “baby” form of the character and, while it’s rated “T” for “teen,” younger readers should have no problems with it either, with the art making our hero super-cute … Continue reading

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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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