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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #383

Squirrel Girl #11

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Jacob Chabot;  Colors: Rico Renzi Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #10 — Writers: Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat #9 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Megan Wilson These three books represent Marvel’s outreach to smart young women readers, from tweens to twenty-somethings. Look at Squirrel Girl‘s one-issue tale (heh…), which manages to be both a continuity-respecting, intricately-plotted supervillain confrontation, a tutorial on basic computer programming theory, and a demonstration of its role-model title heroine’s confident optimism. Guest artist … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #382

Thor #10

Civil War II #1 (of 1) — Writer: Greg Pak;  Pencils: Mark Bagley;  Inks: Scott Hanna and Marc Deering;  Colors: Ian Herring and Rob Schwager Civil War II: Choosing Sides #4 — Creators: Various Spider-Woman #10 — Writer: Dennis Hopeless;  Layouts: Javier Rodriguez;  Finishes: Veronica Fish;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg The Ultimates #10 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Kenneth Rocafort and Djibril Morissette;  Colors: Dan Brown The Mighty Thor #10 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Black Widow #6 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Chris Samnee;  Colors: Matthew Wilson There were tons of Civil War II tie-in … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews — Stuff I Bought #381

All-Star Batman #1

Civil War II: The Accused #1 (of 1) — Writer: Marc Guggenheim;  Art: Ramon Bachs and Garry Brown;  Colors: Ruth Redmond All-New All-Different Avengers #13 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Sonia Oback All-New All-Different Avengers Annual #1 — Creators: Various Scarlet Witch #9 — Writer: James Robinson;  Art: Joelle Jones;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Black Panther #5 — Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates;  Pencils: Chris Sprouse;  Inks: Karl Story;  Colors: Laura Martin Amazing Spider-Man #16 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Giuseppe Camuncoli;  Inks: Cam Smith;  Colors: Marte Gracia The Vision #10 (of 12) — Writer: Tom King;  Art: Gabriel Harnandez … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #380

Paper Girls #8

Doctor Strange #10 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Pencils: Chris Bachalo;  Inks: Six Guys;  Colors: Chris Bachalo with Rain Beredo Punisher #4 — Writer: Becky Cloonan;  Art: Steve Dillon;  Colors: Frank Martin Moon Knight #5 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art: Greg Smallwood, Wilfredo Torres, Francesco Francavilla and James Stokoe;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire, Michael Garland, Francavilla and Stokoe Invincible Iron Man #12 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Mike Deodato;  Colors: Frank Martin Daredevil Annual #1 — Writer: Charles Soule;  Art: Vanessa R. Del Ray;  Colors: Mat Lopes Marvel Tsum Tsum #1 (of 4)– Writer: Jacob Chabot;  Pencils: David Baldeon;  Inks: Terry … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #379

Civil War II #4

Civil War II #4 (of 7) — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: David Marquez;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Captain Marvel #7 — Writers: Ruth Fletcher Gage and Christos Gage;  Art: Marco Failla;  Colors: Matt Wilson Ms. Marvel #9 — Writer: G. Willow Wilson;  Art: Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona;  Colors: Ian Herring Totally Awesome Hulk #9 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Art: Mike del Mundo;  Colors: del Mundo and Marco D’Alfonso All four of these books are Civil War II-related, most significantly Civil War II #4 itself,  the biggest draw, and as it rounds the halfway point of the big event it reveals … Continue reading

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