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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #403

Sqirrel Girl #16

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #16 — Writers: Ryan North and Will Murray;  Art: Erica Henderson;  Colors: Rico Renzi The Mighty Thor #15 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Ms. Marvel #14 — Writer: G. Willow Wilson;  Art: Takeshi Miyazawa;  Colors: Ian Herring Jessica Jones #4 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Gaydos;  Colors: Matt Hollingsworth As so often lately, we’re starting with the Marvel women heroes, because they’re currently starring in some of the most innovative and fun comics. Squirrel Girl is celebrating its 25th anniversary. How is that possible for a book that just … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #402

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The Unstoppable Wasp #1 — Writer: Jeremy Whitley;  Art: Elsa Charretier;  Colors: Megan Wilson Hawkeye #2 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Leonardo Romero;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Avengers #3 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Mike del Mundo;  Colors: del Mundo with Marco D’Alfonso Champions #4 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Nova #2 — Writers: Jeff Loveness and Ramon Perez;  Art: Ramon Perez;  Colors: Ian Herring The Unstoppable Wasp really wants to be The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and shares a lot of its DNA: it’s built to attract elementary, middle-school and even high-school girls, … Continue reading

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Phil’S Reviews: Stuff I Bought #401

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Lots and lots of good comics this week (whatever happened to the last week of the year being a quiet skip week?), and remember: the All About Books and Comics New Year’s Day sale is, duh, Sunday, and all of these, and a bunch more, should be available there! Civil War II #8 (of 8) — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: David Marquez;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Hulk #1 — Writer: Mariko Tamaki;  Art: Nico Leon;  Colors: Matt Milla Rocket Raccoon #1 — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Jorge Coelho;  Colors: Antonio Fabela Spider-Man #11 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Aret: Sara … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #400

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The Mighty Captain Marvel #0 — Writer: Margaret Stohl;  Art: Emilio Laiso and Ramon Rosanas;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg The Ultimates2 #2 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Travel Foreman;  Colors: Dan Brown Invincible Iron Man #2 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Marte Gracia Hellcat #13 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg As they have so often lately, the Marvel women lead off the week. The Mighty Captain Marvel picks up after Civil War II, with Carol Danvers the best-known, and one of the most powerful, people on the planet; she and Alpha … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #399

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Hawkeye #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Leonardo Romero;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Jessica Jones #3 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Gaydos;  Colors: Matt Hollingsworth The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #15 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Erica Henderson with Zac Gorman Gwenpool Holiday Special: Merry Mix-Up #1 — Creators: Various One often-ignored comics story of the last few years is how Marvel has been creating a stable of strong women-centric books; some of them have failed to stick (see: Mockingbird), but others have hung on and developed a following (Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, which is practically invisible in regular … Continue reading

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