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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #378

Snotgirl #1

San Diego convention week brings a number of first issues — eight from indy publishers, and three from DC, but none from Marvel. Let’s start with the indy stuff first, since it’s the most wide-ranging: Snotgirl #1 — Writer: Bryan Lee O’Malley;  Art: Leslie Hung;  Colors: Mickey Quinn Betty and Veronica #1 — Writer/Artist: Adam Hughes;  Colors: Jose Villarrubia Faith #1 — Writer: Jody Houser;  Art: Pere Perez with Margaurite Sauvage and Colleen Duran;  Colors: Andrew Dalhouse Black Hammer #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art: Dean Ormston;  Colors: Dave Stewart Avaterex #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Art: Jeevan J. Kang; … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #377

Amazing Spider-Man #15

Justice League: Rebirth #1 — Writer/Penciler: Brian Hitch;  Inks: Daniel Henriques with Scott Hanna;  Colors: Alex Sinclair The Flintstones #1 — Writer: Mark Russell;  Art: Steve Pugh;  Colors: Chris Chuckry Loads of second issues from DC this week, but only a few first ones: Justice League: Rebirth is basically “New Superman joins the Justice League while they’re fighting a super-big threat”; it does its job of introducing the current versions of all the heroes, and of course Hitch makes them look like a twelve-year-old comics fan’s dream, although you have to squint a little to ignore the thin plot (it’s … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #376

Dark Knight III #5

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #9 — Writer: Ryan North;  Pencils: Erica Henderson;  Inks: Tom Fowler; Colors: Rico Renzi Extraordinary X-Men #11 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar Delgado All-New All-Different Avengers #11 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Mahmud Asrar;  Colors: Dave McCaig Captain America: Steve Rogers #2 — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art/Colors: Jesus Saiz Spider-Man #5 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli;  Ink Assist: Gaetano Carlucci;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Ten new Marvels to talk about, so let’s take them five at a time. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl gets to the top of the … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #375

She Wolf #1

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #8 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Mighty Thor #8 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Ms. Marvel #8 — Writer: G. Willow Wilson;  Art: Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona;  Colors: Ian Herring with Irma Kniivila Scarlet Witch #7 — Writer: James Robinson;  Art: Annie Wu;  Colors: Muntsa Vicente The women heroes really rule at Marvel right now — many of the company’s best, most imaginative storytelling comes from books with female leads. Look at the four here: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is … Continue reading

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