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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #478

Tony Stark: Iron Man #1 (#601) — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Valerio Schiti;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Amazing Spider-Man #801 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Marcos Martin;  Colors: Muntsa Vicente Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Longtime Marvel writer Dan Slott starts his new gig on Iron Man this week, and also publishes his last Amazing Spider-Man story after nearly a decade (and a total of 180 issues) on that title. The Iron Man is a classic first issue: follow a newbie hired by Tony as he’s given a brisk … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #477

The Weeknd Presents Starboy #1 — Writers: Abel Tesfaye, La Mar Taylor and Christos Gage;  Art: Eric Nguyen;  Colors: Guru-eFX Thor #1 (#707) — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art/Colors: Mike del Mundo with Marco D’Alfonso Marvel Rising: Alpha #1 (of 1) — Writer: Devin Grayson;  Art: Georges Duarte;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #33 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Derek Charm;  Colors: Rico Renzi Deadpool: Assassin #1 (of 6) — Writer: Cullen Bunn;  Pencils: Mark Bagley;  Inks: John Dell;  Colors: Edgar Delgado The Weeknd Presents Starboy looks good, and has style; as a comic inspired by the title of that … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #476

Doctor Strange #1 (#391) — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art/Colors: Jesus Saiz Captain America #703 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Leonardo Romero with Alan Davis and Mark Farmer;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire with Irma Kniivila Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Javier Garron;  Colors: Israel Silva Ant-Man and the Wasp: Living Legends #1 (of 1) — Writer: Ralph Macchio;  Art: Andrea di Vito;  Colors: Laura Villari True Believers: Ant-Man and the Wasp — The Birth of Giant-Man #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Art: Jack Kirby with Don Heck Longtime comics scripter Mark Waid gets a hat … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #475

Amazing Spider-Man #800 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Various You Are Deadpool #5 (of 5) — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Salva Espin;  Colors: Guru-eFX Infinity Countdown: Captain Marvel #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jim McCann;  Art: Diego Olortegui;  Colors: Erick Arciniega X-Men Red Annual #1 — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Art: Pascal Alixe;  Colors: Chris Sotomayor Amazing Spider-Man #800 is a whopping $9.99, but considering it’s a 92-page book with one 80-page story (four times as much as the standard #3.99 Marvel comic), one that concludes a flashy multiple-issue tale that’s the climax to writer Dan Slott’s seven-years-plus tenure, and then … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #474

Iron Man #600 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art/Colors: Various Black Panther #1 (#173) — Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates;  Art/Colors: Daniel Acuna Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #1 (of 4) — Writers: Chris Sims and Chad Bowers;  Art/Colors: Gang Hyuk Lim You Are Deadpool #3 and #4 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Salva Espin;  Colors: Guru-eFX Doctor Strange #390 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art/Colors: Frazer Irving Incredible Hulk #717 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Pencils: Carlo Barberi;  Inks: Walden Wong;  Colors: Frank D’Armata Iron Man #600 is Brian Michael Bendis’s farewell to the Marvel universe after 18 years (Ultimate Spider-Man #1 came out in … Continue reading

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