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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #473

A Walk Through Hell #1 — Writer: Garth Ennis;  Art: Goran Sudzuka;  Colors: Ive Svorcina World of Tanks: Citadel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Garth Ennis;  Art: P.J. Holder;  Colors: Michael Atiyeh Flavor #1 — Writer: Joseph Keating;  Art: Wook Jin Clark;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Ether #1 — Writer: Matt Kindt;  Art: David Rubin;  Colors: Kike J. Diaz Let’s start with the indy titles this week, since both the quantity (15 books on this list!) and the quality (Ennis, Kindt, Lemire, Vaughan, Millar, Gillen, Mignola, Sakai and Alan Moore, just to name the writers) are high, First up are two … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #472

Deadpool #300 — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Pencils: Scott Koblish, Matteo Loli and Mike Hawthorne;  Inks: Koblish, Loli, Hawthorne, Terry Pallot and Craig Yeung;  Colors: Nick Filardi, Ruth Redmond and Jordie Bellaire You Are Deadpool #2 (of 5) — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Paco Diaz;  Colors: Guru-eFX The Adamantium Agenda #1 (of 4) — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Pencils: R. B. Silva;  Inks: Adriano di Benedetto with R. B. Silva;  Colors: Jesus Aburtov Venom #1 (Legacy #166) — Writer: Donny Cates;  Pencils: Ryan Stegman;  Inks: JP Mayer;  Colors: Frank Martin Deadpool has, of course, a movie coming out very soon, so there … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #471

Avengers #1 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Pencils: Ed McGuinness;  Inks: Mark Morales;  Colors: David Curiel Weapon Lost #1 (of 4) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Art: Matteo Buffagni;  Colors: Jim Charalampidis You Are Deadpool #1 (of 4) — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Salva Espin;  Colors: Guru-eFX Avengers #1 (Marvel also includes an “LGY 691” under the “1” on the cover, meaning this is actually “legacy,” or original numbering, 691; that’s, believe it or not, important to some of us…) starts with a seven-page prologue set in one million BC, with the same ancient Avengers team that Aaron wrote about in that … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #470

Hunt for Wolverine #1 (of 1) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Art: David Marquez and Paulo Siquiera;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg, Walden Wong and Ruth Redmond Thanos Annual #1 — Creators: Various True Believers: Carol Danvers #1 (of 1) — Writer: Roy Thomas;  Art: Gene Colan Hunt for Wolverine is one of those surprised-that-it’s-good books; it’s the intro to four different mini-series that continue the story through August, followed by a wrap-up, so it could have been just a naked cash-grab, but instead it’s a decent old-school X-Men tale with Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler and Kitty fighting the Reavers over Logan’s adamantium-covered corpse, … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #469

Action Comics #1000 — Writer/Pencils: Dan Jurgens;  Inks: Norm Rapmund;  Colors: Hi-Fi;  Other Stories: Various Let’s start with DC this week, especially with Action Comics #1000 being one of the most anticipated comics in months: it’s 80 pages for $8 (well, $7.99…), and in addition to the lead story (14 pages written and drawn by Dan Jurgens, who’s finishing his tenure on the book after very capably helming it since its “Rebirth” relaunch) there are a bunch of shorter tales: “Never-Ending Battle,” a tribute to the various Superman styles over the last 80 years, written by Peter Tomasi and with … Continue reading

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