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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #408

Thor #16

The Mighty Thor #16 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Invincible Iron Man #4 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Marte Gracia Spider-Man #13 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli;  Colors: Justin Ponser Hellcat! #15 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Lumberjanes #35 — Writers: Shannon Watters and Kat Leyh;  Art: Caroline Nowak;  Colors: Maarta Laiho In Mighty Thor, the Jane Foster Thor, having been kidnapped by the Shi’ar, is taken to the gods of that race, where they inform her of their omnipotence and demonstrate … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #407

Jessica Jones #5

All-Star Batman #7 — Writer: Scott Snyder;  Art/Colors (First story) — Tula Lotay;  (Second story) — Francesco Francavilla Detective Comics #950 — Writer:  James Tynion IV;  Art (First story) — Marcio Takara;  Colors: Dean White;  (Second story) — Pencils: Alvaro Martinez;  Inks: Raul Fernandez;  Colors: Brad Anderson;  (Third story) — Pencils: Eddy Barrows;  Inks: Eber Ferreira;  Colors: Adriano Lucas Action Comics #973 — Writer: Dan Jurgens;  Pencils: Patch Zircher and Stephen Segovia;  Inks: Patch Zircher and Art Thibert;  Colors: Arif Prianto Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #14 — Writer: Robert Venditti;  Pencils: Rafa Sandoval;  Inks: Jordi Tarragona;  Colors: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #406

True Believers Wolverine #1

Champions #5 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Avengers #4 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Mike del Mundo;  Colors: Mike del Mundo with Marco D’Alfonso The Unstoppable Wasp #2 — Writer: Jeremy Whitley; Art: Elsa Charretier;  Colors: Megan Wilson Hawkeye #3 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Leonardo Romero;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Karnak #6 (of 6) — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art/Colors: Roland Boschi Monsters Unleashed #2 (of 5) — Writer: Cullen Bunn;  Pencils: Greg Land;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: David Curiel Mark Waid’s writing both the regular Avengers book and the Champions younger-heroes spinoff … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #405

Hillbilly #5

Let’s be different and start with the non-Marvel and DC books this week; they’ve often got the most energetic and individual storytelling, and somehow always float to the top of my reading stack anyway… Saga #42 — Writer: Brian K. Vaughan;  Art/Colors: Fiona Staples Hillbilly #5 — Creator: Eric Powell Hellboy Winter Special #1 (of 1) — Writers: Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson and Scott Allie;  Art: Christopher Mitten, Paul Grist and Sebastian Fiumara;  Colors: Dave Stewart and Bill Crabtree She-Wolf #5 — Creator: Rich Tommaso Rick and Morty #22 — Writer: Kyle Starks;  Art: CJ Cannon;  Colors: Katy Farina Lumberjanes #34 … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #404

Monsters Unleashed #1C

Monsters Unleashed #1 (of 5) — Writer: Cullen Bunn; Pencils: Steve McNiven; Inks: Jay Leisten; Colors: David Curiel The Mighty Captain Marvel #1 — Writer: Margaret Stohl; Art: Ramon Rosanas; Colors: Michael Garland Let’s start with the two Marvel debuts: Monsters Unleashed is a tribute to all those pre-superhero monster stories that the company was pumping out in the late ’50s and early ‘60s, before Fantastic Four #1 ushered in the Marvel Age. Most had standard-issue cheesy plots by Stan Lee, involving alien invasions or mankind messing with things better left alone, but the art, by the likes of Jack … Continue reading

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