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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #313

Groo Friends and Foes #4

Convergence #2 — Writer: Jeff King;  Art: Jason Paz and Carlo Pagulayan Convergence: Aquaman #1 (of 2) — Writer: Tony Bedard; Art: Cliff Richards;  Color: John Rauch Convergence: Batman: Shadow of the Bat #1 (of 2) — Writer: Larry Hama;  Pencils: Philip Tan;  Inks: Jason Paz and Rob Hunter;  Colors: Elmer Santos Convergence: Catwoman #1 (of 2) — Writer: Justin Gray;  Art: Ron Randall;  Colors: Gabe Eltaeb Convergence: Green Arrow #1 (of 2) — Writer: Christy Marx;  Pencils: Rags Morales;  Inks: Claude St-Aubin;  Colors: Nei Ruffino Convergence: Green Lantern/Parallax #1 (of 2) — Writer: Tony Bedard;  Pencils: Ron Wagner;  Inks: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #312

Rebels #1

Convergence #1 — Writers: Jeff King and Scott Lobdell;  Pencils: Carlo Pagulayan;  Inks: Jason Paz;  Colors: John Star with Peter Steigerwald Convergence: The Atom #1 (of 2) — Writer: Tom Peyer;  Pencils: Steve Yeowell;  Inks: Andy Owens;  Colors: Hi-Fi Convergence: Batgirl #1 (of 2) — Writer: Alisa Kwitney;  Pencils: Rick Leonardi;  Inks: Mark Pennington;  Colors: Steve Buccellato Convergence: Batman and Robin #1 (of 2) — Writer: Ron Marz;  Pencils: Denys Cowan; Inks: Klaus Janson;  Colors: Chris Sotomayer Convergence: Harley Quinn #1 (of 2) — Writer: Steve Pugh;  Pencils: Phil Winslade;  Inks: John Dell;  Colors: Chris Chuckry Convergence: Justice League #1 … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #311

Convergence #0

Batman Eternal #52 — Story: Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV;  Script: James Tynion IV;  Art: Eduardo Pansica and Julio Ferreira;  Robson Rocha and Guillermo Ortego;  David LaFuente;  Tim Seeley;  Ray Fawkes Let’s start this week with two DC books: an ending and a beginning. Batman Eternal finishes its one-year weekly run, and in decent enough fashion: 37 pages but still at its regular $3.99 price, with a number of different art teams. Was it worth buying 52 $3.99 issues ($207.48)? That depends on your passion for Bat-stories, but it certainly gave a number of supporting characters a chance to … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #310

Secret Avengers #14

Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Pencils: Doug Mahnke;  Inks: Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Keith Champagne and Jaime Mendoza;  Colors: Gabe Eltaeb and David Baron Past Aways #1 — Writer: Matt Kindt;  Art: Scott Kolins;  Colors: Bill Crabtree Hit: 1957 #1 (of 4) — Writer: Bryce Carlson;  Art: Vanessa R. Del Ray;  Colors: Niko Guardia Jem and the Holograms #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Ross Campbell;  Colors: M. Victoria Robado Fewer number-one issues this week than we’ve been seeing, but they cover a much wider range than usual (i.e., none of them are Image science-fiction books). Multiversity: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #309

Squirrel Girl #3

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #3 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Erica Henderson;  Colors: Rico Renzi Batgirl #40 — Writers:  Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher;  Art: Babs Tarr;  Breakdowns: Cameron Stewart;  Colors: Maris Wicks Batgirl: Endgame #1 (of 1) — Writers: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher;  Art/Color: Bengal Lumberjanes #12 — Writers: Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters;  Art: Carolyn Nowak;  Colors: Maarta Laiho Sensation Comics #8 — (Main story):  Writer: James Tynion IV;  Art/Colors: Noelle Stevenson;  (Second story):  Writer: Heather Nuhfer;  Art/Colors: Ryan Benjamin We’re living in a remarkable era of female-friendly comics: not comics exclusively for women, necessarily, since they’re … Continue reading

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