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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #422

I Am Groot #1 — Writer: Christopher Hastings;  Art: Flaviano;  Colors: Marcio Menyz All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #2 — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Aaron Kuder;  Colors: Ive Svorcina Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #4 (of 5) — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Alan Davis;  Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yackey Lots of Guardians of the Galaxy comics this week — for obvious reasons; I Am Groot is, naturally, about the current “baby” form of the character and, while it’s rated “T” for “teen,” younger readers should have no problems with it either, with the art making our hero super-cute … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #421

Secret Empire #2 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art/Colors: Andrea Sorrentino with Rod Reis Luke Cage #1 — Writer: David F. Walker;  Art: Nelson Blake II;  Colors: Marcio Menyz Generation X #1 — Writer: Christina Strain;  Art: Amilcar Pinna;  Colors: Felipe Sobreiro Nick Fury #2 — Writer: James Robinson;  Pencils: ACO;  Inks: Hugo Petrus;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg I like the way Secret Empire just jumps to the hope-is-all-gone stage of its Hydra takeover of the US, rather than wasting our time with set-up, and Sorrentino’s and Reis’s moody, dimly-lit art and imaginative page design set just the right tone and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #408

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 #404

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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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #400

The Mighty Captain Marvel #0 — Writer: Margaret Stohl;  Art: Emilio Laiso and Ramon Rosanas;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg The Ultimates2 #2 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Travel Foreman;  Colors: Dan Brown Invincible Iron Man #2 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Marte Gracia Hellcat #13 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg As they have so often lately, the Marvel women lead off the week. The Mighty Captain Marvel picks up after Civil War II, with Carol Danvers the best-known, and one of the most powerful, people on the planet; she and Alpha … Continue reading

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