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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #393

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The Avengers #1 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Mike del Mundo;  Colors: del Mundo with Marco D’alfonso Champions #2 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Occupy Avengers #1 — Writer: David F. Walker;  Pencils: Carlos Pacheco;  Inks: Rafael Fonteriz;  Colors: Sonia Oback Marvel released a number of Avengers-related books this week. Avengers #1 is really just a continuation of All-New, All-Different Avengers, with writer Mark Waid now teaming up with artist Mike del Mundo; the kid Avengers (Nova, Ms. Marvel and the Miles Morales Spider-Man) have left to form the core of the … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #391

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Love and Rockets #1 — Creators: Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez One of the few rules around these parts is that Jaime and Gilbert, when they’re a team, automatically go to the top of whatever list they’re on, and the return of this series as a magazine-size, black-and-white periodical is a welcome callback to their ’80s origins. About their third year in, around 1985/1986, when Love and Rockets was on the same lists as Dark Knight Returns, Watchman, Maus and… American Flagg? Anybody else?… as the future of comics, they were just cranking out duel masterpieces every month: Jaime with Maggie … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #390

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The Clone Conspiracy #1 (of 5) — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Jim Cheung;  Inks: John Dell;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Mosaic #1 — Writer: Geoffrey Thorne;  Art: Khary Randolph;  Colors: Emilio Lopez Solo #1 — Writers: Gerry Duggan and Geoffrey Thorne;  Art: Paco Diaz;  Colors: Israel Silva The Great Lakes Avengers #1 — Writer: Zac Gorman;  Art: Will Robson;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Of the Marvel debuts this week, Clone Conspiracy is probably the most-anticipated; the Amazing Spider-Man comic has been building up to it for months now. Basically, Spidey’s old enemy, the Jackal, has perfected a way of bringing people back … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #389

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Champions #1 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Jessica Jones #1 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Gaydos;  Colors: Matt Hollingsworth Cage! #1 (of 4) — Writer/Penciller: Genndy Tartakovsky;  Inks: Stephen DeStefano;  Colors: Scott Wills Death of X #1 (of 4) — Writers: Jeff Lemire and Charles Soule;  Art: Aaron Kuder;  Colors: Morry Hollowell Of the Marvel debuts this week, Champions has gotten the biggest push, with its top-tier creative team and  diverse young social-justice-warrior cast. Waid’s been writing the core three — Ms. Marvel, the Miles Morales Spider-Man, and Nova — … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #388

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Doctor Strange Annual #1 — Writer: Kathryn Immonen;  Art: Leonardo Romero;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #11 — Writers: Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Lots and lots of comics this week — almost thirty, and I pruned at least a half-dozen more — so let’s jump in, starting with the two Marvel books that aren’t Civil War II related. Doctor Strange Annual features the return of Clea, the other-dimensional sorceress who’s also Doc’s wife. They’ve had a star-crossed relationship, and are currently separated (she hasn’t been around during the latest incarnation … Continue reading

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