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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #428

True Believers: Amazing Fantasy Starring Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Steve Ditko True Believers: Spider-Man #1 — Writer/Artist: Todd McFarlane;  Colors: Bob Sharon True Believers: Spider-Man — Brand New Day #1 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Dexter Vines;  Colors: Morry Hollowell At only $1, these “True Believers” reprints are both great all-ages gifts and smart marketing tools, introducing new readers to Spider-Man’s long history. Amazing Fantasy offers the eleven-page origin, a stark Lee-Ditko morality tale, and then adds a retro Spider-Man/Iron Man/Vulture reprint from the high-school-set Spidey #6, by Robbie Thompson, Andre Lima Aravjo and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #427

True Believers: Amazing Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Stan Lee;  Art: Steve Ditko True Believers: Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Gerry Conway; Pencils: Sal Buscema;  Inks: Mike Esposito;  Colors: Dave Hunt True Believers: Miles Morales, Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Amazing Spider-Man #29 — Writers: Dan Slott and Christos Gage;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger;  Colors: Marte Gracia Edge of Venomverse #1 (of 5) — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Pencils: Roland Bosche; Inks: Bosch with Adam Gorham;  Colors: Daniel Brown Lots of Spider-books this week, many of them reprints … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #426

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire W.M.D.: Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha #1 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Art: Mahmud Asrar;  Colors: Nolan Woodard Nick Fury #3 — Writer: James Robinson;  Pencils: ACO; Inks: Hugo Petrus;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Invincible Iron Man #8 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Marte Gracia Silver Surfer #12 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Mighty Thor #20 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art/Color: Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson;  Valerio Schiti and Veronica Gandini America #4 — Writer: Gabby Rivera; … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #424

Amazing Spider-Man #28 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger;  Colors: Marte Gracia with Andres Mossa Spider-Man #17 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Oscar Bazaldua;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Spider-Man/Deadpool #18 (of 18) — Writer: Joe Kelly;  Pencils: Ed McGuinness;  Inks: Mark Morales and Jay Leisten;  Colors: Jason Keith Three Spider-books this week: Amazing is a big Goblin/Spidey showdown, the finale to the latest arc.  Dan Slott’s quietly been putting together a consistently-high-quality run on this title for over six years now, and this is a good check-in issue, especially with the Immonen/Grawbadger art. Brian Michael Bendis has … Continue reading

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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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