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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #515

The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 (Legacy #58) — Writer: Saladin Ahmed;  Pencils: Minkyu Jung;  Inks: Juan Vlasco;  Colors: Ian Herring The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #42 (Legacy #50) — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Erica Henderson, Naomi Franquiz and Derek Charm;  Colors: Rico Renzi Shuri #6 — Writer: Vita Ayala;  Art: Paul Davidson;  Colors: Triona Farrell Age of Conan: Belit #1 (of 5) — Writer: Tini Howard;  Art: Kate Niemczyk;  Colors: Jason Keith Runaways #19 — Writer: Rainbow Rowell;  Art: Andres Genolet;  Colors: Triona Farrell A common comic stereotype by non-comics readers is that they’re “adolescent male fantasies,” but Marvel’s been building … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #513

True Believers: Captain Marvel — The New Ms. Marvel #1 (of 1) — Writer: Chris Claremont;  Pencils: Dave Cockrum;  Inks: Bob Wiacek;  Colors: Mary Ellen True Believers: Captain Marvel — Avenger #1 (of 1) — Writer: David Michelinie;  Pencils: John Byrne;  Inks: Klaus Janson;  Colors: Sharen True Believers: Captain Marvel — Betrayed! #1 (of 1) — Writer: Chris Claremont;  Pencils: Michael Golden;  Inks: Armando Gil;  Colors: Michael Golden Captain Marvel: Braver and Mightier #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jody Houser;  Art: Simone Buonfantino;  Colors: Erick Arciniega The Captain Marvel movie debuts next week, and Marvel’s certainly ready: they’ve been publishing their “True … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #508

Uncanny X-Men Annual #1 — Writer: Ed Brisson;  Art: Carlos Gomez;  Colors: Guru-eFX Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (Legacy #151) — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art: Geoff Shaw;  Colors: Marte Gracia War Is Hell #1 — Creators: Howard Chaykin and Edgar Delgado;  Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Alberto Alburquerque and Andres Mossa Crypt of Shadows #1 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Garry Brown, Stephen Green and Djibril Morissette-Phan;  Colors: Chris O’Halloran The Immortal Hulk #12 (Legacy #729) — Writer: Al Ewing;  Pencils: Joe Bennett;  Inks: Ruy Jose;  Flashback art: Eric Nguyen;  Colors: Paul Mounts Uncanny X-Men Annual is a Cyclops-centric story explaining how … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #256

There are a lot of good non-corporate, creator-owned books out right now (this has been a great year for them), so let’s start with those this week: Saga #13 — Writer: Brian K. Vaughan;  Art: Fiona Staples This is revving up again after a few months’ absence (the creative team takes a break after each six-issue volume), and the cover helps to show why Staples, the artist, has been such a big part of its becoming a hit: the eyes are drawn to the cute baby first, and the lifelike eyes, but then they notice the horns… and the fact … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #51

Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items (these are featured at the discount racks at the west end of the store for a couple of weeks after each post, and then go to the discount racks on the east end of the store for a few weeks, and then disappear into our warehouses, so get them while you can). I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (even now in the summer, when I’m not teaching), this amounts … Continue reading

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