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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #475

Amazing Spider-Man #800 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Various You Are Deadpool #5 (of 5) — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Salva Espin;  Colors: Guru-eFX Infinity Countdown: Captain Marvel #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jim McCann;  Art: Diego Olortegui;  Colors: Erick Arciniega X-Men Red Annual #1 — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Art: Pascal Alixe;  Colors: Chris Sotomayor Amazing Spider-Man #800 is a whopping $9.99, but considering it’s a 92-page book with one 80-page story (four times as much as the standard #3.99 Marvel comic), one that concludes a flashy multiple-issue tale that’s the climax to writer Dan Slott’s seven-years-plus tenure, and then … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #444

DC House of Horror #1 (of 1) — Creators: Various Batman: The Merciless #1 (of 1) — Writer: Peter J. Tomasi;  Art/Colors: Francis Manapul The Ruff and Reddy Show #1 (of 6) — Writer: Howard Chaykin;  Art/Colors: Mac Rey DC’s Hallowe’en special this week, House of Horror, offers eight ten-page Simpsons Treehouse of Horror-type tales where things go horribly wrong for their heroes;  the Harley Quinn episode, with Kyle Baker art and a script by Bryan Smith and Brian Keene, is the most notable, but a Justice League vs. zombies story by Brian Keene and Scott Kolins, a chilling Superbaby … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #431

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Usagi Yojimbo #1 (of 1) — Writer/Artist: Stan Sakai;  Colors: Tom Luth Heavenly Blues #1 — Writer: Ben Kahn;  Art/Colors: Bruno Hidalgo B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know #1 — Story: Mike Mignola and Scott Allie;  Art: Laurence Carpenter;  Colors: Dave Stewart Let’s start with the indy books, since the Stan Sakai-created Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Usagi Yojimbo one-shot is definitely the best book of the week. Sakai’s been chronicling the adventures of his rabbit samurai for over three decades, and crossed him over with the TMNT gang early in their existence; this time, a Splinter-like sorcerer brings them … 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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