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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #501

True Believers: Fantastic Four: Skrulls #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Puppet Master #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Mad Thinker #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Dan Ayers This week’s best bargains, as they often are, are the Marvel “True Believers” $1 reprint books — for $3, you can get copies of Fantastic Four #2, 8 and 15, all by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, from back when the FF was Marvel’s flagship comic, and Spider-Man and the … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #473

A Walk Through Hell #1 — Writer: Garth Ennis;  Art: Goran Sudzuka;  Colors: Ive Svorcina World of Tanks: Citadel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Garth Ennis;  Art: P.J. Holder;  Colors: Michael Atiyeh Flavor #1 — Writer: Joseph Keating;  Art: Wook Jin Clark;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Ether #1 — Writer: Matt Kindt;  Art: David Rubin;  Colors: Kike J. Diaz Let’s start with the indy titles this week, since both the quantity (15 books on this list!) and the quality (Ennis, Kindt, Lemire, Vaughan, Millar, Gillen, Mignola, Sakai and Alan Moore, just to name the writers) are high, First up are two … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #453

True Believers: Phoenix — What If? #1 (of 1) — Writer: Mary Jo Duffy;  Pencils: Jerry Bingham;  Inks: John Stuart;  Colors: Carl Gafford True Believers: Phoenix — Origins #1 (of 1) — Writer: Sean McKeever;  Art/Colors: Mike Mayhew True Believers: Phoenix — Death of Phoenix #1 (of 1) — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Pencils: Phil Jimenez;  Inks: Andy Lanning with Simon Coleby;  Colors: Chris Chuckry Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #1 (of 5) — Writer: Matt Rosenberg;  Pencils: Leonil Francis Yu;  Inks: Gerry Alanguilan;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg With Phoenix:Resurrection starting this week, Marvel also releases the last three of its … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #441

Punisher Max: The Platoon #1 (of 6) — Writer: Garth Ennis;  Art: Goran Parlov;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Spirits Of Vengeance #1 — Writer: Victor Gischler;  Art: David Baldeon;  Colors: Andres Mossa Of the two new Marvel books this week, Punisher: Platoon is the most welcome: a return of Garth Ennis and Goran Parlov, who had a decade-long run on that character that most critics consider the best in his forty-year-plus history. It’s a prequel to Punisher: Born, which was itself a prequel to the main Punisher title, looking at Frank Castle in Vietnam on the tour of duty just before … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #429

Spider-Men II #1 (of 5) — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Amazing Spider-Man #30 — Writers: Dan Slott and Christos Gage;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger; Colors: Marte Gracia Venom #152 — Writer: Mike Costa;  Art: Gerardo Sandoval;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara Edge of Venomverse #2 (of 5) — Writer: Christopher Hastings;  Art: Irene Strychalski; Colors: Java Tartaglia Spider-Men II is a sequel to the five-year-old Spider-Men, also by Bendis and Pichelli, which brought together the Marvel and Ultimate-Universe Spider-Men for the first time; it stems from a scene at the end of the … Continue reading

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