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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #507

Invaders #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Carlos Magno with Butch Guice;  Colors: Alex Guimaraes Marvel Comics Presents #1 — Creators: Various Black Widow #1 — Writers: Jen and Sylvia Soska;  Art: Flaviano;  Colors: Veronica Gandini Why so much focus on the Submariner lately? He’s becoming a major Avengers villain, with Mad Max-y armor and a meaner, deadlier damn-the-surface-world attitude, while also co-starring in a revival of the original-team Defenders; this week, he’s featured prominently in two new series: the revived Invaders #1, and the anthology Marvel Comics Presents.  Well, Marvel’s celebrating their 80th anniversary this year, and Prince Namor was their first … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #506

Captain Marvel #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Carmen Carnero;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Art: Juann Cabal;  Colors: Nolan Woodard Miles Morales: Spider-Man #2 — Writer: Saladin Ahmed;  Art: Javier Garron;  Colors: David Curiel Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider #4 — Writer: Seanan McGuire;  Art: Rosi Kampe and Takeshi Miyazawa;  Colors: Ian Herring Man Without Fear #1 (of 5) — Writer: Jed MacKay;  Art: Danilo S. Beyruth;  Colors: Andres Mossa Man Without Fear #2 (of 5) — Writer: Jed MacKay;  Art: Stefano Landini;  Colors: Andres Mossa Web of Venom: Venom Unleashed #1 (of 1) — … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #505

Conan the Barbarian #1 (Legacy #276) — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Mahmud Asrar;  Colors: Matthew Wilson True Believers: Conan the Barbarian #1 (of 1) — Writer: Roy Thomas;  Pencils: Barry Smith;  Inks: Dan Adkins True Believers: Conan the Barbarian: Tower of the Elephant #1 (of 1) — Writer: Roy Thomas;  Pencils: Barry Smith;  Inks: Sal Buscema Champions #1 — Writer: Jim Zub;  Art: Steven Cummings;  Colors: Marcio Menyz with Erick Arciniega Infinity Wars: Infinity #1 (of 1) — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Pencils: Mark Bagley;  Inks: Andrew Hennessy;  Colors: Guru-eFX Wolverine: The Long Night #1 (of 5) — Writer: Benjamin Percy; … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #439

Harley Quinn Batman Day Special Edition — Writers: Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti;  Art: John Timms;  Colors: Hi-Fi Batman Day Special Edition #1 — (Framing Sequence): Writers: Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti;  Art: Bret Blevins;  Colors: Paul Mounts ; (Main Story): Writer: Tom King;  Art: David Finch;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire DC Superhero Girls Batman Day Special Edition — Writer: Shea Fontana;  Art: Marcelo DiChiara and Agnes Garbowska;  Colors: Silvana Brys Harley Quinn #28 — Writers: Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti;  Art: John Timms with Tom Derenick;  Colors: Alex Sinclair Batman #31 — Writer: Tom King;  Art: Mikel Janin;  Colors: June … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #289

Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration #1 — Creators: Various These anniversary packages can be a drag sometimes, with too much self-importance and congratulation weighing things down, but this one gets it right: it starts with a James Robinson/Chris Samnee story about the day the FF went up in that rocket and kickstarted the Marvel Silver Age, focusing not on the event but on what a bunch of other characters were doing at the same time; it’s jammed with little bits of continuity and Easter eggs, and… well, come on, it’s Samnee art, and it’s a great opener. Then, Bruce Timm illustrates … Continue reading

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