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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #436

Secret Empire #10 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Matthew Wilson True Believers: Kirby 100th — Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby, Don Heck, Stan Lee and H.E. Huntley True Believers: Kirby 100th — Iron Man #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby, Don Heck, Stan Lee and R. Berns Generations: The Archers #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Stefano Raffaele;  Colors: Digikore Star Wars: Mace Windu #1 — Writer: Matt Owens;  Pencils: Denys Cowan;  Inks: Roberto Poggi;  Colors: Guru-eFX Secret Empire, although it’s had its bumps along the way, ends well, … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #343

All-New, All-Different Avengers #1 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Sonia Oback Uncanny Avengers #2 — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Ryan Stegman;  Colors: Richard Isanove As Marvel continues its relaunch rollout, A-N A-D Avengers is definitely the star of the week: Mark Waid brings clever plotting, deft characterization and an ability to cut right to the heart of a book’s strengths, and teaming him with a Kubert adds a visual panache that makes it even better. Wisely, this first issue doesn’t try to introduce everyone; it focuses on Sam Wilson/Captain America and Tony Stark, with the Miles Morales … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #18

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. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed, this amounts to a two-year project. This week is brought to you by DC, who have the longest-running of all the “J” titles: Justice League of America In our last regular installment (before we broke to discuss Dwayne McDuffie), we had just finished up Justice League Volume II (the ’80s Giffen/DeMatteis bwah-ha-ha run), and were about to start the next incarnation.That would be the … Continue reading

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