Tag Archives: Defenders

Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #503

Season’s Beatings #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jason Latour;  Art/Colors:Various Defenders: The Best Defense #1 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Pencils: Joe Bennett;  Inks: Belardino Brabo;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara True Believers: Fantastic Four — Frightful Four #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Chic Stone True Believers: Fantastic Four — Klaw #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby; Inks: Joe Sinnott True Believers: Fantastic Four — Blastaar #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Joe Sinnott True Believers: Fantastic Four — Ronan #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #461

Black Panther Annual #1 — Writers: Don McGregor, Christopher Priest and Reginald Hudlin;  Art: Mike Perkins, Daniel Acuna and Ken Lashley Infinity Countdown: Prime #1 (of 1) — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Mike Deodato, Jr.;  Colors: Frank Martin Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 (of 5) — Writers: Nick Spencer and Donny Cates;  Art/Colors: Rob Reis Marvel manages to capitalize on a mega-hit movie successfully, with the Black Panther Annual featuring new stories from the three writers most associated with him: Don McGregor, whose ’70s run produced Erik Killmonger and one of the movie’s climactic waterfall scenes, and is on the short … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #458

Phoenix: Resurrection #5 (of 5) — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Pencils: Leonil Frances Yu and Joe Bennett;  Inks: Gerry Alanguilan and Belardino Brabo;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Jean Grey #11 — Writer: Dennis Hopeless;  Art: Victor Ibanez and Alberto Albuquerque;  Colors: Jay David Ramos Jessica Jones #16 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Gaydos;  Colors: Matt Hollingsworth Defenders #9 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: David Marquez;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Invincible Iron Man #596 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli and Alex Maleev;  Colors: Marte Gracia and Alex Maleev Phoenix: Resurrection ends (and this is the short, sort-of-spoilers-but-not-really version) … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #452

X-Men: Grand Design #1 (of 6) — Creator: Ed Piskor X-Men: Grand Design, a cool, addictive surprise, comes from Marvel’s hiring Ed Piskor, creator of the Hip Hop Family Tree comic, to tackle an even more tangled history: The X-Men. The result is six forty-page issues, using aged paper and lurid colors to present a mashup of 1940s science-fiction-comic style and underground art (he’s worked with Harvey Pekar and Jay Lynch), to remix and retell the group’s history, using as source material the first 300 issues of Uncanny X-Men. Mind you, it’s not as simple as starting with the story in X-Men #1; no, … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #447

Doctor Strange #381 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art: Gabriel Hernandez Walta;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Punisher #218 — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Guiu Vilanova;  Colors: Lee Loughridge Amazing Spider-Man #791 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Mark von Grawbadger;  Colors: Rain Beredo The Mighty Thor #701 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: James Harren;  Colors: Dave Stewart Doctor Strange is the most-anticipatred Legacy relaunch this week; writer Donny Cates made a splash last year with the indy books God Country and Redneck (the latter a Texas-vampire genre romp that got shout-outs from, among others, Entertainment Weekly), got tapped by Marvel, … Continue reading

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