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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #483

X-Men: Grand Design: Second Genesis #1 — Creator: Ed Piskor Mr. and Mrs. X #1 — Writer: Kelly Fitzpatrick;  Art: Oscar Bazaldua;  Colors: Frank D’Armata X-Men: Wakanda Forever #1 (of 1) — Writer: Nnedi Okorafor;  Pencils: Ray Anthony-Height and Alberto Alburquerque;  Inks: Anthony-Height, Alburquerque, Juan Vlasco and Keith Champagne;  Colors: Erick Arciniega All the first issues seem to be X-related this week.  The most interesting is the continuation of Ed Piskor’s X-Men: Grand Design, a retelling of all of the X-cast’s history in chronological order, mostly based on Uncanny X-Men, but with some other relevant stuff too; this issue covers … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #307

Descender #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art/Colors: Dustin Nguyen Hawkeye #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art: Ramon Perez;  Colors: Ian Herring with Ramon Perez Two first issues by writer Jeff Lemire this week — one corporate-owned, and one creator-owned. Descender, the creator-owned one, is a science-fiction tale about giant killer robots who, ten years ago, devastated a planetary system and led to widespread fear and discrimination against all machine-based life. Its main character is a young boy, the only survivor of a mining colony disaster, who awakens ten years after that and… well, at first he seems like Jonny Quest (he even has … Continue reading

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