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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #197

Uncanny X-Men #537 — Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Pencils: Terry Dodson;  Inks: Rachel Dodson The two main X-books are in good hands right now: here, Gillen is in the middle of a sequel to Joss Whedon’s “Breakworld” story, and it’s the point in the narrative where things are going very badly for… well, everyone, but especially for Kitty, who’s the focus of this issue. Solid characterization, with clear motives even for the bad guy, and the Dodsons’ art is both pretty and expressive enough to make Kitty’s wordless attempts to get help poignant and clear. Lots of good bits (Wolverine to … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #194

Journey Into Mystery #622 — Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Pencils: Dougie Braithwaite;  Colorist: Ulises Arreola This title takes over the numbering of the old Thor, since series writer Matt Fraction is leaving to helm the new Thor the Mighty (you’d think some sort of media event starring the Asgardian Avenger was coming…). Gillen handled a few Thor stories last year, and did a good job, and here delivers a young-Loki tale that’s layered, lyrical and actually makes you like the complicated little trickster; it’s a sign that, with a crossover mini-series and a movie all throwing a big spotlight on the … Continue reading

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Marvel Mega Wednesday Event!

Marvel Mega Wednesday! You won’t want to miss Marvel Mega Wednesday this Wed 1/26/11 from 10 am to 8 pm. We will be hosting two special Marvel Events: The X-men #7 Event celebrates the release of superstar creative team  Victor Gischler and Chris Bachalo’s X-men run featuring Spider-man teaming up with the X-men.  There will be special ONE DAY ONLY Variant issues, as well as a free X-men #7 Djurdjevic Limited Edition Gatefold Cover Print (free with the purchase of X-men #7, while supplies last). The One Day Event Variants include: X-men #7 Premiere Variant (1 per store, personalized to All About Books and Comics) X-men … Continue reading

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