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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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It Came From the Back Room #23

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, we’re doing miscellaneous Marvel and DC “I” books, and, as always, discount copies are available on the rack near my corner by the west end of the store: Identity Crisis This was one of DC’s first attempts to make its mainstream superhero comics more “adult,” almost seven years ago now, and they got a lot … Continue reading

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