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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #496

Batman Secret Files #1 (of 1) — Creators: Various Batman/The Maxx: Arkham Dreams #2 (of 5) — Writer/Artist: Sam Kieth; Colors: Ronda Pattison From its title, I thought Batman Secret Files #1 would be like those ’90s/’00s SF versions with a story or two, and then a bunch of Who’s Who-type entries, city maps and other world-fillers. Not so; it’s a straight five-story anthology: a three-page opener by Tom King and Mikel Janin; an eight-pager about a GCPD officer’s encounter with the Scarecrow, in which writer Ram V and artist Jorge Fornes use (and then don’t use) the nine-panel grid … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #492

X-Men: Black — Magneto #1 (of 1) — Writer: Chris Claremont;  Pencils: Dalibor Talajic;  Inks: Roberto Poggi and Belarino Brabo;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara Superior Octopus #1 (of 1) — Writer: Christos Gage;  Pencils: Mike Hawthorne;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Typhoid Fever: Spider-Man #1 (of 1) — Writer: Clay McLeod Chapman;  Art: Stefano Landini;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Sleepwalker #1 (of 4) — Writers: Chad Bowers and Chris Sims;  Art: Todd Nauck;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Shatterstar #1 (of 5) — Writer: Tim Seeley;  Pencils: Carlos Villa and Gerardo Sandoval;  Inks: Juan Vlasco;  Colors: Carlos Lopez X-Men: Black is a … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #482

True Believers: Fantastic Four: By John Byrne #1 (of 1) — Writer/Pencils: John Byrne;  Inks: Bjorn Heyn;  Colors: Glynis Wein True Believers: Fantastic Four: By Walter Simonson #1 (of 1) — Writer/Art: Walt Simonson;  Colors: Max Scheele The Life of Captain Marvel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Margaret Stohl;  Carlos Pacheco and Rafael Fonteriz; Marguerite Sauvage;  Colors: Marcio Menyz and Marguerite Sauvage Marvel offers two more of its $1 “True Believer” Fantastic Four reprints this week, both spotlighting writer/artists who had influential runs on the title. The first, John Byrne, had arguably the best since the Lee/Kirby era: a five-year … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #478

Tony Stark: Iron Man #1 (#601) — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Valerio Schiti;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Amazing Spider-Man #801 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Marcos Martin;  Colors: Muntsa Vicente Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Longtime Marvel writer Dan Slott starts his new gig on Iron Man this week, and also publishes his last Amazing Spider-Man story after nearly a decade (and a total of 180 issues) on that title. The Iron Man is a classic first issue: follow a newbie hired by Tony as he’s given a brisk … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #474

Iron Man #600 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art/Colors: Various Black Panther #1 (#173) — Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates;  Art/Colors: Daniel Acuna Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk #1 (of 4) — Writers: Chris Sims and Chad Bowers;  Art/Colors: Gang Hyuk Lim You Are Deadpool #3 and #4 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Salva Espin;  Colors: Guru-eFX Doctor Strange #390 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art/Colors: Frazer Irving Incredible Hulk #717 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Pencils: Carlo Barberi;  Inks: Walden Wong;  Colors: Frank D’Armata Iron Man #600 is Brian Michael Bendis’s farewell to the Marvel universe after 18 years (Ultimate Spider-Man #1 came out in … Continue reading

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