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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #342

Uncanny X-Men #600 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli, Mahmud Asrar, Stuart Immonen, Eris Anka, Chris Bachalo, David Marquez and Frazer Irving Let’s start with this — not a beginning, but an ending, the conclusion to Bendis’s three-year run on both Uncanny and All-New X-Men.  It’s mostly everybody attempting to perform an intervention on Henry McCoy, calling him to task for all his messing with the time-space continuum, after which he kind of stomps out. That’s basically it, but the various flashbacks and little set pieces play to Bendis’s dialogue and character strengths, and the division into small … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #340

The Astonishing Ant-Man #1 — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art: Ramon Rosanas;  Colors: Jordan Boyd The Uncanny Inhumans #1 — Writer: Charles Soule;  Pencils: Jay Leisten;  Inks: Steve McNiven;  Colors: Sunny Cho Karnak #1 — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art: Gerardo Zaffino;  Colors: Dan Brown Marvel continues its reboot rollout with three new titles this week:  Ant-Man has some imaginative ideas from Spencer — like a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who’s created an Uber-like app for supervillains: need a hero assassinated? It’ll find whoever’s closest and dispatch them to do the job, as Scott Lang finds out to his dismay. There’s a little … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #338

So: A bunch of new Marvel #1s, a couple of Secret Wars mini conclusions, an actual Secret Wars main-story issue, ten indy debuts, and some other stuff too. Let’s look: All-New All-Different Marvel Point One #1 — Creators: Various A-N A-D Marvel Point One is one of those introduce-all-the-new-comics promos (although, even at 64 pages, isn’t $5.99 kind of pushing it for a book you really really  want readers to buy…?), with a wrap-around story involving the older-meaner-Hulk character The Maestro and The Collector teaming up to evaluate potential combatants for the new Contest of Champions book; it’s by Al … Continue reading

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Iron Man Launch Party Sale and Celebration!

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #322

This week offers fewer Secret Wars tie-ins than last (“only” six), but more DC debuts (eight), with a couple of indy first issues and the usual bunch of other interesting stuff: Secret Wars: Runaways #1 (of 3) — Writer: Noelle Stevenson;  Art: Sanford Greene;  Colors: John Rauch Secret Wars: Squadron Sinister #1 (of 3) — Writer: Marc Guggenheim;  Pencils: Carlos Pacheco;  Inks: Mariano Taibo;  Colors: Frank Martin Secret Wars: Thors #1 (of 3) — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Pencils: Chris Sprouse;  Inks: Karl Story;  Colors: Marte Gracia Secret Wars: Armor Wars #2 (of 4) — Writer: James Robinson;  Art: Marcio Takara; … Continue reading

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