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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #449

Batman Annual #2 — Writer: Tom King;  Art: Lee Weeks and Michael Lark;  Colors: Elizabeth Breitweiser Batman: Creature of the Night Book One — Writer: Kurt Busiek;  Art/Colors: John Paul Leon Mystik U #1 — Writer: Alisa Kwitney;  Art: Mike Norton;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Justice League of America Annual #1 — Writer: Steve Orlando;  Art: Kelly Jones;  Colors: Michelle Madsen Super Sons Annual #1 — Writer: Peter Tomasi;  Pencils: Paul Pelletier;  Inks: Cam Smith;  Colors: Hi-Fi New Talent Showcase 2017 — Creators: Various DC books get first position this week, largely on the strength of their Bat-offerings. Batman Annual is … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #443

The Mighty Thor #700 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Various The Invincible Iron Man #593 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli and Alex Maleev;  Colors: Marte Gracia and Alex Maleev The Incredible Hulk #709 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Pencils: Greg Land;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Frank D’Armata The Mighty Thor #700, a double-sized anniversary issue, is not the end of the current storyline, but a criss-crossed-plots advancement of it, a smorgasboard of all the “War Between the Realms” sub-plots you’ve been missing if you haven’t been reading it, all written by Jason Aaron (who’s been chronicling Asgardian adventures … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #438

Runaways #1 — Writer: Rainbow Rowell;  Art: Kris Anka;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Secret Empire: Omega #1 (of 1) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art: Andrea Sorrentino with Joe Bennett, Joe Pimentel, Scott Hanna and Rachelle Rosenberg Runaways was an early hit for Brian K. Vaughan (and artist Adrian Alphona) about fifteen years ago; its mix of super-teen angst (the various kids are linked when they discover their parents all belong to an Illuminati-like super-villain group), and YA hormonal relationships was a critical and, for a while, commercial success. This revival’s writer, Rainbow Rowell, has published a number of successful YA novels … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #433

True Believers: The Mighty Thor #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Larry Leiber True Believers: Thor vs. Hulk #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby and Stan Lee True Believers: Groot #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby and Stan Lee Generations: Phoenix and Jean Grey #1 (of 1) — Writer: Cullen Bunn;  Pencils: R. B. Silva;  Inks: Adriano Di Benedetto with R. B. Silva;  Colors: Rain Beredo Inhumans: Once and Future Kings #1 (of 5) — Writer: Christopher Priest;  Art/Colors: Phil Noto As with every week this month, Marvel’s got a couple of one-dollar Jack Kirby reprints that are worth your … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #429

Spider-Men II #1 (of 5) — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Sara Pichelli;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Amazing Spider-Man #30 — Writers: Dan Slott and Christos Gage;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger; Colors: Marte Gracia Venom #152 — Writer: Mike Costa;  Art: Gerardo Sandoval;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara Edge of Venomverse #2 (of 5) — Writer: Christopher Hastings;  Art: Irene Strychalski; Colors: Java Tartaglia Spider-Men II is a sequel to the five-year-old Spider-Men, also by Bendis and Pichelli, which brought together the Marvel and Ultimate-Universe Spider-Men for the first time; it stems from a scene at the end of the … Continue reading

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