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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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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #503

Season’s Beatings #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jason Latour;  Art/Colors:Various Defenders: The Best Defense #1 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Pencils: Joe Bennett;  Inks: Belardino Brabo;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara True Believers: Fantastic Four — Frightful Four #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Chic Stone True Believers: Fantastic Four — Klaw #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby; Inks: Joe Sinnott True Believers: Fantastic Four — Blastaar #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Joe Sinnott True Believers: Fantastic Four — Ronan #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #494

Shuri #1 (of 6?) — Writer: Nnedi Okorafor;  Art: Leonardo Romero;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire The Unstoppable Wasp #1 — Writer: Jeremy Whitley;  Art/Colors: Gurihiru X-Men Black — Mystique #1 (of 1) — Writer: Seanan McGuire;  Art: Marco Failla;  Colors: Jesus Aburtov Shuri is a solo mini-series about the Black Panther’s techno-genius younger sister; Okorafor, the writer,  an American-born daughter to two Nigerian immigrants, has a better background to write realistic, strong African women than most, and Leonardo Romero’s art, in the school of Chris Samnee and David Aja, is attractive and open and meticulous, with every line in place.  Add … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #490

Return of Wolverine #1 (of 5) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Laura Martin Infinity Warps: Soldier Supreme #1 (of 2) — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Matthew Wilson True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Punisher: The First Appearance #1 (of 1) — Writer: Gerry Conway;  Pencils: Ross Andru;  Inks: Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Punisher by Grant and Zeck #1 (of 1) — Writer: Steven Grant;  Art: Mike Zeck;   True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Iron Fist by Thomas and Kane #1 (of 1) — … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #486

West Coast Avengers #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Triona Farrell Mr. and Mrs. X #2 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Oscar Bazaldua;  Colors: Frank D’Armata The Punisher #1 (Legacy #229) — Writer: Matt Rosenberg;  Art: Szymon Kudranski;  Colors: Antonio Fabela Avengers: Wakanda Forever #1 (of 1) — Writer: Nnedi Okorafor;  Art: Oleg Okunev;  Colors: Erick Arciniega When we put the cover of this week’s relaunch of West Coast Avengers #1 up on the store website, almost all the comments were negative, presumably from fans who remember it fondly and don’t think this new iteration does justice to … Continue reading

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