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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #467

True Believers: Thanos the First #1 (of 1) — Plot/Penciler: Jim Starlin;  Script: Mike Friedrich;  Inks: Mike Esposito; True Believers: Avengers vs. Thanos #1 (of 1) — Writer: Steve Englehart;  Art: John Buscema and Dave Cockrum;  Colors: Petra Goldberg Amazing Spider-Man #798 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Wade von Grawbadger;  Colors: Marte Gracia Venomized #1 (of 5) — Writer: Cullen Bunn;  Art: Iban Coello;  Colors: Matt Yackey Venom #164 — Writer: Mike Costa;  Pencils: Mark Bagley;  Inks: Scott Hanna;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara Spider-Man #239 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Oscar Bazaldua;  Colors: Brian Reber Marvel’s two … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #464

New Mutants: Dead Souls #1 (of 6) — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Adam Gorham;  Colors: Michael Garland Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #30 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Erica Henderson;  Colors: Rico Renzi Avengers #684 — Writers: Jim Zub, Mark Waid and Al Ewing;  Pencils: Paco Medina and Joe Bennett;  Inks: Juan Vlasco and Ruy Jose;  Colors: Jesus Aburtov and Murry Hollowell Doctor Strange #387 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art/Colors: Niko Henrichon Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #15 — Writer: Peter David;  Art: Wil Sliney;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Marvel Two-In-One #4 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Valerio Schiti;  Colors: Frank Martin New … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #452

X-Men: Grand Design #1 (of 6) — Creator: Ed Piskor X-Men: Grand Design, a cool, addictive surprise, comes from Marvel’s hiring Ed Piskor, creator of the Hip Hop Family Tree comic, to tackle an even more tangled history: The X-Men. The result is six forty-page issues, using aged paper and lurid colors to present a mashup of 1940s science-fiction-comic style and underground art (he’s worked with Harvey Pekar and Jay Lynch), to remix and retell the group’s history, using as source material the first 300 issues of Uncanny X-Men. Mind you, it’s not as simple as starting with the story in X-Men #1; no, … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #8

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 (especially with the school year now in full gear), this amounts to a two-year project. I’m currently on the Marvel “M” stuff, and here are some of the titles I’ve been encountering: Marvel Two-In-One This is Marvel’s ’70s/’80s Thing team-up book, which lasted exactly 100 issues. Like all such books , it’s mostly done-in-one stories, and the pattern (Thing and guest-star meet, socialize … Continue reading

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