Tag Archives: Richard Corben

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 #425

The Defenders #1 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: David Marquez;  Colors: Justin Ponsor Secret Empire #4 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Leonil Frances Yu;  Inks: Gerry Alanguilan;  Colors: Sunny Gho Black Panther and the Crew #3 — Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates;  Pencils: Butch Guice with Mack Chater;  Inks: Scott Hanna with Chater;  Colors: Dan Brown It was an unusually light week for Marvels, but an interesting one. First, there’s The Defenders #1, timed to debut with the Netflix series. Bendis, who created Jessica Jones (and her relationship with Luke Cage, which in the comics involves them married with … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #252

Sergio Aragones Funnies #8 — Creator: See if you can figure it out…. Aragones had back problems and needed surgery a couple of months ago, so it’s been a while since an issue of this comic came out. This new one is a treat — there’s the usual mix of finely-detailed, just-perfect drawings: a one-page intro talking about the hospital stay, a couple of one-page gags, a couple of intricate puzzle pages, an eight-page western (people forget that Aragones created and wrote DC’s Bat Lash, and knows his way around the history of the Old West; this tale starts out about … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #49

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 (these are featured at the discount racks at the west end of the store for a couple of weeks after each post, and then go to the discount racks on the east end of the store for a few weeks, and then disappear into our warehouses, so get them while you can). I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed, this amounts to a two-and-a-half-year project.  This week, we’re continuing the … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #38

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 (these are featured at the discount racks at the west end of the store for two weeks after each post, and then go to the discount racks on the east end of the store for a few weeks, and then disappear into our warehouses, so get them while you can). I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school semester in full gear), this amounts to a two-year … Continue reading

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