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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #497

Green Lantern #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Art: Liam Sharp;  Colors: Steve Oliff Sideways Annual #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison with Dan Didio;  Art: Will Conrad and Cliff Richards;  Colors: Hi-Fi Suicide Squad: Black Files #1 (of 6) — Creators: Various Batman #58 — Writer: Tom King;  Art: Mikel Janin;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Justice League #11 — Writer: Scott Snyder;  Art/Colors: Francis Manapul United States Vs. Murder Inc. #2 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Avon Oeming;  Colors: Taki Soma The biggest news this week is Grant Morrison’s return to DC with his new ongoing Green Lantern;  it’s crammed … 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 #489

Archie 1941 #1 (of 5) — Writers: Brian Augustyn and Mark Waid;  Art: Peter Krause;  Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick Cemetery Beach #1 (of 7) — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art/Colors: Jason Howard MCMLXXV #1 — Writer: Joe Casey;  Art: Ian Macewan;  Colors: Brad Simpson Moth and Whisper #1 — Writer: Ted Anderson;  Art/Colors: Jen Hickman A ton of good comics were released this week — enough to cover 35 of them here  — so let’s get started:  we’ll begin with the indy titles, since they’re such a diverse and high-quality group.  Archie 1941 imagines Archie and the crew graduating high school the year … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #487

Venom: First Host #1 (of 5) — Writer: Mike Costa;  Pencils: Mark Bagley;  Inks: Andrew Hennesy;  Colors: Dono Sanchez-Almara Web of Venom: Ve’Nam #1 (of 1) — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art: Juanan Ramirez;  Colors: Felipe Sobreiro Hunt for Wolverine: Dead Ends #1 (of 1) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Art: Ramon Rosanas;  Colors: Guru-eFX Extermination #2 (of 5) — Writer: Ed Brisson;  Art: Pepe Larraz;  Colors: Marte Gracia X-Men: Grand Design: Second Genesis #2 (of 2) — Creator: Ed Piskor Venom (who’s got a movie looming) and X-books dominate the Marvel offerings this week.  Venom: First Host looks at the alien … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #482

True Believers: Fantastic Four: By John Byrne #1 (of 1) — Writer/Pencils: John Byrne;  Inks: Bjorn Heyn;  Colors: Glynis Wein True Believers: Fantastic Four: By Walter Simonson #1 (of 1) — Writer/Art: Walt Simonson;  Colors: Max Scheele The Life of Captain Marvel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Margaret Stohl;  Carlos Pacheco and Rafael Fonteriz; Marguerite Sauvage;  Colors: Marcio Menyz and Marguerite Sauvage Marvel offers two more of its $1 “True Believer” Fantastic Four reprints this week, both spotlighting writer/artists who had influential runs on the title. The first, John Byrne, had arguably the best since the Lee/Kirby era: a five-year … Continue reading

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