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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #318

Next-to-the-last week for Convergence, but now Marvel’s Secret Wars tie-ins start this week (although there’s no issue of the main title); in addition, a ton of indy books came out, from Optic Nerve to Wytches to Lumberjanes to Powers, so let’s dive in:  Convergence #7 (of 8) — Writers: Jeff King and Scott Lobdell;  Pencils: Aaron Lopresti;  Inks: Mark Morales;  Colors: Peter Steigerwald Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #2 (of 2) — Writer: Marc Andreyko;  Art: Carlos D’Anda;  Colors: Gabe Eltaeb Convergence: The Flash #2 (of 2) — Writer: Dan Abnett;  Art: Federico Dallocchio;  Colors: Veronica Gandini Convergence: Green Lantern … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff Bought #317

Another week of Convergence, plus the next Secret Wars (just the second issue of the main title; Marvel’s tie-ins to it aren’t starting until next week), the revelation of who Lady Thor is, and a bunch of other Marvel and indy books that stood out. As with last week, all the Convergence titles also feature a different preview of one of DC’s June titles, so read through the reviews to see which new-book appetizer appears where: Convergence #6 (of 8) — Writers: Jeff King and Scott Lobdell;  Pencils: Ed Benes and Eduardo Pansica;  Inks: Ed Benes, Trevor Scott, Scott Hanna … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #316

We start to get the second issues of all the Convergence mini-series this week, and I’m even more impressed with Chip Kidd’s alternate-cover designs (with the #2’s the “other halves” of the #1’s), and the way the original artists of the cover images are given prominent credit.  DC’s including eight-page previews of their post-Convergence new and returning titles, a different one in every book; check the reviews here to see which preview can be found in which title.  Meanwhile, the other comics companies haven’t been idle: Marvel’s got Secret Wars #1 and a new Squirrel Girl, while new issues of … Continue reading

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Secret Wars 2015 Launch Party! Wed. 5/6/15

SECRET WARS 2015 LAUNCH PARTY! THIS WED. 5/6/15  10am – 8pm SECRET WARS IS BACK! VARIANTS * LITHOS*  MARVEL BACK ISSUE SALE* Follow the path to 2015’s MARVEL event  Secret Wars, an epic more than 30 years in the making! From the climax of 1984’s original Secret Wars saga, to the origin of Miles Morales, the new Ultimate Spider-Man, it’s all been leading up to this. And Marvel’s master planner, Jonathan Hickman, has long been planting seeds for the story only he could write. War is coming – be ready! This Wed! 20% off BACK ISSUE MARVEL COMICS* * Some … Continue reading

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