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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #398

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Slapstick #1 — Writers: Reilly Brown and Fred van Lente;  Storyboards: Reilly Brown;  Art: Diego Olortegui;  Colors: Jim Campbell Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1 — Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Art: Kev Walker;  Colors: Antonio Fabela; (Second Story): Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Art: Salvador Larroca;  Colors: Edgar Delgado Nova #1 — Writers: Jeff Loveness and Ramon Perez;  Art: Ramon Perez;  Colors: Ian Herring Of the Marvel first issues this week, Slapstick is the most unusual, with its living-cartoon character existing in the “real” Marvel world; the cover gives the main idea, that he uses Bugs Bunny-like violence that doesn’t affect him — you … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #375

She Wolf #1

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #8 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Mighty Thor #8 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Ms. Marvel #8 — Writer: G. Willow Wilson;  Art: Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona;  Colors: Ian Herring with Irma Kniivila Scarlet Witch #7 — Writer: James Robinson;  Art: Annie Wu;  Colors: Muntsa Vicente The women heroes really rule at Marvel right now — many of the company’s best, most imaginative storytelling comes from books with female leads. Look at the four here: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #345: Comics as Gifts for Kids

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1

If you’re a parent, or Christmas shopping for young- or pre-teens, it can sometimes be hard to find comics that are suitable, without the darker elements of violence or adult themes that so many comics seem to emphasize. However, there are a lot of all-ages books out there, comics that aren’t too cloying or sweet, but offer smart, engaging stories and characters that both adults and kids can appreciate, and this week offers a number of examples: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl … Continue reading

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Star Wars Day!

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  STAR WARS DAY! Sunday, December 13th from 12 pm – 4pm 20 % off ALL Star Wars Comics and Merchandise! FREE Star Wars Sampler (While Supplies Last!) Photos with Star Wars Characters Join Darth Vader in a light saber training class for kids of all ages at 12:30 pm   Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #334

Harley Quinn Road Trip Special #1

Eleven Secret Wars tie-ins this week, but the good news is that seven of them are conclusions; there’s a growing light at the end of Jonathan Hickman’s three-year-old tunnel.  Let’s look at all of them one at a time: Secret Wars: A-Force #4 (of 5) — Writers: Marguerite Bennett and G. Willow Wilson;  Pencils: Jorge Molina;  Inks: Craig Yeung and Walden Wong;  Colors: Laura Martin This tryout/preview for one of Marvel’s new relaunch titles has been decent enough, with sharp character interaction among a diverse, interesting cast. Its momentum gets spoiled here through no fault of its own: the climactic … Continue reading

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