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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #500

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 #1 (of 5) — Story: Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson;  Art: Mike Norton, Yishan Li and Michael Avon Oeming;  Colors: Dave Stewart The Warning #1 — Writer/Artist: Edward Laroche;  Colors: Brad Simpson Sex Death Revolution #2 — Writer: Magdalene Visaggio;  Art: Kasia Witerscheim;  Colors: Harry Saxon Man-Eaters #3 — Writer: Chelsea Cain;  Art: Kate Niemczyk;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Archie: 1941 #3 (of 5) — Story: Brian Augustyn and Mark Waid;  Art: Peter Krause;  Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #4 (of 4) — Creator: Sarah Graley Let’s start with the smaller-publisher indy books again … 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 #485

Fantastic Four #1 (#646) — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Sara Pichelli with Elisabetia D’Amico;  Colors: Marte Gracia Spider-Man Annual #1 — Writer: Bryan Edward Hill;  Art: Nelson Blake II with Alitha E. Martinez;  Mark Bagley with Roberto Poggi;  Colors: Carlos Lopez Amazing Spider-Man #3 (#804) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Ryan Ottley;  Inks: Cliff Rathburn;  Colors: Laura Martin Domino #5 — Writer: Gail Simone;  Layouts: David Baldeon;  Art: Michael Shelfer;  Colors: Jesus Aburtov Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #35 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Derek Charm;  Colors: Rico Renzi One reason Fantastic Four relaunched this week is that Wednesday, August 8 was … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #476

Doctor Strange #1 (#391) — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art/Colors: Jesus Saiz Captain America #703 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Leonardo Romero with Alan Davis and Mark Farmer;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire with Irma Kniivila Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Art: Javier Garron;  Colors: Israel Silva Ant-Man and the Wasp: Living Legends #1 (of 1) — Writer: Ralph Macchio;  Art: Andrea di Vito;  Colors: Laura Villari True Believers: Ant-Man and the Wasp — The Birth of Giant-Man #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Art: Jack Kirby with Don Heck Longtime comics scripter Mark Waid gets a hat … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #470

Hunt for Wolverine #1 (of 1) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Art: David Marquez and Paulo Siquiera;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg, Walden Wong and Ruth Redmond Thanos Annual #1 — Creators: Various True Believers: Carol Danvers #1 (of 1) — Writer: Roy Thomas;  Art: Gene Colan Hunt for Wolverine is one of those surprised-that-it’s-good books; it’s the intro to four different mini-series that continue the story through August, followed by a wrap-up, so it could have been just a naked cash-grab, but instead it’s a decent old-school X-Men tale with Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler and Kitty fighting the Reavers over Logan’s adamantium-covered corpse, … Continue reading

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