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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #456

Avengers #676 — Writers: Mark Waid, Al Ewing and Jim Zub;  Art: Pepe Larraz;  Colors: David Curiel Doctor Strange #384 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art: Gabriel Hernandez Walta;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire The Mighty Thor #703 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Venom, Inc. Omega — Writers: Dan Slott and Mike Costa;  Pencils: Ryan Stegman and Gerardo Sandoval;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Brian Reber Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #299 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Adam Kubert and Juan Frigeri;  Colors: Jason Keith Champions #16 — Writer: Mark Waid;  Pencils: Humberto Ramos;  Inks: Victor Olazaba;  Colors: Edgar … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #452

X-Men: Grand Design #1 (of 6) — Creator: Ed Piskor X-Men: Grand Design, a cool, addictive surprise, comes from Marvel’s hiring Ed Piskor, creator of the Hip Hop Family Tree comic, to tackle an even more tangled history: The X-Men. The result is six forty-page issues, using aged paper and lurid colors to present a mashup of 1940s science-fiction-comic style and underground art (he’s worked with Harvey Pekar and Jay Lynch), to remix and retell the group’s history, using as source material the first 300 issues of Uncanny X-Men. Mind you, it’s not as simple as starting with the story in X-Men #1; no, … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #447

Doctor Strange #381 — Writer: Donny Cates;  Art: Gabriel Hernandez Walta;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Punisher #218 — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Guiu Vilanova;  Colors: Lee Loughridge Amazing Spider-Man #791 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: Stuart Immonen;  Inks: Mark von Grawbadger;  Colors: Rain Beredo The Mighty Thor #701 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: James Harren;  Colors: Dave Stewart Doctor Strange is the most-anticipatred Legacy relaunch this week; writer Donny Cates made a splash last year with the indy books God Country and Redneck (the latter a Texas-vampire genre romp that got shout-outs from, among others, Entertainment Weekly), got tapped by Marvel, … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #443

The Mighty Thor #700 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Various The Invincible Iron Man #593 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli and Alex Maleev;  Colors: Marte Gracia and Alex Maleev The Incredible Hulk #709 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Pencils: Greg Land;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Frank D’Armata The Mighty Thor #700, a double-sized anniversary issue, is not the end of the current storyline, but a criss-crossed-plots advancement of it, a smorgasboard of all the “War Between the Realms” sub-plots you’ve been missing if you haven’t been reading it, all written by Jason Aaron (who’s been chronicling Asgardian adventures … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #440

Marvel Legacy #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Esad Ribic with Steve McNiven;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Generations: Miles Morales Spider-Man and Peter Parker Spider-Man #1 (of 1) — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Ramon Perez;  Colors: Msassyx Generations: Steve Wilson Captain America and Steve Rogers Captain America #1 (of 1) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art: Paul Renaud;  Colors: Laura Martin Marvel Legacy is, thankfully, pretty good — Aaron, Ribic, McNiven and Wilson are top-tier creators, and they get 50 pages to prove it, with the Avengers of One Million BC against an insane Celestial, plus modern-day cuts focusing … Continue reading

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