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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #465

Kick-Ass #2 — Writer: Mark Millar;  Pencils: John Romita Jr.;  Inks/Colors: Peter Steigerwald Ice Cream Man #3 — Writer: W. Maxwell Prince;  Art: Martin Morazzo;  Colors: Chris O’Halloran Kill or be Killed #17 — Writer: Ed Brubaker;  Art: Sean Phillips;  Colors: Elizabeth Breitweiser Moonshine #8 — Writer: Brian Azzarello;  Art/Colors: Eduardo Risso Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #33 — Creator: David Lapham Monstress #15 — Writer: Marjorie Liu;  Art: Sana Takeda We’re starting with the indy books this week, largely on the strength of Image’s six: Kick-Ass has the crowd-pleasing collaboration of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. offering new twists … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #461

Black Panther Annual #1 — Writers: Don McGregor, Christopher Priest and Reginald Hudlin;  Art: Mike Perkins, Daniel Acuna and Ken Lashley Infinity Countdown: Prime #1 (of 1) — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Mike Deodato, Jr.;  Colors: Frank Martin Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 (of 5) — Writers: Nick Spencer and Donny Cates;  Art/Colors: Rob Reis Marvel manages to capitalize on a mega-hit movie successfully, with the Black Panther Annual featuring new stories from the three writers most associated with him: Don McGregor, whose ’70s run produced Erik Killmonger and one of the movie’s climactic waterfall scenes, and is on the short … Continue reading

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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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