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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #430

Astonishing X-Men #1 (of 12) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Pencils: Jim Cheung; Inks: Mark Morales, Guillermo Ortego and Walden Wong;  Colors: Richard Isanove and Rain Beredo Secret Empire #6 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Leonil Francis Yu;  Inks: Gerry Alanguilan with Leonil Francis Yu;  Colors: Sunny Gho with Java Tartaglia Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #2 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Astonishing X-Men is a 12-issue maxi-series by Soule, who used that length to good effect a couple of years ago on She-Hulk, with a series of one- and two-issue tales that also … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #426

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire W.M.D.: Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha #1 — Writer: Greg Pak;  Art: Mahmud Asrar;  Colors: Nolan Woodard Nick Fury #3 — Writer: James Robinson;  Pencils: ACO; Inks: Hugo Petrus;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Invincible Iron Man #8 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Marte Gracia Silver Surfer #12 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Mighty Thor #20 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art/Color: Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson;  Valerio Schiti and Veronica Gandini America #4 — Writer: Gabby Rivera; … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #421

Secret Empire #2 (of 10) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Art/Colors: Andrea Sorrentino with Rod Reis Luke Cage #1 — Writer: David F. Walker;  Art: Nelson Blake II;  Colors: Marcio Menyz Generation X #1 — Writer: Christina Strain;  Art: Amilcar Pinna;  Colors: Felipe Sobreiro Nick Fury #2 — Writer: James Robinson;  Pencils: ACO;  Inks: Hugo Petrus;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg I like the way Secret Empire just jumps to the hope-is-all-gone stage of its Hydra takeover of the US, rather than wasting our time with set-up, and Sorrentino’s and Reis’s moody, dimly-lit art and imaginative page design set just the right tone and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #418

The Mighty Thor #18 — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: Russell Dauterman;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #18 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder;  Art: Natacha Bustos;  Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat #17 — Writer: Kate Leth;  Art: Brittney L. Williams;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Hulk #5 — Writer: Mariko Tamaki;  Art: Nico Leon;  Colors: Matt Milla and Andrew Crossley Of the books spotlighting women characters this week, Mighty Thor continues to be the most mainstream (and, not coincidentally, the best-selling), with its Asgardian/Shi’ar war, various gods and Phoenix forces, and Xavier-School alum Quentin Quire combining … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #413

Action Comics #976 — Writer: Dan Jurgens;  Pencils: Doug Mahnke;  Inks: Jaime Mendoza, Christian Alamy and Trevor Scott;  Colors: Wil Quintana Doom Patrol #6 — Writer: Gerard Way;  Art: Nick Derington; Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #17 — Writer: Robert Venditti;  Art: Ethan van Sciver;  Colors: Jason Wright Suicide Squad #14 — Writer: Rob Williams;  Pencils: John Romita Jr.;  Inks: Richard Friend;  Colors: Dean White Deathstroke #15 — Writer: Christopher Priest;  Breakdowns: Larry Hama;  Pencils: Carlo Pagulatan;  Inks: Jason Paz;  Colors: Jeromy Cox Action Comics is actually kind of a big deal — it’s the conclusion … Continue reading

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