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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #498

Uncanny X-Men #1 (Legacy #620) — Writers: Ed Brisson, Matthew Rosenberg and Kelly Thompson;  Art: Mahmud Asrar;  Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Avengers #10 (Legacy #700) — Writer: Jason Aaron;  Art: David Marquez and Ed McGuinness with Frazer Irving, Adam Kubert and Andrea Sorrentino;  Colors:  Justin Ponsor, Erick Arciniega, Frazer Irving, Matthew Wilson and Giada Marchisio The Black Order #1 (of 5) — Writer: Derek Landy;  Pencils: Philip Tan;  Inks: Marc Deering, Guillermo Ortega and Le Beau Underwood;  Colors: Jay David Ramos Uncanny X-Men #1 is a relaunch of that bedrock Marvel title, and it’s following the same pattern as the Avengers … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #305

The Multiversity: The Mastermen #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Pencils: Jim Lee;  Inks: Scott Williams, Sandra Hope, Mark Irwin and Jonathan Glapion;  Colors: Alex Sinclair and Jeremy Cox Silk #1 — Writer: Robbie Thompson;  Art: Stacy Lee;  Colors: Ian Herring Ei8ht #1 — Story: Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson;  Script: Mike Johnson;  Art/Colors: Rafael Albuquerque Mandrake the Magician #1 — Writer: Roger Langridge;  Art/Colors: Jeremy Treece A quartet of first issues for this week: Multiversity: Mastermen is the best (even if technically it’s, like, issue #7 of Morrison’s 52-universe-spanning crossover series), because (a) Jim Lee art, (b) the opening splash … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #292

Wonder Woman #36 — Writer: Meredith Finch;  Pencils: David Finch;  Inks: Richard Friend;  Colors: Sonia Oback Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #4 — (First Story)  Creator: Gilbert Hernandez;  Colors: John Rauch;  (Second Story)  Writer: Rob Williams;  Art: Tom Lyle;  Colors: Wendy Broome;  (Third Story)  Writer: Nick Kleid;  Art: Dean Haspiel;  Colors: Allen Passalaqua Two Wonder Woman books — the regular comic features the debut of a new husband-and-wife creative team, the Finches. It’s OK, although if you liked the previous version you might not be too thrilled; unlike Azzarello/Chiang’s quirky, angular work, this is decidedly mainstream, and looks a lot … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #287

Miraculously, we have a week without dozens of new titles, or sparkly 3D covers, or other major debuts or milestones (yeah, Wolverine “dies,” but c’mon…). That’s good, because it gives us a chance to spotlight some of the better ongoing titles, the ones that sometimes get lost in the pr hype of the new stuff: Trees #6 — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art: Jason Howard Supreme: Blue Rose #4 — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art: Tula Lotay Case in point: Ellis is doing some of the best work of his career with these two books. Trees is creator-owned, and continues its hard-sf … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #265

Sergio Aragones Funnies #11 — Creator: Sergio Aragones Aragones had some back problems earlier this year, and this book stopped coming out, but they’ve been fixed and he’s returned, and that’s welcome news: he’s one of our greatest living cartoonists. People who think of him only as the guy who does the marginal gags in Mad might be surprised at just how good a storyteller he is, but a comic like this lets him stretch out and show his versatility: there’s a memoir about getting Mad editor William Gaines a present, a horror story with a neat twist, a “war” … Continue reading

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