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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #501

True Believers: Fantastic Four: Skrulls #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Puppet Master #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Mad Thinker #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Dan Ayers This week’s best bargains, as they often are, are the Marvel “True Believers” $1 reprint books — for $3, you can get copies of Fantastic Four #2, 8 and 15, all by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, from back when the FF was Marvel’s flagship comic, and Spider-Man and the … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #499

Love and Rockets #6 — Creators: Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez Go-Bots #1 — Creator: Tom Scioli Rick and Morty Presents: Pickle Rick #1 (of 1) — Writer: Delilah S. Dawson;  Art: CJ Cannon;  Colors: Brittany Peer Middlewest #1 — Writer: Skottie Young;  Art: Jorge Corona;  Colors: Jean-Francois Beaulieu Dick Tracy #2 — Writers: Lee and Michael Allred;  Pencils: Rich Tommaso;  Inks: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Exorsisters #2 — Writer: Ian Boothby;  Art: Gisele Lagace;  Colors: Pete Pantazis Black Badge #4 — Writer: Matt Kindt;  Art: Tyler Jenkins;  Colors: Hilary Jenkins Burn-Outs #3 — Writer: Dennis Culver;  Art: Geoffo;  Colors: … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #496

Batman Secret Files #1 (of 1) — Creators: Various Batman/The Maxx: Arkham Dreams #2 (of 5) — Writer/Artist: Sam Kieth; Colors: Ronda Pattison From its title, I thought Batman Secret Files #1 would be like those ’90s/’00s SF versions with a story or two, and then a bunch of Who’s Who-type entries, city maps and other world-fillers. Not so; it’s a straight five-story anthology: a three-page opener by Tom King and Mikel Janin; an eight-pager about a GCPD officer’s encounter with the Scarecrow, in which writer Ram V and artist Jorge Fornes use (and then don’t use) the nine-panel grid … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #490

Return of Wolverine #1 (of 5) — Writer: Charles Soule;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Laura Martin Infinity Warps: Soldier Supreme #1 (of 2) — Writer: Gerry Duggan;  Art: Adam Kubert;  Colors: Matthew Wilson True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Punisher: The First Appearance #1 (of 1) — Writer: Gerry Conway;  Pencils: Ross Andru;  Inks: Frank Giacoia and Dave Hunt True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Punisher by Grant and Zeck #1 (of 1) — Writer: Steven Grant;  Art: Mike Zeck;   True Believers: Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary: Iron Fist by Thomas and Kane #1 (of 1) — … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #486

West Coast Avengers #1 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Stefano Caselli;  Colors: Triona Farrell Mr. and Mrs. X #2 — Writer: Kelly Thompson;  Art: Oscar Bazaldua;  Colors: Frank D’Armata The Punisher #1 (Legacy #229) — Writer: Matt Rosenberg;  Art: Szymon Kudranski;  Colors: Antonio Fabela Avengers: Wakanda Forever #1 (of 1) — Writer: Nnedi Okorafor;  Art: Oleg Okunev;  Colors: Erick Arciniega When we put the cover of this week’s relaunch of West Coast Avengers #1 up on the store website, almost all the comments were negative, presumably from fans who remember it fondly and don’t think this new iteration does justice to … Continue reading

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