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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #434

True Believers: Kirby 100th — Captain America #1 — Creators: Jack Kirby, Joe Simon and Stan Lee True Believers: Kirby 100th — Eternals #1 — Writer/Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: John Verpoorten;  Colors: Glynis Wein Generations: Wolverine and All-New Wolverine #1 — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Art: Ramon Rosanas;  Colors: Nolan Woodard The Ultimates² #100 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Travel Foreman, Filipé Andrade, Marco Lorenzana and Scott Hanna;  Colors: Dan Brown with Matt Yachey Silver Surfer #13 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred Some Marvel first and (almost) last issues: at the low low price of $1,  … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #423

  Wonder Woman Annual #1 — Creators: Various Teen Titans Special #1 — Story: Christopher Priest, Benjamin Percy and Dan Abnett;  Writer: Priest;  Pencils: Paul Pelletier;  Inks: Andrew Hennessy;  Colors: Adriano Lucas The Flash #23 — Writer: Joshua Williamson;  Art: Carmine di Giandomenico;  Colors: Ican Plascencia The Wonder Woman Annual (just in time for the movie!) leads with its best shot: the first meeting of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott. In addition, there’s an encounter with King Shark, by Vita Ayala and Claire Roe; a Japan-set tale by Michael Moreci and Stephanie Hans; and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #384

Silver Surfer #200 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Art: Michael Allred;  Colors: Laura Allred All-New Wolverine Annual #1 — Writer: Tom Taylor;  Art: Marcio Takara;  Color: Mat Lopes Amazing Spider-Man #17 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Pencils: R. B. Silva;  Inks: Adriano di Benedetto;  Colors: Marte Gracia Three non-Civil War II tie-ins: Silver Surfer #200 celebrates that title’s anniversary with a 25-page episode of the regular story (with the usual Allred/Slott combination of quirky charm and bittersweet relationship drama), plus a one-page recap, a two-page letters section, a page about the Eisner award for best single issue that the comic won last … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #356

Love and Rockets: New Stories #8 — Creators: Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez This yearly dose of new Hernandez Brothers’ work is always cause for celebration — very few creators can say they’ve been chronicling their creations’ lives for thirty years, aging them in real time (you’d have to go to daily newspaper strips like Gasoline Alley or For Better or for Worse to see anything similar, and neither of those is still publishing new material), and both brothers are still capable of tremendous storytelling. Gilbert’s the more operatic, as the many descendants of his Palomar character Luba follow film careers … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #350

Rocket Raccoon and Groot #1 — Writer: Skottie Young;  Art: Filipe Andrade;  Colors: Jean-Francois Beaulieu Deadpool and Cable #1 (of 3) — Writer: Fabian Nicieza;  Pencils: Reilly Brown;  Inks: Reilly Brown and Jay Leisten;  Colors: Jim Charalampidis Only two Marvel first issues this week, and they’re both retreads — Rocket Raccoon and Groot is by last year’s Rocket Raccoon creative team, which is good: Young, especially, has a knack for acid-tinged, off-kilter cuteness (see his I Hate Fairyland), and it mixes well with the space opera here.  My only complaint is that it’s an odd choice of story for a first issue, … Continue reading

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