Tag Archives: X-men

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 #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 #420

Rocket #1 — Writer: Al Ewing;  Art: Adam Gorham;  Colors: Michael Garland Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #2 — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Al Davis; Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yacky Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1 (of 5) — Writer: Kieron Gillen;  Art: Marco Checchetto;  Colors: Andres Mossa Zombies Assemble #1 — Writer/Artist: Yusaku Komiyama;  Script: Jim Zub Secret Warriors #1 — Writer: Matthew Rosenberg;  Art: Javier Garron;  Colors: Israel Silva Marvel first issues: Rocket because, duh, hot movie, and Al Ewing turns out to be a good choice as writer: he says on the editorial page that … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #419

Secret Empire #1 (of 9) — Writer: Nick Spencer;  Pencils: Steve McNiven;  Inks: Jay Leisten;  Colors: Matthew Wilson Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #1 (of 4) — Writer: Jim Starlin;  Pencils: Alan Davis;  Inks: Mark Farmer;  Colors: Matt Yackey Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission: Breakout! #1 (of 1) — Writer: Christopher Hastings; Pencils: Edgar Salazar;  Inks: Allen Martinez;  Colors: Andrew Crossley Black Bolt #1 — Writer: Saladin Ahmed;  Art/Colors: Christian Ward Of the Marvel first issues this week, Secret Empire has the most buzz: a fascist takeover of the United States by a Captain America who, thanks to a … 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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