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Comic Reviews: Avengers & X-Men: AXIS and Robin Rises Alpha!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

 Avengers_&_X-Men_AXIS_Vol_1_9_SolicitAvengers & X-Men: AXIS #9 (of 9) (Marvel Comics)

 MILD SPOILERS

 Avengers & X-Men: AXIS has come to an end, and has once again “changed the face of the Marvel Universe as we know it”.

Except, it kinda didn’t. Sure, events happen in the finale of Rick Remender’s story, but none of the moments hit as hard as they could, and the whole thing feels very rushed, especially with four credited artists on the issue (Terry Dodsen, Jamie Cheung, Adam Kubert, and Lienil Francis Yu). Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Batman & Ra’s Al Ghul and The Punisher!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!!

Batman_and_Robin_Vol_2-32_Cover-1_Teaser Batman & Ra’s Al Ghul #32 (DC Comics)

 Batman’s quest for the body of Damian Wayne finally comes to a close in Batman & Ra’s Al Ghul #32, as the Dark Knight comes face to face with the Demon’s Head, and he’s not too happy with Ra’s plans to resurrect his daughter and grandson. Writer Peter J. Thomasi and artist Patrick Gleason are in top form with this issue, and bring us one of the most brutal Batman vs. Ra’s fights in recent memory. Read the rest of this entry