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Comic Review: Uncanny X-Men and Black Widow!

COMIC REVIEWS!!

uncanny_x-men_vol_5_10Uncanny X-Men #10 (Marvel Comics)

After ten weeks, Marvel’s opening storyline for Uncanny X-Men has come to a close. The Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, and Matthew Rosenberg crafted story has been packed to the brim with mutants new and old, and the stage is set for the epic showdown with Nate Grey in Uncanny X-Men #10. But it can’t live up to the hype, can it?

Surprisingly, it can. Read the rest of this entry

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Comic Reviews: Spider-Man and Uncanny X-Men!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

Spider-Man_Vol_2_1Spider-Man #1 (Marvel Comics)

Finally, Miles Morales joins the main Marvel Universe. It’s a move that’s been on fans of the star of Ultimate Comics Spider-Man’s minds since he first made his debut, and now that Secret Wars is over, Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli are able to have Miles join the Avengers, Inhumans, and the OTHER Spider-Man in the all new all different Marvel Universe. While it doesn’t answer all of your questions, Spider-Man #1 still serves as an action-packed, if light, adventure for Marvel Prime’s newest hero. Read the rest of this entry

Strange Times Ahead For Marvel

allnewalldifferentmarvel-138579We’ve all been waiting for Marvel to announce their books post-Secret Wars, and now with the release of the All-New All-Different Marvel preview book, we’ve gotten a look at some of the new titles coming our way this fall. And boy, Marvel sure is living up to the All-Different part of the initiative. From a Howling Commandos book to a series starring Carnage, there’s lots of new offbeat series to come. But with so many to choose from, which ones should you look out for? Well, I can’t make that decision for you, but I can at least tell you which ones I’m interested in: Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con International San Diego and Uncanny X-Men!

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

Harley_Quinn_Invades_Comic_Con_International_San_Diego_Vol_2-1_Cover-1_Teaser Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con International San Diego #1 (DC Comics)

 I’ll admit it; I dropped Harley Quinn a few months ago. As much as I loved the character, I wasn’t a fan on this new “Deadpool” spin that writers Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti were giving her. After two really good opening issues, the book quickly devolved into an unfunny, incoherent mess. But for some reason I was compelled to pick up Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con International San Diego. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because the premise, which has Harley trying to pitch her own comic book, seemed similar to the zero issue that I loved. Maybe I felt I was being too hard on Harley’s main series and wanted to give her another shot. Or maybe I just simply like Harley Quinn and wanted to see her at San Diego Comic Con, the nerd Mecca that I’ll probably never go to in my lifetime. Whatever the reasoning, I picked up this one shot issue and actually found that I enjoyed it quite a bit. It still has a lot of the same things that irk me about the regular series, but I found myself being able to look past that and really enjoy the main story. Read the rest of this entry