Monthly Archives: September 2013

Superior Spider-Man Team Up #3 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Why team up books sometimes don’t work. Taking after the old Marvel Team Up book from the Bronze Age, Superior Spider-Man Team-Up brings together Spider-Man and a monthly guest star to team up against whatever threat is … Continue reading

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Villain Month: Week 4 (DC) – Quick Reviews

The last week of Villains month is over and we got the final 12 of the 52 comics focusing on the bad guys in the DCU.  These have been a mixed bag for me.  I know a lot of this … Continue reading

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Infinity: Heist #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – C-List Iron Man villains attempting the big score. After reading and reviewing Infinity: The Hunt, I was a bit worried Infinity: Heist would be another tie in that doesn’t deliver in terms of entertainment value, or that … Continue reading

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Wolverine and the X-Men #36 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Best X-Men storyline in years! Seriously, I can’t remember the last time I was excited to read the next issue of an X-Men comic book.  People who know me know that I’m not the biggest X-Men fan … Continue reading

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Mythopolis #1 (Ardden)

Rating: 3/5 – Great start but may be hard to find this issue. The title is not a great indication of what you’re going to end up getting from the comic.  I was at first (without any other research) expecting … Continue reading

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Mighty Avengers #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Fans of Luke Cage unite! Sneaking this review in before #2 comes out on Tuesday!  This was a decent #1 issue, saved by Al Ewing’s dialogue.  It’s touted as an Infinity tie-in, which is technically true, but … Continue reading

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Sons of Anarchy #1 (Boom!)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Setting up a story for fans of SAMCRO. It’s always tough when adapting a TV series or movie into comics.  How much do you want/need to lean on actor likenesses in the art?  The main problem I … Continue reading

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