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First Impressions – CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #1

Fan favorite CAPTAIN MARVEL returns in her new solo series, as part of Marvel NOW! What’s Carol Danvers’ new deal? What nigh insurmountable forces will she find a way to surmount? Where is she living since she got kicked out … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE PUNISHER (2014) #1

Another new year, and another round of new series. Marvel is having its Marvel NOW initiative, and among the characters getting new or renumbered series is everyone’s favorite deliverer of lethal justice. Frank Castle is back to his old tricks, … Continue reading

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First Impressions – AGE OF ULTRON #1

In a potential future or very real new present (not sure which), long-time Avengers villain Ultron reigns supreme. AGE OF ULTRON #1 begins what will most likely be Marvel’s next huge, overblown crossover event. How did the evil automaton gain … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull (3/6/13) – SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #5

The dangerous psychopath Massacre stalks the streets of New York, a villain Peter Parker allowed to live. In SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #5, will Ottoman be able to rectify his predecessor’s mistake permanently? Moreover, should he be the one to do it?

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First Impressions – THE FEARLESS DEFENDERS #1

They’re back once again! Except not really, because it’s entirely different people this time. Marvel NOW revives the franchise again with THE FEARLESS DEFENDERS #1. Can this all-girl Defenders team match the quality of the 2011 Defenders series? Or are … Continue reading

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First Impressions – MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #1

Straight from the pages of (the now canceled) Amazing Spiderman, we have yet another anti-hero floundering about, trying to find his place in the world. This isn’t your little sister’s vampire. Micheal Morbius has a series all his own, once … Continue reading

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News & Views – The End of AMAZING SPIDERMAN And The Beginning of SUPERIOR SPIDERMAN

In honor of the new year, I finally give my rambling explanation of the recent alterations to the Spiderman franchise and what I think of it. WARNING: THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700, AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #15.1, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Pull – 12/26/12 SPIDERMAN ONLY SPECIAL

Last pull list of the year, and on the positive side we only have two books out this week. On the negative side, one is an extra large issue and both herald the end of a series and a legacy. … Continue reading

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First Impressions – UNCANNY AVENGERS #1

So begins Marvel NOW! The war between the Avengers and the X-Men is finished, ushering a new age of cooperation between the two. Such is UNCANNY AVENGERS #1. And yes, I got the Marvel Babies variant cover.

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News & Views – The Amethyst Controversy, and The End of Amazing Spider-Man

  We’re walking on eggshells today, as well as getting things to up to speed on another thing. It’s time to talk about a surprisingly hot topic concerning DC’s recent release of Sword of Sorcery featuring Amethyst, as well as … Continue reading

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