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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 – NEW WARRIORS #1

Another new series for 2014 coming from Marvel, and it’s another revival of an old book with (some) new characters. NEW WARRIORS #1 introduces a new generation to an ensemble cast of young superheroes (and Kaine). Can these heroes, old … 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 – MS. MARVEL #1

Once upon a time, Air Force officer Carol Danvers gained superpowers. She donned a costume and became the distaff counterpart to Captain Marvel. Years later, Carol would become so respected (both in universe and in real life), that she took … Continue reading

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First Impressions – MIRACLEMAN #1

From the heights of the Golden Age to the depths of the Bronze and Dark ages, comes a hero with two names, two origins, and a history more confusing than Hawkman. The grandfather of all deconstructive superhero stories is back … Continue reading

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First Impressions – LONGSHOT SAVES THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1

Someone or something is killing those who exhibit unusually good fortune, and it’s up to the luckiest man in the world to stop it. But in LONGSHOT SAVES THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1, the titular veteran of Xs, both Men and … Continue reading

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First Impressions – AMAZING X-MEN #1

Because we didn’t already have enough X-Men books. It’s AMAZING X-MEN #1, and the return(?) of the furry blue elf himself. In days past, Nightcrawler gave his life for the good of his species. Now he’s in Actual Heaven. But … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE TRIAL OF THE PUNISHER #1

Many times Frank Castle brushed with the law. But never has the Punisher been brought to court for his crusade against crime. He either always evades capture in the first place, or escaped custody once we punished whoever he needed … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #1

It might seem a tad redundant to headline a new ongoing series with a team of villains when the very opponent they battle is only a few parts removed from villainy himself. But THE SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #1 has … Continue reading

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First Impressions – X-MEN #1

In one of the more ironic title choices, the adjective-less X-MEN #1 sports an all-girl team. The erstwhile mutant-turned-vampire Jubilee returns to the Jean Grey School…with a baby in tow. And what’s more, she’s been followed by one of the … Continue reading

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