doctor strange: damnation


Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange explains to us that the portal he opened in Las Vegas attracted not only Mephisto, but also Dormammu, Nightmare, and Shuma-Gorath. They warred over who would enter our dimension, and Mephisto won, which left the other three in some sort of Necro-Realm. Dormammu has a proposal for Doctor Strange and the […]

Doctor Strange Damnation #4 Review: Finishes Better than it Started

Doctor Strange Damnation #4 Review: Finishes Better than it Started

However, Mephisto does not know that the Ghost Rider has become the king of Hell, and the tides may soon turn in favor of Wong.[caption id="attachment_836996" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #4 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Doctor Strange: Damnation ends better than it began While some of the deliberate lack of repentance on the part of[...]


Iron Fist #80 Review: Punching Demons from Here to Eternity

Iron Fist #80 Review: Punching Demons from Here to Eternity

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Iron Fist and Fat Cobra interrupt the fight between Orson Randall and Miranda Rand. Danny and Cobra have a new agreement with D'Kay. Orson, Miranda, and Fat Cobra's mother can be free from Hell if the five can defeat the remaining 12 demons at D'Kay's disposal at once. Let the final round of […]

Comics for Your Pull Box April 18th 2018: Action Comics #100  Nuff Said

Comics for Your Pull Box April 18th, 2018: Action Comics #100, ' Nuff Said

Where do you go from there? Well, Charles Soule and Mike Henderson will be filling us in on that this week.[caption id="attachment_830484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Iron Fist #80 cover by Jeff Dekal[/caption]Iron Fist #80The past two issues of Iron Fist have been underwhelming in the grand scheme of this run, but, with the series coming to an apparent and my love of[...]

Doctor Strange #388 Review: I Have No Jaw but I Must Bark

Doctor Strange #388 Review: I Have No Jaw, but I Must Bark

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We relive Bats hopping into Doctor Strange's possessed body, and he shakes the Sorcerer Supreme of Mephisto's delusion. Bats tries to shake Stephen loose of the possession, but neither are sure how to do it. Worse yet, Strange keeps seeing a specter of Clea, and he keeps trying to chase her down. Despite […]


Ben Reilly the Scarlet Spider #16 Review: Empty Aimless but Pretty Fun

Ben Reilly the Scarlet Spider #16 Review: Empty, Aimless, but Pretty Fun

It complicates further when Mephisto himself approaches Ben Reilly.[caption id="attachment_820652" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #16 cover by Khary Randolph and Emilio Lopez[/caption]Scarlet Spider #16 is a fun if unnecessary spin-off to Doctor Strange: Damnation It doesn’t add anything of note to the story and really only serves to give Ben something to[...]

Johnny Blaze Ghost Rider #1 Review: Aimless Fun with the Spirit of Vengeance

Johnny Blaze Ghost Rider #1 Review: Aimless Fun with the Spirit of Vengeance

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Johnny Blaze is dead…again. This time, his check was cashed by Mephisto. As a result, the Spirit of the Ghost Rider is wandering Hell without a host. For once, Johnny wants back in, but the Rider doesn't. Regardless, the two know that they need to overthrow Hell if the guilty are to be […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses Week of March 21st 2018: Justice League and Thanos Ascendant

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 21st, 2018: Justice League and Thanos Ascendant

This fight was incredible, and it made for a great swan song for this Mighty Thor.[caption id="attachment_816413" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #3 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Loss: Damnation #3: Time for the Tie-InsLike Iron Fist #78, Doctor Strange: Damnation #3 wasn’t an outright bad comic, but it is fairly insulting It nakedly kills the pacing[...]

Iron Fist #78 Review: Retreading the Origin Story

Iron Fist #78 Review: Retreading the Origin Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Iron Fist is reliving the most painful moments of his life. He witnesses the death of his parents, his sister, and the moment when he spared Harold Meachum. This is due to receiving the penance stare from the Ghost Rider-Hawkeye. He soon awakens in the hellscape which Las Vegas has become, and he […]

Doctor Strange Damnation #3 Review: Time to Tease the Spinoffs

Doctor Strange Damnation #3 Review: Time to Tease the Spinoffs

Meanwhile, the Ghost Rider goes to meet Mephisto himself.[caption id="attachment_816413" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #3 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Damnation #3 gets some points for bringing together the battle between the Ghost Rider-Avengers and Wong’s Midnight Sons for which we’ve been waiting Unfortunately, it takes a while to get there, and it doesn’t show much[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of March 21st 2018: Lets Talk About How Great Batwoman Is

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of March 21st, 2018: Let's Talk About How Great Batwoman Is

This one comes from writers Zep and Lewis Trondheim and artist Dominique Bertail.[caption id="attachment_812453" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Iron Fist #78 cover by Jeff Dekal[/caption]Iron Fist #78Ed Brisson's Iron Fist ties into Doctor Strange: Damnation this month, and Danny Rand is forced to confront his past sins in Mephisto's hybrid of Hell and Las Vegas. Damian Couceiro joins the Living Weapon's book this month[...]

Doctor Strange #387 Review: Getting Back on Track

Doctor Strange #387 Review: Getting Back on Track

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange has been broken, beaten, and left to bleed out within Mephisto's Hotel Inferno in the Las Vegas hellscape. All hope seems lost when he gets an astral message from his closest friend, Wong. He tells Stephen of the team he's put together to save both Las Vegas and the Sorcerer Supreme. […]

Doctor Strange Damnation #2 Review: More Good Stuff to Balance Out the Problems

Doctor Strange Damnation #2 Review: More Good Stuff to Balance Out the Problems

With this motley crew, Wong lays out his plan, and the group heads to Las Vegas.[caption id="attachment_807214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #2 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Doctor Strange: Damnation #2 continues to highlight many of the problems that made Damnation #1 a rough ride The opening scenes have narration from Stephen Strange treating what he[...]

Comic Book Wins and Losses for the Week of February 21st 2018: Infinite Damnation

Comic Book Wins and Losses for the Week of February 21st 2018: Infinite Damnation

If Luke Cage must end, then at least it ended like this.[caption id="attachment_798865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Loss: Doctor Strange: Damnation- He Just Makes Everything WorseIn addition to making this story a follow-up to Secret Empire, Nick Spencer, in his collaboration with Doctor Strange scribe Donny Cates, has decided to revive his famed story by weaving a conflict[...]

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

Joyous celebration quickly turns to shock and horror when the Hotel Inferno, a casino owned and operated by Mephisto himself, arrives on the Vegas strip to claim souls.[caption id="attachment_798865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Sometimes a premise is so bad from the outset that what follows can only be a string[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of February 21st 2018: Alters Damnation Bloodborne and More

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of February 21st, 2018: Alters, Damnation, Bloodborne, and More

Bendis, but I look forward to your DC work.[caption id="attachment_797337" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 Cover by Rod Reis[/caption]Doctor Strange: Damnation #1The event of Marvel's mystical heroes begins with Damnation #1 The Sorcerer Supreme is attempting to make up for the damage suffered by Las Vegas from the events of Secret Empire (there is no escaping this[...]