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Iceman #1 cover by W. Scott Forbes

Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

The mutant from the future doesn’t acquiesce, but Bobby doesn’t stop trying.[caption id="attachment_916415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Iceman #1 art by Nathan Stockman and Federico Blee[/caption]Nathan Stockman brings a traditional comic book style that highlights muscles, motion, and action The fight scenes are kinetic and fun, and everything is pretty clearly sequenced[...]

Marvel Two-in-One #8 cover by Jay Anacleto and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Marvel Two-in-One #8 Review: The Pain Catches Up

Perez and Federico Blee[/caption]Ramon K Perez’s artwork is a bit of a different story The book tries to be visually gritty, but it doesn’t quite stick In fact, the detailing can be downright off, and a lot of the lines are far too thick for the figures they’re intended to depict[...]

Marvel Two-in-One #7 cover by Nick Bradshaw

Marvel Two-in-One #7 Review: Strong Story, Weak Art

All this makes for good character moments throughout the book and even occasionally tug at the emotions.The pacing of the book remains a strong aspect, as this book tells a sizeable amount of story before it ends.[caption id="attachment_875727" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marvel Two-in-One #7 art by Ramon Perez and Federico Blee[/caption]The art is where this issue[...]

X-Men Wedding Special #1 cover by J. Scott Campbell

X-Men Wedding Special #1 Review: A Middling Prenup

Marika Cresta and Federico Blee provide decent artwork too, even if some of the facial expressions look odd.X-Men Wedding Special #1 is a bit of a lackluster batch It’s not a bad read by any means, but it doesn’t do a lot of interest with its conceit I would recommend it to the diehard X-Men[...]

Thanos Annual #1 cover by Geoff Shaw and Antonio Fabela

Thanos Annual #1 Review: Reading Nietzsche While Watching Caddyshack

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Thanos Annual #1 presents us with a series of stories of the Mad Titan delivered by the Cosmic Ghost Rider in the afterlife. The first gives an anecdote of Thanos training Gamora to be a warrior. The second is an interesting hobby of the tyrant. The third is a show of artistic flair […]

Charismagic Vol. 3 #2 cover by Harvey Talibao and Federico Blee

Charismagic Vol. 3 #2 Review: A Magically Fun Read

3 #2 cover by Harvey Talibao and Federico Blee[/caption]Disclaimer: this is my first experience with Charismagic, so bear that in mind as you read this review.Charismagic #2 is an energetic and upbeat read It’s quirky, fantastical, and has some fun leads There’s something going on with the magic of the world, and it goes back[...]

She-Hulk #163 cover by Rahzzah

She-Hulk #163 Review: A Deservedly Uplifting Conclusion

She-Hulk pacifies them and then delivers a satisfying verbal dressing down.[caption id="attachment_808047" align="aligncenter" width="600"] She-Hulk #163 art by Mariko Tamaki and Federico Blee[/caption]Diego Olortegui’s artwork is solid It’s a cartoony style with lighter detailing and large eyes When it’s time for the She-Hulk to arrive, it comes alive, though[...]

X-Men: Bland Design – The Poisons are Fashionably Late in X-Men Blue #22

We'll start things off with X-Men Blue, which is a crossover with Venom as part of the Poison X storyline...X-Men: Blue #22 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Jacopo Camagni Colorist: Matt Milla Letterer: Joe Caramagna Cover: Nick Bradshaw and Federico BleeCan you believe we're already four issues into the Poison X crossover with Venom? It's got to be almost over, right?[...]

X-Men: Bland Design – Don't Lose Your Head! It's Cable #154

Let's dive into Cable next...Cable #154 Writer: Ed Brisson Artist: Jon Malin Colorists: Jesus Aburtov with Federico Blee Letterer: Travis Lanham Cover: Jon Malin and Juan FernandezCable #154 is the final chapter in the Newer Mutants storyline, which sees the titular time-travelling mutant pluck versions of Longshot, Shatterstar, X-23, Armor, and Doop from the timestream in an attempt to solve[...]

Iceman #8

Iceman #8 Review: The X-Men Book with the Most Heart Continues

and Federico Blee[/caption]Of course, this is comics, and these are the X-Men, so this is one with a twist: this dinner involves Bobby Drake, his parents, and.. his time-displaced younger self, who technically came out first.It's a fun setup, and a big part of the pleasure of it comes from something I mentioned already[...]