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Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Deadpool is working for Mentallo and attacks Weapon X. Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, Domino, Mystique, and Omega Red struggle to contain him. Deathstrike injects him with nanites to combat Mentallo's control, but it turns out that Wade is working for money willingly. That means that Weapon X must take him down the old-fashioned way. […]

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 Review- The Cutest Couple in the Outer Rim

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 Review- The Cutest Couple in the Outer Rim

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nokk and Winloss are a pair of galactic beast hunters on a remote planet beyond the Outer Rim. They've been hired by Doctor Aphra to hunt down an ancient mythical beast protecting a treasure in an ancient temple. Aphra is working on behalf of a crime lord who wants their own giant monster […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ant-Man and the Wasp have returned to Earth…or so they think. They're larger than the planet, but they're not suffocating in space. They are still in the Microverse, and they're still entangled. Scott nor Nadia can shrink or grow without the other willing it. Their memories are becoming muddled, and it's only a […]

Captain America #3 Review: A Solid Story Low on Personality

Captain America #3 Review: A Solid Story Low on Personality

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sharon Carter is on a mysterious ride with men claiming to work for Thunderbolt Ross. Things take a turn when she discovers the truth. Meanwhile, Captain America investigates the town where the Nuke soldiers are being created. It was a once-impoverished town revitalized by Hydra, and Zeke Stane is now creating a Nuke […]

Exiles #7 Review: Old West Superheroics in a Genuinely Fun Comic

Exiles #7 Review: Old West Superheroics in a Genuinely Fun Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Exiles have been approached by a man called the King, the T'Challa of this strange Old West dimension in which the team has found themselves. With the King and equipment supplied by Moira MacTaggert, Blink, Valkyrie, and Wolvie go to stop the Magnus Gang and save Iron Lad. Unfortunately, Magnus isn't the […]

X-Men Blue #34 Review: The Master of Magnetism Reigns

X-Men Blue #34 Review: The Master of Magnetism Reigns

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Magneto is confronted by the future incarnations of his X-Men Blue team. They blame him for the death and destruction that surrounds them. However, the other surviving mutants laud Erik as a savior. The question is the same as it always has been: is Magneto a devil or a savior? Magneto intends to […]

Amazing Spider-Man #4 Review: Humor and Heart with Two Peters

Amazing Spider-Man #4 Review: Humor and Heart with Two Peters

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Peter Parker and the Amazing Spider-Man are still separated! Without his responsible half, Spider-Man is wrecking half of New York with his new Tri-Sentinel. Without his powers and fun-loving half, Peter is left to help in small ways that have derailed his life even further. Peter knows he needs to find a way […]

Weapon X #22 Review: The Beginning of Weapon X-Force

Weapon X #22 Review: The Beginning of Weapon X-Force

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Weapon X is reborn with a new lineup and a new goal: get paid. Sabretooth is still the leader, and, in addition to Domino and Lady Deathstrike, he is joined by Omega Red and Mystique. Their first mission finds them robbing warriors from Breakworld. After this, Victor Creed lays out a plan to […]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 The Poisons are Fashionably Late in X-Men Blue #22

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 &#8211 Its Wolverines vs. Nukes and Everyone is High in Weapon X #14

X-Men: Bland Design – It's Wolverines vs. Nukes and Everyone is High in Weapon X #14

We make no promises about the use of your time, however.On stands this week are Weapon X #14, X-Men Blue #21, Despicable Deadpool #294, Cable #154, and Old Man Logan #35.Weapon X #14 Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Yildiray Cinar Colorist: Frank D'Armata Letterer: Joe Caramagna Cover: David NakayamaLong story short: Old Man Logan and the rest of his team of[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Everyone is a Venom in X-Men Blue #21

X-Men: Bland Design – Everyone is a Venom in X-Men Blue #21

Let's kick things off with X-Men Blue #21...X-Men Blue #21 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Jacopo Camagni Colorist: Matt Milla Letterer: Joe Caramagna Cover: Art Adams and Federico BleeThis issue is part of the Poison X crossover, which started in the X-Men Blue Annual and will force us to read the next few issues of Venom[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 The X-Men/Venom Crossover U Demanded Begins in X-Men Blue Annual #1

X-Men: Bland Design – The X-Men/Venom Crossover U Demanded Begins in X-Men Blue Annual #1

Let's take a look at X-Men Blue Annual #1.X-Men Blue Annual #1 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Edgar Salazar Colorist: Matt Milla Letterer: Joe Caramagna Damage: $4.99X-Men Blue Annual #1 is the start of a crossover with Venom called Poison X We haven't been reading Venom (because it's not 1995), so we'll see how well this comic manages to explain what's going[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Time Travel Shenanigans End as Neatly as Usual in X-Men Blue #20

X-Men: Bland Design – Time Travel Shenanigans End as Neatly as Usual in X-Men Blue #20

Silva Inker: Adriano Di Benedetto Colorist: Rain Beredo Letterer: Joe Caramagna Damage: $3.99We pick up the Cross Time Capers story from the previous issue, which was basically a whole lot of X-pository dialogue ending in the reveal that Charles Xavier II and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants from Earth-13729 were masquerading as the original five X-Men back in their original time while the original[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Making Santo Marco Great Again in Weapon X #13

X-Men: Bland Design – Making Santo Marco Great Again in Weapon X #13

You can see read every X-Men: Bland Design column going back to the very beginning (which was last week) at this link.Let's take a look at Weapon X #13...Weapon X #13 Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Yildiray Cinar Colorist: Frank D'Armata Letterer: Joe Caramagna Damage: $3.99We're joining the Nuke-Clear War storyline with Part 2 A team of Wolverines and quasi-Wolverines consisting[...]

U.S.Avengers #12 Review: a Wonderfully Multilayered Issue with Great Commentary

U.S.Avengers #12 Review: a Wonderfully Multilayered Issue with Great Commentary

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]U.S.Avengers #12 from Marvel Comics by Al Ewing, Paco Diaz, Jesus Aburtov, and Joe Caramagna is a great example of when Marvel Comics can do really well, with a fun superhero adventure story that also has a layered commentary on the world outside our window This particular issue takes a very specific focus on[...]

Runaways #3 Review: Feels Just Like Runaways At Its Best

Runaways #3 Review: Feels Just Like Runaways At Its Best

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Runaways #3 from Marvel Comics by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, Matthew Wilson, and Joe Caramagna continues the new series of Marvel's teenage (and now older) runaways, and it keeps its streak as one of the best Marvel books out there right now.Following Nico, Chase, Old Lace, and the resurrected Gert as they try to[...]

Darth Vader #1 Review – Do You Like Stories About Lightsabers

Darth Vader #1 Review – Do You Like Stories About Lightsabers?

Yes, the infamous "NOOOOOO!" is here, but tastefully retconned into a powerful "NO," by letterer Joe Caramagna, and it is much appreciated.From there: this is the Emperor's show He does not take kindly to Vader "touching" him with the Force, and begins to use his Force Lightning on him, begging him to use his lightsaber[...]

At Least Theres No Thinly Veiled Hate Speech in This One: X-Men Blue#1 Review

At Least There's No Thinly Veiled Hate Speech in This One: X-Men Blue#1 Review

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Well, after the week since the release of X-Men Gold #1 and the controversy that the book and big ResurrXion relaunch found itself mired in, it's easy to see how the other books part of this relaunch could find themselves lost in the kerfuffle. It would be a massive shame, not just because […]


Rocket Raccoon Gets In On Free Comic Book Day

Rocket Raccoon Gets In On Free Comic Book Day

there will be a Rocket Raccoon book by Joe Caramagna and Adam Archer.The book is to be an all-ages comic with a cover by Skottie Young as the furry hero has a price put on his head, leading him to try and clear his name Caramagna has done the all-ages thing before on Marvel Adventures:[...]