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Extermination #2 cover by Mark Brooks

Extermination #2 Review: Waiting for the Plot to Show Up

We see young Cable take another prisoner at a grocery store, and Jean Grey tries to comfort Cyclops about the deaths of Bloodstorm and Cable. The X-Men convene on what to do about Ahab's return and the missing young Iceman. Kitty thinks it's best to split the remaining young original X-Men up to make it […]

Extermination #1 cover by Mark Brooks

Extermination #1 Advance Review: A Pretty Generic Setup

A mysterious figure arrives at the Xavier Institute in the future to find it in ruins and the X-Men all dead. In the present, the X-Men Blue team saves a pair of young French mutants from a hate mob in Chicago. They bring the mutants back to the Xavier Institute for care. Later, Cyclops and […]

Fantastic Four #1 cover by Esad Ribic

Fantastic Four #1 Review: Return of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine

The Thing enjoys a day out with Alicia Masters, and the Human Torch attends a Mets game with Wyatt Wingfoot. Their days are interrupted when the Fantastic Four signal lights up New York. The Human Torch races to where the signal was shot from, assuming Mister Fantastic, Invisible Woman, and their kids are finally back. […]

Amazing Spider-Man #800 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #800 Review: A Hard Comic to Recommend?

All Spider-Man's allies are down thanks to the Red Goblin… or at least they both think. Now Osborn is going after those close to Peter Parker, starting with Aunt May and Mary Jane Watson. Thankfully, Venom and Doctor Octopus have stakes in this fight, and Mary Jane and May are far from helpless. Plus, Harry […]


The Invincible Iron Man #599 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

The Invincible Iron Man #599 Review: Dramatic Reveals are for Everyone!

Victor Von Doom crashes with an old associate, and Tony Stark finally surfaces to let his mom know that he is alright and what is going on with him. He asks more about his biological father, and she gives him more of the story. Then Iron Man leaves to more personal business. Elsewhere, Ironheart finally […]

Amazing Spider-Man #799 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #799 Review: The Amazing Friends VS the Red Goblin

The Amazing Spider-Man is out of commission and gone to ground, but he has his superhero allies looking after those whom the Red Goblin may yet target. Human Torch, Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Silk, Agent Ant-Venom, and Clash are recruited to be on watch for Norman Osborn. The Goblin shows up before long, and it's up […]




Amazing Spider-Man #795 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #795 Review: The Plot Padding of the Gods

Spider-Man is getting used to his new apartment and his new-old job. Meanwhile, Aunt May calls Bobbi Morse for lunch with her and Peter not knowing that they have broken up. Elsewhere, Loki looks to summon Spider-Man to settle an old debt. Yes, I'm back on this one. I've expressed my displeasure with the current […]

Invincible Iron Man #596 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Dean White

Invincible Iron Man #596 Review: A Solid Story With an (Iron)Heart

Ironheart is having all of her Stark Tech seized by people claiming to represent Stark Industries' interests. To everyone's surprise, she gives it up willingly. Elsewhere, the Infamous Iron Man, aka Victor von Doom, continues to fight off the attacks from the Hood. Tony Stark has an awkward conversation with a hallucination of his adopted […]