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X-Men Gold #34 Review: When the Story Moves Too Fast for Its Own Good

X-Men Gold #34 Review: When the Story Moves Too Fast for Its Own Good

It scores points for prefacing this with a painful scene of young Ororo witnessing her parents’ deaths, but it’s not enough buildup for what this comic wants to pull off.[caption id="attachment_907932" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men Gold #34 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini bolsters the comic with solid artwork, but even that is soured[...]

X-Men: Gold #33 Review: Going Nowhere Slowly

X-Men: Gold #33 Review: Going Nowhere Slowly

Even if the comic didn’t have more than a few moments of yikes, it would still be wildly mediocre.[caption id="attachment_898144" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men: Gold #33 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini does some good work on the visuals, giving the book a sleek and deceivingly simplistic aesthetic A couple of panel framings mess[...]

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression Heavy on Charisma

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression, Heavy on Charisma

Rachel and Kitty get some cool moments too.[caption id="attachment_855334" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men Gold #28 art by Michele Bandini and Arif Prianto[/caption]Michele Bandini’s artwork is absolutely gorgeous in this issue It adds a sleekness, expressiveness, and energy to the comic which adds an extra jolt of life to the proceedings Arif Prianto supports Bandini’s work with[...]

Captain Marvel #129 Review: Lack of Action and an Uninteresting Narrative Make for an Underwhelming Finale

Captain Marvel #129 Review: Lack of Action and an Uninteresting Narrative Make for an Underwhelming Finale

The only time this comic really connected with me is the instance where Carol finally interacts with Bean, and that is a short-lived moment.[caption id="attachment_804087" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Marvel #129 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini’s art continues to hold steady throughout this issue The style has an appealing smoothness to it, and[...]

Captain Marvel #128 Review: The One Where Thanos is a Hero

Captain Marvel #128 Review: The One Where Thanos is a Hero

It’s far from charmless; it just feels pointless.[caption id="attachment_785845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Marvel #128 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini’s artwork continues to do the job The comic looks good, Carol gets a sweet darker suit, and Thanos looks as regal as ever, though it would have been cool to see him get[...]

Captain Marvel #127 Review: It Has a Carrot Groot in it

Captain Marvel #127 Review: It Has a Carrot Groot in it

It gets a little too cute sometimes.[caption id="attachment_768275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Marvel #127 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini’s artwork continues to be quite good The Ravagers/evil Guardians of the Galaxy all have pretty clever designs which play on the original characters well Widower has a cool costume too, and Captain Marvel gets[...]

Captain Marvel #126 Review: In A Mirror Slightly Tinted Grey

Captain Marvel #126 Review: In A Mirror, Slightly Tinted Grey

The reunion isn’t too dramatic, as Widow spends most of her time declaring how much of a scumbag this version of Carol is while the Captain stands in shock.[caption id="attachment_751068" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Marvel #126 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini’s art is really good in this issue[...]

Marvel Legacy Captain Marvel #125 Review: Alpha Flight Takes Off Once More

Marvel Legacy Captain Marvel #125 Review: Alpha Flight Takes Off Once More

However, writer Margaret Stohl makes it work.[caption id="attachment_736196" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Marvel #125 art by Michele Bandini and Erick Arciniega[/caption]Michele Bandini’s art is quite good It’s expressive and works well for humorous scenes He’s great at action scenes too, and his work has a definitively comic book-feel, too[...]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar&#8230Again

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar…Again

Fan-friggin-tastic.[caption id="attachment_708551" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Art by Michele Bandini[/caption]That’s not to say this book is without its redeeming qualities The cast of characters are still good, and Margaret Stohl is good at playing with them, even if Hopper comes off like a dick for no reason.We get to see the reunion between[...]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #7 Review: The Tide Turns And Then Turns Back Again

The Mighty Captain Marvel #7 Review: The Tide Turns, And Then Turns Back Again

Michele Bandini has a sleek, clean style that works well with the setting being entirely in space Captain Marvel and Hyperion’s powers look really cool, the Chitauri look menacing, and the energy web the Alpha Flight drones made looks nice The color work of Erick Arciniega matches the sleek look really well, and his focus[...]