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God Is Dead: Book Of Acts 14/150 By Jonathan Hickman, Alan Moore At Auction
God Is Dead is a comic book series created by Jonathan Hickman and written by Mike Costa (and friends) and published by Avatar Press It deals with ancient gods and goddesses from mythologies around the world coming to Earth to lay claim to the world of man, while a group of people named the Collective[...]
Venom: First Host #1 cover by Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, and Dono Sanchez-Almara
Between that and the focus on the symbiote's offspring, it comes off like the story Mike Costa would have written as the continuation to his run on the Venom series. As such, it's a solid story competently told We go back to stories about Eddie terrorizing smalltime lowlifes Costa was a consistently solid Venom writer, and[...]
Venom #165 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell
Thankfully, Spider Woman is here to save the day, and she and Venom are intent on keeping the likes of the Scorpion away from the symbiote and its impending child. Venom #165 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell Mike Costa wraps up his run on Venom with a showdown between Brock and Gargan for the fate[...]
Venom #164 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell
The dreams are bizarre and unnerving, and the confrontation with the Shocker is both funny and heavy on action. Mike Costa's focus on the relationship between Eddie and the symbiote remains one of the strongest aspects of the comic There's plenty to enjoy about this strange, tenuous, yet affectionate relationship between man and alien parasite. Venom #164[...]
Venom Inc. Omega Cover by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber
In Venom Inc. Omega, it's the final battle: Spider-Man, Venom, Anti-Venom, Black Cat, and Mania versus a giant Maniac, aka Lee Price. He has resorbed the symbiotes he attached to his followers, and it's up to these five heroes to stop him. Is it a good read?
Venom #158 art by Mark Bagley, John Dell, and John Rauch
Eddie has become one of the more interesting protagonists in a Marvel comic under Mike Costa's authorship He understands this character and his dynamic with the symbiote quite well. Venom #158 art by Mark Bagley, John Dell, Andrew Hennessy, and Dono Sanchez-Almara Mark Bagley's artwork remains excellent and helps make up for the shortcomings of this issue[...]
Venom #157 cover by Mark Bagley, John Dell, and John Rauch
The entire art team is incredible. Venom is rising quickly to become one of my favorite of Marvel's offerings, and I hope Mike Costa, Mark Bagley, Scott Hanna, John Dell, and Dono Sanchez-Almara continue their fantastic work with this comic Keep up the good work, guys I highly recommend this series Give it a read. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form[...]
Venom #156 Review: Venom Versus Kraven The Hunter; Fight!
It's an all-around great-looking issue. Venom is on track with Mike Costa, Bagley, and Almara #156 was a fun and absorbing issue through and through, and it earns its recommendation with aplomb Read this one It's a great ride. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Kraven the Hunter is back in town, and the underground dinosaur colony that's heralded[...]
Venom #154 Review: Life Through Flat Eyes
One thing I've greatly enjoyed about Mike Costa's time with Venom is how he has fleshed out the symbiote as a character independent of Eddie Brock This issue pushes to explore that character even further We see how it spends its time while Eddie Brock sleeps, how it feels about Eddie and the decisions he[...]
Marvel Legacy – Venom #155 Review: Bagley And Brains
This is a great-looking book, and it helps the reader stay engaged. This new arc for writer Mike Costa shows a level of pacing and character focus that has been unseen in recent issues of the title While "Land Before Crime" was a fun story, the pacing was pretty wonky, and it never slowed down to[...]
Tradd Moore On Venom #150 As Original Numbers And Eddie Brock Return (For Now) Plus Backup By Michelinie And Lim
First, there's this art by Tradd Moore: https://twitter.com/TraddMoore/status/832310679017291776 That comes along with a creative team, which sees current Venom artist Gerardo Sandoval drawing a backup written by Robbie Thompson, while Moore teams with current Venom writer Mike Costa on the main story: VENOM #150 MIKE COSTA, ROBBIE THOMPSON & DAVID MICHELINIE (W) TRADD MOORE, GERARDO SANDOVAL & RON LIM (A) Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL Variant Cover[...]
God Is Dead Volume 1 – 24 Trades Of Christmas
But this is about the first volume from Jonathan Hickman, Mike Costa and Di Amorim… which I really enjoyed reading. The premise for the series was very straightforward and clever What would happen if all of the mythological gods turned out to not only be real, but all returned to existence at the exact same time[...]
The Final Issue Of Jonathan Hickman's God Is Dead Hits Shelves Tomorrow
The conclusion of the 48-issue run is written by Mike Costa and drawn by Emiliano Urdinola and has some pretty cool covers by German Nobile, Jacen Burrows and Ron Adrian Not listed in the solicitation below is that it's also the wrap up of the 8-part backup story called And Death Shall Have No Dominion[...]
How Mike Costa Made Me The Man I Am – Jai Nitz On Hellina
His name was Mike Costa. Many years later, 2012, I was at MorrisonCon in Las Vegas It was a unique gathering of the best-known comic creators in the world Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, Jason Aaron, Jim Lee, Robert Kirkman, and Jonathan Hickman just to name a few My pal Alex Grecian and I attended, and the[...]
God Is Dead Vol 6 Hits Shops This Week
Written by Mike Costa and drawn by Emiliano Urdinola and Juan Frigeri, the newest trade collects issues #31 – 36 of the controversial series. God is Dead Vol 6 TPB The Titans are on the verge of being driven back into imprisonment, but a cornered animal is very dangerous.  Now their ultimate ally has been called and[...]
This Week From Avatar Press – God Is Dead #41
Avatar Press has one new release coming to comic shops this Wednesday 8/19/15, God is Dead #41. God is Dead #41 After all the insanity and the misery the human race has endured, do they have the fortitude left to recover from the unfolding horror? Mike Costa spins the latest shocking chapter in the world of divine destruction[...]
This Week From Avatar Press – God Is Dead #39
Written by Mike Costa and drawn by Nahuel Lopez. God is Dead #39 All of humanity has prayed for it secretly and quietly as the gods destroyed the world around them "Please…just let them all die." And after years of suffering it seems the prayers were answered…all the gods are gone Or are they just somewhere else?[...]
Zeus Is Back And The Battle For Realms Begins  – God Is Dead #33 (Updated)
So ignore the stuff at the very bottom until the middle of May. God is Dead #33 Deception is the currency of the day as the gods plot and plan behind each other's backs with their petty strategies for ruling the devastated Earth.  But among the struggling human survivors on the ruined planet, one hunter finally finds[...]