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Death of the Inhumans #3 cover by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #3: A Gloriously Depressing Dirge

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Black Bolt hasn't come back from his meeting with the Kree, and Medusa is becoming restless. She gathers Karnak, Crystal, and Gorgon to seek aid against the Kree's Inhuman genocide. Meanwhile, Black Bolt himself has had his voice decimated and can only let out small yet still dangerous whispers. He breaks free of […]

Death of the Inhumans #1 cover by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #1 Review: Named Character Meat Grinder

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We are given a refresher course on the origins of the Inhumans before being told that the Kree have called the Inhumans back once more. They have done so by killing thousands of Inhumans and carving "Join or Die" into their bodies. Black Bolt intends to respond. He has called together the queens […]

Black Bolt #12 cover by Christian Ward

Black Bolt #12 Review: A Finale Fitting of a (Midnight) King

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ahura and Blinky arrive in Black Bolt's memories, as the Jailer uses Blackagar's memories of his own father to torment the Midnight King. Elsewhere, Titania and the Absorbing Man reunite, and Titania tells Crusher what is happening with Black Bolt and the Jailer. The two decide to go help "Old Wishbone," using Lockjaw […]

Inhumans: Judgment Day #1 cover by Daniel Acuna

Inhumans Judgment Day #1 Review: The Coming of the Gods

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Inhuman Royals have returned with the Prima Materia in tow Fearing the retaliation of the Progenitors, they have made their base in the Grey Area of Earth’s Moon in a tower created by the future Moon King, Flint.Maximus, now calling himself the Mage, claims to have had a change of heart after his[...]

Royals #12 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez

Royals #12 Review: Decent Read, but with an Underwhelming Finale for the Series

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Inhuman Royals are escaping in a crystal being controlled by Flint with their sample of the Prima Materia In the future, the Last Inhuman, the Last Accuser, and the Moon King come face-to-face with the judgement of the Progenitors.Maximus of the present uses the Prima Materia in the hopes of saving the Royals,[...]

Black Bolt #8

Black Bolt #8 Review and Preview: Kaleidoscopic Intensity

When it allows flat-out beautiful books like this to exist; genre fiction like Royals; glorious, pure sci-fi, wholly complex, new characters, like Ms Marvel; and getting Warren Ellis to write another arsehole — that's a success to me Sure, there'll be books that fall by the wayside, but then we'll also get this.As I say,[...]

Royals #11 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez

Royals #11 Review: Last Stand Against The Progenitors

It appears that doomsday has arrived at last for the two ancient beings.In the present, the Inhuman Royals have narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Progenitors Crystal is wounded, but Maximus the Mad and Flint are able to lead the Royals to the Prima Materia, the crystals from which Terrigen was derived[...]

Royals #10 Review: Picking A Fight With The Gods

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Inhuman Royals have arrived at the World Farm of the Progenitors, the creators of the Kree race They need to get on the world’s surface, which is protected by the Progenitors themselves However, even if they arrive on the World Farm, even then there are systems in place to protect the planets themselves.Meanwhile,[...]

Royals #9 cover by Javier Rodriguez

Marvel Legacy Royals #9 Review: It Finally Clicks

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] [caption id="attachment_728772" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Royals #9 cover by Javier Rodriguez[/caption]The future Maximus and Noh-Varr arrive at a Skyspear while something is happening to Flint in the present Medusa and Gorgon’s relationship develops, and present Maximus explains the Prima Materia to his fellow Inhumans.At long last, the Inhuman Royal Family arrives at the home of[...]

Royals #8 Review: Wrath Of Gorgon

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_719609" align="aligncenter" width="404"] Royals #8 cover by Sanford Greene[/caption]The Last Inhuman takes the Accuser to the location of a Skyspear in the future while that same Accuser, Noh-Varr, AKA Marvel Boy, has a revelation in the present.There is little time to process this, as the Snarrks make their move against the Universal Inhumans,[...]

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Royals #7 Review: Improved Art And More Maximus

Unfortunately, neither group yet suspects the threat that the Snarks bring to the table and that they have captured Gorgon.Medusa, Maximus, and Marvel Boy are taken to the Sky Spear on the world of the Universal Inhumans, and the two put a plan to action that many would likely not expect.The most noticeable and appreciable[...]

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Black Bolt #4 Review: The Ballad Of The Absorbing Man

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Through happenstance, it looks like Joe Glass and I will be having dueling reviews again, even though we have similar feelings on this comic, too. Black Bolt, the former King of the Inhumans, has been trapped in an intergalactic prison thanks to the deceptions of his brother, Maximus the Mad. He has been unable to […]

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Will Marvel's 'Royals' End With Issue #14?

We took a look at the Marvel Book Preview listings for the ResurrXion title Royals Because it wasn't just for X-Men you know; the Inhumans got their own books, too.And we noted that Vol 3 by Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez had the Inhumans returning home — just one Inhuman too few. The crew of the Astarion returns to Earth[...]

Royals #5 Review: An Enjoyable Read, Especially For Inhumans Fans

Luckily, Crystal, Medusa, and Marvel Boy begin to gather some ideas on how to overcome the Accuser and his methods.Royals is shaping up to be the perfect example of a “pretty good” comic It never rises to greatness, but it hasn’t really slumped into boredom or detachment The characters are likable enough, and the premise[...]


Royals #4 Review: Little Head, Big Arms, Little Story

They actually tend to behave like fairly complex characters.That brings us to Royals, a book centering on Medusa, Maximus (originally disguised as Black Bolt), Gorgon, Crystal, Swain, Flint, and Noh-Varr, AKA Marvel Boy or Protector, on their quest through the galaxy to find a new means of inciting Terrigenesis in the wake of the destruction[...]

Watch Thony Silas Draw The Royals

Last month, we told you that Thony Silas replaced JonBoy Meyers on The Royals #4 for Marvel Now Silas is the latest artist to sit down for their video series Quickdraw where he draws those very same Royals It's nice to see that Marvel is back to using the Quickdraw format to promote their artists and[...]

What's Next For Avengers Academy – More Guardians, Inhumans And…X-Men?

It's kind of been surprising given Marvel's heavy push to make Inhumans happen as a property, especially in other media, but this year sees the Inhumans Royals making it to screens big and small, so I guess it's finally time.Lastly, Potts in game mentions 'hearing a strange voice in my head saying they're ready' to[...]

So Why Is Black Bolt In Prison? Royals #2 Reveals All!

And no, he's not a Nazi.Similarly, it may have left readers wondering where Black Bolt's series, by Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward, fits in with Royals by Al Ewing and Jonboy Meyers, which also featured the character.Well, this week's Royals #2 seems to have answered all of that and set up the Black Bolt series[...]