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Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing
Sam Alexander still fears he is no longer any use to the team without his Nova helmet. Champions #23 cover by Stefano Caselli and Marcio Menyz Champions #23 makes clever use of the Man-Thing It expands the burning touch into a creature of pure empathy, and the Man-Thing is used to explore the emotions of the team[...]
Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard
Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers New Champion Snowguard is living with Viv Vision while she operates on the team The crew is called to deal with a water contamination problem in the Tanzania village of Mbali However, more is going on with this crisis than the[...]
Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 cover by Clayton Crain
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nova Sam Alexander receives a distress signal from a Nova Corps outpost in the far reaches of space Warbringer, a Chitauri with immense strength and rage, has laid waste to the outpost Sam is ready to face the monster alone, but he contacts the Champions just in case They insist on helping Sam in[...]
Are Mentor Bonds the New Trend for Great Comics?
There is a warmth that has been missing from comics for a while, and it is nice to see it back. In Nova, that relationship is more of a Big Brother/Little Brother bond, and it's fairly new as the two characters involved, Rich Rider and Sam Alexander, both Novas, have only just met However, the second[...]
A Tale Of Two Novas – Catching Up With The Nova Corps
15-year old Sam Alexander finds out that his drunk dad was actually a member of the Nova Corps and Sam is brought in and given a helmet by Uatu the Watcher Sam eventually joins the Avengers and most recently the Champions. Now we learned in the last issue of the most recent Nova series that Richard[...]