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Spider-Man 3: Tom Holland Ready to Start Filming in Atlanta

Spider-Man 3: Tom Holland Ready to Start Filming in Atlanta

Joining him will be his latest Marvel Cinematic Universe stepdad Benedict Cumberbatch reprising his role as Doctor Stephen Strange, who will take over the “mentorship” role established originally by Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark/Iron Man in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.[caption id="attachment_1022530" align="aligncenter" width="600"] MJ (Zendaya) catches a ride from Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in "Spider-Man: Far From[...]

Doctor Strange #4 Review: A Good Story Needlessly Complicated

Doctor Strange #4 Review: A Good Story Needlessly Complicated

Stephen Strange is a very flawed hero, and this comic highlights that in an interesting and kinda gutsy manner.It’s still good, but it could have been so much better if it were just told beginning-middle-end instead of the unnecessary scrambling with which we were presented.[caption id="attachment_904077" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Strange #4 art by Jesus Saiz[/caption]Jesus[...]

Doctor Strange #3 Review: Surprisingly Deep Skrull Analysis

Doctor Strange #3 Review: Surprisingly Deep Skrull Analysis

They are successful to a point, but Stephen Strange is far from being the Master of the Mystic Arts again Against all odds, this search leads them to a world inhabited by Skrull refugees It is here that Stephen and Kanna find an old Avengers foe and an immensely powerful item.[caption id="attachment_879820" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor[...]

Doctor Strange #2 Review: Brisk Pacing and Gorgeous Art

Doctor Strange #2 Review: Brisk Pacing and Gorgeous Art

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange is a slave on an alien world. He is made to serve the species and spends his night in a jail cell. He is still unable to tap into the magical energies he once held mastery over. A mysterious woman claiming to be an "arcaneologist" is dropped in the cell with […]

Doctor Strange #1 Review: Both Familiar and Fresh

Doctor Strange #1 Review: Both Familiar and Fresh

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]We are shown a previous showdown between Doctor Strange and an other-dimensional elder god before jumping to the present, where Stephen Strange’s connection to the magic of the world has begun to gradually fade It is gone completely before long, and he must either face life without magic or find a means of remedying[...]

Doctor Strange #390 Review: A Funny Charming and Heart-Warming Finale to this Strange Era

Doctor Strange #390 Review: A Funny, Charming, and Heart-Warming Finale to this Strange Era

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Zelma Stanton returns to the Sanctum Santorum in search of Doctor Strange. Instead, she finds the Amazing Spider-Man housesitting for the Sorcerer Supreme. He does, however, know where to lead Zelma. She and Spidey find Stephen at his short-lived veterinary clinic with Bats the Ghost Dog. Zelma and Stephen have a heart-to-heart while […]

Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

Doctor Strange #389 Review: The Terrible Trio

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange explains to us that the portal he opened in Las Vegas attracted not only Mephisto, but also Dormammu, Nightmare, and Shuma-Gorath. They warred over who would enter our dimension, and Mephisto won, which left the other three in some sort of Necro-Realm. Dormammu has a proposal for Doctor Strange and the […]

Doctor Strange Damnation #4 Review: Finishes Better than it Started

Doctor Strange Damnation #4 Review: Finishes Better than it Started

While some of the deliberate lack of repentance on the part of Stephen Strange and the lack of focus on the members of the Midnight Sons that aren’t Wong and Strange does bother me, this final installment didn’t really get on my nerves as much as the first.Don’t get me wrong, this issue still has[...]

Doctor Strange #388 Review: I Have No Jaw but I Must Bark

Doctor Strange #388 Review: I Have No Jaw, but I Must Bark

While it’s difficult to shake the impression that this is all filler while the main story rides out in Damnation proper, this isn’t a bad way to handle a filler story.Calling it filler actually feels unfair, as there is some character work being done with Stephen Strange in this comic, as Bats tries to shake[...]

Doctor Strange Damnation #2 Review: More Good Stuff to Balance Out the Problems

Doctor Strange Damnation #2 Review: More Good Stuff to Balance Out the Problems

The opening scenes have narration from Stephen Strange treating what he did like a whoopsie-daisy, Wong seems unwilling to admit that Strange messed this one up, and even Ghost Rider talks about how Doctor Strange has caused messes like this before.However, there is enough unique and enjoyable content in Damnation #2 to better offset the[...]

Doctor Strange #386 Review: Damnation Continues to Disappoint

Doctor Strange #386 Review: Damnation Continues to Disappoint

While the opening scene with Doctor Strange and the ghost of Bats had the right kind of charm to it, the sequence of Strange playing cards with Mephisto shows that Nick Spencer and Donny Cates may not know the kind of story they have constructed.Considering the horrific images shown in the last issue and the[...]

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

I generally love Stephen Strange, but he has caused even further torment to a city already suffering from a different superhero-caused catastrophe Mephisto even has a line about how the past actions of Marvel’s heroes will almost certainly end up with them in Hell, and you can’t help but believe him considering what Strange has[...]

Doctor Strange #385 Review: An Exciting Finale Leading to a Thoughtful Conclusion

Doctor Strange #385 Review: An Exciting Finale Leading to a Thoughtful Conclusion

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange has been overtaken by the Void, the demonic entity formerly bonded to the Sentry. The Void attacks Loki. In an attempt to spite Strange, it reveals the location of the Exile of Singhsoon. This is the spell which Loki has been seeking, and it is within the soul of Zelma Stanton. […]

Doctor Strange #384 Review: Strange vs. Loki Round One

Doctor Strange #384 Review: Strange vs. Loki, Round One

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Doctor Strange returns to the Sanctum Santorum to challenge Loki with the power of the Yggdrasil, the World Tree from Asgardia. Loki takes on the fight with glee, and it quickly turns into a mystic war between the dueling Sorcerer Supremes. This is the beginning of the knockdown drag-out we've been waiting for […]

Doctor Strange #383 Review: Taking from the World Tree

Doctor Strange #383 Review: Taking from the World Tree

He paints a world that seems like it would be the one that Stephen Strange should live within Jordie Bellaire matches that with a darker yet well-contrasted color palette The two make a great-looking comic here.Doctor Strange #383 is a compelling and interesting continuation to the “Loki: Sorcerer Supreme” story It takes some interesting turns,[...]

Marvel Legacy Doctor Strange #381 Review: Loki Supreme

Marvel Legacy Doctor Strange #381 Review: Loki Supreme

Having won the mantle from Stephen Strange in a yet-to-be-revealed competition, he’s taking to the task with of energy Others, such as Scarlet Witch and Thor, are apprehensive of his intentions For Zelma Stanton, it’s just another boss.He is making a couple of changes, though There is a room in the Sanctum Santorum that Strange[...]

Doctor Strange #26 Review: Strange Will Be Just Fine (Hopefully)

Doctor Strange #26 Review: Strange Will Be Just Fine (Hopefully)

Doctor Strange #26 looks great, and Henrichon’s dark and grimy style fits the wild world of Stephen Strange perfectly His color work is just as good, and his Doctor Strange work absolutely oozes with atmosphere.Doctor Strange looks to be back on track under Barber and Henrichon The two put together a great comic book, and[...]

Doctor Strange #25 Review: A Solid One-Off Tale

'Doctor Strange' #25 Review: A Solid One-Off Tale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] It's business as usual for Doctor Strange once more. However, that's actually a pretty morbid and surreal day. As such, Greenwich Village is turning into a horde of murderous demons, and Strange's apprentice, Zelma Stanton, is not excluded from this. This exact scenario is actually really familiar for Doctor Strange, but he's not […]

Doctor Strange #24 Review: A Thrilling Sorcerer Showdown

Doctor Strange #24 Review: A Thrilling Sorcerer Showdown

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] So, we've finally reached the end of the Secret Empire tie-in to the Doctor Strange comic. Strange, Spider Woman, Kingpin, and Ben Urich have reached their climactic showdown with Baron Mordo. Spider Woman is in a ghost plane, Fisk has been possessed by a shadow demon, and Urich is in a divine white suit […]