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Daredevil #605 cover by Chris Sprouse and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #605 Review: The Over-the-Top Battle of City Hall

They use the horses to draw the Hand back to city hall for the final battle.[caption id="attachment_881163" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daredevil #605 cover by Chris Sprouse and Marte Gracia[/caption]Daredevil #605 brings this story arc to a close with a big and dramatic final battle outside city hall Like the last issue, it’s grand and ridiculous, but[...]

Daredevil #604 cover by Chris Sprouse and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #604 Review: No One Expects the Order of the Dragons

It is called the Order of the Dragon, and they fight supernatural threats like the Hand They have been doing so for centuries, and he has more members on their way to help save New York Daredevil takes Jordan’s offer for help and makes one last push for the Beast’s stronghold.[caption id="attachment_868567" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daredevil[...]

Daredevil #603 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #603 Review: Slower but Still Full of Personality

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Daredevil finds Elektra attempting to leave New York, and the two are ambushed by the Hand After the ninjas mysteriously withdraw, Matt convinces Elektra to stay in the city and join his fight against the Hand After returning to city hall, Matt throws an even crazier idea at Foggy, and it involves the crime[...]

Daredevil #602 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #602 Review: Mayor Murdock and Chief of Staff Foggy

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Hand attack on New York continues, and Mayor Matt Murdock calls upon his closest friend to help in his hour of need: Foggy Nelson Foggy tries to keep Matt in the office instead of facing the Hand as Daredevil, but Blindspot arrives and One Police Plaza comes under attack Daredevil and Blindspot head[...]

Daredevil #601 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Jordie Bellaire

Daredevil #601 Review: The Rise of Mayor Matt Murdock

He goes to work in helping the city fend off the attack from the Hand.[caption id="attachment_830483" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daredevil #601 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Jordie Bellaire[/caption]Charles Soule once more shows his ability to make a relatively low-action issue of Daredevil exciting While there is a solid opening fight between DD and the[...]

Daredevil #600 cover by Dan Mora and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Daredevil #600 Review: A Climactic Twist to 'Mayor Fisk'

Things don’t go quite as planned, and Daredevil leaves to confront Wilson Fisk once again.Elsewhere, Blindspot’s battle with Muse is complicated by Sam’s connection with the Hand returning to haunt him.[caption id="attachment_817590" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daredevil #600 cover by Dan Mora and Romulo Fajardo Jr.[/caption]Similar in some ways to DC’s Dark Nights: Metal #6 this week,[...]

All-New Wolverine #29 Cover by Elizabeth Torque

All-New Wolverine #29 Review: Contrived But Still Fun

Unfortunately, this lays the three mutants up for a few days.This gives the Orphans time to track down Muramasa’s temple, and they’ve brought the Hand along as backup.[caption id="attachment_779294" align="aligncenter" width="600"] All-New Wolverine #29 Cover by Elizabeth Torque[/caption]The action finally ramps up once more in this issue, with our heroes taking on the Orphans of[...]

Old Man Logan #31 cover by Mukesh Singh

Marvel Legacy Old Man Logan #31 Review: A Gory if Unremarkable Read

This time, it is in the form of thugs who are able to heal from any damage the former Wolverine puts out.Elsewhere, the Yashida Corporation (not quite the same spelling, but the irony is not lost on me), led by a new and younger Silver Samurai, ousts a thief before a meeting with the Hand.[caption[...]

Daredevil #28 Review: The Fate Of Blindspot

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Daredevil has been sold to the Beast of the Hand by his former sidekick, Blindspot Naturally, Daredevil is going to fight back, but these odds are more overwhelming than he’s ever faced before He is in the heart of the Hand with a demon before him Blindspot and his mother have left the Man[...]

Daredevil #27 cover by Ron Garney and Matt Milla

Daredevil #27 Review: The Secret Origin Of Blindspot

His jailer is Blindspot, the young hero he once mentored before the murderous artist, Muse, took his eyes from him.However, Blindspot is no longer without his eyes, and he has aligned himself with the Hand He decides to tell Daredevil his life story while he awaits whatever the Hand has in store for him.The bulk[...]


Daredevil #26 Review: The Hunt For Blindspot Gets Complicated

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] With the red suit back on and the new 'People v. Slugansky' ruling moving into effect, Matt Murdock is back to business as usual — sort of. One difference is that he is trying to make up for the lack of Blindspot in Chinatown. He has been taken by his mother, and so […]

Avengers Academy

Not To Be Outdone, Avengers Academy Brings The Defenders To The Palm Of Your Hand

What with a brand new Marvel Netflix show focusing on the Harlem/Hell's Kitchen heroes hitting online today, TinyCo's latest update to their addictive casual gaming mobile game for Android and iOS Avengers Academy is bringing it's own event to the game inspired by The Defenders.This time, the Hand are active in Hell's Kitchen at the[...]

Jean Grey #5 Review: A Just-OK Story Hindered By Low Stakes

Can she keep focus long enough to survive the Hand?If you find the Hand to be an odd “training experience” for a young mutant attempting to master her powers, then you’ve already landed on one of the main problems with this comic Trivializing the life-and-death situations in which your main character finds herself within shatters[...]