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New Avengers (2013) #20 Review

How far is Doctor Strange willing to go to protect the Earth from the Great Society? Too far…   The Good Cover- Mostly red hued with the New Avengers sign serving as the runic symbol as Doctor Strange kills the great society, I like it! Fight- I’ve waited a mighty long time for this book…

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New Avengers (2013) #18 Review

   In all of creation, only one Earth has successfully met and triumphed over each Incursion that has threatened it: the Earth of the heroes of the Great Society! Guess which Earth is on a collision course with ours?     The Good Art- Valerio Schiti’s art fits the tone of the book and the…

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New Avengers (2013) #15 Review

 Just who, or what is the Black Swan? Black Panther and the Illuminati make a shocking discovery about their mysterious ally! All this and…..everything dies!    The Good Cover-A painting-esque rendition showing Black Swan in the foreground while statues of the Illuminati surround her in the background. Art- Simone Bianchi’s art is pitch perfect this…

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New Avengers (2013) #12 Review

INFINITY TIE-IN – “THE WORLD WE HAVE” The House of Black Bolt crumbles. New friends, new enemies. The Good Cover- Thanos, frozen in perpetual un-death bathed in orange hues on a plain white background. Heartbreaking- This issue T’challa has to deal with the fallout from Infinity, his absence while the capitol was attacked and the…

New Avengers (2013) #11 Review

New Avengers (2013) #11 Review

INFINITY TIE-IN – “BUILDING WORLDS” The Illuminati travel to another Earth during an incursion. Thanos in Necropolis. The Builders on Earth.   The Good Cover- Hue is green this month as the Infinity books continue to ramp things up!  A planet is almost crashing into our six heroes clearly in an incursion event. I like…

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Infinity #4 Review

  Negotiating the fall of worlds. The Illuminati versus Thanos. Thor, God of War. Before reading this review catch up on Infinity here! Infinity #1  Avengers (2013) #18 New Avengers (2013) #9 Infinity #2 Review Avengers (2013) #19 New Avengers (2013) #10 Infinity #3 New Avengers (2013) #11 Avengers (2013) #20 The Good Cover- Green…

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Avengers (2013) #20 Review

  INFINITY TIE-IN – “AVENGERS UNIVERSE: III” Unexpected overtures from the Builders. A meeting of Ex Nihilos. Total, unconditional surrender.     The Good Cover- Bathed in yellow light this month we have the other Ex Nihilo stepping from the shadows. It’s pretty damn awesome looking and stands out on the stands big time! Interior…

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Infinity #3 Review

Prison break. Stealing a worldkiller. The fall of Attilan. The Good Art-The space bits were the best illustrated, the other section were not terrible but were not of the same quality. Cover- This month’s Infinity book follows the trend of an all black background but switches it up will yellow illumination. We have the InHuman…

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Infinity #2 Review

The Inhumans pay the tribute. Victory in deep space. The secrets of Thanos.   The Good Cover- This month’s cover has a red hue bathing everything, war rages on around him but Captain America leaps head first into the fray. Interior art- Jerome Opena and Dustin Weaver are both on this issue but it does…

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New Avengers (2013) #9 Review

  “CULL OBSIDIAN” The Illuminati on the front line as the Earth is invaded. The House of Black Bolt cracks. Earth falls. The Good Cover- Thanos and his generals bathed in blue light on a black background. It’s quite foreboding and quite fitting while being evocative of Infinity #1. Art-Mike Deodato as always delivers with…

Avengers (2013) #18 Review

“AVENGERS UNIVERSE” Deep in space, the Avengers join the Council of Worlds as they declare war on their cosmic invaders. The rebirth of the Skrull Empire. The first encounter with the Builders. The Good Art- Leinil Francis Yu does stellar work this issue. Everything is super detailed and the action is illustrated well. Alliance-So we…

Infinity #1 Review

  The oversized kickoff to the year’s most anticipate Blockbuster summer event, chaning the way you view the Marvel Universe! The outbreak of war on two fronts: Earth and Space, with our heroes torn between them. The world-shattering return of Thanos! Includes material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: INFINITY   The Good Cover- The standard…

Avengers (2013) #17 Review

 “ALL QUIET” The Avengers recruit more members to deal with the soon-arriving threat to Earth. The Builders enter the Marvel Universe. The Finale of the Prelude to INFINITY: Part Four.   The Good Cover- A female Ex Nihilo like creature flanked by builder class robots look down on a display of the Avengers (2013) team.…

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New Avengers (2013) #8 Review

“LORDS OF CHAOS” As casualties pile up in the ongoing war between Wakanda and Atlantis, an Illuminati member is forced to make a hard choice. An Inhuman learns of the Illuminati’s plans. Prelude to INFINITY: Everything falls apart. The Good Art- Mike Deodato is on art duty and everything is gorgeous! The scantily clad queen…

Avengers (2013) #16 Review

“THE TWO WORLDS SOLUTION” Prelude to INFINITY: Part Three. The battle between the Avengers and Mad Earth heats up. Whatever happened to Ex Nihilo and Abyss, and for that matter, Starbrand and Nightmask as well? The Good Cover- This month’s cover is an eye catching almost painted looking, pissed off mega angry hulk. The lovely…

Avengers (2013) #15 Review

  “ECHO TERRA” Prelude to INFINITY: Part Two. Aliens races fleeing an intergalactic terror crash to Earth, just as the Avengers are occupied with the now-active Origin Sites! Captain Universe and Manifold take a trip across the universe.     The Good Cover- Falcon, Black Widow and Captain America take over this month’s cover as…

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New Avengers (2013) #7 Review

“WHY NOT WAR?” The cold war between Atlantis and Wakanda heats up. Who is the secret member of the Illuminati that many of the members do not know about? How does Black Bolt lie? The Good Cover- What a tease this month as the cover depicts Black Panther/T’challa in mortal combat with Namor his one…

Avengers (2013) #12 and #13 Review

Avengers (2013) #12 Review “CHILDREN OF THE SUN” A day in the life of the Avengers…in the Savage Land. The boys go hunting for dinosaurs and end up catching something else entirely. Hyperion and Captain Universe begin the godlike education of the transformed Savage Land children.   The Good Art- The interiors were courtesy of…

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New Avengers (2013) #6 Review

“BLUE” Using the knowledge gained from the Black Swan, the Illuminati rework all their plans and cross the uncrossable line. The first secret alliance is formed. If an incursion is normally RED, what does a BLUE one mean? The Good Cover- The duo chrome colors of white and red really add to the dramatic presentation…

Avengers (2013) #11 Review

  “WAKE THE DRAGON” As Shang-Chi battles an ancient enemy, the Avengers hang out in Hong Kong’s swankiest casino. Captain Marvel, Black Widow and Spider-Woman find out it doesn’t pay to gamble in the spy business. Cannonball and Sunspot play craps with a bunch of AIM Agents. AND WIN!   The Good Cover- This one…

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New Avengers (2013) #5 Review

“BLACK SWAN” Learn the history of the enigmatic Black Swan. What answers can she provide the Illuminati? And watch as the New Avengers do the unthinkable! The Good Art-Steve Epting is on art duty and it all looks mighty fine. Every Page, every Panel is simply gorgeous. The colors in addition to the use of…

Avengers (2013) #10 Review

We learn that the Canadian super team Omega Flight got lost in a Garden Origin Site. Discover what happens when the Avengers go in to rescue them. Learn why ADAPTATION is the scariest word in the Marvel Universe. The Good WTF- I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who has no idea what happened…

Avengers (2013) #6 Review

The Secret Origin of the Universe. Watch as for the first time in history, The UNIVERSE becomes sentient. Watch as Captain Universe deciphers the code that was hidden in the first five issues. The Good Cover- Our latest and newest black superhero Captain Universe get the star of this month’s far out art décor. Love…

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New Avengers (2013) #3 Review

“INFINITY” The Illuminati experience their first incursion since reforming.  Can the loose brotherhood of end times trust each other enough to use the Infinity Gems in unison? And a new member joins the Illuminati! The Good Cover- I like the standard cover where Captain Americas shield is lying on the floor, very symbolic! Crisis- Creation…

Avengers (2013) #3 Review

The birth of the New Adam. On Mars, the Battle between The Avengers and the Garden comes to a dramatic conclusion. “If you want LIFE and all the good things living entails, then you’ll have to earn it.” –Ex Nihilo Summary On Mars Ex Nihilo’s “New Adam” is born and exhibits great power. Steve Rogers…