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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) #14 Review

The Map Makers finally appear, and a member of the Illuminati makes a secret deal that will leave your mouth on the floor! All this and the secret of the Black Swan…. The Good Cover- Bianchi does a good job this month with the cover which illustrates Dr. Strange levitating with multiple arms reminiscent of…

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New Avengers (2013) #13 Review

 INHUMANITY TIE-IN! – “THE OTHER SIDE” With the consequences of Infinity fresh on their minds, tough decisions are made.The gathering of a new Illuminati.We learn more about the other beings related to the Incursions. The Good Next Threat- The Black Priests are apparently the next big bad for the New Avengers after the Builders. 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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New Avengers (2013) #10 Review

 Inhuman secrets reveal the desires of Thanos. The machinations of Maximus the Mad. The battle for Earth continues…what an awful time for an incursion. The Good Story- Black Bolt summons the Illuminati to his “pocket dimension” where he is free o speak. He reveals why Thanos has come to earth to find his son a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

New Avengers (2013) #4 Review

The Illuminati have learned that Earth is the center point for the death of the Universe. If this is true, doesn’t that mean destroying it might save everything else? Enter the world eater, Galactus. The Good Cover- This one is both ominous and gorgeous at the same time. Galactus the world eater looms in the…

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…

New Avengers (2013) #2 Review

EVERYTHING DIES” The Illuminati gather to plan for the death of Everything. Infinity gems, old wounds, lies, agendas and universal incursions. “It breaks hope — it crushes what makes us decent and steals what little honor remains.” –Black Swan   The Good Cover- I love the standard cover, where all of the members of this…

New Avengers (2013) #1 Review

To prevent the collision of our universe with another, the Illuminati, led by the Black Panther, must assemble NOW! It’s the most powerful and brilliant team in the Marvel Universe–The Black Panther, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Black Bolt, Mister Fantastic, Namor the Sub-Mariner and The Beast–against an infinite legion of parallel realities. The Good Cover-The…