Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Review # 100: "All-New X-Men Vol. 1 - Yesterday's X-Men"

It was the best of Bendis, it was the worst of Bendis. By chance I read the current commercial king of Marvel's run on Daredevil at about the same time as his expanded run on the Avengers. While I found his time with Earth's Mightiest Heroes in the Heroic Age to be tired, his earlier work with The Man Without Fear blew me away. BMB made the Avengers profitable again with his prior launch of "New Avengers" but by the end he ran out of creative steam.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Review # 98: "Y: The Last Man - 'Cycles,' 'One Small Step' and 'Safeword'"

Ladies and gentlemen, the TV show everyone will be talking about in 2016: "Y: The Last Man." This comic book is screaming for a broadcast adaptation and it looks like we're close to seeing it happen.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Review # 97: "Deadpool - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

There are a few neat little threads throughout the Marvel Universe that open the door for some cool possibilities. For instance: Captain America, Wolverine and Deadpool are all products of the same enhancement program, each "manufactured" in radically different ways. You had to figure eventually that team-up was going to happen. In "Deadpool Vol. 3: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" it does.