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Infinity Wars #3 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Rain Beredo

Infinity Wars #3 Review: What if Captain America but Also Doctor Strange?

Loki and Flowa arrive in the aftermath of the bloodbath perpetrated by Gamora on Earth. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy have been dispatched with ease by Gamora armed with the Infinity Stones. She is ready to slay Loki, but, in true Trickster God fashion, Loki Laufeyson talks his way out of death. […]

Avengers #7 cover by Geoff Shaw and Jason Keith

The Avengers #7 Review: Riding the Flaming Woolly Mammoth

Long ago, there was a cave boy who lived with a pack of his kind. However, he was the only one in his pack that could speak or think clearly. One day, a large man with white hair arrived and carved his way to the top of the pack. He could think and speak clearly […]

Immortal Hulk #5 cover by Alex Ross

The Immortal Hulk #5 Review: A Beautifully Dark Deathmatch

Walter Langkowski is gone. Sasquatch is in his place. The monster tears through the hospital, and Bruce Banner knows he must be stopped. He tries to talk Sasquatch down, but the beast wants to talk to another beast. Sasquatch wants the Hulk, and the Hulk comes for him. A massive fight ensues and spreads across […]

X-Men: Gold #35 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

Storm is swarmed by Uovu and the villagers whom he’s resurrected. Ororo is forced to fight off her birth parents and all those under Uovu’s thrall. Meanwhile, the X-Men fight the X-Cutioner halfway around the world. Stormcaster finds them and opens a portal to Storm and Uovu, providing Ororo with reinforcements. But, is it enough? […]

Old Man Logan Annual #1 cover by Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki, and Val Staples

Old Man Logan Annual #1 Review: Regret of the Punisher

In the far future, a group calling themselves the Punishers run into a shantytown, burn it down, kill all the men, and steal all the children. Old Man Logan follow and finds the aftermath. A woman tells him what happened and follows the trail of the Punishers until they return to their stronghold. He’s shot […]

Moon Knight #198 cover by Becky Cloonan

Moon Knight #198 Review: Marc vs. a Rabid Dolphin

Moon Knight has been kidnapped by Ernst, a Nazi sadist who runs a cult. Ernst’s cult is putting Marc Spector through a series of trials to induct Marc into the cult. These include fighting a rabid dolphin, torturing a torturer, and a combat trial. This takes place over a series of weeks, leaving Moon Knight […]

X-23 #3 cover by Mike Choi and Jesus Aburtov

X-23 #3 Review: Not Enough Gabby, but Some Solid Action

Gabby has been kidnapped by the Stepford Cuckoos. Laura is on their trail, but the Cuckoos are masters of mental manipulation. X-23 can’t be sure whether she can trust her senses. However, Laura is tenacious and will do anything necessary to see her sister again. She also needs to find the geneticist they kidnapped, as […]

X-Men: Red #7 cover by Jenny Frisson

X-Men Red #7 Review: Abominations in the Sea, Sentinels in the Sky

Atlantis is under attack by Cassandra Nova. She has sent Kid Abomination to destroy the city until he drowns. Jean Grey, Storm, Gentle, and Namor are on the scene to respond. Above the Atlantic, Trinary, Wolverine, Gabby, Nightcrawler, and Gambit are in the process of stealing the phone of the deceased British ambassador. However, one […]

X-Men: Gold #34 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #34 Review: When the Story Moves Too Fast for Its Own Good

Storm reflects on the day she lost her parents as she processes their resurrection. Uovu, a god who has suddenly appeared in the village in which Ororo was raised, has brought Storm’s parents back to her somehow. As happy as Ororo is, she can’t leave Uovu uninvestigated, and she searches his compound. Back in New […]

Avengers #6 cover by Ed McGuinness, Mark Morales, and David Curiel

The Avengers #6 Review: Not All it Could be But Still a Joyous Read

Thor and She-Hulk are Celestial-sized, the Ghost Rider has taken over the body of the dead Celestial, and Iron Man has unleashed an armor to match them all for size. Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther are battling the Horde on the ground, and Doctor Strange is shutting down Loki. It looks like the […]


X-Men: Bland Design – Deadpool Guest-Stars in All-New Wolverine #31

Because Deadpool doesn’t have enough books of his own, now he’s going to guest-star in All-New Wolverine?! Welcome, dear readers, to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly multi-part recap column that strives to answer the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” Things have changed in the […]

X-Men: Bland Design – The Generic Origin of Lydia Nance Revealed in X-Men Gold #22

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly multi-part recap column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are five regular-priced X-Books on the stands, which will run you a total of twenty bucks to buy and, thanks to modern comic book […]

X-Men: Bland Design – Sad Wolverine is Sad in Old Man Logan #35

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $20 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take roughly ten minutes to […]

X-Men: Bland Design – The Promise of a New Beginning in X-Men Red #1

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are six five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $25 $21 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take […]

X-Men: Bland Design – A New Status Quo Emerges in X-Men Gold #21

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are six five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $25 $21 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take […]

X-Men: Bland Design – Wolverine is Getting Too Old for This @#$% in Old Man Logan #34

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $21 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take roughly ten […]

All-New Wolverine #30

X-Men: Bland Design – Laura Captain Americas in All-New Wolverine #30

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $21 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take roughly ten […]