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Exiles #5 cover by David Marquez and Tamra Bonvillain

Exiles #5 Review: A Glorious Conclusion to the First Arc

The Exiles have tracked down the Time-Eater at last, and he is Kang the Conqueror. He is using the remains of Galactus from across the Multiverse to give himself the power to consume all realities. It’s down to Blink, Khan, Valkyrie, Wolvie, Iron Lad, and Nick Fury to beat the odds and save every universe […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it’s time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Exiles #4 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson

Exiles #4 Review: Walks the Tone Tight-Rope and the Genre Plank

The Exiles have narrowly escaped an atomic blast and now find themselves on another Earth in the late 1700’s. Slavery is still practiced, and saving a runaway leads the team to Blackbeard, aka Benjamin Grimm. He and his pirate allies are waging war against the slavers, and he wants the Exiles to help. Doing so […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

Welcome to the next installment of Comic Book Wins and Losses! This week, we’re going to try something a little different. To limit myself and to, honestly, make these a little easier to construct, there will only be five wins and five losses. This may fluctuate depending on circumstances, but that will be the template […]

Exiles #3 cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor

Exiles #3 Review: Li’l Wolvie and Valkyrie, Friends Forever

The Exiles land on a world full of less-than-happy sentient dinosaurs before arriving on another psychedelic world with a pair of surprisingly familiar faces. After this detour, they arrive on an Earth still experiencing World War II, and Peggy Carter is Captain America with her partner, Becky. The Red Skull is enacting his final gambit […]


Exiles #2 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson

Exiles #2 Review: An Explosive Second Installment

Blink, Khan, and Iron Lad narrowly escape demise at the hands (or mouth) of the Time-Eater. The three universe-hopping heroes find themselves in another version of Asgard, witnessing a Valkyrie in heated combat with Surtur, the Fire Demon. The Exiles aid Valkyrie against Surtur and his monstrous horde. Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez’s Exiles continues […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses April 11th, 2018: Sorting Out the New Series’

We’re going to start this installment with a bit of housekeeping for those who, for whatever reason, follow my exploits here on Bleeding Cool. For those not interested, which is completely understandable, you can just start at the list below. I’ve been working on getting into a schedule–practically since I started on here about 10 […]


Exiles #1 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson

Exiles #1 Review: A Bright, Colorful, and Exciting New Start

The Unseen (former Nick Fury) stands witness on the moon to an impending threat to the multiverse. A “Time-Eater” is consuming universes one-by-one and nears our Earth (616). Another Nick Fury delivers the Tallus to the moon before expiring. It summons Blink to the moon, and the Unseen explains the threat of the Time-Eater before […]

Brothers Dracul #1 cover by Mirko Colak and Maria Santaolalla

Comics for Your Pull Box April 11th, 2018: Domino and Exiles Finally Begin!

It’s that time of the week again! Let’s take a look at what comics are worthy of your pull box this Wednesday of April 11th, 2018. By that, I mean more than just Domino and Exiles, though you can bet they will definitely be included. Brothers Dracul #1 Unholy Grail Creators Cullen Bunn and Mirko Colak reunite under AfterShock, this time bringing us […]

Royals #12 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez

Royals #12 Review: Decent Read, but with an Underwhelming Finale for the Series

The Inhuman Royals are escaping in a crystal being controlled by Flint with their sample of the Prima Materia. In the future, the Last Inhuman, the Last Accuser, and the Moon King come face-to-face with the judgement of the Progenitors. Maximus of the present uses the Prima Materia in the hopes of saving the Royals, […]

Royals #11 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez

Royals #11 Review: Last Stand Against The Progenitors

The Last Inhuman and the Accuser have awoken the Moon King in time for the Progenitors to arrive. It appears that doomsday has arrived at last for the two ancient beings. In the present, the Inhuman Royals have narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Progenitors. Crystal is wounded, but Maximus the Mad and […]

Royals #10 Review: Picking A Fight With The Gods

The Inhuman Royals have arrived at the World Farm of the Progenitors, the creators of the Kree race. They need to get on the world’s surface, which is protected by the Progenitors themselves. However, even if they arrive on the World Farm, even then there are systems in place to protect the planets themselves. Meanwhile, […]

Royals #9 cover by Javier Rodriguez

Marvel Legacy Royals #9 Review: It Finally Clicks

  The future Maximus and Noh-Varr arrive at a Skyspear while something is happening to Flint in the present. Medusa and Gorgon’s relationship develops, and present Maximus explains the Prima Materia to his fellow Inhumans. At long last, the Inhuman Royal Family arrives at the home of the Progenitors, the World Farm. Royals is a […]

Royals #8 Review: Wrath Of Gorgon

The Last Inhuman takes the Accuser to the location of a Skyspear in the future while that same Accuser, Noh-Varr, AKA Marvel Boy, has a revelation in the present. There is little time to process this, as the Snarrks make their move against the Universal Inhumans, equipped with the powers of many Inhumans. Fortunately, Gorgon […]