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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-Men: Blue #34 cover by R.B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men Blue #34 Review: The Master of Magnetism Reigns

Magneto is confronted by the future incarnations of his X-Men Blue team. They blame him for the death and destruction that surrounds them. However, the other surviving mutants laud Erik as a savior. The question is the same as it always has been: is Magneto a devil or a savior? Magneto intends to make it […]

X-Men: Blue #33 cover by R.B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men: Blue #33 Review – The State of the Magneto Address [Edited]

Magneto flees to the future to escape the retribution of the X-Men after his attack against Emma Frost, the White Queen. The future he finds his desolate and bears markings of his own actions, including a graveyard of individuals staked to the ground with rebar. After searching the wasteland, he finds an enclave of mutant […]

X-Men Blue #32 cover by R.B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men Blue #32 Review: Blue vs. Magneto for the Fate of Emma Frost

Magneto wants the White Queen dead, and he is willing to tear through however many people it takes to make that happen. The X-Men refuse to let Emma fall, so they are now dueling their recent ally in the streets. Worse yet, Magneto is on Mutant Growth Hormone and even more powerful than usual. Can […]

Daredevil #605 cover by Chris Sprouse and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #605 Review: The Over-the-Top Battle of City Hall

Wilson Fisk is on his feet again and demanding the seat of mayor back from Matt Murdock. Meanwhile, Daredevil, Father Jordan, and the Order of the Dragon are pinned down across town. However, their lucks change when they find a police horse stable. They use the horses to draw the Hand back to city hall […]

X-Men Blue #31 cover by R.B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men Blue #31 Review: The Rage and Anguish of Magneto

We are witness to what young Jean Grey saw when she peered into Magneto’s head before her team joined up with Eric Lensherr. In the present, Magneto is on a warpath. He is tearing through every chapter of the Hellfire Club until he finds the White Queen, Emma Frost. Jean Grey and the X-Men know […]

X-Men: Gold #31 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #31 Review: I Too Have Read ‘Days of Future Past’

Rachel Summers and Nightcrawler have their morning ruined when Mesmero arrives and manipulates former’s mind. Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde and Colossus are still reeling from their cancelled wedding when we suddenly jump to a future where mutants are on the edge of extinction thanks to the Sentinels. That time jump happens just as abruptly in the […]

X-Men: Blue #30 cover by R.B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men Blue #30 Review – Melodramatic but with an Excellent Fight Sequence

Daken has tracked down and is ready to kill Jimmy Hudson, whom is now calling himself Poison. The X-Men are ready to defend their ally, but Jimmy doesn’t want their help. He believes the Poisons have overtaken him and that he is only one of them now. This is something that Daken and Jimmy must […]

Daredevil #604 cover by Chris Sprouse and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #604 Review: No One Expects the Order of the Dragons

Father Jordan expels the poison cloud from Mayor Matt Murdock’s lungs, and he explains to the recovering Matt the order from which the Father hails. It is called the Order of the Dragon, and they fight supernatural threats like the Hand. They have been doing so for centuries, and he has more members on their […]

Daredevil #603 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #603 Review: Slower but Still Full of Personality

Daredevil finds Elektra attempting to leave New York, and the two are ambushed by the Hand. After the ninjas mysteriously withdraw, Matt convinces Elektra to stay in the city and join his fight against the Hand. After returning to city hall, Matt throws an even crazier idea at Foggy, and it involves the crime lords […]

Daredevil #602 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

Daredevil #602 Review: Mayor Murdock and Chief of Staff Foggy

The Hand attack on New York continues, and Mayor Matt Murdock calls upon his closest friend to help in his hour of need: Foggy Nelson. Foggy tries to keep Matt in the office instead of facing the Hand as Daredevil, but Blindspot arrives and One Police Plaza comes under attack. Daredevil and Blindspot head out […]

Spider-Man #240 cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor

Spider-Man #240 Review: Another Heartwarming Bendis Farewell

Spider-Man awakens in a hospital bed having lost time and feeling unwell. His mom informs him that he’s been unconscious for days. Dr. Claire Temple arrives to tell him that he has a viral infection, and his spider-powers make it more difficult to treat him properly. As we are given flashbacks to the conflict atop […]

Astonishing X-Men #11 cover by Grag Land and Frank D'Armata

Astonishing X-Men #11 Review: The Team Comes Together, in Time for the End

X and Psylocke’s plan to bring down Proteus is sprung into action. The Astonishing X-Men ambush the being to stop his reality seeds around the world. Psylocke and X use their psychic abilities to stop the spread of the reality seeds. Betsy even begins to start trusting X, and the team seems to be coming […]

Daredevil #601 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Jordie Bellaire

Daredevil #601 Review: The Rise of Mayor Matt Murdock

Daredevil escapes from custody with the unwilling help of a pair of Hand ninjas, and Matt Murdock returns to city hall. Wilson Fisk is still incapacitated, and, thanks to some laws from the last administration, Matt Murdock is the new mayor of New York City. He goes to work in helping the city fend off […]

X-Men Blue #24 cover by Jorge Molina

X-Men Blue #24 Review: This One’s Actually Really Good

Sebastian Shaw attacks Magneto after he rejects the offer to join Mothervine. Meanwhile, the new Marauders attack Xorn after he too rejects their offer. Thankfully, Xorn receives help in the form of Jimmy Hudson and Bloodstorm. Unfortunately, Malice infiltrates the Madripoor mansion through the body of Polaris. Finally, Briar Raleigh seeks out new X-Men with […]

Daredevil #600 cover by Dan Mora and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Daredevil #600 Review: A Climactic Twist to ‘Mayor Fisk’

Daredevil and his allies assemble to spy on Mayor Fisk’s criminal allies in the hopes of gaining enough information to depose the Kingpin. Things don’t go quite as planned, and Daredevil leaves to confront Wilson Fisk once again. Elsewhere, Blindspot’s battle with Muse is complicated by Sam’s connection with the Hand returning to haunt him. […]

X-Men: Blue #22 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Federico Blee

X-Men Blue #22 Review: An Improvement but Could Still be Better

The X-Men and Venom finally arrive on the ship of Killer thrill and her symbiote-enhanced mercenary crew. After taking out their non-powered grunts, the team splits up. Cyclops goes to save the Starjammers, and the rest go after Killer Thrill’s crew. Unfortunately, there may be another unexpected visitor to further complicate things. X-Men: Blue #22 […]

X-Men: Bland Design – The Poisons are Fashionably Late in X-Men Blue #22

Another week, another Venom crossover sliding into our recap DMs! When will it end? Oh god, when will it end?! 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 […]

Daredevil #599 cover by Dan Mora and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Daredevil #599 Review: Compelling Character Building and Gritty Art

Daredevil seeks out Muse while Mayor Fisk spins the murder of the six police officers as an attack from the Punisher. This furthers Fisk’s anti-hero message. Deputy Mayor Matt Murdock tries to push him away from this tactic, but Fisk is determined to make superheroes the enemies of New York. Meanwhile, Blindspot intends to settle […]

Black Panther Annual #1 cover by Daniel Acuna

Black Panther Annual #1 Review: A Celebration of King T’Challa

Three tales of the Black Panther are brought to the table. Everett K. Ross is captured by Hatut Zeraze after a Wakandan courier with potentially world-altering technology is killed in Brooklyn. In the second story, Black Panther searches the harsh mountains of Wakanda for the heart-shaped herb which grants the power of the Black Panther. […]