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Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Viv Vision has been taken out by the Man-Thing. Snowguard fights to protect Viv, and the rest of the Champions follow soon behind. They manage to pacify the beast, but Viv is still comatose. Wasp can’t wake her up without risking damage. The Man-Thing is kept in containment as he feeds off the emotions of […]

Domino #3 cover by Greg Land and Frank D'Armata

Domino #3 Review: Unearned Moments Helped by Solid Dialogue

Domino, hurt and barely conscious, reminisces on the experiments and the people that created her. Upon awaking, she realizes that all her friends, her team, are dead. This pisses Neena off, and she beelines for Topaz with the intent of putting the woman in the ground. Domino #3 continues the book’s descent into the saccharine, […]

Domino #2 cover by Greg Land and Frank D'Armata

Domino #2 Review: Subordinate Chaos

Domino barely survives being thrown out the window of her apartment thanks to the return of her luck powers. The perpetrators escape thanks to their own good fortune. Domino must now figure out how these two were able to ambush her so easily, and the only possibility is that one of her two close friends, […]

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Champions #16 Cover May Reveal More About The Future Of The Team Than Intended

The solicits for Marvel’s for their January releases are now out, and the cover to the month’s new issue of Champions may give away more than intended. Coming out of a cross-over with Avengers, World’s Collide, which is their big Marvel Legacy story, it is implied that the cross-over will have major stakes for one […]

Generations: The Strongest/The Hulks Review- Captures Some Old Hulk Feelings

In their gearing up for the next “non-reboot,” Marvel is releasing their Generation line of one-shots, wherein the new identity of some hero titles meets up with their old ones. Many seem to be time-travel stories, and among the first of such issues is The Strongest, which is about a meeting between Bruce Banner and […]

Champions #10 Review: Better Than Its Tie-In Event

* Ties into the Secret Empire crossover A month of reading these characters in other stories — namely Secret Empire and its Uprising tie-in — can really make you forget how charming they are in their own book, am I right? Frankly, with all the Secret Empire shenanigans, one could very understandably feel a bit […]

Secret Empire #5 Review – Just Not Good Super Hero Fiction

Now, even though I am Bleeding Cool’s “Secret Empire is actually pretty good” guy, doesn’t mean I think the series is perfect. It has its flaws, and one of my first two articles for BC was my review of #2, which was a comic that could basically be summed up with “Hey, don’t forget to […]

Weapon X #4 Review – Big, Empty Action And A Gun-Toting Logan

*Weapon X #4 is part of the Weapons of Mutant Destruction Crossover You know, I had high hopes for this series. I like Wolverine, Lady Deathstrike, Sabretooth, and Warpath. Domino is…alright. I don’t dislike her; I’ve just never held much interest in that character. Greg Pak, well, he’s Greg Pak, Planet Hulk, World War Hulk, […]