Review: AvX Consequences

Those who have kept up with my AvX reviews should know that I was not entirely pleased with the series.  The idea was good, but the execution was flawed.  More so, I was rather upset with how they treated Scott at the end of everything.  Consequences on the other hand has been handled absolutely wonderfully.

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This Week in Comics: 7/18/12

This week in comics, Saga and Justice League are sold out at my shop so I don’t get to read them, Carol Danvers returns to the spotlight in Captain Marvel #1, and Mark Waid completely rocks.

Decent book. Terrible cover.

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Avengers vs. X-Men: so far part 3

I was starting to plan an update every other week for AvX stuff, but the Gambit vs. Captain America fight was too good to leave for a week before it got a review!  Plus, it did help my pull list had a rather large stack this week.
SPOILER WARNING!
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This Week in Comics: 5/16/2012

This week in comics, the Avengers and the X-Men settle their differences via walk-off (with special guest judge David Bowie!), Image wows with Dancer #1, and I confuse the plot of a major event comic with that of Zoolander to mildly comedic effect. Very mild.

Let’s dance!

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Avengers vs. X-Men: so far part 2

Two weeks ago I borrowed ikeebear’s “One Sentence Review” format to catch up on all the Avengers vs. X-Men titles.  To cover the last two weeks of AvX, I’ll be working a bit more like Cal’s “This Week in Comics“.  So short paragraphs, though I’ll still order them top to bottom with a ranking out of 5.  Warning, there may be a few small spoilers.
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This Week In Comics: 4/18/2012

This week in comics, Wonder Woman #8 takes us to the underworld, the Avengers and the X-Men hit each other some more, and

It's important to point out that this is the greatest cover in the history of comics. Basically.

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Review: Avengers vs. X-Men #0

Most folks who know me – or who read my reviews here regularly – have probably noticed that I’m more of a DC man.  Don’t get me wrong, there are a number of Marvel titles I love (Ultimate Spider-Man, X-Factor and Uncanny X-Force are all strong ongoings, and Marvel’s recent mini-series Mystic is an early contender for one of the year’s best trade paperbacks), but on a month-to-month basis, DC tends to fulfill my comic-reading itch a little better, whether its because of their characters or (more likely) because of their more reasonable pricing structure.  So maybe it’s just that I’ve been absent from mainstream Marvel continuity for a time, but I cannot imagine how this month’s prologue to their upcoming big event, Avengers Vs. X-Men, is that much of a prologue at all.  But don’t let that stop you from checking it out: AvX #0 is definitely enjoyable – and surprisingly character-driven.

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