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Tales of Suspense #59
Captain America

October 29, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Tales Of Suspense #59

The second feature for Tales of Suspense #59 features Captain America in his first silver aged solo adventure. In this issue we have captain america left as the Avenger tending to Avengers mansion while the others are out. Then we have Bull, a criminal ringleader, thinking to take advantage of the situation, seeing the captain as the avengers weakest link. (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Tales of Suspense , Captain America

Tales of suspense #59
The Black Knight

October 28, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Tales Of Suspense #59

As I sit down to write a comic book review of the story titled “The Black Knight” featuring Iron man, published in Tales Of Suspense #59, I find that this story (despite a later cover month) would clearly fit before the events of Avengers #9. That small fact out-of-the-way (and the impact on the avengers title is only one panel that would be less understood) I can get on to my synopsis, and review.

Tony Stark becomes Ill as he enters his officein this issue, after seeing the avengers off to a charity benefit, Iron Man stays behind to keep watch over the city. At the same time The Black Knight bust out of jail, and decided to get revenge on the avengers – starting with the one he knows how to find, Iron Man.   This assault starts before our hero can make it back to the factory.  In fact as, tony is walking in, the factory under sedge by the black knight, we also witness Tony Stark suffering from a power attack, causing him to have to retreat to his office, while scaring Pepper and Happy.

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Strange Tales #127
Duel with the Dread Dormammu!

October 27, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #127

After reviewing the story from Strange Tales #126 that featured Dr. Strange, I  found my self all to eager to read the second part; to bare witness to the conflict between the Doctor and the Dreaded Dormammu.  In fact, in the early pages of this adventure, we learn that this Duel does come with a high cost, win or lose.  We already knew from the last adventure, that if Dr. Strange lost, Dormammu intends to invade earth.  It is in these pages that we learn that if Dormammu looses, that his realm will face great danger from the mindless ones;  Thus putting Dr. Strange in the mental realm of not just a hard, but complex ethical conflict, even before the magical duel begins.

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Strange Tales # 126
The Domain Of the Dread Dormammu

October 24, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #126

While yesterday I established that the first tale from Strange Tales #126, left me lacking; today we explore the Realm of Darkness and face off against Dormammu himself with none other than Dr. Strange. This story starts off, with The Ancient One summing Strange just a short time after the events of the last story,  then informing him of Dormammu’s plans, as relayed from a messenger sent by the Dormammu himself.   What we have here, is Doctor Strange needing to take up a quest to another dimention to save earth from a great and powerful threat. (more…)

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Strange Tales # 126
Pawns of The Deadly Due!

October 23, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #126

The first story of Strange Tales #126 features The Human Torch and The Thing, but this time with a bit more Fantastic Four support then we are used to.   Of course the Duo are taking on another Duo of Former fantastic Four Villains, The Puppet Master and The Mad Thinker.   In this story the Puppet Master and Mad Thinker team up, and have a plan to take out the Fantastic Four, part by part; first by getting the thing to destroy the human torch.   But then, like all plans, nothing is ever as perfect as it seems.

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Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #11
The Crackdown of Capt. Flint!

October 22, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Sgt Fury and his Howling Commandos #11

Howling Commandos go Wah-hoooooIn this issue; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos find themselves temperately reporting to Capt. Flint, whom is a ‘by the books officer’.  The Captain and his attitudes not only cramp the howlers unique – and individual  style, but also puts them in great danger as they set out on a mission with Capt. Flint overseeing the operation personally.  From the overly shiny helmets to his shiny bars on his shoulders,  the greatest danger to the mission seems to be the officers by the book attitude.  But then, how does this story fair in my – not so by the book – comic book review. (more…)

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Fantastic Four #31
The Mad Menace Of The Macabre Mole Man!

October 20, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Fantastic Four #31

Having just read, and as I sit down to write my comic book review Fantastic Four #31, I find that I let the action, and all the promises made fly though my head.  First and foremost, this tale signals the return of the Mole Man last seen in Fantastic Four #22. Then as if that is not enough, the cover offers the promise of a s surprise character seen only briefly, but who’s identity would shock us.   Then, on the opening page, we get yet another guarantee; the Fantastic Four will stand against the Avengers in this issue as well!

But then all stories have a beginning,   this one starts out with an unexpected earthquake in New York. From there we have the Fantastic Four, less sue storm going out to investigate, and learning of a missing city block. Sue on the other hand, got distracted by something she spotted in a newspaper as the earthquake happened.  Instead of joining the team, she is off to police headquarters for unexplained reasons.   it is not that many pages further in that Mole man captures Sue, and threatens the Fantastic Four against interference. Beyond that, he is going to hold them accountable for the actions of all, leaving them to stop the avengers whom are about the set out on an investigation of their own.Fantastic Four Vs Avengers

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Avengers #9
The Coming Of The... Wonder Man!

October 17, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Avengers 9

For this comic book review I read  Avengers #9, the story in this volume is titled  “The Coming Of the … Wonder Man!”.  In this tale we have Baron Zemo, The Enchantress, and The Executioner returning from their banishment that occured  in Avengers #7. Like most typical villains, their mind is single focused n gaining revenge, seeking to thort and destroy the avengers whom wronged them. To do this, they seek out another wronged -in a way- by the avengers. In this case Simon Williams is found, and turned into Wonder Man by the genius of Zemo. Wonder Man with a wondrous array of powers, the strength, speed, and skill to rival the avengers – kept in check by Zemo only by the need to continuously retrieve  an antidote for the method that caused his super-powers or otherwise die – is then sent to infiltrate the avengers, to help Zemo destroy them from within.    (more…)

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Amazing Spider-Man #17
The Return Of The Green Goblin!

October 16, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Amazing Spider-Man 17

TIn amazing Spider-Man #17 we have the tale titled “The Return Of the Green Goblin!”. This  feature offers a lot of pieces, that all add to the larger tapestry of the issue as well as the ongoing adventures of Spider-Man.  From the blunder early in the issue, where spider-man interfere with the filming of a Movie,( a theme that in some ways brings us back to the green goblins last appearance, and also reminds us of other stories) Serves as a starting ground for discrediting Spider-Man.

Though all this  Peter Parkers greatest school yard enemy Flash Thompson proves -quite ironically-  to be Spider-Mans most loyal fan, and thus pushes for the start of a Fan club.  In creating this, Flash with the help of Liz, whom has her own motives sets up a further meeting of the club at a well of club, and prom ices in the newspaper spider-mans arrival.   Just the kind of opportunity Green Goblin has been looking for.

So, the club draws out Spider-Man hoping to fix his reputation,  Green Goblin hoping to defeat Spider-Man,  Johnny Storm (The Human Torch) with his date Doris Evans show up to see the hero, J Jonah Jameson hoping to find something to use against Spider-Man, And  if that’s not enough, there is a whole club full of full of fans as well.

But that is not even half of the adventure and thrill in the issue…

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Strange Tales #125
Mordo Must Not Catch Me

October 15, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales 125

The tale of Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #125 is one of an epic battle between Dr. Strange and Baron Mordo, his often repeated nemesis. This time Mordo traps The Ancient One first, before attempting to take on Doctor Strange. leaving our hero with the daunting task of fighting Mordo while finding and freeing his Mentor. (more…)

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Featured Classics


Tales of Suspense #59
Captain America

October 29, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Tales Of Suspense #59

The second feature for Tales of Suspense #59 features Captain America in his first silver aged solo adventure. In this issue we have captain america left as the Avenger tending to Avengers mansion while the others are out. Then we have Bull, a criminal ringleader, thinking to take advantage of the situation, seeing the captain as the avengers weakest link. (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Tales of Suspense , Captain America

Tales of suspense #59
The Black Knight

October 28, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Tales Of Suspense #59

As I sit down to write a comic book review of the story titled “The Black Knight” featuring Iron man, published in Tales Of Suspense #59, I find that this story (despite a later cover month) would clearly fit before the events of Avengers #9. That small fact out-of-the-way (and the impact on the avengers title is only one panel that would be less understood) I can get on to my synopsis, and review.

Tony Stark becomes Ill as he enters his officein this issue, after seeing the avengers off to a charity benefit, Iron Man stays behind to keep watch over the city. At the same time The Black Knight bust out of jail, and decided to get revenge on the avengers – starting with the one he knows how to find, Iron Man.   This assault starts before our hero can make it back to the factory.  In fact as, tony is walking in, the factory under sedge by the black knight, we also witness Tony Stark suffering from a power attack, causing him to have to retreat to his office, while scaring Pepper and Happy.

(more…)

Categories: Marvel , Tales of Suspense , Iron Man
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Strange Tales #127
Duel with the Dread Dormammu!

October 27, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #127

After reviewing the story from Strange Tales #126 that featured Dr. Strange, I  found my self all to eager to read the second part; to bare witness to the conflict between the Doctor and the Dreaded Dormammu.  In fact, in the early pages of this adventure, we learn that this Duel does come with a high cost, win or lose.  We already knew from the last adventure, that if Dr. Strange lost, Dormammu intends to invade earth.  It is in these pages that we learn that if Dormammu looses, that his realm will face great danger from the mindless ones;  Thus putting Dr. Strange in the mental realm of not just a hard, but complex ethical conflict, even before the magical duel begins.

(more…)

Categories: Marvel , Strange Tales , doctor strange
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Strange Tales # 126
The Domain Of the Dread Dormammu

October 24, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #126

While yesterday I established that the first tale from Strange Tales #126, left me lacking; today we explore the Realm of Darkness and face off against Dormammu himself with none other than Dr. Strange. This story starts off, with The Ancient One summing Strange just a short time after the events of the last story,  then informing him of Dormammu’s plans, as relayed from a messenger sent by the Dormammu himself.   What we have here, is Doctor Strange needing to take up a quest to another dimention to save earth from a great and powerful threat. (more…)

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Strange Tales # 126
Pawns of The Deadly Due!

October 23, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales #126

The first story of Strange Tales #126 features The Human Torch and The Thing, but this time with a bit more Fantastic Four support then we are used to.   Of course the Duo are taking on another Duo of Former fantastic Four Villains, The Puppet Master and The Mad Thinker.   In this story the Puppet Master and Mad Thinker team up, and have a plan to take out the Fantastic Four, part by part; first by getting the thing to destroy the human torch.   But then, like all plans, nothing is ever as perfect as it seems.

(more…)

Categories: Marvel , Strange Tales , Human Torch
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Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #11
The Crackdown of Capt. Flint!

October 22, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Sgt Fury and his Howling Commandos #11

Howling Commandos go Wah-hoooooIn this issue; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos find themselves temperately reporting to Capt. Flint, whom is a ‘by the books officer’.  The Captain and his attitudes not only cramp the howlers unique – and individual  style, but also puts them in great danger as they set out on a mission with Capt. Flint overseeing the operation personally.  From the overly shiny helmets to his shiny bars on his shoulders,  the greatest danger to the mission seems to be the officers by the book attitude.  But then, how does this story fair in my – not so by the book – comic book review. (more…)

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Fantastic Four #31
The Mad Menace Of The Macabre Mole Man!

October 20, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Fantastic Four #31

Having just read, and as I sit down to write my comic book review Fantastic Four #31, I find that I let the action, and all the promises made fly though my head.  First and foremost, this tale signals the return of the Mole Man last seen in Fantastic Four #22. Then as if that is not enough, the cover offers the promise of a s surprise character seen only briefly, but who’s identity would shock us.   Then, on the opening page, we get yet another guarantee; the Fantastic Four will stand against the Avengers in this issue as well!

But then all stories have a beginning,   this one starts out with an unexpected earthquake in New York. From there we have the Fantastic Four, less sue storm going out to investigate, and learning of a missing city block. Sue on the other hand, got distracted by something she spotted in a newspaper as the earthquake happened.  Instead of joining the team, she is off to police headquarters for unexplained reasons.   it is not that many pages further in that Mole man captures Sue, and threatens the Fantastic Four against interference. Beyond that, he is going to hold them accountable for the actions of all, leaving them to stop the avengers whom are about the set out on an investigation of their own.Fantastic Four Vs Avengers

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Categories: Marvel , Fantastic Four Vol. 1 (1961)
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Avengers #9
The Coming Of The... Wonder Man!

October 17, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Avengers 9

For this comic book review I read  Avengers #9, the story in this volume is titled  “The Coming Of the … Wonder Man!”.  In this tale we have Baron Zemo, The Enchantress, and The Executioner returning from their banishment that occured  in Avengers #7. Like most typical villains, their mind is single focused n gaining revenge, seeking to thort and destroy the avengers whom wronged them. To do this, they seek out another wronged -in a way- by the avengers. In this case Simon Williams is found, and turned into Wonder Man by the genius of Zemo. Wonder Man with a wondrous array of powers, the strength, speed, and skill to rival the avengers – kept in check by Zemo only by the need to continuously retrieve  an antidote for the method that caused his super-powers or otherwise die – is then sent to infiltrate the avengers, to help Zemo destroy them from within.    (more…)

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Amazing Spider-Man #17
The Return Of The Green Goblin!

October 16, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Amazing Spider-Man 17

TIn amazing Spider-Man #17 we have the tale titled “The Return Of the Green Goblin!”. This  feature offers a lot of pieces, that all add to the larger tapestry of the issue as well as the ongoing adventures of Spider-Man.  From the blunder early in the issue, where spider-man interfere with the filming of a Movie,( a theme that in some ways brings us back to the green goblins last appearance, and also reminds us of other stories) Serves as a starting ground for discrediting Spider-Man.

Though all this  Peter Parkers greatest school yard enemy Flash Thompson proves -quite ironically-  to be Spider-Mans most loyal fan, and thus pushes for the start of a Fan club.  In creating this, Flash with the help of Liz, whom has her own motives sets up a further meeting of the club at a well of club, and prom ices in the newspaper spider-mans arrival.   Just the kind of opportunity Green Goblin has been looking for.

So, the club draws out Spider-Man hoping to fix his reputation,  Green Goblin hoping to defeat Spider-Man,  Johnny Storm (The Human Torch) with his date Doris Evans show up to see the hero, J Jonah Jameson hoping to find something to use against Spider-Man, And  if that’s not enough, there is a whole club full of full of fans as well.

But that is not even half of the adventure and thrill in the issue…

(more…)

Categories: Marvel , Amazing Spider-Man
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Strange Tales #125
Mordo Must Not Catch Me

October 15, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Strange Tales 125

The tale of Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #125 is one of an epic battle between Dr. Strange and Baron Mordo, his often repeated nemesis. This time Mordo traps The Ancient One first, before attempting to take on Doctor Strange. leaving our hero with the daunting task of fighting Mordo while finding and freeing his Mentor. (more…)

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Featured Modern Reviews


Avengers: Season One

March 19, 2013 | Drew | (No Comments)
Avengers Season One

While I was not expecting more Season One books, after last years batch, I was pleased when I learned that there would be – at least a few –  more this year.    So I found myself waiting with great anticipation and curiously  as my chance to read Avengers: Season One grew closer.

However with this one, I was not sure what to expect or hope for; the avengers don’t really have a shared Origin as individual’s, but their team most certainly does have one.  But how could and how would one go about retelling, modernizing the classic tale, and give a feeling of the early  Avenger’s. I really had no idea what to expect.

In fact, this one is  much like the Hulk: Season One  and Doctor Strange: Season One.  as opposed to Fantastic Four’s and the X-men’s  season one titles; in that it’s not so much  a retelling of classic stories, or even a filling of the gap’s between those early issues, as it is a new adventure worked into (and likely inspired by)  one or more of the early issues. (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Marvel Season One

Iron Man #2
Believe 2 of 5: A Gentleman's Wager

December 4, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Iron Man 2

The first issue of this story arc left me undecided on how to feel,  with art that did not appeal to me on many levels and a story that I was not sure was anything but average.  Now I sit down to write my comic book review of the 2nd issue, and the second part of the story “A Gentleman’s Wager”   this one taking Tony Stark to Symkaria to face off against a group calling themselves the circle.  (for those who need to know Symkaria is a fictional nation that borders the fictional nation of Latveria, in the proximity of western Europe near Hungry. ) In this issue, Iron Man responds to  an invitation from the circle to Symkaria for a chance to win just what he seeks; the elimination of Extremis. All he has to do is win at a tournament.   But does this challenge make for a compelling story, or is this just status Que like the first part? or perhaps worse?  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Iron Man 2012

Captain America #1
Castaway In Dimension Z Chapter One

November 28, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Captain America 1

This adventure starts back with a flashback to 1926 and a scene featuring Steve Rodgers as a child still, leaning a valuable life changing lesson from his mother.  The scene, taking place over 3 pages is one that is absolutely heartbreaking, it is a scene that I can’t help but feel would be a life changing experience for any boy, but most of all, it is one that helps us understand Captain America’s thought pattern in the story to come.  This tale being just Chapter One of a  new story;  sets us up in a setting where Captain America will find himself in another dimension,  facing Zola. But I find that this, as with everything is unlikely to prove to be that simple.  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Captain America

All New X-Men #1

November 27, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
issue

Just looking at the cover, front and back you can get a feeling of just how much The X-men, and marvel itself has changed over the years.  you can look at the majority of my comic book reviews from the 1960’s  that I have done, and then look at this cover, as in its own way it shows the then, and the now. Sitting down with this issue, has me not just looking at the X-men, but looking at them as an example, of both how  the characters have changed, and how comics themselves have changed.  Many would look at a retelling, such as marvel season one’s to see an example of this, but I feel this is offers just as pertinent  proof; not in the cover alone, but in the pages in between.

In the first part of the issue, we deal with the now,  and we encounter and hear from many of the original X-Men(in fact all, if we exude the dead, and otherwise mentally unable).  We have Ice-man reflecting on the very thing I am, in regards to cyclops and how much he has changed. But we also have the Beast, engaged in an internal struggle at the heart of which is the same question about himself.

then at the end of the issue, we get a flash back, to a short retelling of just part of X-Men #8, and a scene where beast quits the original team( an act that is short-lived for the team).  But the retelling – that I feel is carry’s an uncanny level of truth to the original – is interrupted by a time-traveler, whom has come back to convince the original team, that the future needs their help. (more…)

Categories: Marvel , All New X-Men 2012

Iron Man #1
Believe 1 of 5: Demons And Genies

November 16, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Iron Man 1

With this new marvel Now! Iron Man title. we have our hero facing a crisis of faith, something that was touched upon a few times in AvX conscienceless. But like any hero in the universe, the world does not wait for him to resolve it. In fact  Maya Hansen draws him out of  ‘dealing’ with it by a message left indicating her murder, and the likelihood of Extremis having been taken from her.  This prompts the curious filled Tony Stark, to take action, needing to address a threat at hand, and perhaps along the way, deal with his own internal crisis.  But without further words, here is my comic book review of part 1 of 5 of the titled ‘Demons and Genies’  from Iron Man #1.  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Iron Man 2012

Deadpool #1
In Wade We Trust

November 15, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
deadpool #1

Deadpool Vs. Dead U.S. Presidents,  that seems to be the ongoing theme that the story titled “In Wade We Trust” starts with this new launch of Deadpool.   In fact this story starts off with Captain America facing off against  a resurrected Harry S. Truman. This however seems to be done to show us exactly why this new threat is Deadpool’s problem, as the more well received hero’s just can’t  handle the bad publicity from doing what needs to be done in this case.

In a wonderfully comic fashion  Deadpool finds himself trust unknowingly at this problem – just after taking care of a giant monster in New York City –  he finds himself left facing against F.D.R. .  This is a big part of what leads shield to find him and decide he is just the man that they need for the job.   or to quote Agent Preston “America’s real heroes can’t be seen fighting our dead presidents. No, Wade– You’re not the hero we want, you’re the scumbag we need.” but with the summary now said and done,  let’s get onto the detailed comic book review.  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , Deadpool

A vs X Consequences #5

November 13, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
A vs X Consequences 5

A vs. X Consequences comes to an end with this issue, so even before reading I found  myself wondering just how this story would wrap up ( or perhaps lead us into the next stories).  It has been an interesting read, not just though A vs X; but though the Consequences;  but now comes the time to talk about how in closes, and what thoughts I have on this issue.
We start off, picking up just where we left off with Magik, Magneto and Danger preparing for a prison break to st Cyclops free.  this happening only after  Cyclops thought it time. but more than just that takes place in this issue,  we also have a resolution to Hope summers hunt for her father,  and at least a fine clear message from cyclops to wolverine on how their roles will now play out.    but lets move on to what I thought of the issue where this plot wrapped up.  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , A Vs X Consequences 2012

A plus X #1
Fight For The Future

November 7, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
A plus X 1

While A+X #1 does feature two stories; the first starring Captain America & Bucky along side Cable, in a thriller titled Fight For The Future, then the second has Hulk & Wolverine facing off against Future Hulk, and Future Wolverine, in a seemingly untitled tale.  Both Because of the similarities in these tales – and the similarity in quality i found put into them – I have opted not to separate them into two-story reviews and instead do a review of the whole comic all together.

This issue, begins much like the Vs. series of AvX was,   with a Q & A page that is quite humorous, saying things like “Oh is this sort of like that AVX thingy I heard about?”   and responding “NO WAY! That was avengers VERSUS X-Men! This is totally after that, when they’ve put their differences aside in favor of being BEST PALS and working together to BEAT the BUDDING out of BAD GUYS!”   and that is just one example of the Q &A humor you will find at the start, but then, we get into the stories.  that are more about good old fashion ass kicking, then  anything else. (more…)

Categories: Marvel , A Plus X 2012

A vs X Consequences #4

November 6, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
AvsX Consequences 4

AvsX Consequences #4, continues right with all that the last issue built up to, a visit between Tony Stark (Iron Man) and Scott Summers (Cyclops), with Tony wishing to run some test on summers, to find the answers he seeks.  The tale then continues with  a scene showing Abigail Brand trying to keep people off the tracks of Magneto, and Hope summers bumping into Namor while trying seeking down her father Nathan Summers (Cable).   We even have storm seeking down Colossus after  his sisters note of last issue.  In the end what this issue offers the most of, is a lot of meeting,s and important dialogue and then in the end, one stunning and important development!  (more…)

Categories: Marvel , A Vs X Consequences 2012

A vs X Consequences #3

November 5, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
A vs X Consequences

After A vs X Consequences #2 ended in the heat of a moment, with Scott summers (Cyclops)  fellow inmates coming for him I could not wait to open this issue.  Then, to start things off not with that pending conflict, but instead Tony Stark (Iron Man) finding a way to deal with his own, internal crisis of faith, showed me just how much the writers at marvel are trying to deal with, and close up in this short follow-up series.  In fact, the prison conflict is but a small part of the issue; from Iron Man’s search for answers  to  the meeting between the avengers,  S.H.I.E.L.D and S.W.O.R.D.  Even to various mutants dealing with the internal conflict of what to do about the renegade members of the extinction team.  This issue even lets us get a look into Hope Summers attempt at a normal life.   and Cyclops communicating to Magneto though metal shards.

Just as the last issue left you hungry for more; I find that this one is likely to do the same, but please feel free to look on to my full review.

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Categories: Marvel , A Vs X Consequences 2012

5 Stars or more

Fantastic Four 11

Fantastic Four #11
A Visit With The Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four 16

Fantastic Four #16
The Micro-World Of Doctor Doom!

Fantastic Four 25

Fantastic Four #25
The Hulk Vs. The Thing

Strange Tales 112

Strange Tales #112
The Living Bomb!

Sgt Fury And His Howling Commandos 6

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #6
The Fangs Of The Desert Fox!

Avengers 4

Avengers #4
Captain America Joins... The Avengers!

sgt fury and his howling commandos issue 1 - May 1963

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #1
Seven Aginst the Nazis!

Fantastic four 22

Fantastic Four #22
The Return Of The Mole Man!

4 to 5 Stars

Sgt Fury And HIs Howling Commandos 4

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #4
Lord Ha-Ha's Last Laugh!

Strange Tales 116

Strange Tales #116
Return To The Nightmare World

tales to astonish #45

Tales to Astonish #45
The Terrible Traps Of Egghead!

x-men 3

X-men #3
Beware Of The Blob!

Fantastic Four 9

Fantastic Four #9
The End Of The Fantastic Four

amazing spider-man 6

Amazing Spider-Man #8
The Terrible Threat Of The Living Brain

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the Vengeance of Loki

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The Hate-Monger

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Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race

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The Human Top!

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The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes

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The Astonishing Ant-Man Versus The Mad Master of Time!

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Fantastic Four #27
The Search For Sub-Mariner!

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Amazing Spider-Man #14
The Grotesque Adventure Of The Green Goblin

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Strange Tales #122
The World Beyond

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Fantastic Four #29
It Started On Yancy Street!

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Hawkeye, The Marksman!

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Kang, The Conqueror!

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The Return Of The Green Goblin!

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The Black Knight

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Strange Tales #117
The Many Traps Of Baron Mordo

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Banished To Outer Space

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Duel with the Dread Dormammu!

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The Merciless Puppet Master

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Fantastic Four #11
The Impossible Man

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The Coming Of The Avengers!

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Strange Tales #120
The House Of Shadows!

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The Origin Of Daredevil

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Iron Man Is Born!

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Journey Into Mystery #103
The Enchantress And The Executioner!

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Journey Into Mystery #97
The Mighty Thor Battles The Lava Man

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The Man Called Electro!

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Fight For The Future

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When The Gray Gargoyle Strikes

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The Return of Doctor Doom

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The Brotherhood Of Evil Mutants!

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Fantastic Four #26
The Avengers Take Over!

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The Black Knight Strikes!

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Face-To-Face With... The Lizard!

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7 Doomed Men!

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The Hulk

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The Menace of the Miracle Man

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Iron Man Versus Gargantus!

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The Coming Of The Plantman!

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Tales Of Suspense #55
The Sun-Stealer!

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Tales Of Suspense #52
The Failure!

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Amazing Spider-Man #12
Unmasked By Dr. Octopus!

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Amazing Spider-Man #13
The Menace of... Mysterio!

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Masters Of Evil!

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Fantastic Four #28
We Have To Fight The X-Men!

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Amazing Spider-Man #15
Kraven The Hunter

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In Wade We Trust

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The Sinister Six

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The Return of the Blob

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Dual with daredevil

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Captured At Last!

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Fantastic Four #31
The Mad Menace Of The Macabre Mole Man!

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Challenged By The Human Cobra!

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The Master of Flame Vs. The Monarch of the Sea!!

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Prisoners Of the Pharoah!

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The Invasion of the Lava Men!

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Not What They Seem!

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The Threat of the Torrid Twosome

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Marked For Destruction By Dr. Doom!

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Journey Into Mystery #102
Slave of Zarrko, The Tomorrow Man!

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Strange Tales #119
Doctor Strange Dares To Go... Beyond The Purple Veil!

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Tales To Astonish #44
Ant-Man and the Wasp! Vs. The Creature From Kosmos!

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Strange Tales #114
Captain America*

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Journey Into Mystery #96
The Mighty Thor! Defying The Magic Of... Mad Merlin!

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Tales Of Suspense #53 Featuring The Power Of Iron Man
The Black Widow Strikes Again!

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Journey Into Mystery #92
The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer

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Tales Of Suspense #54
The Mandarin's Revenge

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Strange Tales #121
Witchcraft In The Wax Museum

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Tales Of Suspense #44
Iron Man Faces the Menace of The Mad Pharaoh!

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Tales Of Suspense #55
No One Escapes The Mandarin

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The Avengers Meet Sub-Mariner!

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The Coming of the Sub-Mariner

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The Icy Fingers Of Jack Frost!

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Midnight On Massacre Mountain!

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Prisoner of the 5th Dimension

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Tales To Astonish #49
The Birth of Giant-Man

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Journey Into Mystery #99
The Mysterious Mister Hyde!

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Tales Of Suspense #53
The Way It Began...

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Strange Tales #108
The Human Torch is destaned to become the still-life victim of The Painter of A Thousand Perils!

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Journey Into Mystery With The Mighty Thor #104
Giants Walk The Earth!

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Tales Of Suspense #51
The Sinister Scarecrow

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New Union

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Their Darkest Hour!

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Tales to Astonish #58
The Magician and The Maiden

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Killgrave, The unbelievable purple man!

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Strange Tales #125
Mordo Must Not Catch Me

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Captain America

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