FCBD Civil War II review

An Inhuman predicts that the mad god Thanos is coming to Earth in search of a Cosmic Cube. The Avengers are waiting for him when he shows up at Project Pegasus. They take him down, but one Avenger is seriously hurt. And one dies.  Have you read any Marvel event since Avengers Disassembled in 2004? […]

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Age of Ultron #10 review

The Avengers fight the Intelligentsia, a spaceknight turns into Ultron, Hank Pym defeats said mad robot with a computer virus and psychology, the Age of Ultron is averted. And time breaks. Thus concludes another Marvel event. Or rather, ‘concludes’. The main focus of the story, the alternate world created by Ultron, is tied up, but […]

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All-New X-Men #8 review

It’s a game of three halves this issue as Angels past and present team up, the Avengers learn about the time-displaced original X-Men and young Jean Grey springs a nasty surprise. Flying through New York, the two Angels are getting to know one another. The earlier Warren Worthington III can’t get his head around the […]

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Age of Ultron #1 review

It’s Marvel Now! Possibly. It may be Marvel A Few Months Hence, it may be Marvel Now, But Changed. Whatever the case, the New York this story is set in is a scary place, encased in a metal shell and crushed by robotic rule. The millions of regular folk seem to have mostly gone, with […]

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All-New X-Men #1 review

Scott Summers is out of prison and leading a new band of mutants. With Magneto, Magik and Emma Frost, he’s travelling the world and recruiting new mutants as they ‘break out’ – and assaulting the authorities at every turn. At the Jean Grey school in Westchester, his former X-Men colleagues watch with dismay, wondering how […]

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Avengers vs X-Men #11 review

The Phoenix Five are now two. Cyclops and Emma Frost share the cosmic power that can shape reality, and while they started out by changing the world for the better, the Phoenix entity is corrupting them. With the aid of brain scrambler supreme Professor Charles Xavier, the united Avengers and X-Men confront them, demanding that Cyclops stand […]

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New Avengers #25 review

Centuries ago, Master Yu Ti, ruler of K’un Lun, dreams of the Phoenix Force. He sees a young girl with crimson hair rise to fight the fiery destroyer with a dragon avatar. On waking, he asks his bodyguard, Lei Kung, if he knows of such a girl, but he does not. Unused to the universe withholding knowledge, […]

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