X-Men Gold #1 review

The war with the Inhumans behind them, the X-Men have moved to New York City. Literally moved the mansion to Central Park. The idea is that they’re no longer hiding from the rest of humanity, making it less likely they’ll be feared and hated. It also makes stopping the latest alien attack more convenient.  What […]

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Scarlet Witch #2 review

It’s tough to get on with writing a review when you can’t stop looking at the art. It’s only the second week of January and I’ve no doubt Scarlet Witch #2 will be one of the best-looking comics of 2016. Just look at Marco Rudy’s work… Wanda has travelled to the Greek island of Santorini […]

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Scarlet Witch #1 review

New York’s rich are being murdered by less well-off members of society, who then claim to have no memory of the attacks. Suspecting witchcraft at work, the Scarlet Witch teams up with a detective to investigate the latest crime scene. Using her knowledge of hexing history, she puts down a demonic infestation, but uncovers a […]

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A-Force #1 review

It’s impossible to ignore the huge publicity this comic has generated for Marvel – I’m not sure why the pre-issue furore, it’s not like this is the first comic featuring an all-woman team. It’s not even the first from Marvel, with X-Men and Defenders series being the most recent.  It is, I suppose, the first […]

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Mighty Avengers #4 review

Mighty Avengers? Not if this logo is anything to go by. If you actually spot it on the comic store shelf – the bottom right placing virtually guarantees cover-up by the next title along – that tiny roadsign thing says the Apologetic Avengers. The Meek Avengers. The Namby-Pamby, Move Along, Nothing To See Here Avengers. […]

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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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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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