Scarlet Witch #3 review

Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlet Witch, is on a magical mystery tour, trying to learn why magic is dying. Noting that the land-based aspects of Ireland’s economy seem to be under mystical attack, she travels to the no-longer Emerald Isle, where she’s joined by her friend Agatha Harkness, witch nanny turned ghostly sarcasm machine.  Wanda traces […]

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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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Hawkeye #7 review

What can a guy who shoots arrows do against a cataclysmic storm? Very little, as Hawkeye admits in this rush-release issue set against last October’s Superstorm Sandy. Clint Barton, though, can do his bit, helping neighbour Grills get his father out of his Rockaway Beach home and to safety. And junior Hawkeye Kate Bishop gets […]

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Hawkeye #1 review

What does an Avenger do when he’s not saving the universe? If you’re Hawkeye you try to help your neighbours escape the clutches of a Russian ruffian. And get a dog. This is a simple tale, but one skilfully and stylishly told. While Clint Barton references his Avengers status, he’s in civvies throughout, and there’s […]

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