Thor #1 review (2014)

Thor the God of Thunder Rode his mighty filly … … oh, hang on, now Thor is the filly! Don’t thump me, Just ‘aving a larf. I’m not anti- a female Thor. As a huge Valkyrie fan I’m intrigued as to which woman worthy of wielding Mjolnir gets to go by the name of Thor. […]

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Original Sin #1 review

Who shot the Watcher? That’s the question asked by the cover of Marvel’s latest event series. The image, by Julian Totino Tedesco, aims for drama but only elicits sniggers – just look at those cute wee boots.Inside, we see Uatu, Earth’s Watcher, disappear as an explosion targets his home on the moon. Alerted by Thor […]

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Thor #1 review

A millennium past, young Thor feasts and carouses after saving a village in Iceland from Frost Giants. A mutilated corpse washes up on the shore – the body of a Native American god. Today, Thor brings rain to the planet Indigarr, having been summoned by a child’s prayer. Hearing that the world’s own deities have […]

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Avengers Vs X-Men #12 review

And so it goes. Another Marvel event ends, this one with several bangs and the odd whimper. The bangs, you’ll be unsurprised to hear, come as the Scarlet Witch and Hope Summers join forces to attack Cyclops. He’s turned Dark Phoenix and is popping up across the globe to rain fire from the sky, cause […]

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Wolverine and the X-Men #14 review

Once they were Love’s Young Dream. Now Kitty Pryde and Peter Rasputin are on opposite sides of the Avengers vs X-Men conflict. While Shadowcat tries to keep the Jean Grey School running with most of the staff off fighting alongside the Phoenix Five, Colossus – empowered by the cosmic force – has been changing the […]

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Avengers vs X-Men #0 review

And here it is, the beginning of Marvel’s summer event, Avengers Vs X-Men. The focus here is on the two team associates set to be at the centre of each side’s ire: Scarlet Witch, who removed the powers of thousands of mutants, killing many; and Hope Summers, the teenager able to jump-start new mutants, and […]

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Wolverine and the X-Men #1 review

In the spirit of the recent Daredevil relaunch, here’s a Marvel title that puts fun first while honouring its characters and tradition. And tradition is at the heart of this book, as Wolverine rebuilds Professor Charles Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters and christens it the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning. At Logan’s side are Kitty Pryde […]

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