The Unstoppable Wasp #1 review

The Mighty Thor. The Invincible Iron Man. The Incredible Hulk… Marvel have long loved their adjectives, and now here’s another – Unstoppable. It’s not a word you’d immediately associate with a tiny character. Indeedy, original insect Avenger Janet Van Dyne used to describe herself as ‘the Winsome Wasp’.  So why ‘unstoppable’? That’s revealed at the […]

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Hyperion #1 review

Faster than a speeding bullet.  More powerful than a locomotive.  Etc. It’s Hyperion, Marvel’s original Superman homage – as it were – in his own series. And just as Superman once walked around the country, Hyperion’s off into the heartland of the USA to find himself. He’s unsure that the strongarm tactics of the latest […]

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Captain Marvel #1 review

Carol Danvers. She loves trouble. So her taking a desk job as commander of Alpha Flight Space Station – Earth’s first line of defence against threats from outer space – is puzzling. But, she wants to get away from home for awhile, take time out from the hurly burly of her everyday heroic life. And […]

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Ms Marvel #17 review

It’s the end of the world as she knows it – and Kamala Khan feels far from fine. The people of Jersey City are panicking, her brother has been kidnapped by evil Inhumans and everyone is looking to Ms Marvel to save the day. The 16-year-old feels, understandably, overwhelmed.  Thank goodness, then, that Captain Marvel shows […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man #1 review

It took six issues for the mainstream Marvel Universe to cobble together an African American Nick Fury to match movie version Samuel L Jackson. So how long to make white super-villain Electro darker skinned in the hope that (drunk) Amazing Spider-Man 2 fans will think they’re looking at Jamie Foxx? From this … … to […]

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Captain Marvel #1 review

I have to hand it to Marvel, they really are committed to Carol Danvers, ‘promoting’ her from Ms to Captain Marvel, giving her a new series, crossing it over with an Avengers book in a bid to increase sales and, when that doesn’t work, relaunching it again. So here we have the second Captain Marvel debut issue […]

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