Fearless Defenders #10

The transformative Terrigen Mists have been unleashed around the world. In New York, dancer Ren Kimura emerges from a cocoon with weird forearms, just in time to see the Wardogs of Thanos arrive. They aim to kill the new Inhumans in their cocoons, but they’re confronted by the rich and strange Caroline Le Fay, who […]

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The Fearless Defenders #1 review

Sword-slinging shieldmaiden Valkyrie and bionic urban detective Misty Knight make for unlikely partners, but on the evidence of this debut issue, it just might work. They come together when an Asgardian relic begins singing, summoning the dishonoured dead – Viking rogues not fit for Valhalla. Instead, they’ve been lying in a grave on Earth, and […]

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Avengers Academy #21 review

It’s a new term at Avengers Academy. The Fear Itself crisis saw their interdimensional headquarters, Infinite Avengers Mansion, destroyed. One student, Veil, quit after feeling forced to kill in battle. Teachers Speedball and Justice resigned to go on a road trip. Relocating the Academy to the old Avengers West Coast Compound, headmaster Giant Man takes […]

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Valkyrie #1 review

If DC’s Donna Troy is the poster child for convoluted histories, she has a counterpart at Marvel in Valkyrie. The role of Norse handmaiden Brunnhilde has been borrowed or stolen by the villainous Enchantress, spoilt rich girl Samantha Parrington and tortured soul Barbara Norris. Wikipedia mentions another alter ego, Sian Bowen, of whom I’ve no memory, […]

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