Uncanny Avengers #5 review

The promise of the Wasp back on an Avengers team put this book straight to the top of my reading list. Comic-book-killed in some crossover awhile back, she returned last year, and here she is – strain and on John Cassaday’s cover you can see Jan perched on Cap’s bath mat – flanked by fellow […]

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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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Uncanny Avengers #1 review

With the Avengers/X-Men war over, Captain America begins putting a new team together. His first potential recruit, Havok, proves useful when Avalanche attacks New York City, declaring that the mutants are back. Lives are saved but Avalanche, whose brain is operated on by an unseen figure at the start of the issue, escapes. At the […]

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Avengers vs X-Men #11 review

The Phoenix Five are now two. Cyclops and Emma Frost share the cosmic power that can shape reality, and while they started out by changing the world for the better, the Phoenix entity is corrupting them. With the aid of brain scrambler supreme Professor Charles Xavier, the united Avengers and X-Men confront them, demanding that Cyclops stand […]

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Avengers vs X-Men #5 review

The Avengers and the X-Men are fighting on the moon, with Hope Summers the prize. She’s plugged into the Phoenix Force, which the former team fears will destroy the Earth and the latter believes will restore Mutantkind. Iron Man and Giant Man create a giant robot to disrupt the Phoenix, as it crosses space on […]

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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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