Marvel’s efforts to reorganize (let’s use that euphemism) their X-titles worked for me. I had no history in reading X-titles, and so I felt out-of-the-loop, as they say, regarding any of the characters and storylines. While the Marvel Universe is generally run as an organic whole, everything related to the X-Men has always seemed to… Read More Uncanny X-Men #1 (2012)
The first X-Men comics that I have read, began in this 2010 series, of which this is issue #17. For the most part, I was pleased with the first 15 issues. Many people did not like the first storyarc (Curse of the Mutants), but I like Gischler’s writing and I think it was a satisfactory… Read More X-Men #17
The first point I’d like to make here is that this miniseries/mini-event was written by Jason Aaron who is my favorite comic writer. I mention this because I admit that I am slightly biased in my review because, well, Aaron rocks and I want to see him succeed and be writing comics for a very,… Read More X-Men: Schism #1
These are two issues I read today. I am combining them into one entry because they are both one-shots and therefore outside of any current storylines running through their titles. Surprisingly, I liked both of them quite a bit. I usually hate one-shots because they just steal my money because they can. I read Punisher Max: Get Castle and… Read More Under the Boardwalk & Get Castle
This was a difficult month with some rather unpleasant covers. I finally scrounged up these three contestants. Batman #662 Wolverine #50 52 #47 Of course, I have to give the cover of the month title to Wolverine #50, since its the fiftieth issue and its a wrap-around. Cover artists: Simone Bianchi and Morry Jay Hollowell.