REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #5

REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #5

Written by MATT FRACTION Art by JOHN ROMITA JR. & SCOTT HANNA Colors by LAURA MARTIN Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS The Phoenix is here and it is not pleased. With issue #5 of the series, readers finally get to the good stuff and it was worth the wait. Everything has led up to this moment […]

REVIEW: Secret Avengers #27

Written by RICK REMENDER Art by RENTO GUEDES Colors by BETTIE BREITWEISER & MATTHEW WILSON Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS The team continues their jaunt in space as they come under attack by former comrade Captain Marvel. If nothing else Rick Remender at least infuses this issue with some half decent characterization for the previously deceased […]

REVIEW: America’s Got Powers #2

Written by JONATHAN ROSS Art by BRYAN HITCH, ANDREW CURRIE AND PAUL NEARY Colors by PAUL MOUNTS Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS When comparing America’s Got Powers to Marvel’s Avengers vs. X-Men or DC’s The New 52, it’s easy to wonder what went wrong with the big name titles. Here, Jonathon Ross and all of the […]

REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #4

Written by JASON AARON, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, ED BRUBAKER, JONATHAN HICKMAN & MATT FRACTION Art by JOHN ROMITA JR. & SCOTT HANNA Colors by LAURA MARTIN Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS This is a series with the potential to be great. Considering the writing team and artists, not to mention the killer concept, Avengers vs. X-men […]

REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #3

Written by JASON AARON, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, ED BRUBAKER, JONATHAN HICKMAN & MATT FRACTION Art by JOHN ROMITA JR. & SCOTT HANNA Colors by LAURA MARTIN / Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS Readers that follow the stories of the Avengers and/or the X-Men are very aware that Captain America and Wolverine aren’t the best of friends. When […]

REVIEW: Secret Avengers #26

Written by RICK REMENDER Art by RENTO GUEDES Colors by BETTIE BREITWEISER & MATTHEW WILSON Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS So here we are at the first Avengers Vs. X-Men tie-in issue of Secret Avengers. All previous story lines have been put on hold and the book has been sent to space. If nothing else the […]

NEWS: Walt Simonson Returns to Marvel to Draw 'Avengers'

Walt Simonson Returns to Marvel to Draw ‘Avengers’

Marvel announced today that comic legend Walt Simonson (Thor, X-Factor, so much more) would be returning to the company to draw a six-part tie-in arc of Avengers as part of this summer’s “Avengers vs. X-Men” event. Simonson joins Marvel architect, Brian Michael Bendis on the book starting with issue #25. This is Simonson’s first work […]

THE NEW SCUM: Curing Event Fatigue

THE NEW SCUM: Curing Event Fatigue

In which, your host, Pierce Lydon talks about why we need event books, why Avengers vs. X-Men is a great idea, and prescribes a treatment for the incurable “event fatigue.” The Avengers vs. X-Men announcement was met with the usual hemming and hawing from the usual suspects. Obviously, another event gearing up in the lead-in […]