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X-MEN ’92 #1 [Review]

When you open the book you begin to hear it. Familiar electric chords. The opening notes to a familiar melody of Saturday morning. It is the sound of your childhood returning. I had not realized the full scope of the Secret Wars event until reading X-Men ‘92. Marvel has taken the old comic trope of […]

THE BLACK VORTEX OMEGA #1 [Review]

When one thinks about cosmic stories and Marvel Comics, it’s hard not to call upon crossovers like the Infinity Trilogy (Infinity Gauntlet, Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade), Secret Wars (the first), Annihilation, The Kree/Skrull War, The Dark Phoenix Saga, or Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity. That’s a pretty serious list of classic and modern cosmic tales. Sam Humphries, however, has added another crossover worthy […]

COMIC REVIEW: X-Men: Gold #1

X-MEN: GOLD #1/ Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, STAN LEE, LOUISE SIMONSON, LEN WEIN, ROY THOMAS, & FABIAN NICIEZA/ Art by BOB MCLEOD, WALTER SIMONSON, PAT OLLIFFE, JORGE MOLINA, & SALVADOR LARROCA/ Letters by TOM ORZECHOWSKI/ Colors by VARIOUS/ Published by MARVEL COMICS X-Men: GOLD is more like X-Men: ZINC. This “special” issue marking the X-Men’s […]

The Comics Review Round-Up, 8.21.13 Edition

Welcome again to Kabooooom’s weekly comics review round-up! In this edition, Marcus and Ann take a hard look at two of Marvel’s offerings, Thunderbolts #14 and X-Men #4. While Matthew, delves into a children’s title comic book readers of all ages will enjoy with Gestalt Comics’, The Deep: Here Be Dragons #2. THUNDERBOLTS #14/ Story […]

The Comics Review Round-Up, 7.31.13 Edition

Welcome back to Kabooooom’s weekly comics review round-up! This week it’s simply MARVELous! (You see what I did there? Yeah, I’m definitely not sorry about either.) After last month’s Fearless Defenders left fans reeling, Marcus covers the aftermath of their clash with the Doom Maidens, and catches up with the Guardians in this post-Age of […]

REVIEW: Fear Itself: The Fearless #10

Written by MATT FRACTION, CULLEN BUNN & CHRIS YOST Art by MARK BAGLEY, PAUL PELLETIER, DANNY MIKI & ANDY LANNING Colors by MATTHEW WILSON / Letters by CORY PETIT Here we are at the home stretch and there is a little change up for the tenth installment of Fear Itself: The Fearless. However, as Valkyrie unleashes […]

Fear Itself: The Fearless #8

REVIEW: Fear Itself: The Fearless #8

Written by MATT FRACTION, CULLEN BUNN & CHRIS YOST Art by MARK BAGLEY, PAUL PELLETIER, DANNY MIKI & ANDY LANNING Colors by MATTHEW WILSON / Letters by CORY PETIT So with only four issues to go we finally move onto another aspect of the Marvel Universe, the X-Men. Whilst Valkyrie’s visit isn’t the majority of the […]

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Men #2

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Men #2

Written by KIERON GILLEN Art by CARLOS PACHECO, JORGE MOLINA, RODNEY BUCHEMI, CAM SMITH, ROGER BONET & WALDEN WONG  Colors by FRANK D’ARMATA, RACHELLE ROSENBERG, JIM CHARALAMPIDIS & JORGE MOLINA Letters by VC’S JOE CARAMAGNA When we last left our hated heroes, Mr. Sinister melded together with a Celestial and was about to cause some […]