Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel #5 Review

Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel #5 ends the limited series with a final confrontation that pits Genis-Vell against Shatterax while Life and Death hang in the balance… literally. Is It Good? Meh. Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel #5 is fine. Rather than end the end with a big spectacle and fist-pumping moments, Peter David opted to take a meta path, resulting in a subdued ending that isn’t as profound … Continue reading Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel #5 Review

Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #1 Review

Doctor: Strange: Fall Sunrise #1 takes a trip (literally and metaphorically) to a limbo beyond our own world where Doctor Strange fights to recall his purpose and survive. Is It Good? Trippy! Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #1 is, in a word, trippy. If you’re following along with the current state of Marvel Comics, you know that Doctor Strange is “dead.” Will his death be permanent? … Continue reading Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #1 Review

Alien #3 Review

Written by: Phillip Kennedy JohnsonArt by: Julius OhtaColors by: Yen NitroLetters by: VC’s Clayton CowlesCover art by: Björn BerendsCover price: $3.99Release date: November 23, 2022 Alien #3 takes Steel Team’s fight to the Xenomorphs on Tobler-9 when the colony’s survivors point out the Queen’s nest in exchange for a ticket to safety. Is It Good? Alien #3 is a solid entry in the series with … Continue reading Alien #3 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #14 Review

Written by: Zeb WellsArt by: Michael Dowling, Kyle Hotz, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Ryan Stegman, Tim Townsend, J.P. MayerColors by: Richard Isanove, Dan Brown, Terry Dodson, Matt HollingsworthLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: John Romita Jr., Scott Hanna, Marcio MenyzCover price: $4.99Release date: November 23, 2022 Amazing Spider-Man #14 recounts a multi-season story about Ben Reilly’s plan to get his memories back from Peter … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man #14 Review

Blade: Vampire Nation #1 Review

Blade: Vampire Nation #1 sets up a murder mystery where Blade is tasked with finding the powerbrokers behind an assassination attempt designed to kill Dracula and destabilize the new Vampire Nation. Is It Good? Blade: Vampire Nation #1 is boring. Read on, if you choose, but if you want a single takeaway from this comic, it’s boring. Dracula and his vampiric council rule the blossoming … Continue reading Blade: Vampire Nation #1 Review

She-Hulk #8 Review

She-Hulk #8 follows Mark and Becky, two scientists who feel entitled to the power others have, so they decide to create that power for themselves… with disastrous results. Is It Good? There is no She-Hulk in She-Hulk #8. What very patient readers receive is an issue-long flashback showing how Mark and Becky, the odd couple She-Hulk encountered in issue #5, are behind what little story … Continue reading She-Hulk #8 Review

Namor: Conquered Shores #2 Review

Namor: Conquered Shores #2 shines a ray of hope for the humans living in a power-starved refuge under the ocean as the arrival of Jim Hammond, aka the original Human Torch, presents a solution, a mystery, and a possible threat. Is It Good? It’s not bad. Namor: Conquered Shores #2 presents a hook sorely lacking in the first issue, so if you’ve hung on to … Continue reading Namor: Conquered Shores #2 Review

Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #5 Review

Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #5 continues the Game of Rings but takes a brief break for a fireside story to reveal how the Ten Rings came to be. Is It Good? Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #5 reveals the history behind the creation of the Ten Rings. That reveal, alone, makes this issue an interesting read, but two questions immediately come to mind. First, … Continue reading Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #5 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #13 Review

Written by: Zeb WellsArt by: John Romita Jr., Scott HannaColor by: Marcio MenyzLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: John Romita Jr., Scott Hanna, Marcio MenyzCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Amazing Spider-Man #13 give Spidey double trouble when Roderick Kingsley/Hobgoblin and Ned Leeds/Hobgoblin team up to bring Spidey down. But who is in control of whom? Is It Good? Amazing Spider-Man #13 is … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man #13 Review

A.X.E.: Judgment Day Omega #1 Review

Written by: Kieron GillenArt by: Guiu VilanovaColors by: Andres MossaLetters by: VC’s Travis LanhamCover art by: Pasqual Ferry, Matt HollingsworthCover price: $4.99Release date: November 9, 2022 A.X.E.: Judgment Day Omega #1 examines the life of the Celestials after the events of Judgment Day. That’s it. Is It Good? If you go by the retail cover price, A.X.E.: Judgment Day Omega #1 is a $4.99 prologue. … Continue reading A.X.E.: Judgment Day Omega #1 Review

Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #6 Review

Written by: Jackson Lanzing, Collin KellyArt by: Carmen CarneroColors by: Nolan WoodardLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: Carmen Carnero, Alejandro SánchezCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #6 finds Bucky and Cap fighting over what to do next after the death of the Revolution. That’s it. Is It Good? Don’t let the brevity of the blurb above fool you. … Continue reading Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #6 Review

Damage Control #4 Review

Written by: Adam F. Goldberg, Hans RodionoffArt by: Nathan StockmanColors by: Ruth RedmondLetters by: VC’s Clayton CowlesCover art by: Patch Zircher, Brian ReberCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Damage Control #4 moves Gus to the Research & Development department, where the infamous Eugene Strausser creates unique gadgets to help the Search & Rescue teams, as long as he doesn’t revert to becoming a super-villain… … Continue reading Damage Control #4 Review

Fantastic Four #1 Review

Written by: Ran NorthArt by: Iban CoelloColors by: Jesus AburtovLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: Alex RossCover price: $4.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Fantastic Four #1 takes a road trip with Ben and Alicia for a romantic getaway. Unfortunately, their latest roadside stop leads to a town that shouldn’t exist. Is It Good? Fans of the Fantastic Four will either love Fantastic Four #1 … Continue reading Fantastic Four #1 Review

Ghost Rider #8 Review

Written by: Benjamin PercyArt by: Cory Smith, Oren JuniorColors by: Bryan ValenzaLetters by: VC’s Travis LanhamCover art by: Kael NguCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Ghost Rider #8 takes Johnny Blaze and Agent Warroad to The Windy City to find the source of Blackheart’s corruption, but they must survive a deadly road trip first. Is It Good? If Ben Percy is going somewhere with … Continue reading Ghost Rider #8 Review

Moon Knight #17 Review

Written by: Jeb MacKayArt by: Alessandro CappuccioColors by: Rachelle RosenbergLetters by: VC’s Cory PetitCover art by: Stephen Segovia, Rachelle RosenbergCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Moon Knight #17 puts MoonKnighton the offense when the discovery of Hunter’s Moon’s body prompts the Fist of Khonshu to hunt down the assassins as an appetizer to a full meal of revenge against Tutor and his vampire legions. … Continue reading Moon Knight #17 Review

Sabretooth & The Exiles #1 Review

Written by: Victor LaValleArt by: Leonard KirkColors by: Rain BeredoLetters by: VC’s Cory PetitCover art by: Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, Frank MartinCover price: $4.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Sabretooth & the Exiles #1 Picks up where the last Sabretooth mini-series left off. Victor Creed finds himself in hot water (technically, a cold operating table) when he’s shanghaied on the open ocean by an Orchis doctor … Continue reading Sabretooth & The Exiles #1 Review

Spider-Man #2 Review

Written by: Dan SlottArt by: Mark Bagley, John DellColors by: Edgar DelgadoLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: Mark Bagley, Alejandro SánchezCover price: $3.99Release date: November 9, 2022 Spider-Man #2 gathers the last remaining spiders from across the Spider-Verse to regroup and make a plan to stop Shathra from converting all spiders into her wasp minions. Is It Good? File Spider-Man #2 under “the one … Continue reading Spider-Man #2 Review