Midnight Suns #4 Review

Written by: Ethan SacksArt by: Luigi ZagariaColors by: Antonio FabelaLetters by: VC’s Joe SabinoCover art by: David NakayamaCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Midnight Suns #4 brings the team one step closer to facing Valtorr before the demonic lord can use Zoe Laveau as a conduit to invade Earth. Unfortunately, not all is as it seems. Is It Good? Midnight Suns #4 is fine. … Continue reading Midnight Suns #4 Review

Thunderbolts #5 Review

Written by: Jim ZubArt by: Sean Izaakse, Netho Diaz, Victor NavaColors by: Java TartagliaLetters by: VC’s Joe SabinoCover art by: Sean Izaakse , Nolan WoodardCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Thunderbolts #5 ends the mini-series with the reveal of the villain behind all of the team’s recent troubles. Is It Good? There’s no way to talk about Thunderbolts #5 without revealing who the secret … Continue reading Thunderbolts #5 Review

She-Hulk #9 Review

Written by: Rainbow RowellArt by: Takeshi MiyazawaColors by: Rico RenziLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: Jen BartelCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 She-Hulk #9 concludes (almost) the mystery behind Jack of Hearts’ disappearance at the hands of a couple of unlikely She-Hulk stalkers. Is It Good? I don’t understand what Rainbow Rowell is doing with this series. Truly, the creative choices in this … Continue reading She-Hulk #9 Review

Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #6 Review

Written by: Gene Luen YangArt by: Marcus ToColors by: Erick ArciniegaLetters by: VC’s Travis LanhamCover art by: Dike Ruan, Matthew WilsonCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #6 brings the second arc of Gene Luen Yang’s run with a final fight between the last three competitors in the Game of Rings. The winner takes it all! Is It Good? Shang-Chi … Continue reading Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #6 Review

Moon Knight #18 Review

Written by: Jed MacKayArt by: Federico SabbatiniColors by: Rachelle RosenbergLetters by: VC’s Cory PetitCover art by: Stephen Segovia, Rachelle RosenbergCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Moon Knight #18 brings the Fist of Khnoshu’s conflict against the Structure to an end with a final confrontation at a vampire conference. Who ordered the “stake”!? Is It Good? Quick but satisfying. No, that’s not a “that’s what … Continue reading Moon Knight #18 Review

Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #2 Review

Written by: Tradd MooreArt by: Tradd Moore, Jensine EckwallColors by: Heather MooreLetters by: VC’s Clayton Cowles, Tradd MooreCover art by: Tradd MooreCover price: $4.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #2 recounts how Doctor Strange accepted an offer he couldn’t refuse at the behest of a goddess who controls the very shape of the universe. Is It Good? Well, okay. Doctor Strange: Fall … Continue reading Doctor Strange: Fall Sunrise #2 Review

Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man #3 Review

Written by: Taboo, B. EarlArt by: Juan FerreyraColors by: Juan FerreyraLetters by: VC’s Travis LanhamCover art by: RahzzahCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man #3 blurs the line between the waking world and dreams when the Demon Bear’s challenge to Spider-Man begins. Is It Good? Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man #3 is confusing with a light dusting of cringe. Taboo and B. Earl’s premise … Continue reading Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man #3 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #16 Review

Written by: Zeb WellsArt by: Ed McGuinness, Cliff RathburnColors by: Marcio MenyzLetters by: VC’s Joe CaramagnaCover art by: John Romita Jr., Scott Hanna, Marcio MenyzCover price: $3.99Release date: December 28, 2022 Amazing Spider-Man #16 continues the silly, slapstick event with the awaited confrontation between Spider-Man and Chasm. Meanwhile, the Goblin Queen and Hallows Eve treat Venom like a dog. Is It Good? Tone and character. … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man #16 Review

Dark Web: Ms. Marvel #1 Review

Written by: Sabir PirzadaArt by: Francesco MortarinoColors by: Dono Sánchez-AlmaraLetters by: VC’s Ariana MaherCover art by: Marco Checchetto, Matthew WilsonCover price: $3.99Release date: December 21, 2022 Dark Web: Ms. Marvel #1 shifts attention away from the main Dark Web event to find out how Kamala Khana, aka Ms. Marvel, is holding up with the pressures of being a Muslim at Christmastime, dating, and wrangling a … Continue reading Dark Web: Ms. Marvel #1 Review

Avengers Forever #12 Review

Writer: Jason AaronCover Artists: Aaron Kuder and Alex SinclairPenciller: Aaron KuderLetterer: VC’s Cory PetitCover Price: $3.99Release Date: December 21, 2022Reviewer: Dr. Carl Bryan “We are the Captains of the whole bloody Multiverse today! And we will die in our boots if that’s what it takes!  For the Dream!!! –  Captain Carter Synopsis:  The All Steve Rogers Howling Commandos combined with the Carol Corps lead an … Continue reading Avengers Forever #12 Review

Savage Avengers #8 Review

Writer: David PeposeColor Artist: Espen GrundetjernCover Artists: Valerio Giangiordano and Chris O’HalloranPenciller: Carlos MagnoLetterer: VC’s Travis LanhamReviewer: Dr. Carl Bryan “Now what is it you humans were always fond of saying…? Ah yes….Assemble! – Ultron Synopsis:In the year 2099, Ultron has subjugated the future with Deathlok technology. Yet nowhere is resistance fiercer than the shattered kingdom of Latveria, as Doom 2099 and his ramshackle army … Continue reading Savage Avengers #8 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #15 Review

Amazing Spider-Man #15 finds Spidey helping the innocent while he searches for answers when Hell (technically, Limbo) is unleashed in NYC. Is It Good? Amazing Spider-Man #15 is odd. Not odd as in “Whoa! I didn’t see that coming.” Odd as in “I don’t get what Wells is trying to do.” I’m neither a dummy nor the smartest man in the world, so the reality … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man #15 Review

Deadpool #2 Review

Deadpool #2 finds Deadpool grappling with his mission to assassinate Doctor Octopus while a Carnage symbiote embryo continues to grow (and burst) from his body. Is It Good? Uh oh. That didn’t take long. I was pleasantly surprised with the first issue (read our review here) because Wong managed to set up a unique premise and capture the tone of Ryan Reynolds’s version of Deadpool … Continue reading Deadpool #2 Review

The Invincible Iron Man #1 Review

The Invincible Iron Man #1 kicks off a new phase in Tony Stark’s increasingly downtrodden life. With fewer friends, no home, and dwindling finances, what’s an Iron Man to do when an assassin comes calling? Is It Good? Well, okay. The Invincible Iron Man #1 is fine. After Christopher Cantwell’s abysmal run, it’s good to get a palette cleanser, so Gerry Duggan goes back to … Continue reading The Invincible Iron Man #1 Review

Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 Review

Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 (re)introduces readers to the hero who can transform into nearly any form of energy. When Monica experiences an existential crisis of identity during a particularly bad day, a little space may just be what the doctor ordered… unless that space happens to run into a powerful foe. Is It Good? Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 is fine, which seems to be the … Continue reading Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 Review

Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 Review

Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 sets Cho and his young companion on a quest to find the true Worldbreaker, Banner, and stop the Grand Priestess’s evil plans. Is It Good? Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 is starting to lose me on this series. In and of itself, there’s nothing inherently wrong with this issue, but Pak is two issues into a 5-issue limited series, and not much … Continue reading Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 Review