Column: The State of the Marvel Universe

The Plot Thickens: A Secret Wars Special Report

By: Shawn Warner

The machines of war grind on this week with three new number ones including the much anticipated Guardians of Knowhere by the dynamic duo of Brian Bendis and Mike Deodato, Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Fantastic Four’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by James Robinson
Pencils by Leonard Kirk
Inked by Karl Kesel
Color Artwork by Jesus Aburtov

In the first issue of James Robinson’s Fantastic 4 there is a very obvious shift in tone to darker, somewhat more introspective terrain, particularly in contrast to Matt Fraction’s recently ended run which was much more action/ adventure oriented. The Fantastic Four has a very unique Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘All New Invaders’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by James Robinson
Artwork by Steve Pugh
Color Artwork by GURU-eFX
Lettering by Cory Petit

When James Robinson left Earth 2 and effectively severed ties with DC, at least for the foreseeable future, I feared there would be an extended period of time without an on-going title being written by the outspoken and innovative Robinson. So when it was announced that the prolific writer was coming to Marvel I was ecstatic Continue reading

REVIEW: “Earth 2” #17

(DC Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by: Tom Taylor
Pencils by: Nicola Scott
Inks by: Trevor Scott
Color Art by: Peter Pantazis

There is a lot going on in Tom Taylor’s first issue of Earth 2 as he follows prolific writer James Robinson on the series. Over the past few issues the creative team has taken a decidedly darker approach and that seems to have carried over with Taylor’s arrival. Continue reading