REVIEW: Guardians Team-Up #1

(Marvel Comics, 2015)

Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Art by Arthur Adams
Colors by Paul Mounts

Not only does this title team up two of Marvel’s most popular properties, The Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers, but it also boasts one of the greatest creative team ups in recent memory, that being the pairing of prolific scribe Brian Michael Bendis (aka BMB, aaka The BoMB) with the quasi-reclusive artistic genius, Arthur Adams.

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REVIEW: ‘Thunderbolts’ #27

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker
Pencils by Carlo Barberi
Inks by Carlos Cuevas
Color Artwork by Izrael Silva

Issue #27 is a changing of the guard for Thunderbolts as the writing team of Ben Acker and Ben Blacker take the reins from the prolific Charles Soule. Acker and Blacker, known for their Thrilling Adventure Hour show and various contributions to the Nerdist Writer’s Panel on The Nerdist podcast channel Continue reading

FILM REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’

*WARNING: SPOILERS!*

Captain America: The Winter Soldier completely redefines the playing field for what a successful superhero movie should be. Since the creation of Marvel Studios there has never been a better movie than the new saga about America’s illustrious Captain, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans). Filled with action-packed excitement, heart-wrenching drama, and exceptional visuals, Captain America: The Winter Soldier has completely reset the stage for every superhero movie that will ever follow. Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘New Warriors’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Christopher Yost
Artwork by Marcus To
Color Artwork by David Curiel
Lettering by Joe Caramagna

I have been waiting for this first issue ever since the groundwork for a New Warriors reunion of sorts was put down in Nova. I was around for the first series and always felt that the book deserved a bigger audience. Now I know this is not exactly a reunion, this team is a bit more diverse and dynamic with a roster Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘She-Hulk’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Charles Soule
Artwork by Javier Pulido
Color Artwork by Muntsa Vicente
Leters by Clayton Clowes

After many hours spent reading his work on such titles as Swamp Thing, Thunderbolts, Inhumanity, Superman/Wonder Woman, Red Lanterns and Letter 44, I have come to a very sane and quite logical conclusion which is that Charles Soule is a super hero. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Secret Avengers” #4

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

WRITTEN BY:  Nick Spencer
ARTWORK BY:  Luke Ross

A.I.M. has stolen the Iron Patriot technology and recruited Mentallo, a disaffected S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, to bring sentience to the armor. They began to think and reason, they ascended. They set about serving the will of their makers- no matter what the cost in lives. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Age of Ultron” #1

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Chris Ambrosio

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Illustrator: Bryan Hitch
Colors: Paul Mounts
Letters: Cory Petit
Editor: Tom Brevoort

I’m new to Bag and Board so go easy on me now guys, this is also my first review, you can say I’m a nooby. I’ve been looking forward to reading Age of Ultron for quite some time now, ever since I’ve read “Age of Ultron coming soon” in the back of The Avengers, AU free comic in May of 2011 issue #0.1, yeah I’ve been kinda sitting on the edge of my seat waiting or this block buster of a miniseries. Continue reading

VIDEO REVIEW: “Age of Ultron” #1

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

We here at Bag & Bored are more than excited to announce a partnership with the video reviewers over at 2ComicNerds, who have a wonderful YouTube channel where they do regular reviews, so be sure to check that out, as well!  Here we have them reviewing “Age of Ultron” #1, in wait of issue #2, out this coming Wednesday, March 13th.  Here’s what they had to say, and be sure to check out their channel, linked below the video.  We hope you enjoy!

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