REVIEW: “Amazing X-Men” #2

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by Jason Aaron
Pencils by Ed McGuinness
Inks by Dexter Vines
Color Artwork by Marte Gracia

Jason Aaron is one of the few writers who could take on a story so inherently fraught with potential theological complications and esoteric mumbo-jumbo and turn it into one of the most fun-filled and exciting high adventure X-Men stories to be written in quite some time. Continue reading

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REVIEW: “Amazing X-Men” #1

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by: Jason Aaron
Pencils by: Ed McGuiness
Inks by: Dexter Vines
Color Art by: Marte Gracia

When I initially heard of Amazing X-Men my first thought was, can I afford another monthly X-Book at $3.99? Then I found out that Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness were at the helm and my question became, can I afford not to get this book? After reading the first issue any lingering doubts I may have had have been unequivocally put to rest. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Wolverine and the X-Men” #29

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

WRITTEN BY:  Jason Aaron
ARTWORK BY:  Ramon Perez
COLOR ARTWORK BY:  Laura Martin
LETTERING BY:  VC’s Joe Caramagna

Time travel seems to be playing a very significant role in the Marvel Now universe and although this is not a time travel story in the way that say Age of Ultron is, this issue of Wolverine and the X-Men does rely at least in part on time travel. Continue reading