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"Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia" #1 Review

In Comic Reviews on June 24, 2009 at 10:55 pm
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

“Utopia” Part 1

Writer: Matt Fraction

Pencils: Marc Silvestri, with assists by Michael Broussard, Eric Basaldua, Tyler Kirkham, & Sheldon Mitchell

Inks: Joe Weems, with Marco Galli, Eric Basaldua, Rick Basaldua, Jason Gorder, Jay Leisten, Sal Regla, Jon Sibal, & Ryan Winn

Colors: Frank D’Armata

I’ve made no bones about having some serious love for the post-Messiah CompleX X-Men Universe.  They’ve always been one of Marvel’s biggest sellers, and are consistently strong titles, but the entire Universe has become a fairly solid, tangible thing ever since Messiah CompleX ended (Well, excluding that recent Sisterhood mess).  But in the world of the Dark Reign, the X-Men have essentially been left to their own devices in their new safe haven of San Francisco, while Norman Osborn marches onward throughout the rest of the Marvel Universe, tearing up everything he sees before him.  Finally, the two paths collide with the six part “Utopia” storyline. Read the rest of this entry »

The Pull List! Week of May 6, 2009

In The Pull List! on May 4, 2009 at 12:40 am

Hope you guys are enjoying the new layout so far!! Its a pretty strong week for comics, with Power Girl debuting and the New Mutants returning, while we find out what’s happening to The Human Flame now that the entire DC Universe wants him dead. Remember, just because it isn’t on this list doesn’t mean it isn’t good!

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The Pull List! Week of March 11th, 2009

In The Pull List! on March 16, 2009 at 5:00 pm

Just like a few weeks ago, when Marvel unleashed an onslaught of Avengers titles, they’re doing it again this week: every X-Men title but Cable is coming out this week!!  It seems like poor marketing, in my opinion.  How could they possibly expect people who are fans of the books to afford all these?  Ultimate X-Men and Young X-Men end this week, but next month will also see the launch of the revamped New Mutants, which we now know is going to feature Illyana Rasputin.

Meanwhile, over on the DC side of things, we’re getting our second Battle for the Cowl crossover, this week, and I’m really excited.  I was a pretty big fan of Jean-Paul Valley/Azrael, and I’m eager to see if I’m right about who this new Azrael is, and how they’re going to handle the character.  Judging by solicits on DC’s website, though, it looks like this one is going to be great.

That said, lets get going!  Time for this week’s PULL LIST!

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